Berlingo Electrique Insurance

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Berlingo Electrique Insurance

Postby julian295 » Sun Jan 06, 2008 8:18 pm

Can anyone recommend a good insurer for one of these?

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Postby aminorjourney » Mon Jan 07, 2008 7:22 am

Hi :)

Footman James are offering a discount to BVS members - 0844826 8933

That is a special number for BVS members so Footman James can keep track of how many members insure with them.
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Re: Berlingo Electrique Insurance

Postby EVan » Fri Jan 11, 2008 1:32 pm

julian295 wrote:Can anyone recommend a good insurer for one of these?



I've got a good rate from http://www.budgetinsurance.com.
I've also used CiS but don't recommend them.

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Postby julian295 » Sat Jan 12, 2008 9:08 pm

Thanks Nikki & Evan for your replies. The best quote I got was £196 fully comp, which I have taken up. This was from NIG who also insure my farm machinery.

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Postby ChrisB » Sun Apr 06, 2008 9:55 pm

Right time to bring this one back as my Blingo is due.

Must admit I'm tempted to try for a fixed value type insurance as if anyone say whacks me up the back they could do +£1500 worth of damage to the rear battery pack alone :shock:
Trouble is I can see them writing it off if something like that happened or treat it like a regular van and give me £2.50 for it :evil:

Quote this year is £225 TPFT limited to 3K mileage with wife to drive, 2yrs no claims, £200 excess , and legal protection.

This is with Equity Red Star via Adrian Flux

Not what I'd call very good :cry:

So folks what are you paying and for what service and with who...........thats if you dont mind of course.



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Postby MB » Mon Apr 21, 2008 2:32 pm

We have this conversation with G-Wiz owners every few months.

The best one we've found is Elephant (Clicky Clicky) who offer really good prices and a good service.

A few years back my car and I had a disagreement with a concrete wall which lept out at me at the last moment. I was insured with Elephant and I was really impressed with the quality of service.

Within two hours I had a loan car. My car was written off and the payment was sorted out inside two weeks. Throughout the whole process, I cannot fault the quality or level of communications I had with the company: they were really good.

On my G-Wiz, I pay £148 fully comprehensive for myself and my wife. The next cheapest quote was around £220.

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Postby ChrisB » Mon Apr 21, 2008 3:09 pm

Ah thats interesting.

I presume they where able to cope quite easily with it being electric , the main problem I get is the fact they try and quote for a deisel or petrol Berlingo and when you tell them its electric they go all wobbley and run a mile.

Then again they dont make a petrol G-Wiz so it might be a tadge easier ?

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Postby ChrisB » Mon Apr 21, 2008 3:22 pm

Just gave them a call and they were not interested :cry:

Apparently its because its a van ???? but as I said its not used as a comercial vehicle but apparently if its not on their system they couldnt give a monkeys :roll:

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Postby Deddly » Fri Apr 25, 2008 2:16 pm

apparently if its not on their system they couldnt give a monkeys

ChrisB


Yeah these days most insurance companies are rubbish, they just have a puppet tied to a computer who does everything it tells them to do...I don't envy that job, it would drive me nutts.

What year is your Berlingo, Chris?

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Postby ChrisB » Fri Apr 25, 2008 3:09 pm

Its a 1999 one, eventually ended up back at Adrian Flux. While Footman James gave me a VERY competitive they where unable to offer me a fixed value on the Berlingo :cry:

After much thought and checking of prices I decided to continue with Adrian Flux as they where able to offer fixed value on the Berlingo. 8)

With current market values of Berlingos over here being so volatile and the fact if someone was to hoof my up the rear they could easliy do many thousands of pounds worth of damage to the rear battery pack and this could cause the vehicle to be written off under normal situations, at least this way I will be able to replace the vehicle or at least have it repaired.

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