​DAS Partners with VM Insurance to Create Bespoke Motorhome and Campervan Product

Posted on 11 Dec 2017

News Release  

7th December 2017

DAS Partners with VM Insurance to Create Bespoke Motorhome and Campervan Product

 

DAS UK Group, the UK’s leading legal expenses insurer, has partnered with campervan and motorhome insurance specialist VM Insurance to provide a bespoke motor breakdown scheme for motorhomes and campervans.

 

With statistics from the National Caravan Council reporting that sales of new motorhomes have increased by 14% * in 2017 compared to last year, recreational vehicles represent a significant area of potential growth for insurers.

 

The new product is designed to meet the breakdown needs of these vehicle users by providing UK and European breakdown cover, as well as commercial legal protection for policyholders.

 

Commenting on the collaboration, Peter Cue, Managing Director at VM Insurance, said: “We are delighted to be working with DAS and look forward to a long and positive relationship.”

 

Darren Weekes, Head of Broker at DAS UK Group said:  “In response to the rapid growth of the sector we have worked in partnership with VM Insurance to develop a specialist insurance product that caters specifically for motorhome and campervan owners. This new offering will provide a great product for customers in what is a burgeoning sector.”

 

ENDS

 

* www.thencc.org.uk/news_press/pressreleases.aspx

 

Media Contacts:

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Karl Blockwell, DAS:                                                                                        0117 934 2005

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Notes to Editors:

 

DAS UK Group:           www.das.co.uk

The DAS UK Group comprises an insurance company (DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Ltd), a law firm (DAS Law), and an after the event legal expenses division (DAS LawAssist).

 

DAS introduced legal expenses insurance (LEI) in 1975, protecting individuals and businesses against the unforeseen costs involved in a legal dispute. Today it has over nine million policyholders.

 

The company offers a range of insurance and assistance add-on products suitable for landlords, homeowners, motorists, groups and business owners, while its after-the-event legal expenses insurance division – DAS LawAssist – offers a civil litigation, insolvency, clinical negligence and personal injury product. In 2013, DAS also acquired its own law firm – DAS Law – enabling it to leverage the law firm’s expertise to provide its customers with access to justice, including legal advice and representation.

 

DAS is part of the ERGO Group, one of Europe’s largest insurance groups (the majority shareholder in ERGO is Munich Re, the world’s largest reinsurer).

 

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