Only need to insure your van for a day? We’ve got you covered. With GoShorty you only pay for the cover you need. There’s no need for an expensive annual policy.
Our daily van insurance lets you insure a van for 1 day to 28 days. Make the most of one day van insurance to run errands, clear out your house or simply let a friend drive your van when they need it.
Drive without risking the owner’s No Claims Discount. Our one day van insurance is fully comprehensive. You’ll have all the cover you need to legally drive a van in the UK. Get a quote in seconds for temporary van insurance with GoShorty.
Customer surveys reveal that UK motorists’ second biggest van-related concern is the cost of insurance. You could save money with our flexible short term cover.
It’s simple, it’s short term van insurance for one individual day or up to 28 days, if you need it. Our one day van insurance offers fully comprehensive cover, whatever you need your van for. Get insured for one job, a single errand or for a little longer.
1-day van insurance saves you money and time. There’s no need to be added to someone’s existing policy or to tie yourself into expensive annual policies.
Our easy to follow quote form does the hard work for you, finding you the best daily van insurance policy available. Get a quote and buy cover in minutes.
There are a whole host of reasons you may need to take out a short-term insurance policy, including:
Borrowing a van to move house or help someone else to move house
Letting someone else use your van to make sure they are correctly insured
Borrow a van to replace a vehicle that is out of action
Share the driving on long journeys
Helping a friend or family member relocate for work or education
Run errands for friends or family
Moving office or commercial property
Delivering or moving large items
However, not everyone is eligible for daily insurance, so you’ll need to check you meet our criteria first. Anyone looking to get van insurance with GoShorty will need a full UK driver’s licence, the explicit permission of the van owner, and a few other things.
Check out our van insurance criteria below:
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.
Any temporary van insurance policy you obtain through GoShorty will be fully comprehensive. This means your cover protects you from:
With our van policies, it will depend on the usage you select. But, as standard, you will be covered for social, domestic and pleasure use. This includes trips to and from various places of work and for the carriage of your own goods in connection with your business.
There are some types of work that we can permit under our temporary van insurance policies and some that we cannot.
Types of work we can generally permit under our policies:
Types of work we cannot permit under our policies:
We have our own eligibility criteria you’ll need to check for full details.
Our one day van insurance offers fully comprehensive cover. Check the different types of car insurance to understand what this means.
The total cost of short term van insurance will vary depending on:
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While your temporary policy will eventually show on the MID, it won’t appear instantly. If you are buying a short term van insurance policy to use immediately, then it’s unlikely to show up when you’re first driving.
Keep your policy details to hand. These will be emailed to you straight away.
For more information on how long it takes to show on the MID, check our guide.