28 days car insurance
comes in very useful sometimes!
who earns money on a part time basis by buying and
selling cars, I quite often buy insurance online for
a period of 28 days. After I’ve bought the car I
need to get it home from the car auction, and since
I don’t do it regularly enough to take out trade
insurance, the easiest way for me to do it is to
insure the car very briefly myself while I have it.
I haven’t as
yet bothered to arrange to get a multi-car insurance
policy as I am not exactly certain, and haven’t got
round to finding out, if regularly adding, and
shortly after removing, a vehicle from the policy
would be allowed. My suspicion is that I somehow
doubt it, as something that useful must have clauses
preventing me using it for the purpose of making a
The sort of
cars I buy are generally at the lowest end of the
market as I have identified that I can get a car
from the auction such as a Fiat Punto, Vauxhall
Corsa or Ford Fiesta in good condition for less than
£500. These sorts of cars make ideal first cars for
young people, particularly girls who want something
small, cheap to run, economical but with a bit of
Once I have the car home, I give it a thorough valet
inside and out, get any minor bodywork blemishes
sorted out, have a mechanic friend give it a full
service and get it a fresh MOT and if it has a short
period of tax remaining (less than 6 weeks) then I
also get a new 6 month disk as well (not forgetting
to cash the period of the old one, since Tesco like
to remind us that every little helps).
stage is to get it advertised in the car sales
magazines and their websites, which I generally find
are better than online auction sites. People do
still seem to prefer to look to the traditional
advertising media for cars, and they provide really
cars sell, considering all the expenses that I incur
I manage to make around £350 each time, and in a
good month I can sell two, and one month I managed
three but that was very lucky and I don’t expect to
do it very often.
easy to arrange a short term motor insurance policy
online and there are a choice of providers to choose
from, either over the phone or online.
cancel the insurance once the car is sold as, again
I have a feeling that if I did then I would
eventually be stopped from doing it, and I really
don’t make enough money to get a trade policy. If I
did have to take out such a policy, I’d probably
have to stop buying and selling cars which would be
a shame, because I really enjoy doing it.
Get a quote now
carinsurancedaily.co.uk 2013 All Rights Reserved
carinsurancedaily.co.uk is a trading style of
Prudent Plus Ltd of Booths Hall, Booths Park, Chelford Road Knutsford
Cheshire WA16 8GS.
Quotes are provided by Sky Insurance Services Group
Limited with whom we have a trading agreement only
and who are authorised and regulated by the
Financial Conduct Authority no. 469048. We receive
from them a commission per policy
this will not affect the premium you pay for your
policy in any way.