Insurers Offer Free Cover Upgrades for Food and Parcel Deliveries During the Covid-19 Crisis!
The Covid-19 outbreak has left Taxi Drivers all over the country looking at ways they can either reduce outgoings or supplement their income. Though the population’s lockdown has signalled an increase in the need for food and parcel deliveries.
You could play a vital part in keeping the country going!
As a result of these unprecedented times, many taxi and private hire drivers could to utilise their vehicle to deliver food and parcels instead of carrying fare-paying passengers,.
Last year following the continued growth of Uber Eats, Deliveroo, Amazon and the like, we published a blog about the insurance requirements for this, and if you would be insured under your current taxi policy. Ordinarily you would need to pay to upgrade cover. You still need to speak to your broker or insurer as it may not be covered as standard but…….
The positive news
Plan Insurance Brokers have spoken to our insurance partners and they have agreed to include Courier use for food and parcel deliveries. To arrange this you must contact our Customer Service team, so they can ensure the relevant adjustments are made to your policy.
If your policy is with the following insurers you will be eligible to upgrade: Tradex – Collinwood – Walsingham – Trident
You can contact them on 0333 003 0611 or via email TaxiCustomerServices@planinsurance.co.uk