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Differences in Policies There are two main ways in which policies work. The first type is the more common approach that most people are aware of, this is the standard automatic service. The second type of breakdown cover is called 'Call on Pay-out cover' and does not have a yearly cost however payment is required upfront when you need to make a call out for recovery and repairs. After you have received an invoice for the work done on your car then you would need to claim back the costs of the repairs from your ins ...

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Levels of Cover The insurance providers in the United Kingdom have several different levels of coverage, all of which tend to offer the same features with the opportunity to add extras to your package if you require them. Generally the five levels of coverage are as described below but each breakdown company may vary with exactly what they are offering and you should look further into the packages when comparing the level of cover you have chosen between the main cover suppliers. Level 1 - Basic roadside a ...

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Cover at the best possible price Breakdown insurance is a necessary expense that although you may not like paying £100 or so for another insurance product it, in the long run can save you a lot of money and stress being stranded if you broke down. There are various ways in which you can try and lower the cost of your breakdown policy and these are as follows. Breakdown cover for yourself or cover for your car?Consideration to this will help you save money. If you are just one driver with one vehicle and do not drive other ...

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Top 5 Car Breakdown Causes While this site is focused on providing the best car breakdown cover deals, we thought it would be helpful to show the most common causes of breakdowns. We are sure you will agree it is always better to prevent a breakdown if possible rather than sit on the side of the road waiting on a patrol to attend to you.1 Flat BatteryThe number one reason for car breakdowns is a flat or faulty battery which should come as no surprise as many of us have experienced the early morning sound of the starter mo ...

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Car Breakdown Information and Handy Tips It is important to follow the basic health and safety rules of driving if your car breaks down. The following advice should be used, perhaps print it off and keep it in your car as the panic and stress of your car breaking down can often make you forget the basics.Breaking down on a MotorwayIf possible aim to leave the motorway or get to a service station although usually isn't possible. If you need to stop straight away pull over to the hard shoulder, try to get as close to an emergency motorwa ...

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Helps to narrow down your search as some companies do not provide cover for older cars.
Vehicle

Cover for a named vehicle with anyone driving the vehicle covered.

Personal

Cover for a single person with every vehicle they are driving or a passenger in covered.

Joint

Cover for two people with every vehicle they are driving or a passenger in covered. Both people must live at the same address.

Family

Cover for up to four people with every vehicle they are driving or a passenger in covered. Everyone must live at the same address.

Extends cover to also include breakdowns at your home.
Provides a replacement vehicle, overnight accommodation or alternative transport costs to your final destination if your car has to go into a garage to be repaired.
Provides cover to tow your vehicle to anywhere in the UK if it cannot be fixed at the point of breakdown.
Extends your UK breakdown cover to other European countries.
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There are two main ways in which policies work. The first type is the more common approach that most people are aware of, this is the standard automatic service ... read more ›
The insurance providers in the United Kingdom have several different levels of coverage, all of which tend to offer the same features with the opportunity ... read more ›
Breakdown insurance is a necessary expense that although you may not like paying £100 or so for another insurance product it, in the long run can save you ... read more ›