Multi Van Insurance

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  • Tailored to your business requirements
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What is fleet multi van insurance?

With a fleet van insurance 2 or more business vans can be insured under a multi van fleet policy. This can work out cheaper, but not all the time. As such also get individual quotes and compare. In general the reduced costs of the policies are due in part to the discounts given for having more than one policy with a single insurance firm. Please note fleet van insurance can also include cars.

A multi van insurance policy is an umbrella type of policy in which several other policies are held under it to represent the individual vehicles being protected.

Who can operate the vehicles under a multi van fleet policy?

  • These policies can have a named driver who will operate the vehicle. This is a standard type of vehicle insurance policy.
  • The last type of policy is where the vehicle is covered independent of who is operating it. This is classified as an any driver van insurance policy.

What types of vehicles can be covered under a multi van insurance policy?

Economy cars

Luxury cars

Sports cars

Classic cars

Vans under 3.5 tonne

Scooters

Motorcycles

Motorcycles

This type of policy is designed to be used for commercial motorised vehicles. This includes the following;

How many vehicles can be covered with a multi insurance van policy?

This type of policy is designed for any size business, the number of vehicles can range from a few to hundreds. The multi van insurance policy can also be for a single person who owns and drives more than one van. 

What type of coverage will the vehicles have?

The choice of what level of insurance each vehicle will have is the decision of the owner. The available options include;

  • Third Party : This road risk cover is the minimum legal requirement and only covers the third party costs. 
  • Third Party Fire and Theft : A step-up providing additional cover for fire and theft.
  • Full Comprehensive : Provides cover to both you and any third party

While each vehicle can have the same level of coverage, it is not required.

The choice of add-ons is also the choice of the vehicle owner. This makes it possible for one or all of the vehicles to be covered with breakdown insurance, lost key replacement and or windscreen protection.

Can I exclude some drivers from an any driver multi van insurance fleet policy? 

Most brokers are flexible in arranging cover. You may choose an any driver policy, but only for drivers that are over 25. This approach will  be cheaper than, for example an any driver over 21 policy, as the risk is reduced. Drivers under 25 or young drivers could possibly be added as named drivers only.  

How can I reduce the costs of multi van insurance?

Lowering the cost of multi van insurance requires you to take steps to lower your risk in the eyes of the insurance broker. If you pose a lower risk you should be rewarded with a lower premium

  • Security: Ask yourself can you lower the likelihood of your vans being stolen. Can you provide secure overnight parking? Can you add tracking devices that are insurance approved? Consider these questions and also speak with your broker for further advice on improving your van fleet security. 
  • Drivers: Drivers are not all good and some are seen as high risk.  Drivers under 25 are just statistically a high risk. Driver that are over 25 can still pose a risk, if the job entails driving check their driving history. A history of claims will impact your multi van insurance premium negatively. 
  • Training : Accidents happen, if you notice a trend consider the cause and implement training or address the situation to get your drivers to be more responsible. Example, award drivers that do not make claims.

I operate a small courier business - can I get a small fleet policy?

Fleet insurance is a flexible product and can be tailored to your business needs. Small business fleet insurance sometimes referred to as mini fleet insurance is an aimed at a growing business or start up.

Can I insure 2 vans one policy?

A multi-van policy enables you to insure 2 or more vans or other vehicle categories on one easy to manage policy. Additional vans can also be added at a later date, additions should qualify for discounts.

How much does multi van insurance cost?

The cost will depend on a number of factors, the key factors are the number of vehicles, vehicle insurance category and the level of cover required.

  • Type of policy, named or any driver
  • The excess amount, the amount you take responsibility for in any claim. Increasing this will normally reduce your annual policy. Speak with your broker on this option.  
  • Fleet security and history of claims.
  • History of drivers : Drivers with convictions will inflate costs. Conversely, drivers with experience and  a good history of no claims would help reduce costs.   
  • Policies that are strictly over 25 will be cheaper than an over 21 policy. Remember you may be able to separate out the higher risk drivers as named only drivers. So that if in fact have an any driver multi van policy for any driver over 25 and under 75, for example. 

How to reduce the costs of multi van insurance

Lowering the cost of multi van insurance require you to take steps to lower your risk in the eyes of the insurance broker. If you pose a lower risk you should be rewarded with a lower premium

  • Security: Ask yourself can you lower the likelihood of your vans being stolen. Can you provide secure overnight parking? Can you add tracking devices that are insurance approved? Consider these questions and also speak with your broker for further advice of improving your van fleet security. 
  • Drivers: Drivers are not all good and some are seen as high risk.  Drivers under 25 are just statistically a high risk. Driver that are over 25 can still pose a risk, if the job entails driving check their driving history. A history of claims will impact your multi van insurance premium negatively. 
  • Training : Accidents happen if you notice a trend consider  the cause and implement training or address the situation to get driver to be more responsible. Example award drivers that do not make claims.

What type of discount is provided for having a multi van insurance policy?

The idea behind a fleet policy is to reduce your overall insurance costs. In most cases a fleet policy should work out cheaper than insuring each vehicle individually. It is standard to be provided with some form of discount if and when you add additional vehicles to your base policy. This should be negotiated with your broker in advance.

Will a no claims discount be affected if a claim is made on one of the vehicles?

The no claim discount is  earned by making few or no claims. It is initially granted when no claims are made in a year. With each additional year of no claims, the discount amount should rise.

What can be the renewal date for the vehicles in a multi van insurance policy?

The renewal dates will be one year from the time the policy is signed. The payments can be annually or monthly. Some insurance firms will prorate a policy so all of them will have the same renewal date if the vehicle owners want it that way. They can also be different if desired. The advantage of having the same renewal date is all vehicles can be covered with just one payment.

A multi van insurance policy is the easiest way to cover all your company vans This is a custom-made type of policy to fit the needs of the policyholders by choosing the level of coverage and who can operate each vehicle.

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