European Breakdown Cover

Protect yourself and your vehicle in the event of a car breakdown, with European breakdown cover you can rely on. More often than not European breakdown cover is not included as standard with your car insurance. Therefore, if you plan to take your vehicle to mainland Europe, you should be sure to take out a comprehensive standalone policy - that's where we come in. Get a quick quote now.

European cover available

Caravans & trailers covered

Alternative transport provided

Protect your journey from £7.59 a month

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Over 14 years experience

Our experience in providing comprehensive protection for our customers has resulted in us becoming the UK’s leading provider of breakdown cover.

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We've insured 200k+ customers

Customer satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do, which is why we offer affordable policies without sacrificing the service or features you need.

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24 hour claims

We understand that breakdowns can happen any time of the day or night, which is why we're on hand around the clock to answer your call in an emergency.

How it works

It's easy to take out motor breakdown cover with
BIG Warranties

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Simply enter your details via the form on this page and you'll receive an instant price online.

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Pick up the phone

A member of our UK-based team will be in touch to discuss your quote - we operate 9am-6pm Mon-Fri.

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Tell our agent which cover level you need

Our agents will work with you to quickly find an appliance policy that suits your needs and budget.

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Finish setting up your cover

Once you have agreed on a cover level for your vehicle, we'll set up your policy and send all of your documents over via your preferred method.

Quality cover when you need it

EU car breakdown cover you can rely on

Breaking down is a stressful situation - especially when you are abroad. Our European breakdown cover is designed to provide much needed support when you break down in mainland Europe. Our policies are some of the most comprehensive on offer, ensuring you get the help you need in a breakdown fast.

Don't be a sitting duck. Cover yourself and your vehicle with affordable breakdown cover. Get an instant quote online now.

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Peace of mind in a breakdown

What's covered?

European Breakdown Cover with BIG Warranties provides much-needed support when your vehicle breaks down in Europe.

With this cover, you can rest assured that an expert will be on hand as quickly as possible to assist you in a daunting situation. With an EU breakdown policy you'll have access to emergency overnight accommodation, alternative travel arrangements, shipping of parts where possible, recovery and repatriation.

Want to find out more? Give us a call or check out our FAQs.

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No hidden expenses to hurt your bank balance

Policy premiums to suit your budget

We're proud to offer our customers big cover at low prices. Whilst EU breakdown cover is an important policy for anyone travelling abroad, we recognise that everyone's budgets differ. This is why we offer various payment options plus the option to change your excess fees.

For quality breakdown cover that's as affordable as it is reliable, trust BIG Warranties.

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Frequently asked questions

We believe that motor breakdown insurance should be simple, which is why we cut the jargon and leave you with nothing but low price policies that offer peace of mind and help in case of a fault. Check out our FAQs to find out more, or feel free to get in touch with our team of experts.

Still have questions?

What happens if my vehicle breaks down at the roadside?
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If your vehicle breaks down in the UK, call our 24-hour rescue line and request assistance. Please quote your registration and have your location ready as well as a contact telephone number.

We will first attempt to repair your vehicle by the roadside, but if this is not possible we will arrange vehicle recovery to the nearest garage able to undertake the repair. In the event, you break down and there isn't a garage available, we will arrange transport for you, your vehicle and any extra passengers to your home address or original destination.

How quickly will you come out to me in the event of a breakdown?
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We aim to have a recovery operator with you within 60 minutes, however, this may vary in mainland Europe, depending on your location.

Am I covered if my vehicle runs out of fuel?
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Yes, you are entitled to assistance for lack of fuel or running out of charge. We will recover you, the vehicle and any passengers to the nearest fuelling facility.

Do you pay for my hotel if I'm away from home?
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Depending on your circumstances we may decide to provide alternative accommodation. Within the UK, we will pay a maximum of £150.00 for a lone traveller or £75.00 per person towards the reasonable cost of overnight accommodation including breakfast for you and the passengers whilst the vehicle is being repaired. The maximum emergency overnight accommodation payment per incident is £500.00.

For European policies where breakdowns occur abroad and the vehicle cannot be repaired on the same working day and results in you not being able to stay at your pre-booked accommodation, the limit is increased to £150.00 per person for one night.

The maximum emergency overnight accommodation abroad payment per incident is £1000.00.

This process is on a pay and claim basis and authorisation must be gained from our rescue coordinator.

Will you pay for parts or labour if the vehicle needs to be repaired?
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No, any work carried out, other than roadside assistance, will be a separate contract between you and the repairing garage. You will need to pay for all parts fitted roadside or at the repairing garage.

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