Temporary Car Insurance in Europe

If you are planning on taking a road trip abroad, then temporary car insurance for European travel could help you obtain the protection you need. You may need cover if you are travelling around Europe in a UK based car or perhaps you are taking a caravan on a tour.

Most insurers will offer cover for 30 days or 90 days depending on how long you wish to travel. If you are planning to tour Europe, for example, you may need 90 day cover.

Below we have provided you with a list of travel essentials for your journeys through Europe, as well as some insurance companies who will be willing to offer you car insurance quotes for a temporary policy.

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 >

When you drive in Europe, it is essential that you carry with you at all times:

  • The number of your insurance provider and your claim number. It you are unfortunate enough to break down abroad, this will be needed to make a claim.
  • The certificate of insurance  and your policy booklet
  • Your vehicle or vehicle hire registration certificate.
  • Your valid and up to date driving licence.
  • Spare set of keys.

The bullet points below are not necessary for your travels abroad, but you may still want to consider:

  • A first aid kit
  • A hazard triangle
  • A torch
  • Windscreen cleanser
  • A bottle of water

Different countries have different driving rules and regulations so be sure to check them for the country you are visiting thoroughly before you travel.  Taking the right amount of time to make sure you find the right temporary car insurance for Europe by looking at a number of different car insurance quotes, is only one half of the preparation process.