Classic Car Insurance specialists for 30 years

At Footman James we specialise in classic car insurance and vintage 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 see the full list of clubs and associations that we work with, 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 or a Morris Minor, will be covered.

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 0843 357 1973 or email enquiries@footmanjames.co.uk.

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
FeeFo Feedback

Classic Car Insurance reviews

Product Score Customer Comment

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Customer service was brilliant and got me up and running within 15 minutes

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Great service and fantastic price . Will recommend you to everyone . Thanks

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Really great customer service, helpful and willing to take time to talk things through.
I will recommend to all my friends and colleagues
A+

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Very helpful staff. Competitive quotation. Documentation came through very quickly.

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Excellent quote provided and simple to arrange insurance over the phone, thank you

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I liked the non pressure sell . after the re quote on the phone I left the call to have a think and then went back and paid .

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First time insuring my Morris minor 1000 saloon, were very helpful explaining and took me through each stage step by step. Great service team and quick response when emailed. Top marks Footman James. would definitely recommend to all.

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Good device

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Thorough.

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First class and efficient service at a very good price. Thank you

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Great service and price on Classic Car Insurance ,but rubbish web site as unable to pay on line ,so had to phone to pay.

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Quick and easy to use, very competitive price.

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Good service, understood what vehicle I had and the modifications. Dealt with my enquiry in a friendly and professional way.

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Good rates of insurance. Flexible classic age-related cover. Helpful and friendly staff.
Only minor negative comment is that the documentation on arrival needed some dates modifying.
Will recommend.
Thanks.

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thank you for a very prompt and informative service staff answered all my questions to enable me to choose the correct insurance for my car.
thank you
regards Mr. k carter

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so easy and first class service

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Very good website, I found this is better then CIS and more helpful. Thank you.

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They contacted me by registered post, when unable to contact me by phone.
Quote reasonable and the lady was very helpful.

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Excellent quote for the product. Haven't had cause to claim yet, so can't comment on service beyond initial purchase, which was easy.

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