If I change from runflats do I need to tell my insurer?

Does my insurance company need to be told if I change the tyres on my BMW 6 Series from runflats to standard ones? Would this affect the cost?

Asked on 5 December 2023 by Mike Thomas

Answered by David Ross
Theoretically you should not need to inform your insurer about changing from run flats to regular tyres as long as you change all four at the same time and they match the original specification in all other aspects. However, we have seen reports that some insurers do require you to inform them of this change and that your policy may be invalidated in the event of a claim, so we would suggest contacting your insurer to clarify. We would not expect this to affect the cost, other than a potential charge for a change to your policy.
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