If you have a van and have started or want to start delivering goods as part of your job you will need courier van insurance. GoSkippy brings you competitive courier van insurance which will cover you to drive your van and carry other peoples’ goods. Our courier van insurance can be personalised with additional add ons to suit your individual needs. We believe our range of courier van insurance products is competitive to suit many budgets.
GoSkippy knows that courier van insurance is crucial to you and your business. Without adequate cover, you run the risk of financial losses. This will have a direct impact on your business and personal life. The longer you are out of action, the bigger the impact.
We know that customers like to compare courier van insurance quotes online. Here at GoSkippy we offer a range of competitively priced products to complement your insurance.
Compare courier van insurance and find the right cover through GoSkippy. We’ve got a complete range to suit many trades usage.
Why choose GoSkippy?
Affordable – GoSkippy brings you cheap courier van insurance as well as finding you the right level of cover. Compare cheap courier van insurance through GoSkippy and choose which cover suits you best.
Tailored – We understand that couriers and delivery drivers are reliant on their vans to ensure an income. Your insurance quote should reflect the demands of your individual business.
Extras – GoSkippy offers a range of courier van insurance add-ons. You can create the perfect insurance cover for your individual driving needs.
Competitive rates – We can offer you highly competitive rates and can accommodate a variety of budgets.
Courier insurance frequently asked questions
What is Courier Van Insurance?
Courier Van insurance is insurance that covers drivers, driving vans that are used to carry other people’s goods in return for payment. You need courier van insurance if you drive a van and us it to carry other people’s goods or materials and get paid for this.
How do I get courier van insurance?
You can receive a courier insurance quote by calling us on 03448406360. To obtain a quote you will need the following information:
- Your details
- Driver information
- No Claims Discount proof
- Your policy start date.
Do I need Courier Van Insurance?
If you are a self-employed courier or work for a courier brand such as DPD, Hermes or UPS you will need courier van insurance. If your job includes making numerous deliveries in a tight schedule on a normal working day, you need courier van insurance. If the above statements resonate with you, you are in the market for a competitive courier insurance quote from the expert team at GoSkippy.
If you use your personal vehicle to deliver parcels from time to time, you still need courier insurance. Private van insurance will not protect you when you are working as a courier, even if the insurance includes Class 1 Business use.
Can I insure put my courier van insurance under a company name?
Yes, we certainly can offer you courier van insurance cover under a company name.
How much is Courier Van Insurance?
We tailor our policies to suit your individual requirements so premiums are calculated on what type of cover you need. There is no set cost for policies however, you can speak to one of our helpful agents who will be able to calculate your policy price for you over the phone.
What happens if my vehicle is stolen?
If your vehicle is stolen, you will need to contact the relevant claims team. Please refer to your policy documents for the correct contact details.
What can Courier Van Insurance cover?
There are three levels to our courier van insurance cover: comprehensive, third party, fire and theft and third party. Third party cover is the minimum requirement so you can operate as a courier and deal safely with the public and comprehensive is the highest level of cover.
Different types of courier insurance policies
Depending on the type of courier business, in addition to insuring your vehicle you may also require:
- Goods in transit insurance, to protect the value of the goods you transport should they be lost, damaged or stolen.
- Public liability insurance in case you are involved in an accident involving a member of the public. This is a higher risk for courier drivers compared with other drivers.
- Employers’ Liability Insurance If you have employees working for you, you may need to consider employers’ liability insurance.
Will my GoSkippy courier van policy include cover for the goods I am carrying?
No, GoSkippy courier van insurance does not include goods in transit insurance. If you want to insure these or get cover for the tools and equipment you use for work these will need to be insured separately as a Goods in Transit or Tools in Transit policy.
Will my GoSkippy courier van policy include public liability insurance?
No, GoSkippy courier van insurance does not include public liability insurance. This can protect your business against claims and cover damages and legal costs that people may make against your business. It isn’t covered by our van insurance.
What can I add to my Go Skippy Courier van insurance policy?
Legal Expenses cover– This covers you for any unexpected legal costs up to £100,000. This is to help recover any money you’ve paid out, following an accident where you are not at fault. This will provide for Legal Costs to pursue damages or where you have committed an offence while using your vehicle (where there is a reasonable chance of a successful outcome). Legal costs to protect you where your vehicle’s identity has been cloned by someone else. 24-hour legal advice helpline so you can talk to one of our experts at any time about any legal concerns you have. Full details are available in the policy documents.
Key Cover – With GoSkippy Key cover, you will never have to worry about misplacing your keys again. Key cover provides a key fob. Any keys attached to the key fob will be covered. Including vehicle keys, home and office keys. You will be reimbursed the cost of gaining access and/or reimbursement for replacement keys, repair, or replacement of the damaged locks. If you become stranded due to theft or loss of keys, away from home, you are entitled to up to £75.00 per day inclusive. Vehicle hire, for up to 3 days.
Excess protection – Our excess protection policy will enable you to claim back your compulsory excess.
Misfuelling- If you put the wrong fuel in a specialist roadside vehicle will attend and get you back on the road. Your fuel tank will be drained and flushed at the roadside. It will be replenished with 10 litres of the correct fuel. If required, the specialist will recover you and up to 6 passengers. They will take you to the nearest repair centre to drain and flush the fuel tank. They will also replenish with 10 litres of the correct fuel. Dedicated emergency help line.
Courier Insurance optional Extras
We give you the option to upgrade your courier van insurance. Mis-fuelling van cover, legal expenses cover and key care Cover.
Mis-fuelling protect from £16.99*
- With our mis-fuelling cover, we arrange for your fuel tank to be drained and washed out at the roadside. It will also be topped back up with 10 litres of the right fuel for your vehicle.
- If needed, a specialist will recover you and up to 6 passengers. They will take you to the closest repair centre to drain and flush the fuel tank. They will also replenish with 10 litres of the correct fuel. You will also have access to a dedicated emergency help line.
Types of van insurance cover
Take some time to compare van insurance types of cover:
What does comprehensive insurance offer?
Comprehensive cover insures against any accident that you may have. This includes damage caused to your vehicle when it is unattended, such as a vandalism incident or a hit and run. Whether or not it is your fault, claims can result in loss of No Claims Bonus, so check before you claim. Comprehensive cover also covers your legal liability to third parties. This includes damage to their vehicle. Or compensation for injuries sustained if the accident was your fault. The cover extends to fire damage to your vehicle, or damage arising out of the theft or attempted theft of your vehicle.
What does Third Party, Fire and Theft insurance offer?
Your legal liability to third parties is covered. This includes damage to their vehicle. Or compensation for injuries sustained if the accident was your fault. The cover also extends to fire damage to your vehicle, or damage arising out of the theft or attempted theft of your vehicle.
We are here to help
GoSkippy offer you an excellent online customer service team. Our courier van insurance experts are more than happy to assist you with all of your insurance questions.
Speak to one of our insurance experts by calling customer service on: 03448406360