Temporary Car Insurance for Spain

One of the main reasons why people take out temporary car insurance is to be able to drive around places like Spain and the rest of the European Union. These kinds of temporary policies could be perfect if you are planning to trip that is under a month in length.

The amount of time a person will be covered and the specific details of each policy will differ between providers so make sure you have looked at a number of car insurance quotes before signing up to a policy and heading off.

The companies listed below will give you a car insurance quote for your trip to Spain quickly.

Temporary Car Insurance Deals
ProviderCover TermMinimum and Maximum AgeSpecial FeaturesGet Quotes
1 - 28 days18 - 75Instant Car and Van Cover including motorhomes. Cover for Learner Drivers. Insurance documents immediately issued.Get Quotes >
1 - 28 days19 - 75Instant Car and Van Cover. Cover for Learner Drivers. Cover for vehicle hire and test drives. Insure someone else on your car. Insurance documents immediately issued.Get Quotes >

Even though the detail of polices will differ some general trends can be picked out. Most polices will only apply to:

  • Cars that are registered in the United Kingdom
  • You must be in possession of a valid UK, EU or EEA driving license
  • The journey into Europe should both begin and end in the UK

There are also a number of specifics for driving in Spain. Temporary car insurance must include third party cover as a minimum or else you will be acting illegally. It is also illegal to found driving in Spain with more than 0.50 mg/ml in your bloodstream, a total which is less than in the UK.

Some other information regarding driving in Spain:

  • It is not a legal requirement to have a first aid kit, but it is the law that all people walking on the sides of motorways must be wearing a visibility vest
  • All people in a car must wear seatbelts
  • It is a legal requirement to carry replacement bulbs
  • Children must always be kept in the back seats

There are a whole range of companies who will be willing to offer you a temporary car insurance quote so that you are covered comprehensively for your travels in Spain.