westland insurance bc

Westland Insurance

Westland Insurance Group Ltd. in an insurance provider headquartered in Surrey, BC. They cater mainly to people in BC as that’s where the majority of their locations and customers live.

They were founded in 1980 and now have over 130 locations across BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan.

They are known for their:

  • Home insurance
  • Car insurance
  • Business insurance
  • Travel insurance

Westland’s Home Insurance

The homeowner insurance from Westland Insurance covers $2 million in personal liability, and items such as silverware, computer hardware, spoiled food, wine, and jewelry.

Their home insurance offerings are:

  • homeowner insurance
  • rental insurance
  • condo insurance
  • tenant insurance
  • rental property insurance
  • mobile home insurance
  • seasonal home insurance
Note: They offer discounts for 55+, alarms, and sprinkler systems.

Westland’s Car Insurance

Their Car insurance product is mainly focused on ICBC as most of their locations are in British Columbia. Westland’s Autoplan is pretty standard with third party liability, accident coverage and hit-and-run coverage.

They offer:

  • basic car insurance
  • ridesharing insurance
  • additional car insurance
  • car rental insurance
  • fleet insurance
Note: The regular car insurance works within Canada and the US and does not apply to driving in Europe, Mexico, or abroad.

Westland’s Travel Insurance

Westland Insurance’s travel medical insurance covers more than a province health plan. It specifically covers residents of British Columbia and can be purchased online. 

 

Westland’s Business Insurance

Westland’s business insurance options are broken up into these categories:

  • regular commercial insurance
  • liability insurance
  • small business insurance
  • cyber insurance
  • fleet insurance
  • construction insurance
  • executive insurance
  • care provider insurance
  • school insurance
  • church insurance
  • equestrian insurance
  • winery insurance

Locations in BC

Locations in Vancouver

Locations in Surrey

News About Westland Insurance

First West Acquisition (Aug 2019)

Westland Insurance had acquired First West Insurance Services in August 2019. This meant acquiring the companies Envision Insurance (Lower Mainland BC), Valley First Insurance (Okanagan) and Similkameen and Island Savings Insurance on Vancouver Island and the Gulf islands.

Farrell Agencies Acquisition (June 2019)

Westland Insurance had acquired Farrell Agencies Ltd. in Saskatchewan to open their first Westland branded operations in Saskatchewan.

Prospera Insurance Agencies (July 2011)

BC Credit Unions had sold Prospera Insurance Agencies to Westland Insurance in 2011. Prospera is mainly known as a life insurance and financial services company.