Top 10 Tips for Camper Van Insurance

These top ten tips this month should help you make decisions about your camper van insurance!

1 When away traveling and on holiday in your camper van make friends with people and families camping around you that way you can act like a  “neighbourhood watch” between you all.
2 If you use your camper van for just a couple of weeks or months a year then maybe look into taking a policy with limited mileage.
3 To save even more cash on your camper van insurance it will be a good idea to invest in a good quality security alarm.
4 Don’t have the room on your driveway to park your camper van? Find a secure storage site and pay a small yearly fee just like a caravan storage arrangement.
5 Policies should have included accident recovery which takes care of your camper van but also gets you to your holiday or travelling destination.
6 If you only use the camper van a few times a year for your touring holidays it might be a good idea take a small run out first to ensure everything is in good working order.
7 Installing fire alarms and extinguishers can improve your safety and help to keep down the cost of insurance.
8 Check to see if the insurance would cover another driver if you should fall ill while on holiday and cannot drive home.
9 The average campervan user will only travel 5,000 miles per year.
10 Would trailer cover be included in the insurance policy and up to how much?

Happy camper vanning!

Latest Campervan News

As the owner of a campervan it can be easy to ignore the dangers that come along with owning such a vehicle. Whilst nobody wants to dwell on the negative, it’s worth reminding yourself why it’s so important to have up-to-date insurance that provides a good level of protection. There are no shortage of stories involving campervans that demonstrate why insurance is vital. This recent news story from Sussex involving a campervan that caught on fire proves that accidents can occur at any time –

Campervan catches fire in Lewes

Firefigthers donned breathing apparatus to tackle a campervan fire in Lewes.

A crew was called out to the incident along the A26 in Malling Street on Saturday at 8.21am. Firefighting foam was used to bring the blaze under control quickly and safely, preventing any further spread.

Campervans are particularly vulnerable to fire as they often in close proximity to them when used for camping. Fire is covered for in most campervan policies but if you’re uncertain about whether you have protection you should find out right away.



Thefts are another problem for campervan owners. Because campervans are often used in a relaxed environment such as a camping trip or a music festival, it can be easy to assume that they’re not going to be stolen. This recent story from Kent shows that even when a campervan is stored in a garage it can still be the victim of theft –

Brazen Thieves Steal Campervan

Brazen thieves smashed their way into a Faversham garage to steal a classic VW camper van worth £15,000.

The theft from a garage in Standard Quay specialising in classic car restorations happened on Saturday night.

Stories such as these show that in reality it’s not possible to eradicate the risks involved with owning a caravan. However having insurance means that if something like this should happen you will at least be compensated.

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