At GoShorty, we’re experts in temporary car insurance. Every day we help drivers find short-term cover for their cars. Get a quote for one week’s car insurance instantly when filling out our form above. All you need is a few details, and you can insure your car for one week within the UK. If you need cheap weekly car insurance, we’re here to help. Get behind the wheel in minutes and protect the owner’s No Claims Discount.
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With 1 week’s cover, you receive everything you’d get from a regular insurance deal, without the long-term contract.
1-week car insurance is ideal for holidays, road trips or simply road testing a car before you buy it. Plus, as it’s an insurance deal of your own, you won’t affect the owner’s No Claims Discount if anything happens, making it an easy choice over getting added to their annual insurance.
Weekly car insurance is an ideal option for drivers wanting to get covered for short periods of time. This flexible policy comes with everything you would expect from regular comprehensive insurance, just without the long-term commitment. Also, it will not impact the car owner’s no claims bonus, making it an ideal option when borrowing a vehicle.
The price of weekly car insurance is dependent upon the criteria that is considered for each person who applies for a policy. Prices will vary based on age, experience, location and the vehicle itself. Based on our insurance car insurance calculator, the average cost for a one week policy for a car is £42.02. Please note, your price may differ depending upon your criteria.
Before taking out a policy, you must have permission from the owner of the car you intend to drive if you plan on borrowing a vehicle, if so, an easy to fill quote form will check if you are eligible. You will need:
Not sure how weekly car insurance can help you? There are several situations where quick and easy temporary cover can be a real game-changer. Weekly car insurance is perfect for:
Emergencies: You never know when you may need a car quickly, and you can get approved for our weekly cover in minutes.
Borrowing a Car: If you’re borrowing someone’s car, maybe while they’re out of town or when you’re visiting, then weekly insurance is ideal.
Holiday Cover: Going away for a week or 2 and want to share the driving? Get short term weekly cover, and you’ll be able to chip in without getting added to the owner’s insurance.
Yes, you can insure a car by the hour, but not everyone will be eligible for weekly car insurance.
While we’re pleased to offer this level of flexibility, not everyone is automatically eligible. To get temporary car insurance, whether it’s for 1 month, 1 week or shorter, you need a full UK driving licence and permission from the owner of the vehicle. You’ll need to meet a number of criteria too. Check if you are eligible for weekly car insurance:
MID: Please note that our Short Term Insurance policies are submitted to the Motor Insurance Database (MID) twice a day, every day. We recommend always having a copy of your Insurance Certificate with you during the period of cover. Don’t forget that you can download your insurance documents at any time 24/7 by logging into Your Goshorty.
Yup! Hopefully, we’ve already explained the process in full. With GoShorty you can actually get insured for as low as 1 hour. Our weekly insurance covers you for 28 days or one month.
Absolutely! You can get 2-week car insurance in the same way as our other types of temporary car insurance.
1-week car insurance is great for borrowing a vehicle for a short period of time, without having to commit. You might be going on a trip for a week, this way you can just get coverage for the time you need, with an easy one-time payment. This type of insurance is flexible around you, it may work out cheaper for your preferences and it will also not impact the car owner’s no claims bonus.