Haven are a specialist home and motor insurer. The company is committed to providing specialist products and solutions to customers who may have difficulty finding what they need within the general insurance market. This could be for a number of different reasons.
They are an independent, privately-owned insurance company who pride themselves on ‘staying close to our market and to our customers’.
Haven was established in 2002 and was one of the first UK motor insurers in Gibraltar. Gibraltar was chosen by the company because of the strength of its financial services industry, compliance with EU regulatory standards and easy access to the UK insurance market.
The insurance provider is authorised and regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission and operates under European legislation concerning the regulation of insurance companies and provision of services in the EU. Haven state that they are fully compliant with data protection regulations in Gibraltar (per EU Directives) and are registered with Gibraltar’s Data Protection Commissioner.
Haven is also a member and supporter of the UK’s Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). Additionally, the insurance company is a member and supporter of the UK’s Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB), the Association of British Insurers (ABI), and the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
- Haven currently insures more than 97,000 policyholders.
- Current solvency cover ratio in excess of 150%.
- They are a specialist insurer offering short-term or annual cover.
- Over £81m paid out in claims in 2018.
Types of car insurance offered
Haven provides flexible, specialist cover for a whole range of insurance products. This includes small, personal line policies to large fleets of taxis and motor trade risks.
The company’s products have been specifically developed for these markets, and their specialised underwriting team are able to offer cover for risks which many customers may have difficulty obtaining elsewhere in the market.
Here’s an overview of Haven’s insurance products:
Haven’s Private Car product offers flexibility and is designed to cater for those policyholders who may experience difficulty obtaining cheap car insurance cover elsewhere. The insurer offers a whole range of options including telematics, impound recovery and short-term policies.
Their taxi policies offer flexible cover for both public and private hire use, and are available on an annual or short-term basis.
They offer cover for various Motor Trade road risks, and are able to accommodate a wide range of motor trader requirements.
Their Motor Fleet product is targeted at various commercial fleet risks, including Taxi, Credit Hire and Courier fleets.
Haven’s Commercial vehicle policy covers a wide range of commercial vehicle types and uses. Customers can choose from a number of different options.
They can provide cover for learner drivers, either on their own vehicle or that of a family member, whilst they (the learner) are in the process of obtaining a full licence.
The insurance provider also offers annual and short-term home insurance cover for both occupied and unoccupied properties.