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Short Term Cover Insurance

Call us whether you only need motor insurance for less than a week, less than 30 days or less than three months. Tell us how long you need insurance for, and we will find the best price for you. Prices start from £37.50 for seven days.

Short term insurance for seven days from £37.50!

Short term insurance with annual policy benefits

There may be occasions when you only need a car or van insurance for a short period of time.

Let us know your plans – whether you’re borrowing a mate’s van, learning to drive or sharing the driving on a long journey – and we’ll find the right cover for you.

Sterling’s temporary car and van insurance offers the same protection and level of cover of an annual policy, and it’s brilliant value for money.

We will cover a wide variety of vehicles and drivers from all insurance groups aged 21 or over. You can also continue building your No Claims Discount, which is handy for your future insurance premiums.


The benefits of getting a policy with Sterling

Get temporary car insurance for just a few days, weeks or months
Prices start from £37.50 for seven days of cover
Short term insurance with the benefits of an annual policy
Legal protection up to £100,000 included
For drivers aged 21 and over
Claims hotline open 24/7

Temporary car insurance for just a few days, weeks or months

We can help whether you need short term cover for seven days, up to 30 days, or even a few months. You could be buying a new car, borrowing a van, sharing the driving or learning to drive. Whatever your reason, we will find temporary car insurance that fits your needs. Call us for our best prices.

Short term insurance with annual policy benefits

Our temporary car insurance doesn’t compromise on cover. With Sterling, you still get the same level of cover that you would with our annual motor insurance policies. So continue building your No Claims Bonus, get legal protection of up to £100,000 and even speak to us if you need to drive abroad.

Cover for all insurance groups

Sterling’s short term insurance is available to anyone over the age of 21 – doesn’t matter which insurance group you belong to as a driver. We can cover most cars and vans, even classic cars, kit cars, campers, custom cars, modified cars and grey imports. We should also let you know that left hand vehicles are not a problem.

Prices start from £37.50 for seven days of cover

Get car insurance for the amount of time you need it with Sterling. If you only want cover for 28 days, then it could be worthwhile exploring short term insurance rather than annual policies. It means you can still be on the road and carry on with building your No Claims Discount for future insurance premiums.

Legal protection up to £100,000 included

Our legal cover is a standard feature in our car insurance policies, whether you purchase annual or short term insurance. So if you are ever involved in an accident that isn’t your fault, it can help you recover any out of pocket expenses afterwards.

Claims hotline is open 24/7

Sterling’s claim line is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need to make a claim, for whatever reason, we will be here for your call.

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What are the benefits of Sterling short term car insurance?

  • Temporary car insurance for any period whether it’s seven days, up to 30 days and right up to three months.
  • Short term insurance with many of the benefits of a full 12-month policy.
  • Helps towards building your No Claims Bonus.
  • Classic cars, kit cars, campers, custom cars, modified cars and grey imports can all be covered.
  • Available to drivers aged 21 and cover in all insurance groups.
  • Learner drivers can take out a full annual policy after passing their test
  • Driving your vehicle abroad is possible – just ask one of our team members.
  • We can even offer temporary cover for left hand drive vehicles.

Why would I need to take a short term motor insurance policy?

You may need temporary car insurance because:-

  • You’re selling your car or van.
  • You’re a learner driver (you can take out a full annual policy once you have your driving licence).
  • You’re moving abroad and need vehicle.
  • You’re sharing the driving on a long journey.
  • You’re insuring a cherished car that you only drive in the summer.
  • You’re working away and need van insurance.

What does Sterling’s short term cover include?

Sterling short term insurance comes with a range of optional extras:

  • Cover for driving in Europe and beyond
  • Breakdown cover
  • Keycare
  • Misfuelling
  • Windscreen

How do I get a mature driver insurance quote from Sterling?

Even better deals over the phone

Our best policies and prices do not appear on price comparison sites and are not available online.

So let us compare the cost of car insurance with the levels of cover. We’ll take quotes from multiple insurance providers to ensure you get the very best deal.


Help is here when you need it

Sterling’s claim line is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

If you ever need to make a claim, someone will be here for you at the other end of the phone.

Our staff are based in the UK

Whether you’re calling for a quote or want to make a claim, our staff are based in the UK and ready for your call.

As soon as you agree the policy terms, your insurance can be issued on the same day.

30 years’ experience in the industry

Our senior staff have been working in the insurance industry for 30 years.

It means we can help if you need to find cover for situations or circumstances that are a bit more specialist.

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