The Insurance is provided under Policy No. NHE-1CA11-0013 underwritten by Zurich Municipal, and provides comprehensive cover subject to a £250 excess. The Insurance also includes Loss of Use Cover, up to a maximum of £1,000 on any one claim.
The cost is £2.60 per hire day, increasing to £4.00 per hire day if the vehicle is taken to Europe. Vehicles hired outside of the UK cannot be insured by this policy. The insurance costs will be charged by the insurance office on a quarterly basis. Hired mini buses can be insured but not via this online system. An application form for mini bus insurance should be obtained via https://intranet.soton.ac.uk/sites/finance/wiki/Motor%20Insurance.aspx and submitted to the insurance office for consideration.
Cover will be automatically granted provided that:
a) The vehicle is a car, MPV or commercial vehicle.
b) The driver/s is/are University employees or postgraduates aged 25 or over, with a clean valid driving licence, and three years driving experience.