Trailer Tent Insurance

Love your folding caravan? Get it covered with Towergate.

  • For trailer tents, pop up caravans and folding campers
  • New for old and market value options available
  • Feel reassured, our teams work together all from one office

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Discover 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 strong winds, lightening, hail stones and more.

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 however, our policy includes RAC for emergency towing assistance. 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. Please be aware this cover does not extend to towing your car if you have a breakdown.

Accidental damage

It may be a little easier to tow a trailer tent than a full size caravan but accidents can still happen. Our trailer tent policy is designed to cover miss-haps too, if you accidentally bump or scrape yours, the policy will cover repairs. It’s important to remember that like most insurance policies, our cover does not include wear and tear or mechanical breakdown 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 your policy wording. 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.”

Trailer Tent Insurance Claims

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:

0344 892 1416

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

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Trailer Tent Insurance FAQs

What security do I need to cover my trailer tent?

Whilst left unattended you'll be required to protect your trailer tent using one or more security devices. The level of security we recommend depends on the value of your trailer tent, so:
-Under £5k = A wheel clamp
-Between £5k - £15k = A wheel clamp + 1 other security device i.e. a hitch-lock
-£15k plus = We recommend you speak with an adviser, though you still need just 2 devices, 1 or more of them must be considered to be a category 2 device depending on other details like where it's stored.

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. It's often worth speaking with the team to ensure we can help.

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.

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