Safeguard UK - Motorhome insurance

Discussion in 'Motorhome Insurance General Discussion' started by tonka, Mar 5, 2016.

  1. tonka

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    My insurance is due in a week and will be shopping around this year, I do every year but I always seem to come back to Safeguard. I continue to hear the good stories about the efficiency of their Euro recovery and this is a big pull.
     
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    Just renewed with them as well.
    Fortunately we haven't had to test their Euro recovery but an expensive A class windscreen replacement was easy and it didn't affect the renewal.

    Richard.
     
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    Always end up with them every year as well only had to use them for recovery once when we had a RV but they were great.
    Did have a new A class screen about 2 years ago again brilliant hassle free and efficient.
    Expect you could get a bit cheaper if you try but will you get the same service?
     
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    I can vouch for their recovery procedures. I've also had a new screen replaced through them in France too. (y)
     
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    Safeguard were pretty good with a flat starter battery in our van on our drive. Called them as I wasn't sure if we were covered, the AA arrived within the hour, confirmed the battery was buggered, the alternator was ok, fitted a replacement Yuasa battery, and took the old one away - cost just shy of £140.(y)
     
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    Thanks for the info,will give them a call.
     
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  8. tonka

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    This was my first time i needed Safeguard back in 2003..
    Repair all sorted and no increase in policy the next year.
    plus we have had 2 breakdown, one in Germany and one in Spain. Both times sorted out to our satisfaction.


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    In 2014 whilst travelling to Benidorm a French lady driver ran down the side of our brand new Auto Sleeper, Safeguard were brilliant as soon as we got back home 6 weeks later our van went back to Auto Sleepers factory and was repaired, I had to pay £450 excess which Safeguard got me back through a solicitor as the French driver refused to take responsibility for the accident. Anyway 15 months later excess was returned to me and I was then shown to be the innocent party in this.

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    Motorhome suffered hailstone damage in France last year. I informed Safeguard when we returned home and they were very efficient. Damage came to £6900 and it was repaired to a high standard. The claim was classed as Storm Damage and I did not have to pay any excess. This years renewal increased £30 to £343 so well pleased.
     
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    Safeguard have a good reputation, will give them a ring in April, thanks to every one for the time they have given in replying, thank you
     
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    Renewed ours yesterday, no longer have fiat assist as van 2 years old and after a bit of haggling Safeguard were only £10 more than Comfort and nearly £100 less than caravanguard and Saga. We had our previous van insured with Safeguard and used them twice in France so very happy.
     
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    Thanks Carolyn, safeguard are getting a lot of good reports,
     
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    Get full marks from me too........called them out recently after a tyre blow out......punctual, efficient and above all respectfully friendly. Worth every penny!
     
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    My renewal came last week and I was reasonably happy with the price, I phoned to ask about transferring a car no claims discount , which I no longer need, to the van at renewal. They asked if I wanted no claims protection as it would incur a fee plus another £50 per year. --What's the fee for?-to change the documentation I guess, anyway I declined and just asked for a cost review in view of the additional no claims .
    They cant advise until the old policy runs out -what's that all about?-advised that I will also check elsewhere to have a back up insurance ready in case they didn't come up with a revised price-so far have found the Caravan club cheaper, even if I also have to join its cheaper, 270 days EU cover etc, so may give Safeguard a miss this time. Seems that existing customers are not treated that well sometimes
     
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