Keycare, the UK’s leading expert in the recovery of lost and stolen keys, has won a contract with Centurion Warranties to be its exclusive provider of key recovery and assistance for customers in the UK.
Centurion Warranties was established in December 1979. Today the company has nationwide presence supplying a wide selection of warranty and other associated products to motorists. To further extend its range of solutions, Centurion has formed a strategic partnership with Keycare, which has an established reputation in working with household-name motor and home insurers to offer key recovery and insurance services to their customers.
The key recovery and assistance package will be offered to all customers under the Centurion Warranties brand for a complimentary 60 day period, after which time customers wishing to renew will be offered both recovery and assistance, as well as fully inclusive insurance cover at significantly discounted terms. Cover includes:
- Peace-of-mind cover for up to £1,500 for replacement of any lost or stolen keys, including call out charges and costs such as re-programming immobilisers
- Quick access to help and support via a 24/7/365 assistance line
- A nationwide network of locksmiths delivering a quick, reliable, high-quality service
- A Centurion Warranties branded key fob with unique identifier, which offers a £10 reward for finders. Keycare’s branded fobs generate up to a 60% recovery rate for lost or stolen keys.
Geoff Baker, Managing Director at Centurion Warranties comments: “We all rely on our cars everyday whether getting to work, dropping kids at school, having a day out or attending an important occasion – losing keys is a significant and expensive hassle. We promise to get our customers back on the road as quickly as possible with little inconvenience, and our ability to deliver key recovery and assistance to our customers further demonstrates our desire to make that promise a reality no matter what situation they find themselves in.”
“Keycare are the market leaders for a reason, they deliver exceptional customer service. They are a likeminded business partner and we look forward to the delivering the added value benefits of this relationship to our customers.”
David Robertson, CEO of Keycare, adds: “5.6 million keys are lost in the UK every year, with the cost of replacement ranging from £300-£1,000. Keycare has been working with the automotive sector to raise awareness of the value of key insurance, so we are delighted to be working with Centurion Warranties, the first specialist motor warranty provider in the UK to deliver this solution to its customers as an embedded benefit. Not only do they achieve first mover advantage, but the opportunity to provide their policyholders with additional and highly valuable peace of mind, improving brand credibility and customer loyalty.”