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    • Malman
    • By Malman 16th Apr 19, 6:17 PM
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    Insurance on hire car
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    Insurance on hire car 16th Apr 19 at 6:17 PM

    My work have hired me a company car that is insured in the UK on the fleet insurance. I'm taking the car to france for a long weekend and have everything in place apart from insurance which won't be covered by the fleet insurance while in france. Nearly every quote I've looked at does not cover hire/rental cars or the few that do only offer third party.

    There are lots of companies offering excess insurance for hire cars but I need full cover for a week in france. Has anyone experienced this before or does anyone know of insurers that covered hired vehicles?
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    • Grey Critic
    • By Grey Critic 16th Apr 19, 7:49 PM
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    • 16th Apr 19, 7:49 PM
    Is it a HIRE car or a LEASE car. Big difference. Best thing you can do is to speak with an insurance broker. They should be able to sort it out for you.
    • NoodleDoodleMan
    • By NoodleDoodleMan 21st Apr 19, 6:51 PM
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    • 21st Apr 19, 6:51 PM
    Apolgies if this seems obvious, but I assume your employer has agreed to the car being taken outside the UK for personal use ?

    If not..........................

    That apart, this outfit may be worth looking at - and this is not a recommendation. e1RdbNz_dc&crid=335563950153&mp_kw=www%20insurance 4carhire%20com&mp_mt=e&plc=&slid=&ds_rl=1250472&gc lid=CjwKCAjwqfDlBRBDEiwAigXUaLPEPsl-g6QwG61bMmW_10_Amc9jkeMyOHxYnQtrCZv6kTsvI55XhxoCEy IQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
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    • dArla
    • By dArla 22nd Apr 19, 12:28 PM
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    • 22nd Apr 19, 12:28 PM
    Allainz offers rental car insurance, but I'm not sure whether it covers company cars. Anyways, you can always give them a call
    • richardw
    • By richardw 22nd Apr 19, 12:44 PM
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    • 22nd Apr 19, 12:44 PM
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    • 22nd Apr 19, 12:44 PM
    If the car is provided to your company by a fleet car supplier and not owned by your company, there may be something in the supply agreement about cars being taken out of the UK.
    Posts are not advice and must not be relied upon.
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