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Have you ever needed to add a friend to your car insurance for a day or two or borrow someone else's vehicle? A separate short-term car insurance policy allows you to cover additional drivers on your vehicle without putting the no-claims bonus on your main car insurance at risk.

There are many situations when you need to arrange short term car insurance for a vehicle. These can include short period car insurance for a specific journey or maybe courtesy car insurance. QuoteRack can put you in contact with an insurance broker who will be able to help you arrange temporary car insurance.

"I needed temporary cover for an additional vehicle - my own insurance company wouldn't offer a quote but I managed to find cover for up to 28 days for a very reasonable premium."

Insuring a car for a sales demonstration or driving it home after you have bought a new car from a car dealer, adding a temporary additional driver, there are any number of reasons for requiring temporary additional insurance cover.

"My daughter started at university and I needed to insure a van for a couple of days so we could move her belongings to her new home"

Short period car insurance for young learner drivers is also available, offering short-term car insurance to provisional licence holders.

Temporary (short-term) car and van insurance is ideal for:

Temporary additional drivers (including overseas visitors)

Temporary additional cars or vans

Unaccompanied vehicle demonstrations or use of courtesy cars

Lending a vehicle to a friend, colleague or relative

Immediate drive-away insurance if you've just bought a car or van

Temporary (short-term) car and van insurance is available for:

Any car or van you can drive with a standard UK driving licence

Any person with a UK, European or other full driving licence (excluding Australia, Canada and the USA)

Any insurance period from 1 to 28 days

Drivers aged 18 to 75 years of age


"I was selling a car for a friend of mine - it was cheaper to take out short period insurance than to insure it for a full year"

"We wanted to insure a temporary additional car while ours was in for a major overhaul"

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