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    • LaurenO98
    • By LaurenO98 4th Apr 17, 10:33 PM
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    Car Insurance- Students
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    • 4th Apr 17, 10:33 PM
    Car Insurance- Students 4th Apr 17 at 10:33 PM
    I am a student living away from home (5 hours away to be precise).
    When I moved to University I decided to sell my car rather than continue to incur the costs of running the car.
    However now I cannot drive when I am home due to not being insured on a car.
    Is there a way where I can either find cost effective temporary insurance for when I am home? Easter, summer, Christmas etc. Or is it possible to have two separate insurance policies for one vehicle?

    Many thanks.
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    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 4th Apr 17, 11:01 PM
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    Yes you can have your own policy providing the original insurer are happy with that.

    Is it cost effective? probably not.
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    • huckster
    • By huckster 4th Apr 17, 11:03 PM
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    You mean insured to drive your parents car when you are back home.

    Check temporary insurers such as Dayinsure to see if you meet their criteria. In theory they insure you to drive vehicles owned by someone else.

    And ask your parents to get a quote for temporary additional driver to their policies.
    • LaurenO98
    • By LaurenO98 19th Apr 17, 9:16 PM
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    • 19th Apr 17, 9:16 PM
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    • 19th Apr 17, 9:16 PM
    Thanks for your reply.
    WIll the additional policy have to be with the same insurance provider?
    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 20th Apr 17, 4:00 AM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 4:00 AM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 4:00 AM
    No. probably still be cheaper to hire a car.
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