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Short term insurance for a car or van

Short term cover, in simple terms, is a vehicle insurance policy that can be bought for a limited number of days – which in our case is 1 day up to 28 days.

Our temporary insurance gives you fully comprehensive, affordable cover for your car or motorhome. We can offer temporary insurance for drivers aged between 17 and 75 (car), 25-80 (motorhome) and for most vehicles over the value of £500.

Providing that you have a provisional licence or have held a full UK driver’s licence for over 6 months or instead have held an EU licence for at least 12 months, we can help you today.

Cover is arranged instantly for anybody wishing to buy online.

Read Our Policy Documentation

All insurance companies have to supply sufficient information to allow you to make an informed choice about their offering, via a ‘Key Facts Summary’.  At Shield Total Insurance, our documentation page provides all the policy and key facts information you need for the Short Term Cover that we offer.

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More Reasons To Trust Shield Total Insurance...

  • Specialist provider of leisure related and camping insurance

  • Great savings on a wide range of insurance products

  • Flexible cover options - policies tailored for you

  • Dedicated teams providing a friendly, knowledgeable and efficient service

  • UK-based customer contact centre for your calls

  • 5 Star Rating from independent financial research company, Defaqto

  • Outstanding customer service award from ICS

  • Member of the Caravan Storage Site Owners' Association

  • Member of the British Insurance Brokers' Association

  • Member of the National Caravan Council

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