Impound release insurance

Impound release cover from our friends at GoShorty

30 days fixed policy duration

Policy holders aged 21 to 70

Third party only cover

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GoShorty offers Impound Release Insurnce. The scheme is available using their quote and buy website, allowing you to purchase cover in under two minutes, with instant start available.

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What’s the purpose of Impound Release Insurance?

The purpose of an Impound Release policy is to allow the vehicle owner to recover a vehicle from a Police or local authority impound following its seizure. In many cases, the types of clients that have had vehicles impounded represent a higher risk to insurers, so the cover offered by the impound product is intentionally set as the minimum cover required to meet the requirements of the impound, to release the vehicle to its owner.

    Key details of the cover provided

    • 30 day fixed policy duration.
    • Policy holders aged 21 – 70.
    • Third Party Only cover.
    • Insured driver only.
    • The insured must be the registered owner of the vehicle, or if the vehicle is owned by a lease company they must be the registered keeper and must be able to provide evidence to the impound that they hold a lease in their name for the vehicle.
    • No policy amendments allowed.
    • No refund in the event of a cancellation.
    • No foreign use allowed.

    Acceptance under the scheme is wide, with no UK mainland postcode declined, plus no limit of current penalty points on a licence, provided a valid licence is still held, with a maximum of 10 previous claims over a 5 year period also accepted.