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FAQS for Short Term Hired In Plant

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How much does it cost?

That depends on what you are hiring in, how long you’re hiring it for and how much the hiring fees are. Premiums start from as little as £73.00.

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What kind of Plant can I insure under this policy?

Most items of Contractors’ Plant can be insured under this policy with the exception of the following:-

  • Road Surfacing Equipment including Hot Boxes
  • Agricultural Plant
  • Road Sweepers
  • Quad Bikes or ATVs
  • Timber and Forestry Equipment
  • Waste, Recycling or Landfill equipment
  • Drilling Rigs
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What does it Cover?

Plant and Equipment insured under this policy is covered against 'All Risks' of Accidental Damage, Fire and Theft

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Does it Cover Plant travelling on the Public Highway?

There is the option to add this type of cover – just tick the box to add it

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How long does it take to get a quote?

It’s really quick – 2 minutes and if you want to buy the policy, another 5 minutes or so, that’s all.

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What if I don’t know the exact details of the equipment being hired eg Make / Model / Serial Number?

If you don’t know the precise details then in the 'Make' field select 'unknown' from the drop down list; in the 'Serial / Registration Number' field type 'To Be Confirmed'; in the 'Type of Machinery' field type a generic description eg '3 tonne Excavator'.

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What if the job takes longer than expected and I need to extend the Period of Cover?

Cover can be extended as needed provided the total period doesn’t exceed 30 days in total and provided the expiry date of the policy hasn’t passed

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How quickly will I received the paperwork?

They are emailed to you within minutes of buying the policy.

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Where can I get a summary of the Cover provided or Policy Document?

These are emailed to you after you have bought the policy.

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Is the cover available for Private Individuals as well as Businesses?

Yes, it is available to all

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I’m not great on a Computer – can I buy a policy by phone?

Sorry, this is an online only policy but it’s a really quick and easy process.

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What is the Maximum Value of equipment I can insure under this policy?

If the value is more than £100,000 please either click contact us and we’ll get in touch however you prefer, phone or email or call us on 0800 141 2877 and one of the Team will be happy to help

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What if I need more than 30 Days cover?

Either click contact us and we’ll get in touch. However, if you prefer, phone or email or call 0800 141 2877 and one of the Team will be happy to help.

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