The price of your Vehicle, as confirmed in the sales invoice which includes factory fitted accessories and dealer fitted options up to £1,500 and paintwork protection systems up to £250. You should exclude all deposit allowances, discounts, rebates, concessions, cashbacks, incentives and contributions, new vehicle registration fees, road fund licence fee, number plates, warranty costs, insurance premiums, fuel and other extras, arrears or negative equity.      

Choose an insurance type

  • Finance/Contract Hire

    Pays the difference between the motor insurers settlement and the outstanding Finance Balance. Suitable for HP, PCP, Lease and Contract Hire Vehicles.

  • Return to Invoice +

    Pays the difference between the motor insurers settlement and either the invoice price or the amount outstanding on finance whichever is the highest.

  • Vehicle Replacement +

    Pays the difference between the motor insurers settlement and the cost of a replacement vehicle matching the original specification, age, mileage or the amount outstanding on finance whichever is highest.

Finance/Contract Hire

Total Premium: The full amount that you will pay to cover the entire term of your selected policy. This includes the IPT, (Insurance Premium Tax that is paid to the government).
£
Cover limit: The cover limit is the difference between the motor insurance payout at the point of total loss and the amount you need to claim under the GAP policy.
Vehicle Cost

Policy information

Period of Cover Available 1-5 Years
Maximum Claim Limit Unlimited
Maximum Vehicle Purchase Price £75,000
When do I need to buy the policy Anytime
Will it Settle Finance Agreements YES
Is it Transferable to my next vehicle NO
Covers ALL Manufacturer fitted extras  YES
30 day Money Back Guarantee YES
Covers all drivers on your insurance policy YES
Covers theft with use of keys YES
Cover Insurance Excess up to £250 YES
Example

Example 1 (PCP & Finance Purchases)

Total Loss after 14 months

Vehicle Cost £20,000
Deposit £1,000
Balance Financed £19,000
Motor Insurance Pays £12,000
Finance Settlement £18,000
Finance GAP Pays £6,000

Example 2 (Contract Hire)

Total Loss after 12 months

Vehicle Cost £500 per month for 36 months
Motor Insurance Pays £18,000
Finance Settlement £24,000
Finance Gap Pays £6,000 Settles the Hire Agreement

The finance gap insurance pays the shortfall (£6,000) between your motor insurance payment and the settlement amount with the finance house clearing your financial obligations in full.

FAQ's
What cover does Lease, Finance, & Contract Hire Gap provide?
What is the vehicle purchase price that I should use to calculate the cost of the policy?
Who is the insurer of this policy?
What is the claim limit on Finance Gap Insurance?
Is Deposit Protection Available?
When and how do I receive my policy documents?
What is total loss?
How can I pay?
Whose name should the policy be in?
Why Finance, lease and contract hire gap insurance protection?
What is Finance, Lease and Contract Hire Gap insurance?
How does Contract Hire Gap insurance work?
Are Contract Hire Vehicles covered by this policy?
What happens when my lease car has been declared a total loss?
Do I need Gap Insurance on a Contract Hire or Lease?
What happens if I don’t have Contract Hire Gap Insurance and my car is written off?
Which Gap Insurance is best for PCP?
Does it cover my motor policy excess?
Am I covered for theft of vehicle with keys?
Why would this policy not pay out?
Why is Direct Gap so much cheaper than motor dealers quote?
Can anyone drive my vehicle and still be covered by GAP?
Am I covered to drive my vehicle abroad?
Is this a one off or annual payment?
Will Brexit affect my Gap Insurance Policy?
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£

Return to Invoice +

Total Premium: The full amount that you will pay to cover the entire term of your selected policy. This includes the IPT, (Insurance Premium Tax that is paid to the government).
£
Cover limit: The cover limit is the difference between the motor insurance payout at the point of total loss and the amount you need to claim under the GAP policy.
Vehicle Cost

Policy information

Period of Cover Available 1-5 Years
Maximum Claim Limit Unlimited
Maximum Vehicle Purchase Price £75,000
When do I need to buy the policy Within 180 days
Will it Settle Finance Agreements YES
Is it Transferable to my next vehicle YES
Covers ALL Manufacturer fitted extras  YES
30 day Money Back Guarantee YES
Covers All Named Drivers  YES
Covers theft with use of keys YES
Cover Insurance Excess up to £250 YES
Example

Example 1 (Cash Purchase)

Vehicle Cost £20,000
Motor Insurer Pays £10,000
RTI GAP Pays £10,000

Example 2 (Finance Purchase)

Vehicle Cost £20,000
Motor Insurer Pays £10,000
Finance Settlement £15,000
RTI GAP Pays £10,000

You receive a total of £20,000 out of which you settle the finance of £15,000 and you retain the balance of £5,000.

