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Van Insurance For Over 50s

For the over 50s finding van insurance at the right price can often be a difficult and confusing process. Luckily however, a great deal of companies are now beginning to offer insurance packages that are aimed at specific age groups. Please see the van insurance comparisons table below for more information on these offers:

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ProviderReplacement VanMax WeightMulti Van CoverAdditional BenefitsApply
yes3.5 tonnesnoQuotes from 50 brokers - compare more van insurance brokers than any other price comparison site. Cheapest van insurance price, guaranteedGet Quotes >
yes3.5 tonnesnoVan Insurance cover for under £182. Up to £100,000 of Motor Legal cover, 24/7 motoring legal helpline, windscreen cover for comprehensive policies, accidental damage and vandalism cover for comprehensive policies. RAC members pay £118 less on average for RAC Van Insurance than non-membersGet Quotes >
yes3.5 tonnesyesDirect Line Van Insurance with prices from £182 a year. 10% of customers paid this or less. Based on policies sold 1st November 17 - 30 April 18. Excludes add ons. Underwritten by U K Insurance Limited.Get Quotes >
yes3.5 tonnesnoVan insurance from just £211 a year. 5-star Defaqto Rating. Business, courier or personal van insurance. 10% online discount and up to 60% no claims discount. 98% of van insurance claims paid outGet Quotes >
yes3.5 tonnesnoMotor Legal Protection as standard, choice of excess, 24/7 emergency helpline, guaranteed repairs, free courtesy vehicle, cover for audio & navigation equipment, windscreen cover, replacement locks and personal belongings. Plus optional extrasGet Quotes >

When searching for van insurance for over 50s, it is important to understand how insurance companies determine the price of their insurance premiums. When calculating the cost of your insurance, analysts at various different companies will compare a huge amount of statistical information in order to determine the best price.

 

Once all this information has been compared, van insurance providers will essentially weigh up the potential risk of the driver making a claim against the cost of their premiums. Of course, different insurers may inevitably calculate their premiums in different ways and for this reason, it is important to shop around and compare van insurance quotes in order to get the best deal.

For drivers who are over the age of 50, companies will take a variety of different factors into consideration as well as their age. The following are some examples:

  • How many other drivers, if any, will be driving the van
  • The type of van owned by the customer (very few insurers will provider cover for vehicles weighing more than 3.5 tonnes)
  • Where the van is located, a safe and secure location will typically lower the cost of the insurance
  • How often the van will be used and for what purpose

 

Compared to younger drivers, van insurance for over 50s can be considerably cheaper if the driver in question has a good record in terms of insurance claims and has no points on their license. Statistically speaking at this age, drivers with a good driving history are regarded far less likely to be involved in a crash than many other drivers. For this reason, their van insurance quotes for these policies will tend to be lower when compared to drivers who are in their 60s and 70s.