Trailer Tent Insurance

Love your trailer tent? Get it covered with Towergate

  • We cover trailer tents, pop up caravans and folding campers up to 20 years of age
  • New for old and market value options available
  • Feel reassured, our teams are in one office from quotes to claims

Got a question or want us to call you back? Submit an enquiry

Get a quote

Want to get on the road straight away? Speak to our team of advisers to get set up.

0844 892 1413
01242 538 431

We’re here for you Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm, Sat 9am to 1pm
Can’t get through right now? Request a callback

Feefo logo
93%

Discover the ins and outs of trailer tent insurance from Towergate

365 day European cover

We don’t want you to feel restricted when you travel so if you feel like touring the Europe in your trailer tent then our insurance covers most countries within the EEA. Our cover in Europe is for the full 365 days of the year but there are still a few countries where we can’t provide cover so it’s best to check your policy wording to be sure. If you choose a new for old policy you can go a little further afield but again, make sure you check the geographical exclusions before you travel.

Storm Damage

Storm damage may be one of the most common claims on trailer tent insurance so it’s good to know when those rain clouds start grouping overhead; our policy provides cover for damage. This will include damage from weather such as wind, lightening and on occasion unfathomably large hail stones.

RAC towing cover

Imagine an accident on the road which causes damage to your trailer tent. It may leave you unable to tow it back home. Never fear, with this cover you can call the RAC for emergency towing assistance. This cover is included for your trailer tent but does not extend to towing your car if you have a breakdown. You’ll find the contact number in your policy booklet or you can double check with one of our helpful team, either way we recommend jotting it down before you travel.

Accidental damage

It may be a little easier to tow a trailer tent than a full size caravan but accidents can still happen. Never fear, our trailer tent policy is designed to cover miss-haps too so if you accidentally bump or scrape yours during towing, on the drive or at a site, the repairs are covered. It’s important to remember that like most insurance policies, our cover does not cover wear and tear or gradual deterioration but with a little care and maintenance you can usually avoid these kinds of repair.

These are just some of the key features and exclusions, full details will be found in policy wordings. Show policy documents

Adam Summersby

Adam Summersby

Head of Caravan
“ I’m proud to be Towergate’s Head of Caravan and managing our team of dedicated advisors based here in Cheltenham. We take pride in making sure your calls are handled with the utmost care, so our customers come away feeling confident their leisure home is protected. We are always happy to provide the personal touch and guide you through our cover and we welcome you to challenge our team to get you a better deal.”

It’s the moment of truth – you need to make a claim.

We are on hand from 9-5 on weekdays to assist you with the process of making your claim.

You can get started here by downloading the claims form.

It’s helpful for the team to check photographs of damage so they can assess the next steps to getting you back on the road. Make sure you take a few and send them to us.

To get the ball rolling, simply email us or call us on:

0844 892 1416

Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm

Articles & Guides

Get tips and advice from our industry experts to ensure you get the best out of your caravan insurance.

europe

article

Caravanning in Europe – Towergate’s top five destinations

One of the beauties of owning a touring caravan is its spontaneity and the ability to travel around our own country with little hassle. But when you’ve invested in a caravan, it’s also a great idea to take it further afield. With Europe just a short ferry ride away, if you want to take in somewhere a little different while still enjoying some of the comforts of your own home, taking your caravan to Europe is fantastic adventure.

Touring Caravan Discounts

video

Getting discounts on your touring caravan policy

We all want to get discounts on our caravan insurance. In this video we look at ways to reduce the risk of theft which in turn can gain you cheaper insurance. Watch the video to find out more.

Glamping in the UK

infographic

Glamping in the UK

Read our fantastic infographic guide to glamping. As the popularity of glamping grows, we explain what it is, why we do it and some of the very best places you can glamp in the UK. Discover camping from a whole new perspective.

Customers rate our service at 93%

Based on 2218 independent customer reviews.

DateProductScoreCustomer Comment

Static Caravan Insurance (New Policy Holder)

++

Very efficient service

Static Caravan Insurance (Renewal)

++

good value for money, although happily we have,nt needed to use your claims dept.
thank you. renewal was quick and uncomplicated

Touring Caravan Insurance (Renewal)

--

very profesional

Static Caravan Insurance (Renewal)

++

First class service. I am very happy with the company.

Touring Caravan Insurance (Renewal)

++

efficient and professional and same price as last year which is always good when it doesn't go up.

Static Caravan Insurance (New Policy Holder)

++

it was quick, all questions answered and the man was polite, have told my family to use your company.

Static Caravan Insurance (New Policy Holder)

++

very friendly and efficient

Static Caravan Insurance (New Policy Holder)

-

The reason we have given a poor rating is they had the wrong van number on the policy and after 2 attempts to correct this ( we were promised amendments in the post ) we still do not have the correct update.As we write this feedback we are concerned if we are actually insured.

Touring Caravan Insurance (New Policy Holder)

--

As my caravan insurance lapsed due to my renewal being sent out with Criminal Insurance offered rather than Caravan insurance, I can only mark this as bad.

Static Caravan Insurance (New Policy Holder)

++

I found the experience with Towergate a very pleasant with knowledgeable staff who were able to explain everything. I will definitely recommend them to all my static owner friends at Pencnwc Holiday Park.

More reviews

FAQs

What security do I need to cover my trailer tent?

If your trailer tent is worth less than £10,000 we require either a hitch lock or a wheel clamp to be fitted when it’s unattended. For trailer tents valued at more than £10,000 we require both a wheel clamp and another form of security such as a hitch lock or tracker to be fitted at any time when the trailer tent is left unattended.

What is an excess and what are my options?

An excess is the first amount you would pay towards your claim. Our trailer tent policy gives you options to set your excess at £0, £100 or £250. Your excess will also be insured, so if your claim relates to accidental damage, theft, fire or vandalism you will not pay towards the claim. This cover is limited to £250 of excess per year.

Where can I store my trailer tent?

There are several locations where our insurance can cover your trailer tent whilst stored. If you choose to store it at your home then in your garden, on your driveway or in your garage are all suitable but you cannot store your trailer tent on a public road as your insurance will no longer be valid if it gets stolen. If you store it on a site we have some requirements the site must meet so it is deemed secure enough. We ask that parks and caravan storage sites must have a perimeter fence around the storage area and locked gates onto the site.

What kinds of touring van can you insure?

We can cover; caravans, airstreams, pop-ups, folding campers, trailer tents and 5th wheelers, just ask our helpful caravan team. In addition we can cover horse trailers but through a different part of Towergate. Click here to view the page.

Can I pay in instalments?

If you would prefer to spread the cost of your policy you have the option of setting up a Direct Debit to pay your premium in equal monthly instalments through our preferred provider, Premium Credit Limited (PCL).

To find out more about PCL and direct debit payments, select Direct Debit.

To understand more about how PCL work together with Towergate, please read our Regulatory Information.

Question not answered? Ask your own question

Request a callback

Full name   Contact number     Email address     Please note: This service operates only during office hours.