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Tell us the Gross Vehicle Weight of the vehicle, you can find this information on the vehicle registration document, owner’s manual or on the vehicle plate, these vary in position; it could be riveted to the inside of a front door panel, or somewhere within the engine bay or on the VIN plate.

Social Domestic Pleasure Covers the drivers named on the policy for normal day to day driving. Shopping, visiting friends or family and pleasure driving such as going to the park or on holiday. However, it doesn't include commuting to work.
Social Domestic Pleasure Commuting Allows you to drive your vehicle privately, for your own personal use. Things like going to the shops, collecting family members or friends and commuting between your home and your place of work or study are all covered by this class of cover.
Social Domestic Pleasure Commuting Business Includes all the previous two classes plus business car insurance which can cover a wide range of uses, such as travelling between different work locations, visiting customers or driving around other employees. Anything, in fact, that's on behalf of the company.

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Costs & Breakdown of Costs

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  • Admin fee

  • Insurance Premium tax (IPT) is included where applicable

Vehicle & Insurance Details

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  • Vehicle

  • Insurer

  • Cover Type

  • Length of Cover

  • Cover to start

  • Cover to end

  • Compulsory Excess

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Temporary Car Insurance

Need insurance to drive a car for an hour, a day, a week or a month? Use our quick and easy quote form to find cheap, affordable short term car insurance. Protect the owner’s No Claims Discount by taking out your own policy and ensuring you are legally and adequately insured. And with your insurance documents delivered straight to your inbox, you could be covered to dive away in minutes.

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What is Temporary Car Insurance?

Temporary car insurance is an affordable way to cover yourself to drive a different car on a flexible basis. By taking out short term cover you are preserving any other insurance policies you have, as well as protecting the vehicle owner’s No Claims Discount.

We provide cover from as little as 1 hour and up to 1 month (28 days). This affordable approach allows you to only pay for the cover you need.

Our easy to follow quote form does the hard work for you, finding you the best temporary car insurance available, allowing you to get a quote and buy cover in minutes.

Customer surveys reveal that UK motorists’ second biggest car-related concern is the cost of insurance. You could save money by using a short term policy. By taking out temporary cover car insurance, you have the flexibility to only pay for what you use, saving money.

Who needs Temporary Car Insurance?

  • Borrowing a car or van
  • Occasional driver
  • Sharing the driving on a long trip
  • Using a courtesy car
  • Emergency usage
  • Moving to a new house or office
  • Young drivers back from university or college
  • Collecting or delivering a vehicle
  • Test driving a new car
  • Learner drivers and young drivers
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What you need to buy Temporary Car Insurance

  1. 1. Details about the vehicle you want to drive The car registration number, make and model, for example.
  2. 2. Policy duration When you want insurance to start and end - you can take cover from 1 hour to 28 days.
  3. 3. Details about you Your name, date of birth, address and your driver’s license number, for example.
  4. 4. Your driving history We will need to know what type of license you hold and for how long.
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