Making electric easy with Direct Line
We’ve partnered with Zoom EV to offer all new car insurance customers a free bundle of discounts and benefits.
The world is making the move to hybrid and electric vehicles, and we want to make the transition to plug-in vehicles as smooth as possible.
The bundle is designed for hybrid and electric vehicle owners, but is available to anyone who buys a new Direct Line car insurance policy.
What’s included in the bundle?
As part of this electric car bundle, you’ll unlock a range of discounted public charging
On Osprey’s PAYG rate.
1 month free
Rapid charging, using 100% renewable energy.
On the BP Pulse subscription.
3 months free subscription
For new BP Pulse customers only
- UK’s largest public charging network with over 7,000 charge points.
Free charging key
Get a free Plugsurfing charging key which provides flexible access to charging points across the UK and Europe.
With the charging key and the free Plugsurfing app you can access Europe’s largest network of electric vehicle charging stations.
Electric vehicle park and charge, 20% off pre-booked parking
The Uk’s greenest car park operator, Q-park, offer nationwide parking and many locations are fitted with EV chargers so you’ll be able to use your Plugsurfing charging key and BP Pulse subscription.
If you’ve got off-street parking, home charging is the easiest way to stay fully-charged. Home charging options are compatible with all electric and hybrid vehicles.
Keep it simple with BP Pulse’s reliable home charging units of power ratings between 7.4kW & 22kW.
Access to a BP Pulse Smart Home Charger at a discounted rate.
- Smart capability. Start and control charging with the BP Pulse app.
- Three-year warranty.
EO offer the smallest, smartest fast chargers on the market.
Access to a EO Mini Pro 2 at a discounted rate.
- Manage from your smartphone.
- Three-year warranty.
Half of households aren’t able to charge an EV at home. Charger Sharing is a community-led approach that helps people without a home charger.
Get 12% off every charging session during your first three months after registration.
People without a charger are matched with neighbours who do via an app.
As an electric vehicle driver you’ll have access to green and cost-effective energy provided by OVO.
Ovo’s exclusive plan for EV drivers
- Power your home and car with Ovo’s cheapest electricity rates. Earn 3-5% interest rewards when your account is in credit.
- Get £50 credit on OVO Drive, OVO's exclusive EV plan, powered by renewable electricity, when you sign up through Zoom EV.
- The plan is powered with 100% renewable electricity as standard and OVO will plant one tree in your name each year.
- Fixed rates to protect you against price rises.
How do I claim my bundle?
- Buy a new car insurance policy with Direct Line and opt-in to receive the Zoom EV bundle.
- You’ll be directed to a page on the Zoom EV website where you can register for your free bundle.
- You’ll also receive an email with a registration link if you don’t want to do it straight away.
- You can start taking advantage of the great benefits immediately.
Frequently asked questions
As a new Direct Line motor insurance customer, you're eligible for our Zoom EV bundle.
The package will give electric car owners access to discounts on home chargers and public charging points, among other benefits.
One EV bundle is available per Direct Line Motor policy, to new customers purchasing between 28th Oct 2021 - 31st Oct 2022. Each free bundle is provided by Zoom EV, and is valid for 12 months from activation and validation of the customer's Zoom EV account.
If you buy your policy online after your payment is confirmed, you’ll be directed to a webpage where you’ll find instructions on how to redeem your offer. You’ll also receive instructions on how to redeem the offer along with your policy documents, should you wish to do tackle it later on.
If you buy over the phone, you’ll need to follow the instructions on the insert which will be sent out with your documents. Once you have activated your Zoom EV account you’ll be given a Zoom code to access the benefits in the bundle