Just as there is an insurance product for anyone wanting to insure a car over the short term, by way of temporary car insurance, the same applies to those who drive a motorbike. There are many reasons for taking out short term motorbike insurance.
Short term motorbike insurance may be taken out from anything from a single day to 28 days. This form of insurance may be ideal in many different scenarios. One example would be if the motorbike was borrowed for the day. Short term cover for a motorbike, provides comprehensive insurance for a motorbike, in the same way that temporary car insurance provides cover for a car.
The policy can be taken out online, with no paperwork, as the policy document can be printed out. This means that short term insurance is excellent if there is a need to take out insurance very quickly. This type of policy can be taken out by anyone who has purchased a second hand or new motorbike and who wants insurance cover while driving the bike home. A policy could be taken out for one or two days. This provides comprehensive insurance, while at the same time giving breathing space to search for an affordable annual insurance policy.
Touring holidays on motorbikes are popular, and again short term motorbike insurance comes in handy for anyone who borrows a motorbike for the week. Other reasons where temporary insurance may come in handy includes, taking a motorbike out for a road test and lending a motorbike to a friend.