*Countries Covered:

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Republic of Cyprus, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, The Vatican City, and these country's dependant islands within the geographical area of Europe, of the aforementioned countries.


  • This cover is for Cars, Motorcycles, or Non-Commercial Vans*, (but not campervans) under 16 years of age at date of first registration.
  • Vehicles must be regularly serviced and currently roadworthy.
  • Vehicles must not exceed 2m in height, 5.1m in length, 2.1m in width, and are under 3500kg kerb weight.
  • There is no cover for vehicles used for hire, or non-UK registered vehicles or those being used for commercial purposes.
  • Trailers and Caravans are covered free of charge only whilst being towed by the insured vehicle.
  • Trailers and Caravansmust not exceed 8m in length, 3m in height, and 2.55m in width, and should be well maintained and used in line with manufacturers recommendations.
  • Journeys must start from the United Kingdom (including the Isle of Man and Channel Islands).
  • Cover for any breakdown occurring within the first 24 hours after purchase is limited to roadside assistance and local recovery only.

* Vans are covered strictly when not being used for commercial purposes (e.g. carrying samples, goods for hire or reward, tools and equipment for commercial services).


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Motorcycle Breakdown Cover

We offer the same high level of cover for motorcycle breakdowns or motorcycle accidents.

Motorcycle Breakdown Cover

AXA Assistance

AXA Assistance are able to call on a vast network of breakdown breakdown specialists twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.

AXA Assistance


European Breakdown Cover Benefits

Our European breakdown cover with roadside assistance and vehicle recovery is supported by the extensive AXA Assistance network of vetted and approved recovery operators throughout Europe*. Ideal as a top up to your existing UK breakdown cover.

When you call you will be put through to an English speaking operator who will evaluate the nature of your breakdown or emergency to ensure you are back on the road again as soon as possible.

We are able to cover cars or motorcycles (private, leased or company owned) registered in the UK under 16 years old.

Single Trip Prices

0 - 15 years of age
1 - 3 days
4 - 7 days
8 - 12 days
13 - 18 days
19 - 24 days
25 - 31 days
For each additional week over 31 days
(up to 180 days)
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European cover is also available on the
UK RescuePlus Europe plan.


European Single Trip

Any Driver

Your cover is based on your vehicle meaning it will be covered whoever happens to be driving or riding the car or motorcycle.

Before your travel abroad begins:

If you have a breakdown or accident on your way to the port of departure to the continent and it will take at least 8 hours to repair you will be offered either: transport to your destination or, the cost of hiring an alternative car up to £70 per day (£750 in total) or, Accommodation expenses (B & B up to £30 per person, £500 in total).

Roadside Assistance & Towing

We will arrange for a breakdown operator to come out and try to get your vehicle going again. If this isn't possible (within one hour) we will arrange and pay for it together with the driver and up to six passengers to be taken to a suitable garage where you can get repairs made. In the event of attempted theft of your vehicle or its contents, we will pay labour charges and/or replacement parts up to £200 which are required to make it secure.

Replacement Parts

If replacement parts to repair your vehicle are not available locally, we will arrange and pay to have them delivered as soon as reasonably possible.

If you lose the use of your vehicle while abroad

If you have an accident or your vehicle breaks down and it will take more than 8 hours to repair, you will be offered either: transport to your destination or, the cost of hiring an alternative car up to £70 per day (£750 in total) or, Accommodation expenses (B & B up to £30 per person, £500 in total).

If you become ill and cannot drive

If there is nobody else with you who can drive, we will pay for a qualified driver to bring you, your passengers and your vehicle home. (Medical proof required)

If you can't use your vehicle to get home

If, following a breakdown or accident, your vehicle isn't roadworthy by the time you are due to return home, we will pay for suitable transport to get you, your passengers and luggage home. We will also pay up to £150 towards alternative travel costs in the UK while you wait for your own vehicle.

We will also pay for transporting your vehicle home or your chosen repairer in the UK or the cost of a single rail / sea ticket for you to go and fetch your vehicle once it has been repaired or found.

You will also be covered for the cost of and storage charges up to £100 while it is waiting to be repaired or returned home.

If your car keys or house keys are lost or stolen

We will provide cover towards the replacement of car or house keys in the event of them being lost or stolen.


Conditions apply. Please read the policy wording.