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European breakdown cover - Before getting abroad


Covered for Local Recovery Local, National & Homestart Local, National, Homestart & EU
Before getting abroad No No Yes


The benefits shown under section D4 (Not being able to use your vehicle) also apply in the UK, as long as you break down during your journey.


What is covered

If during your journey your vehicle breaks down and it is not safe to drive, and it will take at least eight hours to repair, or if it is stolen and not recovered within eight hours, we will arrange and pay for the most appropriate solution from one of the following options.


Option 1

To move you, your passengers and luggage to where you were originally travelling to, and then, once your vehicle has been repaired, take you back to your vehicle or bring your vehicle to you.


Option 2

The cost of hiring another car while your vehicle is being repaired. We will pay up to £70 a day and £750 in total, as long as you are able to meet the conditions of the hire-car company, or


Option 3

We will pay for bed-and-breakfast costs of up to £40 for each person each day (£500 in total for everyone in your group) while your vehicle is being repaired, as long as you have already paid for your original accommodation and you can’t get your money back.


Please also refer to the general conditions and general exclusions applying to all sections.

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