Breakdown cover guide

If you're looking for breakdown cover - for driving in the UK or abroad - and need more information on choosing and purchasing a policy, our guide answers all of your frequently asked questions.

What is breakdown cover?

What constitutes a 'standard breakdown cover policy'?

What product features can breakdown cover packages include?

What happens if I breakdown?

What if my vehicle can't be fixed by the roadside?

Will I be covered if I break down abroad?

What if I break down a long way from home?

How much does breakdown cover cost?

Do I have to pay for callouts?

Will all repairs and parts be covered?

Does a breakdown policy provide cover for the person or the vehicle?

Can I get breakdown cover for any car?

Is breakdown cover available for vans or motorcycles?

Does European breakdown insurance cover the whole continent?

How long does breakdown cover last for?

How long will I be covered for with a single trip European Breakdown Cover policy?

Will I be covered for my business vehicle?

Do I have to tell the breakdown cover provider where in Europe I'll be travelling?

If I don't have a breakdown cover policy, can I still get assistance?

What exclusions to my cover should I be aware of?

Does my car insurance cover me for breakdowns?

How can I buy breakdown cover?