Car insurance buyers guide

Why do you need it, what do you need and what should you look out for? Sit back, relax and let Elephant help you decide.

Young and first time drivers

Yes, we'll try to help! After all, everyone has to start somewhere. Statistics show that drivers under 25 are much more likely to have an accident, which is why they generally pay more for insurance. But we'll do our best to give you a competitive premium, so you can actually afford to get on the road.

Obviously it helps if you're insuring a relatively modest, small-engined car in a low car insurance group, rather than something hugely expensive and powerful. Try to avoid modifications that are going to increase its value or change it from standard specification. And if you take your PassPlus test, you'll find that can reduce your premium too.

Save more sooner with Elephant's Bonus Accelerator. Elephant's Bonus Accelerator gives you a years' No Claims Bonus in just 10 months. So you earn your No Claims Bonus faster and start paying less sooner. At the end of the 10 months we'll give you a renewal based on another full year's No Claims Bonus.

You can get a car insurance quote online or if you'd prefer to talk it through, give us a call on 0333 220 2086. Elephant likes young people, so we'll always be polite and help as much as we can.

Calls to 03 numbers will cost no more than calls to national geographic numbers (starting 01 or 02) from both mobiles and landlines.

Elephant Top Tip

If you've already started driving (say on your mum or dad's car), make sure they're insured with Elephant. If they are, you can build up your own No Claims Bonus as a named driver. You can transfer that bonus when you take out your own Elephant car insurance, which will help you save money too.


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