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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Impressed. Took longer than initially stated but generally an efficient process.

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Service was excellent

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Found it very easy to renew online and premium was competitive.

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I have been with footman james for a number of years and have found them to be reliable and easy to deal with.

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Extremely pleasant and helpful member of staff handled my application. The sum quoted was far below that which I had been paying for years, I only wish that I had contacted them before. All the paperwork arrived very quickly. A totally positive experience.

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Usual insurance company, satisfactory so far.

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Nicely handled and a pleasant experience.
Not quite as knowledgeable on classic cars as their advertising would have you believe though.

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Always helpful and efficent

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Very good detailed walk through the products.

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Very efficient and helpful

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good classic car insurance would recommend

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Good customer service which met my needs at a very competitive rate.

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No complaints at all. Very reasonable insurance rate. Very pleased.

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The lady that delt with me was excellent. She was polite and easy to talk to. She made the whole experience quick and fun, even when she didn't know an answer to my queries she found an answer for me. She was a good laugh and a pleasure to deal with. Thank you.

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Fast and efficient!

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Very Good

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Very helpful staff , competitive quote

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Very disappointed that prices have gone up. Will be looking elsewhere!

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I have used footman James for a number of years now and have tried other companies which could not compare with value for money

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Friendly , listened, good info, good cost, will enquire about General car insurance when time comes also . Good document pack.