Own insurance for a named driver

My wife has been a named driver on my car insurance for around 30 years, she has had no accidents and only one minor speeding offence about 20 years ago. I now wish to insure a second car for her exclusive use in her name and wonder if anyone has knowledge of an insurance company that will look favorably on her record.

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  • QuentinQuentin Forumite
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    See if your own insurer offers any deals to named drivers on their policies taking out their own policy after being claim free for years


    Also see if a local broker (not Swinton) can get her a better introductory discount with nil ncd than she gets offered online
  • edited 11 August 2018 at 10:00PM
    tacpot12tacpot12 Forumite
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    edited 11 August 2018 at 10:00PM
    I can't help with your specific question, but I would suggest you as about being named drivers on each others policies. I was surprised that when I added my partner as a named driver on my policy, my premium went down by £10 a year.

    I would also suggest using Compare The Market to find the cheapest quote for your wife. I seem to remember that the site asks questions about no-claims bonus and whether this was earned in the drivers own name or as a named driver; if so, it will help you identify a suitable provider.
    The comments I post are my personal opinion. While I try to check everything is correct before posting, I can and do make mistakes, so always try to check official information sources before relying on my posts.
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