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Monthly Van Insurance

1 hour to 4 weeks

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Get a monthly van insurance quote from GoShorty

Don’t tie yourself into lengthy, unneeded van insurance. With GoShorty you can get insured for 1 month on your Van.

Our monthly van insurance lets you insure your van one month or for a shorter period of time. It’s perfect for when you only need to use a van for a short period, perhaps for a few tasks or to move house. Monthly van insurance offers you the chance to do all this without a long, expensive policy.

Drive without risking the van owner’s No Claims Discount. Simply take out a 1 month van insurance policy of your own. Our temporary van insurance is fully comprehensive. Get a quote in seconds and unlock temporary van insurance in minutes 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.

  • Fully comprehensive cover
  • 1 hour to 28 days flexible cover
  • Low Excess
  • Drivers aged 21 to 75
  • Maximum car value is £65,000
  • Protect the car owner’s No Claims Discount

What is monthly van insurance?

It’s exactly what it sounds like; van insurance for a month. It’s fully comprehensive van cover with far more flexibility than a long annual policy or getting manually added to someone’s existing cover. Get insured for one job or a series of short jobs instantly.

1-month van insurance is a simple money saving solution. You’ll never need to pay for time you simply don’t need again.

Our easy to follow quote form does the hard work for you. Get your 1 month van insurance quote in seconds.

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What’s one month van insurance useful for?

There are a whole host of reasons you may need to take out a one month insurance policy, including:

Lend someone else your van without risking your no claims

Share the load on long drives

Replace a vehicle that’s temporarily out of service

Help your friends and family with errands

When Business Insurance is a requirement

Moving office or commercial property

Collecting or delivering large items

Can I insure a Van for a Month – Am I Eligible?

Yes! GoShorty lets you insure your van for one month.

In fact, it can even insure your van for as little as 1 hour. Temporary insurance does come with its own eligibility criteria though, so you’ll need to check you meet them first. Anyone looking to get one month of van insurance 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.


  • Cars and Commercial Vehicles (up to 3.5 tonnes)
  • Minimum value Cars and Vans: £1* subject to age restrictions
  • Maximum value Cars: £65,000
  • Maximum value Vans: £65,000
  • Social, Domestic and Pleasure or Social, Domestic and Pleasure + Commercial use only – usage will be restricted to social domestic and pleasure purposes, which includes commuting and personal business use only
  • Vehicle must be registered in the UK
  • Foreign use is not permitted
  • Not for exporting – journeys must start and end in the UK
  • Is not imported or left-hand drive and not modified (factory fitted extras or modifications for a disabled driver or passenger, or LPG conversions are acceptable).
  • Has no more than 7 seats and is not a rental or hire vehicle (if commercial – no more than 5 seats)
  • Must not be modified. LPG conversions and Disabled Modified are acceptable
  • Have a valid MOT (if required), is NOT declared as SORN (off-road) with DVLA and has NOT been seized by the police.
  • Not to be used for impounded or seized vehicles (unless specified as impounded cover)
  • Not to be used for any form of motor racing, pacemaking, track days or motor trade usage.
  • Not for carrying hazardous goods or use at a hazardous location
  • There is no cover under this policy for vehicles which are insured, owned by, operated by, supplied by, hired or rented from any Claims, Credit hire or Accident Management Company.


  • Private Car – driver aged 19 to 75
  • Commercial Vehicle – driver aged 21 to 75
  • Has a current permanent address as stated throughout this application (please note you may be asked to provide proof of residence in the event of a claim)
  • Has not ever been refused insurance, had a policy cancelled or voided
  • No driving ban in the last 60 months
  • No conviction for any criminal offence or any possible prosecution pending

1 month van insurance FAQs

What does monthly van insurance cover?

Any temporary van insurance policy you obtain through GoShorty will be fully comprehensive. This means your cover protects you from:

  • Accidental Damage to the van you have insured or to another vehicle
  • Personal injury to you or anyone else involved in an accident
  • Damage to other people’s property due to the result of an accident
  • Cover for any personal belongings that are damaged or stolen

What can I use my van for with a GoShorty policy?

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.

What types of work can I use my van for with a GoShorty policy?

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:

  1. Tradesman/Tradeswoman
  2. Office Worker
  3. Dog Walker
  4. Carrying goods on behalf of others (e.g. courier) if specified during your quote

Types of work we cannot permit under our policies:

  1. Taxi use or commercial travelling of any kind
  2. Use in connection with the Motor trade
  3. Use to carry hazardous or dangerous goods

We have our own eligibility criteria you’ll need to check for full details.

Is your weekly van insurance third party cover or comprehensive?

Our one day van insurance offers fully comprehensive cover. Check the different types of car insurance to understand what this means.

How much does temporary van insurance cost?

The total cost of short term van insurance will vary depending on:

  1. Your age
  2. The vehicle you want to cover
  3. The length of the policy

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Will my temp van insurance policy appear on the motor insurance database (MID)?

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.

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