As temporary car insurance experts, we help drivers across the country get behind the wheel with short term cover. Students are no different and uniquely positioned to need short term car insurance.
Our temporary student car insurance is designed to help students drive their parent’s car when they’re home from uni, so they don’t affect their No Claims Discount. If you’re after insurance for a young driver’s own car, check out our young driver’s temporary insurance.
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A temporary student car insurance policy is specifically designed to help university students get covered when they need it, rather than all year round. As relatively new drivers, students could be shelling out thousands if they opt for an annual policy, but temporary student car insurance lets you choose when to get the cover you need.
Just want to drive when you’re visiting family, or when you’re home over the holidays? That’s where temporary student car insurance comes into play.
Not sold yet? Here are just a few things that temporary car insurance for students unlocks.
Visiting Home and Borrowing your family’s Car: Perfect for when you’re home, just get insured on your parent’s car when you need it, whether it’s one day, one week or a month.
Emergencies: You can get temporary insurance in minutes to cover any emergency.
Driving Home from Uni: Get yourself and your things back the easy way and get insured for the trip.
Holidays and Road Trips: Planning a big summer trip with some friends? Get everyone insured and the driving just a lot easier.
There are still criteria you’ll need to meet. You’ll need to have a full UK driving license, permission from the owner of the vehicle, proof that you’re a registered student and to have been driving for at least 6 months.
Our criteria for student cover includes:
MID: Please note that all our Short Term Insurance policies are submitted to the Motor Insurance Database (MID) at midnight every day. We recommend always having a copy of your Insurance Certificate with you during the period of cover.
Students are generally newer drivers and statistically, that means they’re more prone to accidents. This means annual insurance policies can be particularly pricey. Not just that, but many students live in areas that could push your insurance up further.
So, if you’re looking for cheap car insurance, you’re probably best off going for temporary cover, especially if you only drive when you’re visiting home.
We don’t offer temporary insurance for students aged 17. We do offer learner driver insurance, however. You need to have been driving for 6 months to qualify for temporary insurance.
The total cost of student car insurance will vary depending on:
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Yes you can. We offer insurance cover for as short as 1 hour up to a maximum of 28 days for any student aged 18 and over.