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Whilst car insurance is a legal requirement, insurance for a touring caravan that's towed isn't. However, not all car insurance policies cover caravans and those that do sometimes have restrictions on weight or size.
There are also risks, such as theft and accidental damage, which make caravan insurance highly advisable. Read more in our beginners' guide to caravan insurance.
There are three main types of caravan insurance:
This will generally depend on who uses your caravan, how often and for what purpose. Consider policy features such as:
If you passed your car driving test on or after 1 January, 1997, and you want to tow a caravan or trailer, you may need to take another driving test known as the B+E test. Read more in our guide to towing.
Ensure you check the terms and conditions of your policy for any exclusions, however things to look out for include:
Improving your caravan security could help to reduce the price of your insurance. Ways in which you could do this include:
Check with your home insurer if you spend more than three weeks away from your primary home at a time.
Specialist unoccupied property insurance is available for homes that are left unoccupied for extended periods.
See if you can find the answers in our caravan insurance guides.
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