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insurance for a scooter

(4 Posts)
motheroftwoboys Wed 09-Jul-14 10:10:10

23 year old son is considering buying a scooter instead of buying a car. Does anyone know what insurance costs would be approximately? Comparison websites all ask for exact details of bike - which he hasn't got yet.

OldLadyKnowsSomething Thu 10-Jul-14 00:37:00

Probably easiest if he picks a model he might buy (the cc he's looking at, for example, the age of the machine/price he can pay) and use that to get a rough guide to insurance costs. Costs vary so much depending on experience, the area you live, whether it's garaged overnight etc, that no-one else can really guide you.

motheroftwoboys Mon 14-Jul-14 19:41:21

Thanks for the reply. Just rang for a quote today - after looking at bikes over the weekend - he was quoted �2,700!!!!!!!!! Truly ridiculous. God knows what a car would cost. Really don't know what he is going to do. His dad can't go on giving him a lift for ever!

maccie Mon 14-Jul-14 20:04:05

That's ridiculous mother my 16 year old has just been insured for a year for £400. That's a 2011 yamaha 50cc

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