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Does what it says on the tin

Have taken policies out with columbus for a number of years now, they give a decent price ... Read more
5 stars

Phillips

Good service and prices

I didn't need to use it during the trip but I had an enquiry and they answered fast and fr... Read more
5 stars

Sandra

Great value, easy to navigate and understand

Went through multiple search engines and Columbus came up as one of the best value from a ... Read more
5 stars

Pete

Columbus Direct is rated 5 / 5 based on 1067 Trustpilot customer reviews

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