Our comprehensive mobility scooter and powered wheelchair insurance offers real peace of mind.
Choose from two levels of cover.
We know just how important your mobility scooter or powered wheelchair is to your daily life. That’s why we have designed insurance for mobility scooters that not only gives you peace of mind, but helps keeps you moving at home or abroad.
Up to £2m Public Liability cover
Accidental damage including fire and flood
Theft and vandalism
Get-you-home allowance in the event of loss or breakdown
Hire of replacement scooter
Our mobility Extra insurance is our enhanced policy which offers all the benefits above plus extended UK mobility scooter breakdown cover
Taxi fare home (up to 10 miles) if you're unable to access the recovery vehicle
Do you need a licence to ride a mobility scooter?
No. You do not need take a test or have a driving license to use a mobility scooter. The law states that only disabled people may use Class 2 or Class 3 scooters (unless the user is conducting a sales demonstration). You do not need to be registered disabled, but must have a physical disability, injury or medical condition which means you cannot, or have difficulty, walking.
Do I need insurance for my mobility scooter?
The Department for Transport states that: “it is strongly advised that people take out insurance to cover personal safety, other people's safety and the value of the vehicle.” It is not a legal requirement to take out insurance on a mobility scooter, but it can mean that you do not have to worry about your mobility scooter being damaged, stolen, or breaking down.
Do I need to register my mobility scooter with the DVLA?
Only Class 3 vehicles (with a maximum speed of 8mph) must be registered with the DVLA. The DVLA will then issue you with a “nil duty” tax disc (meaning you don’t have to pay vehicle tax on the scooter) which you are legally required to display on your mobility scooter. You can order the forms needed to register your Class 3 scooter from the DVLA.
How much is mobility scooter insurance?
Our prices start from just £54 per year. Mobility scooter insurance quotes depend on the type of mobility scooter you are insuring and the amount of coverage you require. It’s important to make sure you don’t automatically go for the cheapest mobility scooter insurance, but instead choose the correct amount of cover for your needs.
How do I make a claim if my mobility scooter breaks down?
If you are covered by our mobility scooter insurance and your scooter breaks down, you can simply give us a call. All of our contact numbers can be found here. We have designed our mobility scooter breakdown cover to make sure that both you, and your vehicle are taken care of. We provide our Standard policy holders with a ‘get-you-home allowance’ to make sure you can get home safely in the event of a breakdown. Our Extra policy holders are eligible for Fish Mobility Rescue. The cost of hiring alternative equipment is also covered under both policies.
Who else can I put on my insurance? Is there any age limit on the policy?
The insurance policy covers the mobility scooter, not you. You do not need to add people to your policy for the vehicle to be covered while they are using it, although their use of your vehicle must be with your permission. You must be over 18 to insure your mobility scooter with us, but there is no upper age limit.
Does my policy cover me if I'm on holiday abroad?
Yes. Our standard policy covers you worldwide for up to 21 days so that you can take your mobility scooter on holiday with you. Our Extra policy covers you worldwide for up to 90 days whilst also covering holiday recovery costs! If you are travelling on a plane, we would advise contacting the airline in advance to ask what types of scooter are permitted for travel. Our mobility scooter insurance policy covers also includes Baggage Handler Cover.
Does my mobility scooter have to be insured at my own home?
You can insure your mobility scooter either at your home, or at a UK holiday home.
Is my manual wheelchair covered by my mobility scooter insurance?
Yes, manual wheelchair cover is provided with both our Standard and Extra policies.
Where can I get independent advice on using a mobility scooter?
The Department for Transport has published a free booklet called 'mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs on the road - some guidance for users' which provides useful information. You can download the guide here.
We have used all the knowledge gained from over 40 years providing insurance cover for people with disabilities and limited mobility to design a mobility scooter and powered wheelchair insurance policy that gives you great value reassurance.
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