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Before I got my K16GT I insured via Carole Nash
I changed to Bennett's a few years back because Carole Nash automatically included the cost of European breakdown and as I purchased BWW breakdown I did not want to pay twice
Because Bennett's have charged me an unreasonable admin amount (in my opinion) because I have changed my bike I am considering changing broker out of principle
Can anyone recommend a bike insurer where European breakdown insurance is a costed option?
Andy (alias Victor Meldrew)
 

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I have been using Dairyland. Reasonable rates but haven't had any claims so don't know how they do.
 

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I use Dairyland as well.

When my bike got totaled in Feb by another driver, Dairyland handled the claim. They're awesome to work with. The only issue I have is now that I have a claim, my premium went up.

I don't aagree with the increased premium but what can I do? I was a pedestrian, standing next to my bike and the driver ran both of us over.
 

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Progressive and love' em.
 
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Every year when insurance is due I visit gocompare.com and confused.com running my details through. I don't always take the cheapest but sometimes I am surprised how cheap the best deals are and it makes me look around. The other advantage is normally in the comparison table they give you a clear view of features included or not like European Breakdown... This year I swapped to MCE from Bennett's as for the second year Bennett's tried to increase my premium... Peter
 

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Thanks UK gents, I think I will try MCE first and then comparison sites if need be

Thanks US guys but I was looking for a UK insurer
 

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I had terrible problems getting a decent quote. Turns out it was the value of the bike causing the problem because it was so new. Once I dropped the value to £18,500 sensible quotes came in.

Ended up with ZENITH via one of the comparison sites. I did it by phone though and the guy was really helpfull changing this 'n' that to get a good price.
 

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Progressive Ins

Progressive and love' em.
Progressive was great when trading my bike, no problems with the paperwork. Emailed all the forms with the proper approval stamps for the RMV, etc.
And when the 83 year old guy rear ended me earlier this year, they paid right away...Didn't get the bike back for 2 months, but, meh...:frown:
 

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Try Bikesure, used them on my Harley and now speaking with them on swapping policy over the my K1600GTL until it runs out. Helpful staff.
 

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Try Bikesure, used them on my Harley and now speaking with them on swapping policy over the my K1600GTL until it runs out. Helpful staff.
Before I got my K16GT I insured via Carole Nash
I changed to Bennett's a few years back because Carole Nash automatically included the cost of European breakdown and as I purchased BWW breakdown I did not want to pay twice
Because Bennett's have charged me an unreasonable admin amount (in my opinion) because I have changed my bike I am considering changing broker out of principle
Can anyone recommend a bike insurer where European breakdown insurance is a costed option?
Andy (alias Victor Meldrew)
I Tried everywhere with cheapest £
780, then tried MCE and it was £356
 

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ducati insurance and LVE were cheapest for me... by a margin.... NFU mutual was over 5 times what i paid !!!
 

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try mcn compere i was with bennets with a kawasaki gtr 1400 for 3 years when i bought 1600gt they would not insure me although i have full ncb and have been riding since i was 17 (now 62) tried compere sites cheapest was £8000 tried mcn compere got £324 fully comp
 

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I use Bennett’s now. Changed from BeMoto. BeMoto renewal £320. Bennett’s £150 for a 2015 GTL exclusive valued £11k.
 

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Be Moto offer two types of insurance - Titanium or Carbon. One has everything included - RAC etc and one doesn't and lets you add the bits you want. I got a quote for multibike and they were quite good, but went for Bennetts in the end as they were cheap and basic and it didn't look like a lot of riding was going on. I always look at admin charges as I have four bikes and like to swap around a bit on some of them and Bennetts has a £30 charge (from memory) and Be Moto was free but more expensive to start with.

eBike was great but they have are now Brightside. You can manage your Policy on line, add things like exhausts etc to see how the price changes, and if you make changes online ie change bike, accessories etc it was free and you docs were just sent to you foc. Not sure if this is still the case?
 

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I got a great renewal price with Devitts. Used to be Post Office but I think Devitts was always their underwriter in any event. Half what I paid last year for first year of K ownership.
 

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Another for Bikesure, very helpful staff, premium stays reasonable, multi bike policy which is easy to add and remove bikes. £250'ish for a £2017 K1600GT plus a BT1100, happy days.
 
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