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  1. Dan

    Dan Admin Top Contributor!!

    Hi Guys and Gals,

    I've done this thread on tilersforums.co.uk and it worked quite well. Be vague where you can and/or need to be, this is a public thread, but be detailed where you can be - if you're with me, don't want tools going missing etc etc.

    Post details of your latest van insurance quote. So perhaps van type, rough area, what the policy includes (tools overnight off-the-road, tools overnight on-the-road, tools on the job during the day, whether you had points, if you have no claims, whatever else you can include that might help others).

    These are a few insurance sites worth checking when it comes to renewal. EVEN if you stay with the same one year in year out, always check elsewhere too, so that you can knock your own insurance firm down a bit.

    Here's the thread on TilersForums.co.uk: Van Insurance for Tilers Vans

    Here's a current updated list of firms with decent prices (who are currently undercutting the rest in some cases):-
    (updated June 2016):-

    UPDATE Nov 2016: http://www.electriciansforums.co.uk/forums/insurance-for-electricians.40/

    We've teamed up with an insurance firm to get you some discounted insurance!

    Please also share tips regarding getting your insurance down a bit. It all helps us when we come to getting quotes on van insurance.

    Cheeeeeeers :)
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    Last edited: Nov 15, 2016
  2. Masood

    Masood Guest

    I found my premium dropped when I put my wife on my policy as a named driver even though she has 6 points (fixed penalties for speeding). She's not allowed to drive the van, mind!
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  3. Dan

    Dan Admin Top Contributor!!

    Yeah I've heard of that before. The least amount you're driving it, being the mail, suggests there's less change of it being involved in an accident, so it comes down if you can stick a female driver on it. I guess not always the case. But worth trying out.
  4. jtsplumbing

    jtsplumbing Plumber GSR

    Been using Budget insurance for 4-5 years Paid this year Fully Comp £112.00 , That could be to do with lots of factors ,driving experience , no claims ,(On van or Car) Age, and location.
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  5. Dan

    Dan Admin Top Contributor!!

    Anybody else got any insurance firms to add to this list?


    I got quoted £130 a month last week on a transit custom, my head fell off.

    That was with autonet
  7. Dan

    Dan Admin Top Contributor!!