Insuring your motorhome for hire

Insuring your motorhome for hire

The prospect of earning on your motorhome is naturally very enticing. With the right insurance you can both earn more with your motorhome and maintain peace of mind knowing that your vehicle is covered. There are two main types of insurance for motorhome rental, annual self drive hire policies and pay as you go cover. Both are great options in their own right, depending on how often you intend to hire out and what kind of coverage you want. Please read the following to find out more about campervan hire insurance in the UK. If there is anything that is unclear we are always happy for you to give us a call regarding motorhome hire insurance or any other queries.

Pay as you go cover

Pay as you go cover is perfect if you want to just try out hiring your motorhome first before committing to an annual policy, or if you only intend to take a couple of bookings per year. For this we recommend getting your Travellers to take out coverage through Dayinsure. Using this insurance option is also committment free as you will only have it during rental. If you would like to use this option for hire insurance, please head over Dayinsure and check your vehicle is eligible by seeing if you can take a policy out on it (takes 2 minutes and no purchase required). Also of key importance is that Dayinsure only covers drivers with a UK license. The policy costs approximately  £24 per day for the first 5 days, reducing in price for longer bookings.

Annual self hire policy

An annual self drive hire policy is the most commonly used option for campervan hire insurance in the UK. This policy will also cover the owner of the vehicle for personal use. Annual policies are naturally more expensive than occasional use of a pay as you go option, however, this cost will be earned back within an average 3.5 weeks of it being out on rental. We would recommend taking this motorhome hire insurance option if you intend to have your motorhome hired out for 3 or more weeks in a year. Alan Boswell can provide you with a self drive hire policy and uses Underwriters like Allianz and LV.

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