Temporary insurance for van drivers aged 21 to 75. Cover from 1 hour – 28 days. With GoShorty you can insure within minutes.
What is temporary van insurance for?
If you’re not a named driver on an insurance policy you can now drive that van instantly, with a short term van insurance policy and the owner’s permission. A temporary policy gives you your own insurance policy to drive that van for a time period from 1 to 28 days.
What can I use Temporary Van Insurance for?
Insurance for sharing the driving: You’re heading off for a weekend away with a friend. It’s a long journey so it would be nice to share the driving. The best way to do this? Temporary van insurance.
Emergency van insurance: Your van won’t start and you have an important job to get to later on the same day. Your friend is happy to lend you their van; so one day van insurance is a perfect solution.
If you’re moving house and a friend can lend you their van you can get gover with insure daily
What does Temporary Van Insurance include?
Fully comprehensive accident insurance
Flexible policy length to suit your needs
Instant cover available
How Does Temporary Van Insurance Cover work?
1 to 28 day van insurance works by giving you, the driver, your very own van insurance policy (short term) on the named van with the owner’s permission. As you’re not a named as a driver on the existing insurance policy, in the unfortunate situation that you need to make a claim, the claim will be on your short term policy not the existing van owner’s policy, keeping the van owner’s no claims incident free.
What do you need to take out Short Term Van Insurance?
You need the full personal details of the driver (title, name, address, marital status, date of birth, employment details) plus driving details (type of licence, driving licence number and length held, plus any claims or driving convictions).
The make, model and van registration of the van you want to drive.
Length of cover
How many days or hours you need cover for. Choose from 1 hour, 1 day cover, 2 or three day, or longer cover such as one week, two weeks or three weeks. You can select any length of time from 1-28 days
Van Owners Details
Who is the main owner, who is the van insured with, owners postcode, owners email address
Who is the Main Insurance Policy With
You will need to know who the van is currently insured with for example, esure, Direct Line, etc.
What your relationship is with the van owner
For example: parent/ child, colleague, friend
The date you want the cover to start. This can be to start immediately, or on a date to suit you.
Am I eligible for Temporary Van Insurance?
Most drivers will generally be covered, if they have held a full UK/ EU driving licence for a year or more. The ages of drivers covered is normally from 19-75.