Breakdown cover guides: Index

Our breakdown cover guides give you the facts about the service so you can make an informed choice when you compare policies and providers.

 


Beginners' guide to breakdown cover

Learn the basics including how policies work, the different levels of cover and money-saving tips.

Beginners' guide to breakdown cover »


Caravan and trailer breakdown cover

If you're towing, is your caravan or trailer covered by your breakdown insurance? Find out the issues to consider and get the right policy.

Caravan and trailer breakdown cover »


Classic car breakdown cover

What are the specific factors you need to consider when arranging breakdown cover for a classic car or other vintage vehicle?

Classic car breakdown cover »


European breakdown cover

Mechanical troubles when abroad are likely to be stressful, but knowing you have the right European cover could ease your worries. Find out more...

European breakdown cover »


Exclusions to breakdown cover

Breakdown cover exclusions and clauses can throw a spanner in the works of travel plans. Are you covered on private land, after an accident, for minor mechanical issues or if you have a pet in the car?

Exclusions to breakdown cover »


Family breakdown cover

If there's more than one car on your driveway, family or multi-car cover could give you the peace of mind you're after.

Family breakdown cover »


Frequently asked questions on breakdown cover

Get the answers to FAQs, then compare quotes to find the right deal for you.

Frequently asked questions on breakdown cover »


Home assistance breakdown cover

Find out more about home assistance - sometimes known as home start - and why you might need it to help get you on the road.

Home assistance breakdown cover »


Misfuelling cover

Could a breakdown policy cover the costs if you’ve put the wrong fuel in your vehicle? Read more about misfuelling insurance.

Misfuelling cover »


Motorbike breakdown cover

What are the factors you need to consider when arranging breakdown cover for your motorbike, scooter or moped?

Motorbike breakdown cover»


Motorhome breakdown cover

Whether you're a motorhome owner or a VW campervan enthusiast, finding the right breakdown cover for you and your second home doesn't need to be difficult.

Motorhome breakdown cover »


Onward travel

If your car can't be fixed at the roadside, having an onward travel option on your breakdown cover could help you get where you need to be.

Onward travel »


Pay and claim breakdown cover

Pay and claim is generally regarded as a budget method of purchasing cover. Is it an option you should consider?

Pay and claim breakdown cover »


Personal breakdown cover

Find out more about personal cover and why, especially if you drive different vehicles regularly, it may be the right choice for you.

Personal breakdown cover »


Roadside assistance breakdown cover

Roadside recovery is the essential element of breakdown cover - find out more about why you could be left stranded without it.

Roadside assistance breakdown cover »


Standard breakdown cover

Learn more about standard cover, what you can expect to be included on your policy and how to assess what options you need.

Standard breakdown cover »


Should I consider a small breakdown company?

How does the service offered by small breakdown providers compare against the policies offered by the likes of Green Flag, the AA and RAC?

Should I consider a small breakdown company? »


Should you buy breakdown cover with your car insurance?

Packaging breakdown cover with car insurance is a common choice, but is it better to buy the two products separately or combine them?

Should you buy breakdown cover with your car insurance? »


Tips for cheaper breakdown cover

See if our money-saving tips can help you save on your breakdown insurance while still getting the right level of cover for your needs.

Tips for cheaper breakdown cover »


Van breakdown cover

Find out more about van breakdown insurance and different levels of cover, with considerations including whether you use your van for business or pleasure.

Van breakdown cover »


Vehicle breakdown cover for businesses

Keep your business on the move with the right level of breakdown insurance, whether you need fleet cover or individual vehicle or driver protection.

Vehicle breakdown cover for businesses »


Vehicle recovery breakdown cover

Find out more about local and national recovery and avoid getting stranded.

Vehicle recovery breakdown cover »


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Doubling up on insurance cover

If you have two or more insurance policies that cover the same thing, so-called contribution clauses could complicate claims and lead to you paying more than you need.

Doubling up on insurance cover »


Essential motoring checklist

How to set your car up for safe motoring and to prepare you and your vehicle for emergency situations on the road.

Essential motoring checklist »


Insurance Premium Tax

What is Insurance Premium Tax? Find out more about IPT and how it impacts on prices.

Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) »


What to do if your car breaks down

Find out what to do if your car has mechanical trouble.

What to do if your car breaks down »


Winter driving guide

Tips for winter driving and on how to make sure you and your vehicle are prepared for anything from a cold snap to extreme weather.

Winter driving guide »


 

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