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Classic Car Insurance specialists for 30 years

At Footman James we specialise in classic car insurance, vintage car insurance and competition car insurance. We understand that classic cars are more than just vehicles; they are a passion and a labour of love. This comprehensive cover is designed to recognise the true value of your classic car. We have been arranging classic car insurance for 30 years, delivering specialist classic car insurance for owners, collectors and traders. Footman James’ classic car insurance includes the benefits that are important to owners including, amongst others, breakdown assistance and agreed value.

As lovers of classic cars, we enjoy links with many enthusiasts and their clubs, such as the Morris Minor Owners Club and the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club, directly engaging with them by sponsoring classic car shows and offering specialist rates for club members. To find a club or association nearby, please visit our Classic Enthusiast Clubs section.

With a proven passion for classic cars, you can be confident that by arranging your insurance through Footman James, your classic car, whether it is a Volkswagen Beetle, MG MGB, Bentley Continental or a Morris Minor, will be covered.

Six of our most popular types of classic car insurance are classic Ford insurance, MG Midget insurance, classic VW insurance, classic Jaguar insurance, classic Mini insurance and Triumph Spitfire Insurance.

If you own 3 or more classic cars then please visit our Multi Vehicle Insurance page.

If you have any questions about our cover or want to find out more, please call 0333 207 6212 or email mv@footmanjames.co.uk.

FJ+

At Footman James we understand that classic car enthusiasts want to make the most of their classic cars. That’s why we can now offer a range of additional cover options, which allows customers to pick and choose cover to suit their particular needs. The cover options are collectively called FJ+ and includes options such as wedding hire, breakdown and nil deduction salvage retention. So whether a customer wants to drive other classics, hire their car for weddings or wants to participate in track days we’ve got it covered!

Example FJ+ Cover Options
Breakdown
Legal Protection
Spare Parts
Spare Parts 2, 5 and 10
Drive to Work
Nil Deduction Salvage Retention
Agreed Value

Footman James reviews

ProductScoreCustomer Comments

Classic Car Insurance MITSUBISHI GTO

Service:++

Great as always

Classic Car Insurance AUDI CABRIOLET 2.0E

Service:++

Good service

Classic Car Insurance FORD CORTINA SUPER

Service:++

Easy to get through on the phone, no faffing about, staff were polite and friendly and sorted my renewal very quickly and the quote was even cheaper than last year (and last year was a great price), footman James seem to be in tune with what the customer wants. No reason to look elsewhere for cover.

Classic Car Insurance AUSTIN SEVEN RUBY

Service:++

Outstanding service with very helpful staff who tailored the insurance policy to meet my specific requirements for a vintage motor car policy. In addition the policy provides exceptional value for money.

Classic Car Insurance MORRIS MINOR

Service:++

renewing was easy and the agent was helpful pleasant and polite.

Classic Car Insurance MORRIS MINOR

Service:++

Used them for years

Classic Car Insurance LANDROVER DISCOVERY

Service:-

Cannot contact, no return calls when promised, cannot get vehicle and insurance details right.

Classic Car Insurance AUSTIN 10 CLIFTON TOURER

Service:-

When,on the telephone, I questioned some of the additional cover items and explained why I did not require them, I was told that they would be removed. I requested this in writing and wa told that this would be done. No such letter was received, hence my response.

Classic Car Insurance LOTUS ELAN + 2

Service:++

I have had insurance with Footman James for my 1969 Lotus Elan S4 SE for 14 years without any claim .
Earlier this year my car almost suffered a total loss in a fire. My claim was accepted in full and was dealt with quickly and efficiently. I had no hesitation in renewing my policy.

Classic Car Insurance RELIANT SCIMITAR GT

Service:++

Excellent and efficient service and reasonable costs.Nice people and easy to deal with, a very satisfactory outcome.

Classic Car Insurance MORRIS MINOR

Service:++

Helpful and curtious

Classic Car Insurance ALFAROMEO 2000 GT VELOCE

Service:++

Very professional and well informed staff.

Classic Car Insurance MORRIS MINOR

Service:+

It seems a reasonable price , but it could be vastly improved if we could buy the same insurance without breakdown cover as being a RAC member I am paying twice for the same cover,

Classic Car Insurance SABRE SPRINT

Service:++

Could not have been easier

Classic Car Insurance JAGUAR E TYPE

Service:++

Great service and prices

Classic Car Insurance LANDROVER DISCOVERY TDI

Service:++

Simple to understand and ease to do business with

Classic Car Insurance MORRIS MINOR TRAVELLER

Service:++

Simple, effective, quick

Classic Car Insurance TRIUMPH HERALD

Service:++

Good price, excellent service and they seem to understand the madness that overtakes classic car owners! Luckily have never had to claim yet.

Classic Car Insurance MORRIS MINOR

Service:++

Clear details of the cover offered from a member of staff with an excellent knowledge

Classic Car Insurance SAAB 900 SE CONVERTIBLE A

Service:++

I've always insured my classic cars with FJ for well over 15 years. They have always given me competitive quotes compared to the rest..

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