Comfort & Morocco

Discussion in 'Motorhome Insurance General Discussion' started by PhilandMena, Apr 3, 2018.

  1. PhilandMena

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    Just been told by comfort that I can no longer get my 3 month green card for Morocco for £20.00. My 3.5 ton motorhome is now £20.00 per week for a maximum of 6 weeks cover. So now looking at other companies who will give me green card for 3 months and good insurance cover without paying through my nose.Any advise welcomed.
     
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    Old news I am afraid..
    Think they changed policy last September / October as a few on the 2018 Morocco crowd made some comments on it.. :(
     
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    When i spoke to comfort they advised green card would be for a max of three months. Might be worth double checking.
    I would like to know why premium has gone up so much. Whats been the problem over there?
     
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    safeguard were ok or saga . have used both at different times .
    mind things are always changing .
    coop were good years ago.
     
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    Yes but I think they might of changed again
    ie weight of van ????
     
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    Spoke to comfort as to why increase.
    They said that this should have been the charge for a long while but they were unknowingly undercharging.
     
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    Wonder if they'd ever 'fess up' if they found they were over charging? :eek:
     
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    I’m probably wrong but can’t you get some sort insurance at border control for Morocco...?

    I seem to remember something about it on a thread...?
     
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    You can but its probably provided by Mickey Mouse.
     
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    And it's around 300 Euro's if my memory serves me correctly? This is Phil&Mena by the way, as IveI just stolen Dave's phone in the one euro bar
     
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    Got to organise renewal in the next few days - I'm currently with Comfort and don't particularly want to change but some serious thinking and negotiating is going to have to happen.
     
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    We got in just in time, july last year and got 3 months for £20.
    Not going next year but hope it's back to normal year after.
    Comfort are the only company that do proper full time insurance so we have no choice.
     
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    My renewal with Safeguard for £85k value is £724 which Includes 365 days European cover, unlimited mileage and free green card, and breakdown cover which I don’t need AS I have RAC Arrival.

    The quote off Comfort today is £402.56 (£462 With breakdown cover) for £85k value which includes 180 days European cover, 8000 annual Miles BUT £30 PER DAY, plus insurance tax for a green card should I go to Morocco! This would equate to £900 for a three month trip!:eek:

    So do I stay with Safeguard in case I go to Morocco OR save £320 and go with Comfort, what do you reckon?
     
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    @Dazzlin I spoke to aib in Southampton. They also do a proper full timing policy underwritten by aviva. Might be worth getting a quote from them.
     
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    When I renewed with Comfort a few weeks ago I asked about the Green Card, specifically for Morocco. I was told it worked out at £30 per week but that was limited to a maximum of 50% of the annual premium. That was of course for our van, value £35k, unlimited mileage and breakdown cover.

    I did ask about the rationale but was told it was Aviva's decision "after reviewing their claims history". However they were still looking at the Green Card situation as they had lost quite a bit of business because of it. Does anyone know why there should suddenly be a huge increase in claims from Morocco? I've a suspicion we're all being milked!

    We never seem to get any consistency with quotes, as I've pointed out on a recent long insurance thread, so who knows what the situation is going to be when it comes to the crunch?
     
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    I emailed them about £30 per day and asked them to confirm this, it was per week.
     
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    @TerryL comfort messed up.
    They were charging £10 for a green card. Should have been £10 a week.
    I wanted to know what claims were increasing in morrocco, forewarned is firearmed and this is what comfort told me.
     
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    Hi Sue, I think you've just been fobbed off there as there are others that still do it for nowt. As a member on here wouldn't it be good if @AIBinsurance gave something back to the members by giving us a better explanation other than its aviva decision and basically like it or lump it :-(
     
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    @Busman why aib? Its comfort who are charging.
     

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