14 December 2023

Welcome to Zoomcover Excess Protection Insurance

What Is An Excess? All motor insurance policies have an Excess, this is the amount that you must pay if you have a claim. Do I Still Have To Pay The Excess If The Accident Is Not My Fault? Yes you do. If you are blameless in the accident (for example your car has been… Read More

28 November 2023


It’s been a while since our last update, but we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to improve our product range and we’re delighted to announce… ZOOMCOVER NOW INSURE VANS! The same great value comprehensive temporary cover provided by ERS – only now available for Vans as well as Cars. Policies can be bought by… Read More

12 December 2022

Santa’s Come Early!

There was great excitement at Zoomcover HQ this week – caused by the arrival of our first ever Zoomcover-branded clothing. Zoomcover director Karen takes up the story… “Everyone has a favourite hoodie, but unfortunately mine was 10 years old and carried a competitor’s logo! Rather than promoting the opposition, or taking a Sharpy to it… Read More

18 November 2022

Zoomcover.com Wins Another Award

More good news on the Awards front – Zoomcover are delighted to have been named as “Car Insurance Firm of the Year” in the Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2022/23! Zoomcover MD John Hatfield said “Winning another award so soon after our last one was a lovely surprise – talk about “like buses”! Whilst these awards… Read More

17 October 2022

Zoomcover Is A Winner In The UK Enterprise Awards 2022!

We’re delighted to have been named as a winner in the UK Enterprise Awards 2022 hosted by SME News. Zoomcover was named Car Insurance Start-Up Company Of The Year – Cheshire. Zoomcover director John Hatfield said  “We’re really chuffed to have won our first award. We believe we run an innovative business with customers at… Read More

15 November 2021

Approved repairers – should you use them?

If you’ve had an accident and your vehicle needs repairing most insurers will ask you to use one of their approved repairers. But should you follow their advice? You are not bound to follow their suggestion, but be careful : you may face an increased excess is you go outside of the insurer’s network of… Read More

4 October 2021

The Motor Insurance Database – A Beginner’s Guide

What’s the most frequently asked question our helpdesk receives? By some distance it’s the MID. So here’s our essential guide to all things related to the Motor Insurance Database – enjoy!   The MID is a record of all vehicles insured in the UK – it’s mission is “to ensure that vehicles driven on our… Read More

5 September 2021

We don’t do annual insurance (but we know someone who does)…

Zoomcover is all about great value temporary motor insurance for drivers who need the flexibility and convenience of our on-demand car insurance. We believe our products perfectly suit the changing needs of consumers (eg. the sharing economy, flexible working hours, WFH) and we’ll continue to develop further innovations to meet these changing needs – that’s… Read More

23 August 2021

Zoomcover Newsletter #1

Starting up a business is tough at the best of times – but in the middle of a pandemic? It’s certainly not been plain sailing, but with the support of all our customers and our partners, we now find ourselves entering our 2nd year! We’ve plenty more great-value, easy-to-access insurance products in our plans, so… Read More

19 July 2021

Free Breakdown Cover!

So the car you’ve borrowed breaks down – what do you do? You may well need some help from a recovery service, but have you got that cover on the car you’re borrowing? And does the owner’s breakdown cover (if they have any?) extend to cover additional drivers? Rather than trying to resolve this tricky… Read More

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