Referendum outcome FAQs

On Friday 24 June 2016, Britain voted to leave the European Union.

RSA understands that this may be an uncertain time for customers, so we have put together the following frequently asked questions to address any immediate queries

We will post updates on our websites, Twitter and Facebook.

Frequently asked questions

How does the UK voting to leave the European Union affect my insurance policy?

There is no impact on your insurance policy.

While the UK has voted to leave the European Union, it will take time to negotiate the exit, and so for the immediate future the UK will remain a member of the EU, meaning there is no impact on your insurance cover.  

Travel insurance: I'm travelling to another European Union country, does the UK voting to leave the EU affect my travel insurance policy?

No, there is no impact on your travel insurance policy. Whilst the UK has voted to leave the European Union, it will take time to negotiate our exit, and so for the immediate future the UK will remain a member of the EU, meaning there is no impact on your insurance cover.  

Motor insurance: I am travelling to another European Union country by car, does the UK voting to leave the European Union mean I now need a ‘Green Card’ to prove I am insured?

No, you do not require a ‘Green Card’ to travel to another European Union country by car. As always, please contact us prior to travelling abroad by car to ensure that you have adequate insurance cover in place. Please also refer to the Government’s advice on driving aboard.

Pet insurance; I am travelling to another European Union country with my pet, does the UK voting to leave the European Union affect my pet holiday cover?

There is no impact on your Pet holiday cover. Whilst the UK has voted to leave the European Union, it will take time to negotiate our exit, and so for the immediate future the UK will remain a member of the EU, meaning there is no impact on your insurance cover.  

MORE TH>N business insurance: Does the UK voting to leave the EU affect whether I am still covered to drive in EU countries under my MORE TH>N business van policy?

No, there is no immediate impact on your MORE TH>N Business Van policy which provides the minimum legal cover as standard whilst you’re driving in any other EU country. If you want to receive the same level of cover as you enjoy in the UK, please call us and ask for a Foreign Use extension which is a chargeable extra cover. Please also refer to the Government’s advice on driving aboard.

I am travelling to another European Union country in my van, does the UK voting to leave the European Union mean I now need a ‘Green Card’ to prove I am insured? 

No, you do not require a ‘Green Card’ to travel to another European Union by car or van. As always, please contact us prior to travelling abroad by car or van to ensure that you have adequate insurance cover in place. Please also refer to the Government’s advice on driving aboard.

Does the UK voting to leave the European Union affect my European breakdown cover?

No, your breakdown cover will still work as usual across the EU if you have purchased the European breakdown option.

Does the UK voting to leave the European Union affect whether I can drive in the EU with my UK driving licence?

No, whilst the UK has voted to leave the European Union, it will take time to negotiate our exit, and so for the immediate future the UK will remain a member of the EU, meaning there is no impact on your UK driving licence.

I currently have worldwide cover on my computer insurance, is this affected by the UK voting to leave the European Union?

No, this cover remains the same.

More information

As the exit process progresses, RSA will continue to keep customers updated on any important changes, posting them on our website, Twitter and Facebook.

In the meantime, if you have any concerns that aren't addressed here, please contact us or email socialmedia@gcc.rsagroup.com

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