Do you have mobile phone insurance? If so, what type?MoneySaving Poll Results

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You can lose it, break it, or be a victim of crime (as sadly happened to Martin on Monday - two men on a moped rode onto the pavement and snatched his from his hands). Insurance covers you, but itís not necessarily worth it for everyone (full help in our Cheap Mobile Phone Insurance guide).

Do you have mobile phone insurance?



Results

I'm under 35 with a smartphone less than two years old (1353 votes)
Yes, via my phone network118 votes (9%)
Yes, via a standalone insurance policy148 votes (11%)
Yes, via a packaged bank account347 votes (26%)
It's covered on my contents insurance123 votes (9%)
I self-insure (save each month to cover it if lost)38 votes (3%)
I donít have insurance, just a care policy from my manufacturer (eg, AppleCare)42 votes (3%)
No, no insurance I know of537 votes (40%)
I'm under 35 with a smartphone two years old or older (359 votes)
Yes, via my phone network12 votes (3%)
Yes, via a standalone insurance policy13 votes (4%)
Yes, via a packaged bank account81 votes (23%)
It's covered on my contents insurance33 votes (9%)
I self-insure (save each month to cover it if lost)9 votes (3%)
I donít have insurance, just a care policy from my manufacturer (eg, AppleCare)5 votes (1%)
No, no insurance I know of206 votes (57%)
I'm under 35 with a Ďthickí phone (non-smartphone) (26 votes)
Yes, via my phone network1 votes (4%)
Yes, via a standalone insurance policy0 votes (0%)
Yes, via a packaged bank account0 votes (0%)
It's covered on my contents insurance1 votes (4%)
I self-insure (save each month to cover it if lost)0 votes (0%)
I donít have insurance, just a care policy from my manufacturer (eg, AppleCare)1 votes (4%)
No, no insurance I know of23 votes (88%)
I'm 35-55 with a smartphone less than two years old (1868 votes)
Yes, via my phone network136 votes (7%)
Yes, via a standalone insurance policy119 votes (6%)
Yes, via a packaged bank account546 votes (29%)
It's covered on my contents insurance236 votes (13%)
I self-insure (save each month to cover it if lost)41 votes (2%)
I donít have insurance, just a care policy from my manufacturer (eg, AppleCare)39 votes (2%)
No, no insurance I know of751 votes (40%)
I'm 35-55 with a smartphone two years old or older (624 votes)
Yes, via my phone network19 votes (3%)
Yes, via a standalone insurance policy23 votes (4%)
Yes, via a packaged bank account161 votes (26%)
It's covered on my contents insurance65 votes (10%)
I self-insure (save each month to cover it if lost)18 votes (3%)
I donít have insurance, just a care policy from my manufacturer (eg, AppleCare)10 votes (2%)
No, no insurance I know of328 votes (53%)
I'm 35-55 with a Ďthickí phone (non-smartphone) (74 votes)
Yes, via my phone network1 votes (1%)
Yes, via a standalone insurance policy2 votes (3%)
Yes, via a packaged bank account7 votes (9%)
It's covered on my contents insurance6 votes (8%)
I self-insure (save each month to cover it if lost)1 votes (1%)
I donít have insurance, just a care policy from my manufacturer (eg, AppleCare)0 votes (0%)
No, no insurance I know of57 votes (77%)
I'm 55+ with a smartphone less than two years old (903 votes)
Yes, via my phone network68 votes (8%)
Yes, via a standalone insurance policy53 votes (6%)
Yes, via a packaged bank account251 votes (28%)
It's covered on my contents insurance142 votes (16%)
I self-insure (save each month to cover it if lost)17 votes (2%)
I donít have insurance, just a care policy from my manufacturer (eg, AppleCare)12 votes (1%)
No, no insurance I know of360 votes (40%)
I'm 55+ with a smartphone two years old or older (551 votes)
Yes, via my phone network11 votes (2%)
Yes, via a standalone insurance policy13 votes (2%)
Yes, via a packaged bank account117 votes (21%)
It's covered on my contents insurance102 votes (19%)
I self-insure (save each month to cover it if lost)16 votes (3%)
I donít have insurance, just a care policy from my manufacturer (eg, AppleCare)3 votes (1%)
No, no insurance I know of289 votes (52%)
I'm 55+ with a 'thick' phone (non-smartphone) (207 votes)
Yes, via my phone network3 votes (1%)
Yes, via a standalone insurance policy0 votes (0%)
Yes, via a packaged bank account18 votes (9%)
It's covered on my contents insurance21 votes (10%)
I self-insure (save each month to cover it if lost)4 votes (2%)
I donít have insurance, just a care policy from my manufacturer (eg, AppleCare)0 votes (0%)
No, no insurance I know of161 votes (78%)
I donít have a mobile phone (40 votes)
No mobile phone40 votes (100%)

                   6,005 votes received.

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