Food delivery insurance is essential for anyone providing a food courier service. The delivery service may by a scooter, bicycle , motorbike or small car. If you provide this service, take note that standard insurance does not extend to using your mode of transport as a delivery vehicle. You will need a special type of insurance which is sometimes referred to as food courier insurance. We can provide you with multiple quotes for this specialist insurance.
Do not assume that your standard car cover is sufficient to provide cover if you are using your car to provide a delivery service. The fact is that you will invalidate any cover that you may have. Separate cover is required should you wish to to provide this type of service. The first step is to contact your current broker and let them advise you of the available options for business use.
Again if you intend to use your scooter, moped or motorbike to deliver food you first need to contact your insurance broker. They will advise you on the best way to get the cover required particular to your business model. Your standard bike insurance does not cover your for delivery services. The reason is that your intended use has changed. You will now be using your bike constantly and most likely at night time. These two reasons alone will make you more likely to being involved in a road accident. As such your broker will increase your premium before giving the okay to use your motor scooter to deliver fast food.
Like cars the insurance costs will to some extend depend on the actual vehicle. For the lowest rates choose a scooter with engine size 125 cc or less. Go above that and fat food delivery insurance costs will escalte.
The typical standard bike policy is just designed to cover your bike if stolen or damaged.This is a good idea especially if delivering food late at night in built up areas. However, cycling liability cover is not included.
If you are using you cycle to courier food for ubereats, a restaurant or a takeaway then you should consider taking out a cycling liability policy. Unlike other forms of transport it is not a legal requirement to take out additional cover to cover delivery by bicycle. The choice is yours.
This depends on a number of factors, some of these are related to your vehicle and driving history other are related to the details of the actual delivery service. We have listed some of the key factors below.
It is important to realise that your standard car policy does not cover delivering food from restaurants or takeaways. If you provide such a service you will need specific ' hire for reward insurance'.
We can provide you with multiple quotes for fast food delivery insurance. Start the process by selecting get a quote button below and complete a simple online form detailing yur food courier business. After this you will start receiving quotes from top rated UK brokers that specialise in fast food courier insurance.