Temporary classic car insurance

Our Dayinsure temporary classic car insurance is quick and easy to set up and great value for money.

For a quote all you’ll need is:

  • Your name, address, date of birth, email and occupation.
  • the registration number of the classic car you want to drive
  • For non-UK licence-holders (incl. NI and Isle of Man) a passport number.
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How does temp classic car insurance work?

You only pay for the cover you need with short-term classic car insurance, whether it’s on a vehicle you own or one you are borrowing.

Fill in our simple quote form

All you need is your name, address, date of birth, occupation and registration number of the car you want to drive.

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We'll give you a price

You can decide the duration, when you want the cover to start (from 1 hour to 30 days) and whether you want any of our add on options (such as breakdown cover or European cover).

Buy and you’re ready to go!

To buy your policy you’ll need your driving licence number and payment details (debit, credit card or PayPal).

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Benefits of short-term classic car insurance

Temp classic car insurance can be arranged in a few minutes, with your motor insurance certificate available immediately to download and print. We provide temporary car insurance

ages between 19 and 75 (subject to underwriting criteria) and vehicles up to 61-years-old are considered.

You can choose to have temporary classic car insurance for any period between 1 hour, 1 week, 28 days or 30 days, with European cover available as part of our insurance services as an optional extra. This is perfect for those who own vintage cars, are part of a classic car club and for those considering becoming a classic car owner.

There is no need to worry about your No Claims Discount (NCD) on existing insurance arrangements being affected. Our temporary car insurance is standalone and protects existing policies in the event of an incident. This means that our car insurance is often cheaper than you may think.

Whether you’re a club member who is planning on testing a Morris Minor or an MG Midgets or are looking for temporary cherished car insurance for a friend, our hourly insurance, weekly insurance and monthly insurance policies are a great option. For car enthusiasts, there is nothing better than finding a policy that suits you which is why our flexible options prove popular for classic car drivers.

Arranging classic car insurance is simple! Underwritten by Aviva, the UK’s largest authorised and regulated insurer, you can be sure you’re in good hands when taking out temporary classic car insurance with us here at Dayinsure.

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Begin your quote

That’s it – the whole journey takes a couple of minutes, and you could be behind the wheel of a classic car in 15 minutes.

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What Our Customers Say

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Why choose Dayinsure?

You only pay for the cover you need with short term classic car insurance, whether it’s on a specialist classic car you own or one you are borrowing.

Insurance from 1 hour to 30 days
Great value cover available to buy in minutes
All policies provide comprehensive cover
All policies underwritten by Aviva
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Who is eligible for temporary classic car insurance?

Whether you are after one day insurance, a policy for a week or a month, discover our classic car acceptance criteria. This makes temporary classic car insurance great for allowing friends and family to drive your vehicle when they visit. Or you can take out temporary classic car insurance to cover yourself to drive a friend’s classic motor for a couple of days or weeks, such as when on holiday.

Our classic car insurance policies are great for people looking to take to the roads in a vintage car.

As well as UK licences, we can cover customers who hold a full EU, EEA, Australian, New Zealand, South African or Swiss driving licence and have done so for at least six months (reduced to three months, if aged over 25). Young drivers from the age of 18 can also be insured for one day or longer, but this depends on individual circumstances.