Cheap and easy temporary van insurance

Temporary van insurance is a great option if you want to borrow a van for an hour, a day, a weekend, a week or a whole month. To get a quote, make sure you have:

  • your full name and UK address, your date of birth, your occupation and an email address
  • the van’s registration number
  • your GB driving licence number.

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How does Dayinsure temporary van insurance work?

At Dayinsure, we provide temporary van insurance across the UK, offering cover lasting anywhere from an hour to a month. Your policy is just three simple steps away:

Just fill in your details

For temp cover van insurance, you just need your name, UK address, date of birth, GB licence, occupation and the registration number of the van.

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Mobile app quote

You’ll get a price

Decide the duration you need, such as one-day van insurance, and when you’d like the policy to start, and we will give you a quote.

Pay and you’re ready to go!

To buy your van cover, you just need to pay using your debit or credit card.

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What is temporary van insurance?

Temporary van insurance – sometimes known as short-term van insurance or temporary commercial van insurance – covers you to drive a van for a set period of time, be it a day, a week or a month. It offers all the same protections as regular annual van insurance policy, but just for the specific window of time for which you need it.

That makes it perfect for when you need cover on a van for a short time and don’t want to add it to your annual policy. It can make borrowing a van for a removal job quick, easy and cost-effective or, if you’re test-driving a van, you can get cover for the trip.

Uses of temporary van insurance

The beauty of temporary cover lies in its flexibility. With Dayinsure temporary van insurance, you can:

  • borrow a van to move to a new house or help others relocate
  • shift large items of furniture or equipment
  • insure a replacement vehicle for one that’s off the road
  • relocate family members to university
  • cover somebody else using your van for a short time
  • test-drive a van before purchasing.

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Ready to get moving?

It only takes a few minutes to arrange temporary van insurance in the UK, and we can start your cover in as little as 15 minutes.

You’ll still have to carry the boxes yourself, though!

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Why choose Dayinsure temporary van insurance?

The benefits of short-term van cover with Dayinsure

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

Benefits of short-term van cover include:

  • comprehensive cover provided by Aviva, so you can go about your business safe in the knowledge that the vehicle is properly covered by a market-leading insurer
  • business use is included as standard – apart from the carriage of passengers or goods for hire or reward
  • we update the Motor Insurance Database every 7 days and in some cases more often
  • policies can run for 30 days, and the more days you buy, the cheaper the equivalent daily rate
  • most drivers can be covered in most vans, up to 3.5 tonnes GVW.

Please note: We do not offer temporary cover for hired vans or impounded vehicles.

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Who is eligible for short-term van insurance?

With our great-value temporary van insurance, we can cover most drivers in most vans up to 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight (GVW). Whether you want one-hour or one-day van insurance, or a policy for a week or a month, we’ve got you covered.

For more information on our temporary van insurance UK policies, take a look at our van acceptance criteria below below.

We also offer temporary car insurance policieslearner insurance policies and more.

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