Cabin Cars are an effective mode of transport for those with mobility issues to ensure that they are able to have an independent lifestyle. Cabin cars, like mobility scooters, are often crucial for enabling their users to maintain independence and access the community.
Our policies cover an extensive range of cabin cars up to the value of £15,000 with third-party liability, loss, left and damage. Allowing you the opportunity to customise your policy with our add-ons and extras.
Ride your vehicle with confidence knowing you have comprehensive cabin car insurance at home and even while travelling internationally (excluding North America and Canada). Our knowledgeable customer claims and customer services team are on hand to answer any of your queries in order to make claiming fast and hassle-free.
Don’t risk spending on repairs and replacements. Protect your cabin car and get a quote today to insure your cabin car and enjoy peace of mind no matter where life takes you. Our policies ensure you can continue to maintain your freedom and independence.
What is covered?
Have a look at some key aspects of our cover:
Loss or damage to your powered wheelchair
- Malicious damage and vandalism
- Fire, storm and flood
- Personal Effects up to £250 as a result of an insured event
- 90 days International Travel (excl. the US and Canada) insurance for electric power wheelchairs
- Third-party liability cover up to £2,000,000
- Accidental damage to property up to £2,000,000
- Recovery costs after an insured event up to £150 per claim
- Recovery covers holiday accommodation within a 20-mile radius
Personal Accident up to £3,000
- Hospital benefit up to £10 per day
Legal Expenses up to £100,000
- You are covered for advisers’ costs against those whose negligence has caused your injury or death
Extras included with your policy
- We cover it when it’s left for a maximum of an hour outside a shop.
- You can cover your manual wheelchair under this policy too
Why choose us?
- These are some of the reasons our customers choose us;
- Quick and Efficient Quote Process
- UK Based Call Centre
- Worldwide Cover, excluding North America & Canada
- No Credit Card Charges or Admin Fees
Our cabin car insurance is underwritten by The Salvation Army General Insurance Corporation Ltd (Sagic). Sagic insurance are owned by The Salvation Army and support the diverse work of the renowned global charity. This means when you buy a policy, you will help fund vital community projects across the UK.
Important bits to know
It is important to note there is a 7-day waiting period (moratorium) after or from your start date before you are able to make a claim on your cabin car insurance policy.
In the event of an incident likely to result in a claim, please call us on 01268 200020. You can also email [email protected].
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you need insurance for a cabin car?
No, it is not a legal requirement to insure a cabin car. However, cabin cars can be expensive to purchase initially and then repair costs can rack up. Due to how heavily their users rely on them it is advisable to protect your cabin car and take out an insurance policy.
What is a cabin car?
A cabin car is one of the most advanced mobility scooter vehicles on the market. Cabin cars are similar to mobility scooters as they have the same standard features. However, cabin cars are enclosed making them more suited to travelling outside in the elements. Some cabin cars even have features such as led lights, rear wheel drive and rear parking sensors, usb charging ports, a reversing camera, an external charging cable and wireless hands-free system. Available in a variety of colours whether cherry red is more your style or forest green you can find the cabin car for you.
Can I insure a Mobility scooter under this policy?
We do offer Mobility scooter insurance, start your quote here.
Can I insure power chairs under this policy?
We do offer power chair insurance, start your quote here.
Can I add manual wheelchairs to this policy?
Yes, you can add one manual wheelchair to your policy up to the value of £2,000.
What does cabin car insurance cover?
This policy protects you from a number of unforeseen events such as theft, loss and accidental damage allowing you to have complete confidence. In addition, our policies cover
you for third-party liability, personal accident and legal expenses.
Does this policy cover multiple cabin cars?
No, as we insure the cabin car itself, our policy will only apply to one cabin car on the policy.
Do I need to pay road tax for my cabin car?
No, you do not need to arrange road tax for your cabin car.
Do I need a driving licence to drive a cabin car?
No, you do not need a driving license to drive a cabin car. It is strongly advised for your own safety and for other people’s safety that you familiarise yourself with the highway code if you are using your cabin car on the road.
Can you insure my cabin car Mk2 Plus?
Yes absolutely, as long as the value of your cabin car mk2 plus is £15,000 or less. With many more cabin car MK2 plus cars on the market today, it is important to do your research to ensure you get the correct price and if possible we would recommend a test drive.
I have a flat battery in my cabin car, can I claim back the cost for replacing this?
Unfortunately, we do not cover batteries or wear and tear under this policy and you would have to arrange the replacement and pay for the cost associated with this.
Do you have a maximum speed limit I can travel in my cabin car?
In order to be covered under our policy, you can only travel up to 8mp. If your cabin car can do more than this then we ask that you get a limiter fitted. If you require assistance with this you can contact your local repairer and they may even be able to come to your own home to fit this.
How long before I can claim for my cabin car?
You cannot make a claim within the first 7 days from the policy start date.
Who do I call if I need to make a claim for my cabin car?
In the event of a claim, you must provide the additional information:
- Scooter Model
- Year of Manufacturer
- Proof of Purchase (see below)
Once you have this information, please call us on 01268 200020, and we will assist you with registering your claim. It is our top priority to get you back on the road again and protect your independence.
Please refer to the section ‘How to make a claim’ of the policy wording for more information.
Do I need to pay any excess when I claim?
No, this policy has no excess and no hidden fees.
Do I get a renewal reminder for my policy on my cabin car?
We will send you a reminder 30 days prior to your renewal date, we will then give a courtesy call a week before to make sure you are aware of when the policy expires. It is also strongly recommended and advised to turn on auto renew to ensure that you are never without cover.
My windscreen wiper isn’t working, do you cover the cost to replace these?
If your windscreen wipers break due to accidental damage then this is something that we would cover the cost of, however, if it is due to a mechanical fault these costs would not be covered by our policy. It is important to note that if your vehicle requires windscreen washer that you are ensuring this is topped up to avoid getting caught out.
Can I include breakdown cover to my policy?
Yes, indeed you can. 24/7 Breakdown recovery is an optional extra that you can add to your policy at thee booking stage or during the renewal process.