What is Bentley Gap Insurance

Looking for Gap Insurance for your Bentley? 

Such vehicles are expensive items and as such can become targets for car thieves. The financial aspects of having a vehicle stolen or written off in an accident, can mean a substantial loss may be taken for granted as a result.

Therefore, protecting your investment with a Gap Insurance policy may seem like a good idea. However, the main problem with a luxury car such as a Bentley, is finding an insurer who will provide cover. Some can be found at your motor dealership, however premium prices traditionally top £600 for a basic three year policy and it may not seem real value for money.

However, at Easy Gap we like to think we represent real value for money. 

Was is Vehicle Replacement Gap Insurance for Bentley?

If you are fortunate enough to own a Bentley, then it is probably not necessary to tell you how important it is to protect your wonderful car and equally your finances. Your motor dealer has probably mentioned Return to Invoice Gap Insurance to you, though it is likely that you may have never heard of Vehicle Replacement Gap Insurance. For example, if you bought a Bentley Continental Saloon for £133,200 then based on a nominal inflationary increase rate of just 3% your Bentley could be £137,196 to buy the following year and it is actually likely to be more. This means that if you had an accident a year on from buying your Bentley and were only insured by Return to Invoice Gap insurance, you would have to put almost £4,000 of your own money towards the car, if you wanted the same one again.

Our vehicle replacement insurance policies are feature rich and offer many additional benefits so why not click or call and speak to a member of the team about your Bentley options.

As you have recently purchased a Bentley it is important to consider forms of financial protection. A Return to Invoice policy is the most common form of gap insurance and it is more than likely that the dealer you purchased your Bentley from will have offered you this form of gap insurance.

What is return to invoice gap insurance and what can it do to protect your Bentley.

A return to invoice gap insurance policy would protect you from this financial loss as it pays the difference between the market value of your Bentley and the original purchase. This means that between your motor insurance and your gap insurance policy you will receive the full purchase price of your Bentley minus the road fund, which you do have the eligibility to claim back from the DVLA. W
hy not click or call to protect your Bentley, because after 12 months you could receive less than half the amount you originally paid for it, why take the risk, cover yourself today with a Return to Invoice Gap Insurance policy to ensure you receive the full purchase price of your car back in the event of a total loss. 

Finance and Contract Hire Gap Insurance for Bentley

If you have gone for the increasingly popular option of buying your Bentley through Finance or Contract Hire, then this information is extremely important to you. Without any form of protection then you are financially responsible for any shortfall between your motor insurance companies settlement and the amount that you still have outstanding on finance/contract hire. The amount is not forgotten about because something unfortunate like theft or an accident has happened to you, so you would be left to find any shortfall in what you owe.


This is exactly where Finance and Contract Hire Gap Insurance can help you and your finances as it simply clears your financial liability, leaving you to focus on the more important things, like getting over the shock of your Bentley being stolen, or gaining your confidence back on the roads and enquiring about new cars.

The beautiful Bentley, a name usually associated with big sports cars with giant four and six cylinder engines, have previously been referred to as the fastest lorries in the world. However the classic, Le-Mans winning Bentley was only in production for a couple of years. Bentley's really had no sport aspirations whatsoever, it wasn't until the 1980's that the Marque started to re-emerge in it's own right. Walter Owen Bentley began his working life by selling and modifying the French DFP car, until he had an inkling he could do much better himself. He began design work in 1919 and 183.1-cu in (3 litre) four-cylinder Bentley started being produced 2 years later. Bentley's came out of the same mould as giant sporting cars for around 10 years, winning the Le-Mans 24-hour race 5 times. However the cars themselves sold in small numbers and it was expensive to race, the company Collapsed in 1925, was rescued and recovered before collapsing again in 1931, it was then taken over by Rolls Royce. Depending on whoever's point of view, this started a new era for the Bentley, either for better or worse. They were now described as a silent sports car, they were modified and then turned into Rolls Royces, which had nothing really in common with the original designs. The first of these was produced in 1933 213.6-cu in (3.5-litre) model based on the R-R 20/25, which later became the 259.4-cu in (4.25-litre) model.

The beautiful Bentley, a name usually associated with big sports cars with giant four and six cylinder engines, have previously been referred to as the fastest lorries in the world.

However the classic, Le-Mans winning Bentley was only in production for a couple of years. Bentleys really had no sport aspirations whatsoever, it wasn't until the 1980s that the Marque started to re-emerge in it's own right.

Walter Owen Bentley began his working life by selling and modifying the French DFP car, until he had an inkling he could do much better himself. He began design work in 1919 and the 183.1-cu in (3 litre) four-cylinder Bentley started being produced 2 years later. Bentleys came out of the same mould as giant sporting cars for around 10 years, winning the Le-Mans 24-hour race 5 times. However the cars themselves sold in small numbers and it was expensive to race, the company Collapsed in 1925, was rescued and recovered before collapsing again in 1931, it was then taken over by Rolls Royce.