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Insurance for car, quote from "boom"
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Admiral's reputation is not brilliant. Never heard of Boom.
Admiral is a budget provider, as long as you remember that and don't expect top tier then they're fine... dealt with my fault claim efficiently.
Unlike the former two Boom is an intermediary not the actual insurer. Never heard of them either but its not difficult to set up an intermediary as an Appointed Representative of an authorised firm as they are. Didn't do too much digging to try and find if they are a tied agent to a single underwriter or using a panel.
Me, I'm with LV=. No issues at the moment other than the silly name.
The marketing speel at the time said it was supposed to be because we are all equal and of its mutuality despite the fact that the GI business is owned by Allianz and not a mutual.
Cheap motor insurance is cheap for a reason - you, often, don't get a smooth and troublefree situation when a claim is made - be it your own or the 3rd party's - speaking from experience again.
Even if you buy from an insurer some outsource to TPAs for claims handling but again may be a capped delegated authority so you still have the other parties involved.
Boom actually appears to be underwritten buy their Gibraltar based sister company and so its fairly likely that claims handling will be delegated.