As seen on TV

TV generates even more interested customers, broadens our brand awareness and raises the company's profile.

Ice cream car insurance TV advert

Hastings Direct ice cream car insurance TV advert 2015

In this latest advert, Stephen Seagull spots little girl getting an ice cream with all the trimmings. Harry explains how her mum got a great deal on car insurance at Hastings Direct.

Beach hut home insurance TV advert

Hastings Direct beach hut home insurance TV advert 2015

In this latest advert from Hastings Direct, Stephen Seagull is on the lookout for extra benefits for home insurance customers. Harry Hastings points him towards some rather unusual beach huts.

Seafood car insurance TV advert

Hastings Direct seafood car insurance TV advert 2015

In this advert from Hastings Direct, Stephen Seagull is looking out for low prices for car insurance customers. Harry Hastings points him towards a seafood stall that has all the answers.


Introducing Hastings Direct new TV advert featuring Harry Hastings — the straight talking consumer champion, and a lively new character Stephen Seagull.

Hastings Direct Full Picture Advert

Hastings Direct Full Picture Advert July 2013

Stephen can often be found getting carried away with marketing promises so its lucky Harry is there to bring him back down to earth with refreshingly straightforward advice.

Hastings Direct Accident Advert

Hastings Direct Accident Advert March 2013

Enjoy the second instalment of Hastings Direct new TV advert — Harry and Stephen share a rather awkward moment — Lucky that Stephen is good at quietly making things right when there's been an accident.


Previously, Hastings Direct adverts featured an older style 'Harry Hastings', the iconic company mascot, whilst the famous 0800 00 1066 jingle and phone number has become well known throughout the UK. You can see all of our adverts on our YouTube channel.

Hastings Direct covers the cost of customers' Insurance Premium Tax

Hastings Direct covers the cost of customers' Insurance Premium Tax

During August and September 2008 Hastings Direct covered the cost of customers' Insurance Premium Tax.

Harry Junior is introduced

Harry Junior is introduced

Harry Junior is introduced in the 4th advert from Hastings Direct in 2007.

Harry is seen out on his motorcycle

Harry is seen out on his motorcycle

Harry is seen out on his motorcycle, reminding customers that it's not just car insurance that Hastings Direct provide.

Harry returns to the small screen in 2006

Harry returns to the small screen in 2006

Harry returns to the small screen in 2006 to let people know that Hastings Direct have been named Cheapest Car Insurance Provider by independent researcher.

Harry Hastings makes his TV debut

Harry Hastings makes his TV debut

Harry Hastings makes his TV debut in July 2005, telling the nation that Hastings Direct have been named Cheapest Car Insurance Provider 2004 by independent researcher Consumer Intelligence.

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