NOTE: If your finance settlement exceeds the Vehicle Cost. The GAP policy will settle your obligation in full.

FAQ's
What cover does Return to Invoice + Finance Gap provide?
What is RTI gap insurance?
How does RTI gap insurance work?
Do I need RTI gap insurance?
Is RTI gap insurance worth it?
Can I get RTI gap insurance if I bought my car on finance?
Does RTI gap insurance cover me if I’m at fault?
Do I need RTI gap insurance as well as motor insurance?
When can I claim on my return to invoice gap insurance?
What is the vehicle purchase price that I should use to calculate the cost of the policy?
Who is the insurer of this policy?
What is the claim limit?
When and how do I receive my policy documents?
What is total loss?
How long can I have owned the vehicle for and still buy the policy?
How can I pay?
Whose name should the policy be in?
I have new for old cover for 12 months on my motor insurance; can I defer my Return to Invoice policy?
Does Return to Invoice Gap Insurance settle my outstanding finance?
Does it cover my motor policy excess?
Can this policy be transferred to a replacement vehicle?
Am I covered for theft of vehicle with keys?
Why would this policy not pay out?
Why is Direct Gap so much cheaper than motor dealers quote?
Can anyone drive my vehicle and still be covered by GAP?
Am I covered to drive my vehicle abroad?
Is this a one off or annual payment?
Will Brexit affect my Gap Insurance Policy?
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£

Vehicle Replacement +

Total Premium: The full amount that you will pay to cover the entire term of your selected policy. This includes the IPT, (Insurance Premium Tax that is paid to the government).
£
Cover limit: The cover limit is the difference between the motor insurance payout at the point of total loss and the amount you need to claim under the GAP policy.
Vehicle Cost

Policy information

Period of Cover Available 1-5 Years
Maximum Claim Limit Unlimited
Maximum Vehicle Purchase Price £75,000
When do I need to buy the policy Within 180 days
Will it Settle Finance Agreements YES
Is it Transferable to my next vehicle YES
Covers ALL Manufacturer fitted extras  YES
30 day Money Back Guarantee YES
Covers All Named Drivers YES
Covers theft with use of keys YES
Cover Insurance Excess up to £250 YES
Example

Example 1 (Cash Purchase)

New Vehicle Total Loss after 24 months

Vehicle Cost £20,000
Motor Insurance Pays £10,000
Cost of a Replacement Vehicle £25,000
GAP Pays the Difference £15,000

Example 2 (Finance Purchase)

New Vehicle Total Loss after 24 months

Vehicle Cost £20,000
Motor Insurance Pays £10,000
Finance Settlement £10,000
Cost of a Replacement Vehicle £25,000
VRI GAP pays £15,000

You get the full amount of money to buy a brand new replacement vehicle.

You receive a total of £25,000 out of which you settle the finance of £10,000 and you retain the balance of £15,000 as a deposit towards buying a brand new vehicle and your finance is settled in full.

FAQ's
What cover does Transferable Vehicle Replacement/Finance Shortfall Gap provide?
What is the vehicle purchase price that I should use to calculate the cost of the policy?
Who is the insurer of this policy?
What is the claim limit?
When and how do I receive my policy documents?
What is total loss?
How long can I have owned the vehicle for and still buy the policy?
How can I pay?
Whose name should the policy be in?
I have new for old cover for 12 months on my motor insurance; can I defer my Vehicle Replacement gap policy?
Does Vehicle Replacement Gap Insurance settle my outstanding finance?
Does it cover my motor policy excess?
Can my Vehicle Replacement Gap policy be transferred to a replacement vehicle?
Am I covered for theft of vehicle with keys?
Why would my vehicle replacement gap insurance policy not pay out?
Why is Direct Gap so much cheaper than motor dealers quote?
Can anyone drive my car and still be covered by Vehicle Replacement Gap insurance?
Am I covered to drive my vehicle abroad?
What is vehicle replacement gap insurance?
How does vehicle replacement gap insurance work?
Can I get vehicle replacement gap insurance if I bought my car on finance?
Is vehicle replacement gap insurance only for new cars?
Do I get a courtesy car with vehicle replacement gap insurance?
Does total loss gap insurance cover me if I’m at fault?
When can I claim on my vehicle replacement gap insurance?
Do I still have to make payments on a car that is written off?
Will Brexit affect my Gap Insurance Policy?
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£

