Car

Car insurance

Searching for the right car insurance can be complicated. So we’re here to make your life easier. Whatever your car’s shape or size, our team of experts are here to help you drive with confidence under the right cover.

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Home insurance

Finding the right insurance to protect your property and all its belongings is often a difficult process. That’s why we’re here to find you a policy tailored to your home, giving you extra assurance in your insurance. Whether you’re a homeowner, landlord, or building a property, we can help you with the right insurance to keep your house a home.

Van

Van insurance

On the lookout for the right van insurance? Our expert team will find the right insurance to have you covered. Whether you’re a sole trader or have a fleet of vans, we work with a range of insurers to provide you with the right cover to keep you and your van on the road.

Business

Business insurance

Searching for a business insurance deal? From home offices to large enterprises, we understand that every business is different. That’s why our expert team works hard to find the right policies and protection for your specific business needs.

Farm

Farm insurance

We understand the constant demands of farming, so we’re here to make one thing much easier. No matter the size, we work with you on a personal level to protect your livelihood and help find the most competitive cover that your farm needs.

Travel

Travel insurance

We’re here to help your holiday go right. Offering insurance for a range of holidays, from multi-trips, a one-off holiday to a winter sport get-away, we’ll cover the least exciting part of your travels.

Other insurance

Searching for the right car insurance can be complicated. So we’re here to make your life easier. Whatever your car’s shape or size, our team of experts are here to help you drive with confidence under the right cover.

Temporary Car Insurance

What is temporary car insurance?

Temporary car insurance is a standalone, fully comprehensive, short-term insurance policy for a car, running separately to the main insurance policy. Our short-term insurance can cover you for any period of time from an hour up to 28 days, so whether you’re sharing a long drive or driving away a new car, temporary insurance is a quick and flexible way to ensure you’re covered. Get the cover you need, for the time you want.

When would I need temporary car insurance?

Some of the reasons people may choose to take out temporary car insurance include;

  • Borrowing a car
  • Driving away a new car after buying
  • Sharing a long drive
  • Emergency cover
  • Driving a parent’s car

What are the benefits of temporary car insurance?  

  • Its flexible - temporary insurance offers flexible short-term cover, from one hour to 28 days.
  • It won’t impact your No Claims Discount - In the event of a claim, the main car insurance policy will not be affected, including any no claims discount, as Temporary Cover is a standalone policy.
  • It’s instant and quick - apply online at any time and get instant cover in as little as 10 minutes.
  • It’s affordable – You only pay for the cover you need, you don’t need to worry about the expense of an annual policy.
  • Available to click and buy when you need.

FAQs

How long does it take and how can I purchase a policy?

Apply online now for temporary car insurance and you could be driving away in 2 minutes. Temporary insurance policies are available exclusively online.

How many drivers are covered?

Each short-term car insurance policy covers one driver. You will need to take out additional short-term insurance for multiple drivers.

What details are needed to apply?

You’ll need all the details of the vehicle you wish to drive and the driver who wishes to take out the insurance, including;

  • Contact details of the driver – name, DOB and address.
  • Vehicle details – registration, value, make and model of the car
  • Your license type and how long you have held it
  • Email address or phone number for policy documents

Will temporary car insurance affect my no claims bonus?

Any existing no claims bonus on the car’s main insurance policy won’t be affected, as your short-term insurance cover is standalone policy.

Do AbbeyAutoline provide the cover directly?

AbbeyAutoline in an Insurance Broker, we act as an introducer to Tempcover Limited who will arrange your short-term insurance cover. If you click to get a quote, you’ll be directed to Tempcover Limited's website, who will arrange your quote and provide your short-term insurance policy. Their terms and conditions will therefore apply.

Alternative methods of temporary cover are available.

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