How can we help?
Green Flag is committed to providing the highest standard of service to its customers. However, should you need to complain, we will do everything possible to ensure your complaint is dealt with quickly and fairly. The information provided here will show you how to:
- Make a complaint
- Contact the right person quickly
- Take further action if you are unhappy with the outcome
Our commitment to you
Should there ever be an occasion when you feel that we have failed to honour our promise, we will do everything possible to ensure that your complaint is dealt with quickly and fairly. The quickest way to have your complaint addressed is to follow the procedure detailed below.
How to make a complaint
We understand that things don’t always go to plan and there may be times when you feel we’ve let you down. If this happens, we want you to tell us. We’ll do our best to put things right as soon as possible or explain something we could have made clearer.
We’d like you to speak to us about your problem by calling this number
0345 246 1558.
If you’d prefer to write to us you can send the letter to:
Customer Relations Manager
Our staff are empowered to support you and will aim to resolve most issues within three working days, following receipt of your complaint.
If your complaint can’t be resolved within three working days, we’ll contact you to let you know who will be dealing with it and what the next steps are.
We will keep in regular contact with you. You’ll also receive the following written communication from us depending on how long it takes us to resolve your complaint.
Summary Resolution Communication
If we’ve been able to resolve your complaint to your satisfaction within 3 working days, following receipt of your complaint.
It will let you know your complaint has been resolved and tell you about the Financial Ombudsman Service.
If we’ve been unable to resolve your complaint to your satisfaction within 3 working days, following receipt of your complaint.
It will let you know our complaint handling process and information about the Financial Ombudsman Service.
Unable to reach resolution within 8 weeks
If we’ve been unable to resolve your complaint within 8 weeks.
It will let you know why we are not in a position to give you our final response and when we expect to be able to provide this. We’ll also let you know about your right to contact the Financial Ombudsman Service.
If we’ve been unable to resolve your complaint within 3 working days, we’ll send you our Final Response when we’ve completed our investigations. We’ll do our best to send this at the earliest opportunity.
This is a detailed response, which will outline:
- our investigation
- the decision
- Next steps, if applicable
It will also provide information about the Financial Ombudsman Service.
If we don’t complete our investigations within 8 weeks of receiving your complaint or you’re unhappy with our response, you may ask the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to look at your complaint. This is a free and independent service. If you decide to contact them, you should do so within 6 months of our response letter. Referring your case to the FOS will not affect your legal rights.
You can contact them by:
UK: 0300 123 9123 or 0800 023 4567
Abroad: +44 20 7964 0500
Financial Ombudsman Service
Their website also has a great deal of useful information:
European Online Dispute Resolution Platform
If you, an individual, purchased your policy online mainly for your own private use there is now an Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) platform created by the EU Commission, which can help with resolving disputes. You can enter any complaint, other than for trade, about your policy onto the ODR. This will forward your complaint to the correct Alternative Dispute Resolution scheme. For insurance complaints in the UK this is the Financial Ombudsman Service. Their contact details are above, if you prefer to contact them directly. For more information about ODR please visit