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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 over 30 years, delivering specialist classic car insurance for owners, collectors and traders.

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.

We also understand that every classic car owner and their needs are different, but we all share the same passion and enthusiasm for our classic car. With this in mind, we have developed a product which allows you to build your policy with over 20 different cover options; including agreed value, drive to work and wedding hire. You can view the full list of our cover options here.

What classifies as a classic car?

Deciding what cars classify as a classic has been a matter of much debate. Though only vehicles pre-1976 are tax exempt, many more modern vehicles, often known as modern classics, can also be considered a classic car. If you are unsure about whether your vehicle is applicable for this cover, apply for a quote here.

Vintage wedding and modified cars cover

Vintage car insurance policies from Footman James also cover modified vehicles.

Wedding vehicles are also covered in our vintage car policies, meaning that if you want to use your classic car to help create a dream wedding for others, our specialist vehicle cover is the best choice.

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.

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.

Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri: 7am - 9pm
Sat: 9am - 5pm
Sun: CLOSED

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 DAIMLER CONQUEST

Service:++

Quick easy transaction, professional and polite. Answer questions on the spot, no messing. I would recommend to anyone. The quotes are fair and realistic. Well done.

Classic Car Insurance MG ZR

Service:++

A great, honest and reliable service. Thanx f+J

Classic Car Insurance FORD ESCORT RS

Service:++

Excellent value for money. Friendly staff

Classic Car Insurance MG F

Service:+

Good service, used before but I was a bit annoyed that I had to ring up to check something that was missed off my schedule of insurance that was on my renewal

Classic Car Insurance MG MIDGET

Service:++

Service was good

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