Cheap and easy 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.

To get a quote, make sure you have:

  • your full name and address, your date of birth, occupation and an email address
  • the van’s registration number
  • your licence, or 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 day van insurance or cover for up to a month.

Just fill in your details

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

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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 short.

Pay and you’re ready to go!

To buy your van cover, you just need your licence number and to pay, using either debit card, credit card or PayPal.

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What is temp van insurance?

Temp van insurance is perfect for when you need cover on a van for a short period of time and do not want to add it to your annual policy. It can make borrowing a van from friends for removals quick and easy. Or, if you’re test-driving a van you can get cover for the trip.

It won’t affect your No Claims Bonus and means you have the peace of mind that quick and easy cover can offer.

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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
  • test drive a van before purchasing
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Want to get moving?

It only takes a few minutes to arrange temp cover 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 from Dayinsure insurance company is a great option whether you want to borrow a van for a short amount of time or to 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 every single 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 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 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 short term 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). We also offer temporary car insurance policies, learner insurance policies and more.

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