Quality, peace of mind insurance at an excellent price
As your car insurance may be a substantial financial commitment, it is important that you make the right choice. It is also important that you speak to people who know about car insurance and not just a computer operator with little or no insurance experience.
The Lifesure philosophy is to offer a personal approach, high levels of service and a competitive product range.
We will happily offer our advice and guidance on all car insurance matters and always take time to make sure you fully understand any issues that you have raised. Our staff will also assist if you are unfortunate to suffer a claim or just wish to enquire about a possible alteration to your policy.
We have a very successful car insurance scheme and the vast majority of our business comes from recommendations: enough said.
Please note that this is a summary of cover available and it may be possible to change the terms of the cover to suit your requirements. Please ring to discuss this with us if your requirements are not met below.
Social, Domestic and Pleasure Only: Use for social, domestic and pleasure purposes excluding use for journeys between home and your permanent place of work or any other place of work.
Social, Domestic and Pleasure Including Commuting: Social, domestic and pleasure and use by the insured for journeys between your home and permanent place of business providing business calls are not made on the journey.
Class 1: Social, domestic and pleasure purposes and use by the insured in connection with his/her business or profession, excluding commercial travelling or the carriage of goods or samples in connection with any trade or business.
Class 2: Social, domestic and pleasure purposes and for the business of the insured and the insured’s employer or partner excluding commercial travelling.
Please note: All the above classes of use exclude commercial travelling, use for hiring, the letting on hire, the carriage of passengers or goods for hire or reward, racing, pace making, use in any contest, reliability or speed trail or use for any purpose in connection with the motor trade.
Class 3: Social, domestic and pleasure purposes and for the business of the insured and the insured’s employer or partner excluding use for hiring, the letting on hire, the carriage of passengers or goods for hire or reward, racing, pace making, use in any contest, reliability or speed trail or use for any purpose in connection with the motor trade.
You need to disclose full details of your occupation.
Should you have any additional occupation, or part-time occupation, however occasional, this must be disclosed.
Certain disabilities or medical conditions must be notified to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), as they may affect you or your named drivers’ ability to drive.
A list of the conditions that must be notified to the DVLA can be found at www.gov.uk/health-conditions-and-driving. Any condition listed here must be disclosed.
If you are unsure regarding any condition please contact us on 01480 402460 to discuss it further. You can be assured of our discretion at all times.
This is information which would be likely to influence the insurers in their acceptance and assessment of an application for insurance cover.
As it is extremely important that your insurers are aware of all material facts, if you have doubts as to whether a fact is relevant or not, you should disclose it.
If you wish to discuss anything we will be pleased to talk to you.
If a vehicle has had any alterations made to its engine, suspension or bodywork or fitted with additional equipment this is a modification.
If your vehicle is not the manufacturer’s standard specifications, you need to disclose the changes to us.
Your insurers may require your vehicle to be fitted with an immobiliser. If this is requested they will specify that the particular immobiliser must comply with either Thatcham Category 1 or Category 2 requirements.
Thatcham was a body established by the British insurance industry in 1969 also known as the Motor Insurance Repair Research Centre. Full details of Thatcham approved devices can be found at www.thatcham.org but should you have any queries we should be able to help.
Usually your insurer will require proof of fitment in the form of the fitting certificate or copy of the manufacturer’s handbook if fitted as standard.
This cover which is usually included with all quotations and new business, and offered with every renewal, covers you for legal assistance to attempt to recover any uninsured losses incurred as result of a non-fault motor accident. Such losses may include the policy excess paid to the repairer, personal injury, loss or damage to personal property, loss of earnings etc.
In addition to the legal assistance provided Claims Plus also provides a 24/7 claims management service to assist with your motor claim and the provision of a hire vehicle should you not be able to obtain one from your insurers approved repairers if your vehicle is rendered undriveable (terms and conditions apply).
This cover is optional and can be removed from your policy, however all of the benefits will be lost. Please speak to your adviser for more information.
Fully comprehensive cover provides all the cover afforded by third party, fire and theft plus accidental damage cover. This includes damage caused to the insured vehicle maliciously and in addition gives the benefit of windscreen damage cover (subject to an excess imposed by the insurers).
Many insurers will only offer comprehensive cover for vehicles over certain values with these starting as low as £4,000 with some insurers.
The majority of comprehensive policies are subject to an excess in respect of claims. This is commonly increased for performance or executive type vehicles. It is always wise to check on all policy excesses to avoid an unpleasant surprise in the event of a claim.
Third party cover is the most basic cover available and is required by law.
It covers personal injury caused to any person or damage to their property for which you may be responsible.
It gives no cover for loss or damage to your vehicle.
Third party, fire and theft cover allows for everything covered by third party insurance, but also includes theft cover and cover for fire damage.
All motor policies are subject to policy excesses. An excess is a portion of a claim that is the responsibility of the policy holder.
The excess is payable to the repairing garage when repairs are completed. In the event of the vehicle being ‘beyond economical repair’ the excess is deducted from the settlement.
Excesses are payable regardless of fault. In the event of non-fault claims the excess can usually be recovered from the responsible party’s insurers. If you have legal cover we would usually instruct your legal insurers to act upon your behalf to recover this.
Please note that this is only a brief explanation for each of the covers available. Please read the policy booklet for full details in respect of each form of cover and the excess that may apply.
All covers are subject to exclusions. It is necessary for you to read the policy document to be aware of the exclusions imposed by the particular insurer. We always advise you to read fully the insurance policy so you may understand what you are, and are not, covered for.
All insurance policies advertised on this website are applicable only to residents of the United Kingdom and The Isle Of Man.