Buy With Confidence, Direct Gap Provides all these benefits FREE of charge:

  • FREE - 5 Star Rated with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee
  • FREE - Unlimited Claim Limits on vehicles up to £50k
  • FREE - Policy transfer on RTI and VRI
  • FREE - Deferred Start Date Option for New Vehicle Purchases
  • FREE - Cover for ALL named drivers on your policy
  • FREE - No mileage restrictions during life of policy
  • FREE - Policy Amendments for Registration Number & Address Changes
  • FREE - Commitment To SETTLE your claim within 10 days
  • FREE - Credit Card Payments, No Additional Fees

Customer reviews

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David Crum

5-Star Rating

30 Jun 2015

Nice easy process to get my gap insurance. Simple to do - thanks.

Sarah Gulliver Goodall

5-Star Rating

23 Dec 2013

The website was good and the telephone operator was helpful. 

stephanie

5-Star Rating

5 Aug 2016

I spoke to a lady on the telephone (first bonus) got straight through ( double bonus) The lady was very helpful and polite, very e…

Lynne

5-Star Rating

21 Mar 2016

Clear and easy application. Telephoned a couple of times to clarify which policy I should buy, really helpful and so polite, price…

Robert Wilson

5-Star Rating

16 Jan 2014

Quick and easy

Dean Mackintosh

5-Star Rating

17 Jan 2020

Wasn't sure about what p[policy would be a best fit for my needs ... One quick call had me ready to purchase the right policy. Gre…

Nichola Mortimer

5-Star Rating

18 Oct 2019

Very easy to follow, best quote on line.

David F

5-Star Rating

18 Dec 2013

checked a review site that recommended your site

Geoff Meadowcroft

5-Star Rating

28 Apr 2017

Simple,straightforward and cost concious (enough about me !) Great product and saved me hundreds against finance company quote...t…

Stephen Dury

5-Star Rating

19 Jan 2014

Quoted over £400 by my dealer.

Julie Armstrong

5-Star Rating

22 May 2014

Very easy to use.

Anna Gregory

5-Star Rating

27 Jul 2020

Very slick, tried Admiral earlier -system was painful !

D Canham

5-Star Rating

13 Feb 2018

This is my second Insurance Policy with Direct Gap. Currently a claim in place for the first. So hopefully that will be resolved v…

Ross Ranson

5-Star Rating

16 Oct 2018

Comprehensive cover and easy to purchase. Thank you

Michael Swan

5-Star Rating

6 Mar 2019

Rang Direct Gap for help and the lady I spoke to couldn't have been more helpful.

Mrs L Tocher

5-Star Rating

13 Jan 2019

Explained fully and simply. Easy to buy online. Much cheaper than similar cover the car dealer was offering.

susan millar

4-Star Rating

26 Oct 2015

I would give a 5 but will wait to see if i ever need to claim,cheers

LeeKitchen

5-Star Rating

26 Jul 2016

Can't believe how cheap the cover is, wish I knew before taking out GAP with dealership, luckily I'm within my 30 day period so I'…

A Anderson

5-Star Rating

26 Aug 2017

Easy website to use, saved me £££'s on dealers prices ..very happy!

Andrew brothwood

5-Star Rating

11 Apr 2014

Spoke to James who answered all of my questions and gave me the advice I needed to proceed with the cover. Many thanks.

H Leverington

5-Star Rating

24 Jun 2014

Excellent service. Quick, easy & professional.

jean-paul hurrell

5-Star Rating

3 May 2014

great quick service

Dr Onnig Tamizian

5-Star Rating

24 Feb 2015

efficient and easy application. I Hope that claiming (which I hope won't be necessary) is equally efficient.

Neil White

5-Star Rating

11 Oct 2019

Easy to set up, simple to understand and way cheaper than the policy the garage I bought the car from tried to sell me!