Don’t tie yourself into lengthy, unneeded van insurance. Only pay for the time you need to cover. Borrow a van and get insured short term with GoShorty.
Our weekly van insurance lets you insure your van for 1 to 4 weeks at once. You can move house, help a friend clear out their garage or simply run all the errands you need. Weekly van insurance offers you the chance to do all this without a long, expensive policy.
Protect the van owner’s No Claims Discount by taking an insurance policy of your own for 1 week. Our short term van insurance is fully comprehensive. It gives you all the cover you’ll need to make sure you’re legally able to drive a van. 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.
Weekly van insurance is just that. It’s temporary cover for van drivers that only lasts for a week. It’s fully comprehensive van cover that offers true flexibility. Get insured for one job or a series of short jobs.
1-week van insurance is your simple solution to saving money. Never pay for time you don’t need again.
Our easy to follow quote form does the hard work for you, finding you the best weekly van insurance policy available, allowing you to 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:
Borrow a van to replace a vehicle that is out of action
Emergencies: Need to be somewhere quickly, but you’re not insured on someone’s car? Hourly insurance could be just the ticket.
Sharing a long journey with another driver
Run errands of your own or help a friend
Delivering or moving large items
Moving office or commercial property
Helping a friend or family member relocate for work or education
Borrowing a van to replace a vehicle that is out of action
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.