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Here are a series of email between ARISA and me in the last day:
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Without an intact insurance in Canadian we are not able to provide an green card insurance for Europe.

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gopdebeek,
I believe--even if ARISA is asking you for proof of current valid/ 'intact' Canadian insurance to issue an ARISA policy directly--that any of the broker services linked above, including the Bulgarian, German (Knopf), or Italian (Mototouring), will be able to issue you a policy without having current Canadian insurance.
That's certainly worth trying.
Or, as Walkabout suggests, if all else fails, try to renew Canadian cover; but I don't think that will be necessary.
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Insurance accomplished..motocampbg !!!!

Ivo at motocampbg in Bulgaria is getting me my Green Card insurance for 3 months for 140 Euros!!!

I sent a direct bank transfer in Euros because I am in France and have access to a French bank account. fee was 3.50 Euro at my end and 4 Euro at the other end. If you do this i would recommend sending 150Euros to cover his costs and at least buy a coffee for him. Ivo asks for nothing.
His email is motocampbgATNOSPAMyahooDOTTYcom Ivo will send his bank info if you want it.

Great service, nice people. He will send a scan of Green Card then snail mail the original.

My 100% endorsement.

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More green card woes

Ok, so I've just asked my UK bike insurer (Carole Nash) if I can have a green card for the countries outside of the EU I may visit. I was told I can, for an additional premium of course, but before he could give me a quote he would need to know which countries, fair enough, but also, the dates I would visiting each country...:confused1:

We went round in circles for a while but the outcome was they won't issue a green card card unless I can tell them, in advance, when, and for how long I'll be in each country. Surely this can't be right...? How can you know where you might be several months from now..?

Is it them or me that's confused here...?
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Ok, so I've just asked my UK bike insurer (Carole Nash) if I can have a green card for the countries outside of the EU I may visit. I was told I can, for an additional premium of course, but before he could give me a quote he would need to know which countries, fair enough, but also, the dates I would visiting each country...:confused1:

We went round in circles for a while but the outcome was they won't issue a green card card unless I can tell them, in advance, when, and for how long I'll be in each country. Surely this can't be right...? How can you know where you might be several months from now..?

Is it them or me that's confused here...?
Just bumping this as I still can't get any joy from Carole Nash and I'm leaving next week..! Guess I'll be buying my insurance at the borders..?
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Is this Green Card Vaild for 4x4/cars or just bikes?

Is this Green Card Vaild for 4x4/cars or just bikes?

My Australian registered 4x4 is in Holland getting ready for a trip but I've yet to find a place to get my Green Card from. Can anyone advise? Thanks!
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Is this Green Card Vaild for 4x4/cars or just bikes?

My Australian registered 4x4 is in Holland getting ready for a trip but I've yet to find a place to get my Green Card from. Can anyone advise? Thanks!
Valid/ available for cars &/or bikes. Different premiums by type of vehicle & type of cover.
Available from:
Green Card
or
[url=http://tourinsure.de/index.htm]TourInsure - Ihr Spezialist f
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http://motosapiens.org/motocamp/
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http://www.mototouring.com/interesting-links/european-green-card-insurance/?id=24
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Thanks for that!
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Is this Green Card Vaild for 4x4/cars or just bikes?

My Australian registered 4x4 is in Holland getting ready for a trip but I've yet to find a place to get my Green Card from. Can anyone advise? Thanks!
It's a bit of an anomoly:-
Some of the topics in the HUBB apply much more widely than to two wheels but they still show up as two wheel topics - presumably because that's how this whole site was set up originally.
There was some discussion a while ago about re-organising the 4 wheel vehicle section, but that has remained the same, so far as I can see, with just a few fora covering a few basic topics - for everything else, like insurances for vehicles, health aspects, route plans etc etc, the topics that show up in the HUBB apply equally to 2/3/4 wheels, or more.
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Ivo at motocampbg in Bulgaria is getting me my Green Card insurance for 3 months for 140 Euros!!!

I sent a direct bank transfer in Euros because I am in France and have access to a French bank account. fee was 3.50 Euro at my end and 4 Euro at the other end. If you do this i would recommend sending 150Euros to cover his costs and at least buy a coffee for him. Ivo asks for nothing.
His email is motocampbgATNOSPAMyahooDOTTYcom Ivo will send his bank info if you want it.

Great service, nice people. He will send a scan of Green Card then snail mail the original.

My 100% endorsement.

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Is this a reputable company? I need to get for both our bikes for 3 months. And last time had to pay 100euros per bike per month.
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Is this a reputable company? I need to get for both our bikes for 3 months. And last time had to pay 100euros per bike per month.
Try a search, such as the one in the link below:-
Search | Horizons Unlimited

I've never used them, but there are a few posts in here about this service & the camp site and I don't remember any issues being raised.
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Thanks Walkabout I see some on ADvrider used this company with good outcome.
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ADAC stops Green Card for foreigners

For the first time in 5 years ADAC wouldn't sell me short term GreenCard insurance for my African registered bike to tour Western Europe. (Plus I'm an Aussie)

They wanted proof that the bike had been shipped from Africa before even thinking about it. No end of attempts would persuade the guy at head office to change his mind.

Considering you can ride a bike onto a ferry between Europe and Africa, without shipping costs or documents, it doesn't make sense. Clearly ADAC are going out of the business of doing GreenCard insurance for foreigners.

MotoTOURING IN Italy were wonderful however.. Mototouring - motorcycle / bike rental, motorcycle tours and riding tours throughout the world

They arranged the insurance, via email, in 2 days. (Ask for Gloria. She's wonderful). Did it all in English without problem.

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I also got insurance through Mototouring last year when we shipped from Ashdod to Solerno. They were quite efficient but hellish expensive. Was 223eu per bike for 3 months.
Just spoke to Ivo at motocampbgATNOSPAMyahooDOTTYcom for 140eu per bike for 3 months.
Doug and Ivo is also on Advrider and seems quite on the ball with things. Ivo got things done really quick and effortless.
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hello,

sorry using my phone, next to impossible to search through all the pages....

Canadian plated motorcycle, I'm currently in Russia, heading to Holland. need EU greencard Iinsurance, looking fur a cheap option.....

thank you for your help...
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Does anyone know where I can get insurance for my bike in the UK.
The bike is Australian registered.
The company in Bulgaria no longer issues insurance outside Bulgaria as from today…
We only need insurance for the UK for a month..
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