Apr 2018


Kiss us, we’ve launched in Ireland! Our apologies. We should have done this a long time ago. iCarhireinsurance.ie Irish forever!

Feb 2018


It’s happening Down Under! Halo Australia commences trading and it’s a beauty! Check out our new look website and product. Rentalcarprotection.com.au

Aug 2017

USA 2.0

Product Innovation takes centre stage at Halo. Our new and improved LDW rental car insurance product is on Insuremyrentalcar.com It offers new covers in both our Daily and Annual policies. It’s also live in 45 states!

Apr 2017

Mobile Website

We launch the mobile-friendly version of Insuremyrentalcar.com for the USA market.

Apr 2017


We could not resist offering our products in Italian and to lovely Italians! Assicurazioneautonoleggio.it

Apr 2017

Zurich completes acquisition of Cover-More

Zurich Insurance Group completes acquisition of Cover-More to become top three global travel insurance provider.
Read more on the Zurich website.

Mar 2017

New Family

We are acquired by Cover-More and Zurich! Cover-More is a global specialist and integrated travel insurance, medical assistance and employee assistance provider.
For more, visit the Cover-More Group Limited website.
Zurich Insurance Group, is one of the world’s leading multi-line insurers! For more, visit the Zurich website.

Nov 2016

Award Winner

2016/17 European Business Awards, crowned UK National Champions in the Business of the Year €0-€25M category.
Strong growth, product innovation and long term balance made us a clear choice in the European business community.

Sept 2016

Award Winner

2016 Insurance Times Tech & Innovation Awards, received "highly commended" in the
Insurance App of the Year for our award winning iCarhireinsurance native mobile app.

July 2016

GAP Insurance – our 2nd vertical!

InsuretheGap.com is born. Ready to bring justice to the GAP Insurance market sector and show car dealerships a new force in the market.

July 2015

iCarhire App

We join the wonderful world of apps, available on both Apple iTunes and Android's Google Play

April 2015

Mobile Website

We launch the mobile-friendly version of iCarhireinsurance.com

April 2014

Best Company for Excess Insurance

Our U.K. website iCarhireinsurance.com, is name checked as best company to buy excess insurance from by The Independent newspaper

January 2014

United States and France

We continue to expand with the launch of websites in the United States (insuremyrentalcar.com) and France (www.assurancelocationvoiture.fr)

December 2013

Consumer Champion

We're Listed in The Guardian newspaper as 'consumer champions'

December 2013

Award Winner

We win the WebAward for 'Standard of Excellence' in both the Insurance and Travel categories

July 2013

Award Winner

We win the British Insurance Awards 'Insurance Start-Up Award'

June 2013

Holland and Spain

Both Holland (www.huurautoverzekering.com) and Spain (www.aseguramicochedealquiler.es) join our family.

January 2013

Times Top 50

Our website, iCarhireinsurance.com, is ranked at No. 43 in The Times' "Top 50 Travel Websites" feature

December 2011

Award Winner

We win the Insurance Times Award for 'Broker Innovation of the Year'

November 2011

Renewals Website

A dedicated website for our renewal customers, renewals.icarhireinsurance.com, goes live

July 2011

Van Hire Excess

Excess Insurance for Van hire is added to our roster of products

April 2011

German Website

Germany is open for business with the launch of leihwagenversicherung.de

March 2011

Car Club

We launch our Car Club Excess Insurance product

December 2010

Awards Finalist

We are finalists in the LinkedIn European Business Awards in the 'Best start-up of the year' category

February 2010

UK Website

iCarhireinsurance.com, our first retail website, goes live. It remains our flagship website

June 2009


Halo Insurance is launched and we set about becoming the industry leader for car hire excess insurance