Temporary van insurance

Short-term van insurance is a great option whether you want to borrow a van for an hour, a day, a weekend, a week or a month.

For a quote all you’ll need is:

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

At Dayinsure we provide short-term van insurance in the UK, whether you require one-hour’s van insurance or cover for up to a month. 

Fill in our simple quote form

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

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We'll give you a price

Decide the duration you need and when you’d like the policy to start.

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).

Uses of temporary van insurance

Typical uses of Dayinsure temp van insurance are to:

  • borrow a van to move to a new house or help others relocate
  • shift large items of furniture or equipment
  • replace a vehicle that’s off the road with our weekly van insurance
  • relocate family members to university
  • cover somebody else using your van for a short time
  • cover yourself to drive a van on a long journey with an additional driver
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Want to get moving?

It only takes a few minutes to arrange temporary van insurance in the UK and cover can start in 15 minutes. You’ll still have to carry the boxes yourself though!

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Why choose Dayinsure?

Short-term van insurance is a great option whether you want to borrow a van for an hour, a day, a weekend, a week or a month, or add a temp additional driver to your van.

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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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
  • no effect on your No Claims Discount (NCD) on any annual policies
  • business use is included as standard – apart from the carriage of passengers or goods for hire or reward
  • we update the Motor Insurance Database 4 times a day, so you can get on with the job in hand without worrying about being stopped for uninsured
  • 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 insure hired vans or impounded vehicles.

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Who is eligible for short-term van insurance?

With our great value temporary insurance, we can cover most drivers in most vans up to 3.5 tonnes GVW. Whether you want one-hour or one-day van insurance, or a policy for a week or a month, check our van acceptance criteria.

As well as customers with UK driving licences, our temp cover van insurance is for those who have held a full EU, EEA, Australian, New Zealand, South African or Swiss licence for at least 6 months (3 months if over 25).

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