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The most American of American vehicles, the pick up van is fast becoming one of the more popular vehicles of choice this side of the Atlantic.

Thanks to recent re-releases of classic models, the launch of new and exciting competing models, and overall driving experience improvements, sales of pick-ups have boomed, and the UK has become Europe’s biggest market for mid-sized trucks.

With more and more pick-ups appearing on UK roads, it’s clear to see that they’re a viable option for personal driving as well as for business.

If you’re looking to borrow a pick-up or just need to use one temporarily, you could save time and money with temporary pick-up van insurance.

What is temporary insurance?

Temporary insurance works in essentially the same way as regular, annual van insurance you’re just covered for a shorter duration.

Policies are available from 1-28 days at a time, so you can select the right duration for your situation.

Short term cover is ideal for a wide range of situations where a whole years’ worth of cover would be a huge waste of money. From borrowing a van to moving house to even picking up a new set of wheels, temporary cover is the best way to save time and money on insurance.

Temporary van insurance from Tempcover offers all the same financial protection as an annual insurance and with comprehensive cover as standard, you get that extra peace of mind when you’re behind the wheel.

There’s also access to a range of affordable extras including UK breakdown and misfuel cover, gadget cover, and Alloys, scratch, dent & tyre cover which you can add to your policy, so you get exactly what you want from the policy.

One thing that separates temporary cover is the fact that it’s a standalone policy which is separate from any existing cover.

This means that if you’re borrowing a pick-up from a friend or family member, their policy and their No Claims Discount won’t be affected if you were to have an accident and make a claim.

This can save the owner a lot of money on their future premiums – which we’re sure they’ll appreciate.

You can get a quote online at any time at Tempcover.com. It only takes a couple of minutes to get a quote and because we work with a panel of insurers you can compare prices to ensure you get the best deal possible.

If you’re looking for fast, flexible, and affordable insurance that only lasts for up to a month, temporary insurance is the insurance option for you.

Private or Commercial pick-up insurance

If you’ve ever tried to insure a pick up van before you’ll probably notice that one of the first questions you’re asked is what you’ll use the vehicle for.

Because pick-ups come in such a wide range of makes and models and how incredibly versatile they are, drivers can use them for business as well as for social driving.

If you’re just going be driving socially, commuting, or anything not related to work during the duration of the policy you’re likely to get a cheaper policy than if you’re using the pick-up for business.

This is because of the potential extra expenses that come with using a vehicle for business. Whether it’s specialist equipment or deliveries or other goods stored in the vehicle, it’s likely that a claim will cost the insurer more and therefore the price of the premium reflects this.

Many insurers require you to choose a different type of insurance depending on what you’re going to be using the vehicle for but with Tempcover, everything is kept simple and straightforward.

Regardless of whether you’re using it for private driving or business, simply select the temporary van insurance product to get a quote.

During the quote process you’ll be asked what you’ll use the vehicle for, with the following options:

  • Social, domestic and pleasure
  • Social, domestic and pleasure, including commuting
  • Use for my own business, including carrying my own goods
  • Carrying other people’s goods for payment (courier/haulage)
  • Carrying of passengers for payment (hire and reward)

Simply select the option which best reflects your situation and what you’ll be using the vehicle for. This will help us by only showing you the insurance providers which will be able to offer you cover.

Remember that you should be open and honest when getting insurance as lying on the application could not only stop any claims from being processed but could also result in a police investigation.

What do I need to get a quote?

Getting a quote from Tempcover is simple and straightforward and only requires some basic information about yourself and the pick-up you want to insure.

Before getting a quote, be sure to have the following personal information to hand:

  • Your name (or the name of the policyholder)
  • Your date of birth
  • Your occupation
  • Your address and postcode
  • Your email
  • Your telephone number
  • Your licence type and how long you’ve held it for

You’ll also need to provide the following information about the pick-up you want to insure:

  • The body type (single cab, double cab etc.)
  • What you’ll be using the vehicle for
  • Who the owner of the vehicle is
  • The UK registration number

To find out how much you could save with pick-up van insurance, get a quick and easy quote now.

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