got the new van :)

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  1. shano118

    shano118

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    oh my god so excited.! just put a deposit down on a auto trail scout. for our year long trip round Europe.
    who should i use for Insurance ?
     
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  2. Baycott

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    Wow, exciting times (y)(y)
    I use Stavely Head for my insurance and they have given me a good price for the new van being picked up in June.
     
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    Try caravan guard, they do motorhomes as well as caravans.
     
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  4. John Laidler

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    Comfort are recommend by many here but ring round several. Each person's circumstances are different.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    For a year trip in Europe you will obviously need a policy that covers that time abroad.. and preferably with breakdown cover..

    I have just insured with Comfort, they provide 365 EU cover and Europe wide breakdown assistance with the RAC assist..

    I also had quotes from AIB, Safeguard and NFU.. Comfort gave the best cover , NFU was very expensive..

    try them all, and don't forget you need to tell them if you are living in your van continuously for a year.. that may consider that is full time and bump the premium up.. not disclosing may void the policy..
     
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    We also use stavely head.. Best price - for us
     
  7. Dave K

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    I'm also with Caravan guard, I think European breakdown cover is an extra with them
     
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    Congratulations on the new van.
    We're with Safe Guard,
     
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    It was, but it was still cheaper than others although we have been with them for years so get a discount plus a discount for the tracker
     
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    Forgot, enjoy(y)
     
  11. ABZSteve

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    I use Direct Line as I had 2 years no claims on my second car which I sold and transferred to the new MoHo. £194 with£350 excess or £234 at £0 excess. No concerns about alarm, tracker or where I parked as long as it was in the same AB10 postcode. I park on my drive but there will be times that I need to park it overnight close by so I made that clear. Caravan Club wanted something in the region of £500 after their discount. Aye, right!!!
     
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  12. Dave K

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    Also forgot my manners...congrats on the new van, hope you enjoy it (y)
     
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    You need to check that the cover is what you require :)
     
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    We are also with Safeguard with 365 days Uk and European breakdown cover. And a good price.
     
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    Enjoy and love you van;)
     
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    Ditto and can't fault them, but haven't needed to make a claim yet.(y) Bertie touches wood and spits at the moon.;)
    And whoever you go with enjoy the van!
     
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    Enjoy (y)
     
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    Just need to clarify. I don't have european cover or breakdown, yet (y)
     
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    Lovely jubbly.
     
  20. shano118

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    Hi. Found out our new bus has efoy system!?! Any good??
     
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