Car storage: Store your vehicle yourself without losing insurance coverage

Store your car for the winter or take it out of storage without ever losing out on the insurance coverage that keeps it safe. All by yourself, without even having to call us.

Put away or remove your vehicle from storage without ever leaving home

Whether you’re storing your convertible for the winter or getting ready to take your favourite sports car out of storage, you can manage your insurance coverage all on your own, quickly and conveniently.

  • Store your vehicle without losing essential insurance coverages.
  • Take your car out of storage knowing that your coverage is up to date.
  • Keep the insurance coverages you need while saving on your premium.

How to store or remove a vehicle from storage
while updating your insurance

You can put away your car or get it ready for the road without leaving home by using the Client Centre. Follow these steps to store your vehicle or remove it from storage:

  1. 1

    Go to
    Click “Login” at the top right of the screen and log in to your Client Centre account.

  2. 2

    Once you’re logged into the Client Centre, click on “Manage storage”.

  3. 3

    Select the vehicle you want to either put back on the road or that you wish to store.

    If you’re storing a vehicle, you could receive a credit towards your insurance premium, and save some money. You’ll keep the necessary insurance endorsements such as your civil liability coverage to keep it safe, without the coverages required when driving.

    Just remember that you can’t drive the car while your insurance is adjusted.

  4. 4

    If you’re taking a car out of storage, indicate the approximate number of kilometers that you will drive for the year with the vehicle. Then select a date for the reinstatement of coverage and click submit.

    That’s it! You’re ready to hit the road!

Store or take your car out for the season

Frequently asked questions about storing a vehicle

Still have questions about putting your car back on the road or storing it away? We’re here to help.

Yes, you do. Even though your vehicle won’t be on the road, there are still risks that could cost you if they cause damage to your vehicle. By changing the status of your vehicle rather than simply stopping your coverage, you keep insurance endorsements in place that could compensate you if ever damage were to occur while the car is in storage, such as vandalism.

Unfortunately, not at this time. You will need to log in to the Client Centre from your computer or a compatible web browser and make the required storage changes from there.

Any person who uses an insured vehicle or any person who operates any part of an insured vehicle is deemed to be using it. This includes starting the vehicle, opening the doors or hood, and repairing the vehicle.

No, the credit will not cover 100% of your premium, because even if the insured no longer uses the vehicle, belairdirect will continue to cover all other risks that are not related to driving or using the vehicle (e.g. theft or vandalism).

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