Insurance

Are you thinking of buying a motorhome or you have one already? Either way, you will also need to get the right insurance coverage for your investment.

A motorhome is a significant investment, a home away from home if you get it for leisure, and something to drive your business forward if you acquired it for commercial purpose. After spending thousands to purchase one, the least you can do is to protect it by all means from all harms. And that’s where insurance comes in.

It offers your recreational vehicle all the necessary protection. It ensures that no matter what happens to your motorhome in terms of damage and accidents, you will be able to restore it and get it running again.

Finding the right insurance coverage for your motorhome can be tricky with so many insurance companies offering different types of policy. At Motor Home Scandinavia, we can help you to find the most suitable insurance solution for your motorhome and simplify this tricky process for you. All you have to do is tell us your needs, and we will match you with the right insurance company.

Factors to Consider Before Getting Motorhome Insurance

There are several factors that determine the type of motorhome insurance that you will get. They include

Type of Motorhome

Recreational vehicles and motorhomes are of various types which include Truck campers, Fifth wheels, Travel Trailers, Motorhome Bus conversions, class A motorhomes, class B motorhomes, and Class C motorhomes. The Class A motorhome is the largest of all types of motorhomes, a literal Mobile home. Thus, the insurance coverage is usually the most expensive. Therefore, the bigger the size of the motorhome, the higher the insurance cost.

The Cost of the Motorhome

The price of the motorhome is also considered when arriving at the cost of insurance. An expensive recreational vehicle will also have expensive insurance.

Use of the Motorhome

There is a difference between a motorhome that’s always on the road and one that’s only used for occasional vacations and road trips. The frequency of use will also determine how much you will pay for insurance.

Driving Record

Are you a good driver or one with records of accidents and other road traffic infractions? This can also determine the cost of insurance you will get. Most insurance companies are wary of bad drivers, so they will charge higher premiums to also hedge their risks and avoid running into losses. So, try to be a good driver; it might save you some cost when you are seeking out insurance.

The Coverage on your Personal Belongings

The extent of protection that you want for your personal belongings would also be considered when you are getting an insurance policy. It is safe to say, the higher the protection you want for your personal belongings, the higher the cost of insurance.

Your Location and the Places You Travel to

If you are someone who plans to travel or travels cross-country with your RV, then you should also expect that your insurance cost would be higher. Insurance companies look at the distance you cover with your motorhome as this relates to the risks as well.

Why You Need to Insure Your Motorhome

A motorhome is a valuable hybrid that combines the comfort of a home with the mobility of an automobile. It comes with various appliances such as dishes, bedroom, a multimedia system that usually include a TV, a kitchen with different cooking equipment, and some even have a fridge and a washing machine. Given the cost of all these appliances and home equipment, it is only rational to secure your investments from all sort of risks.

Furthermore, insurance is usually mandatory in most cases. This is firstly due to the fact most lenders require insurance before your financing application. So, if you are taking out a loan or any finance product to buy your recreational vehicle, you will most likely need insurance.

Apart from this, most States make insurance a legal obligation for all vehicles. This is to ensure that motorists are protected in case of accidents. Thus, insurance cannot be avoided.

Even when you can avoid insurance, it is not advisable to do so. There are various risks and unexpected circumstances that could happen when you are on the road, and the only way to guarantee the protection of your property is to insure it.

Even the best drivers still have accidents if not due to their faults, as victims of other drivers’ fault. In such a case, not having insurance can be very costly for you as you may have to bear the entire cost of repairs to your motorhome.

Contact us today to make enquiries about the insurance services and how to protect your motorhome.