Drive away car insurance

Dayinsure one day drive away insurance is essential if you’ve purchased a new car and want to drive it home right away:

For a drive away quote you will need:

  • your name, your current UK address, date of birth, email and occupation
  • the registration of the car you want to drive away
  • your GB driving licence number.
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How to get temporary drive away insurance

Whether you’re buying a brand-new car or driving home a recently purchased second-hand vehicle, you will need drive away car insurance if you want to drive your car straight away.

Fill in our simple quote form

We need the following information from you: your name, address, date of birth, occupation, GB driving licence number and the registration number of the car you want to drive away.

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We'll give you a price

You can decide the duration of cover that you need, we offer drive-away insurance from 1 hour to 30 days. You also need to decide when you want the temporary drive away cover to start and whether you want any add-ons.

Buy and you’re ready to go!

To buy your drive away policy, you’ll need your payment details. We accept debit card or credit card.

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What is drive away car insurance?

Dayinsure drive away car insurance is a type of hourly insurance. You will need to arrange drive away insurance if:

  • you are buying a brand-new car and want to drive it off the forecourt
  • you want time to shop around for the best deals for annual insurance
  • you need time to organise adding your new car to your current annual policy
  • you need to quickly collect a car from a garage or auction
  • you have purchased a second-hand car and need to drive it right away
  • you are collecting a new car for a friend.
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Begin your quote

Dayinsure one day drive away insurance is available from 1 hour to 30 days, so once you’ve received your quote, you’ll need to select your policy.

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Why choose 1 day drive away insurance from Dayinsure?

Drive away cover is a great option when you’re waiting to shop around on annual motor insurance but want to drive your new car home right away.

Insurance from 1 hour to 30 days
Great value cover available to buy in minutes
All policies provide comprehensive cover
Policies are underwritten by Aviva, our key partner, or other insurers

Benefits of Dayinsure drive away insurance

There are several advantages of drive away insurance when you only need cover for a very short period:

  • drive away car insurance cover can start within 15 minutes – essential when there’s an emergency
  • with Dayinsure, you’re covered for business use i.e. if you’re picking up a new car for work
  • although annual insurance can start on the same day, drive away cover means you can shop around for the best deal once you’ve driven your new car home
  • temporary drive away insurance can be prearranged and scheduled for the time you need if you’d rather not set it up on the same day
  • we offer highly competitive prices
  • policies are underwritten by our key partner, Aviva or other insurers.
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Who is eligible for drive away insurance?


How much is drive away insurance?

Drive away insurance can start at just £19 per day for one-day cover (subject to underwriting). We’ve made it easy for you to know exactly how much your insurance policy will cost. Once you’ve completed the quote form, you’ll see how little your temporary car insurance cover could cost.

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