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Insurance for 18yo

Discussion in 'Land Rover Insurance' started by Chills, May 5, 2020.

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  1. Chills

    Chills New Member

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    Hey guys first post

    I’ve got a landrover that has just passed an mot however I’m struggling to find any insurance for anywhere near what I can afford The issue is I’m only 18 I believe

    my defender is a 96 300tdi
    Just wondering if anyone has had a similar issue and has any tips or tricks or insurance providers that can offer me a decent quote

    Many thanks
    Chills
     
  2. kevstar

    kevstar Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to Lz….
    Could try @Adrian Flux at 18 your stuffed tbh.
    Youl be wanting a black box, a garage, fitted tracker & every other security precaution your can get for a defender
    as they get stolen quite often.
     
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    stpaulinus Well-Known Member

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    If you could give me your address, I will ask my friends at land rover for free.com to give you a call ! Just kidding Kevstar is right you will struggle to get legal cover!
     
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    backinblack Well-Known Member

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    If you're using that well known online insurance comparison site try putting the policy start date to start in a few weeks. My 20 year old sons came down by £600, he is 20 but it is his first policy.
    And add your mother to the policy, that helps.

    I tried adding him to the Range Rover but it was around £10k :eek:
     
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    kermit_rr Well-Known Member

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    I was 18 when i got my 2A, insured with NFU first off.
    It often helps if you can add other drivers to your policy, but you do have to be truthful about who the main driver is.
     
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    It can also help if you have "access" to other family vehicles.
     
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    kermit_rr Well-Known Member

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    Some insurers offered a slightly lower quiet when i said i also rode a motorbike
     
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    Thanks guys will try a few of these out!!!

    chills
     
  9. Adrian Flux

    Adrian Flux Active Member Forum Sponsor

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    Hi Chills

    Drop us a PM with detail and we'll try and assist

    Regards
    Dan
     
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    Give the NFU a call. They actually know what a Land Rover is and don't shat in their pants when they hear the words "18 years old, 2500cc turbo charged engine, four wheel drive" in the same sentence.
    Back in the early 90s my Defender was heavily modified, roll cage, engine and transmission pushed back in the car by nearly a foot, Range Rover axles, winch, bucket seats etc. ALL mods were listed and they were the cheapest i could find.
     
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    you might find that has changed for the young
     
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