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Old 02-23-2007, 02:51 PM   #1
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Anybody live in BC in Canada?

Does anyone live in BC in Canada? We are moving their and I just got a quote for the price on our bus from the insurance company there and was shocked! Sooooo expensive. I pay $160 year in Ab, and bc quoted $800 for the same type of policy.

I am unimpressed and am considering selling our bus, as I think spending that much on just insurance and registration in cr*p, so am unsure what to do.

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Old 02-23-2007, 05:04 PM   #2
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Old 02-23-2007, 11:18 PM   #3
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OOPS.... SORRY.... I replied to your title before bothering to read the whole thread....

That IS a lot of money for insurance, even if it is Canadian dollars...
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Old 02-24-2007, 04:57 AM   #4
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canadian and american dollars are much more equal than they used to be. i live right next to canada.

a buck us is 1.15 canadian. I remember before katrina when it was much much better for us americans...more like 1 us $ was 1.5 canadian. I think it even got as good/bad (depending on what side of the border your'e on) as about 1.75 a few years back. It was much more fun making jokes about northern peso's then.

canada is expensive compared to michigan. They have a lot of tax too, at least in ontario. i think it's 15% sales tax. The entire country has the population of california, but they have to pay for infrastructure across that vast beautiful country. And they have "free" healthcare....

this entire post is completely off topic sorry it's 3am
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Old 02-28-2007, 03:19 AM   #5
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I'm in Ontario, but haven't quite got around to looking for insurance. Was wondering if anyone here has got insurance, who with and how much.
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Old 04-03-2007, 11:31 AM   #6
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800 in BC is actually cheap. My 2000 pick up costs me every year 1500 and that is with the 45% discount.
95 Full size Dodge Van around 1200.
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Old 04-03-2007, 02:19 PM   #7
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Insurance on your bus shouldn't be anywhere near as much as a daily driver. Rates are based on actuarials and lets face it....RV's don't get in many accidents per mile driven.
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Old 04-03-2007, 07:54 PM   #8
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800 in BC is actually cheap. My 2000 pick up costs me every year 1500 and that is with the 45% discount.
95 Full size Dodge Van around 1200.
Where you moving to?
dude, you're getting raped. there's like 3 vehicles* in northern bc. what are the odds you'd run into one? I guess there's a pretty good chance of broadsiding a moose, though. I've seen what a moose will do to a car up in maine. not pretty.

*dog sleds and snowmobiles not included
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:39 PM   #9
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My old skoolie ran me $700 a year. that was 8 yrs ago. In my crappy state of georgia they screw you on the skoolie conversions. They say a bus is a bus no matter what you do with it. I am getting ready to start on my 2nd skoolie and I will be title-ing and insuring this one in Oregon. I went out last year and bought my 2 acers just so I could be leagal there.

in oregon it will run me $97 a year.
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Old 04-12-2007, 01:49 AM   #10
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We're moving to Rossland BC. The insurance company (bc is not privatized for liability insurance) does not care how much the vehicle is driven, so an RV does cost the same as a dailey driver. Tis a pity. But we're thinking we'll insure it for only 6 months at a time as we'll not be driving much in the winter. Rossland gets an average of 25' of snowfall yearly. ! So come winter, it'll snow it in and we'll use it as a guest cabin for our ski loving friends who just want to stop by for a "nice visit". We move in three weeks and can't wait to get out of the city!

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