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Old Feb 24th 2013, 2:30 am
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I would like to thank BE and all my friends here for all their help and information regarding ICBC and motor insurance. I followed the advice given in the forum and got all my insurers in the UK to write letters in the format recommended on the forum, resulting in me getting the maximum discount of 43 %.

I am quite pleased and would not have been able to do this without your help.

A big thank you.
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Old Feb 25th 2013, 3:07 am
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It really is worth getting the letters from UK insurers in the required format - assuming you have the no claims discount to transfer. Don't forget the discount applies to every year you insure your car - not just the first one. If you loose your UK NCD, it takes years to build up the same discount here with ICBC (I think it's 5% per year).
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Old Feb 25th 2013, 5:37 pm
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Default Re: ICBC car insurance!

Originally Posted by RubyRose View Post
I would like to thank BE and all my friends here for all their help and information regarding ICBC and motor insurance. I followed the advice given in the forum and got all my insurers in the UK to write letters in the format recommended on the forum, resulting in me getting the maximum discount of 43 %.

I am quite pleased and would not have been able to do this without your help.

A big thank you.
Ruby
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Can you point me in the direction of the advice you found please? A link would be great if poss

Thanks very much
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Old Feb 25th 2013, 5:39 pm
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I was told (in Ontario) that they don't give credit for experience from driving outside of North America so I have been unable to get any reduction in my premium, despite having my insurance certificate, no claims bonus and a letter from my previous insurer.

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Old Feb 25th 2013, 6:29 pm
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I was told (in Ontario) that they don't give credit for experience from driving outside of North America so I have been unable to get any reduction in my premium, despite having my insurance certificate, no claims bonus and a letter from my previous insurer.

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There are insurers in Ontario that will give credit for foreign driving experience. The Cooperators is one. It doesn't follow that they'll offer the lowest premium though.
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Old Feb 25th 2013, 6:46 pm
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There are insurers in Ontario that will give credit for foreign driving experience. The Cooperators is one. It doesn't follow that they'll offer the lowest premium though.
Thanks, I'll have to check them out.
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