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Direct Line for Business van insurance comes in two cover levels. You can use its comprehensive policy for either private or business use, and it includes cover for tools, personal belongings, basic EU cover and up to nine years’ no claims discount.
Whether you use your van to transport tools or pursue your passion, Direct Line aims to keep you on the road when things go wrong. Take a look at our breakdown to see if Direct Line for Business can offer you a good deal.
Direct Line for Business was set up in 2007 and offers a range of insurance specifically designed for small businesses. As well as van insurance, it also offers shop, office, home business, hotel, hair and beauty, and landlord insurance as well as others.
Direct Line for Business is part of Direct Line Group, one of the UK’s leading car insurance providers that was founded in 1985.
You’ll need to go to the Direct Line for Business website for a van insurance quote as the insurance provider isn’t listed on any comparison websites.
To be on UK roads, all drivers are legally required to have at least third party van insurance. Direct Line doesn’t offer third party, but it does offer two higher levels of cover.
Direct Line offers a range of additional protection you can bolt onto your policy, including the following:
Your insurance excess is the amount of money you will need to pay towards a claim. Your insurer won’t pay out for a claim that costs less than this amount. A compulsory excess amount might vary depending on the age of your van and your driving experience.
You can also add a voluntary excess. You’ll have the option of adding or increasing the voluntary excess – which will affect your premium.
You should call the Direct Line claims line on 0345 301 2882 to make a claim.
The claims line is open Mondays to Fridays 8am – 9pm, Saturdays 9am – 5pm and Sundays 10am – 5pm.
You will need to provide the following information:
It’s vital that you let your insurer know about an incident as soon as possible, even if it’s not your fault. Failure to do this could result in a rejected claim later on.
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