Admiral Breakdown Cover

Compare Admiral breakdown cover

Getting stuck at the roadside that is an unpleasant experience, but by having breakdown cover in place you can try to insure you get going again quickly. You can use the comparison table below to view a selection of breakdown cover providers and click on the links to get quotes.

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ProviderOnline DiscountCover FeaturesSpecial Offers 
n/aCover from £25. (10% of customers achieve these prices online)

50% off your AA or RAC renewal quote. For vehicles 10 years & under on our closest equivalent UK vehicle cover. Underwritten by U K Insurance Limited

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n/aPersonal cover from £8 per month

Don’t let a breakdown spoil your summer – Join now and get FREE Onward Travel and FREE Key Replace. New customers. Selected cover levels. T&Cs; apply. 4 out of 5 breakdowns fixed at the roadside. We'll fix you and get you on your way on average in just 30 minutes, 92% of members recommend the RAC. Rated 4 out of 5 stars on Trustpilot, making RAC the most trusted breakdown provider

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n/aNo matter the vehicle type or age you can rest assured you are in safe hands with one of the UK’s leading specialistsAny vehicle covered, any age. With our Full UK cover you are covered in every eventuality, from assistance at the roadside and your home address, through to overnight accommodation, hire car and onward travel should you vehicle not be immediately repairable.Get Quotes >
n/aGet 24 hour roadside recovery assistance from £39

Enjoy free At Home cover. New customers buying AA Breakdown Cover with National Recovery can add At Home cover at no extra cost. T&C;'s apply*

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n/aAverage response time 36 minutes - fastest cover in the country. Cover from £11.99. 5 Star rating from independent customer review agency Review Centre. Cover available for cars, vans, motorbikes & fleets

Unlimited Callouts per year No excess or callout charges, vehicle Home Start available, up to 1 hour Roadside Assistance, 75% of breakdowns repaired at roadside, covers the driver and up to 7 passengers, European Cover also available

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n/aCover from just £17.90

Half price MOT.

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* New customers buying any combination of National Recovery, At Home and Onward Travel options with breakdown membership and paying on an annual continuous basis will get an M&S or Gift gift card worth up to £50. To qualify, you’ll need to buy breakdown membership with at least 1 option (National Recovery, At Home and/or Onward Travel). The value of the gift gift card will depend on the number of options added to your cover - £20 gift gift card when adding 1 option, £30 gift gift card when adding 2 options, £50 gift gift card when adding 3 options.

Admiral breakdown cover

Admiral breakdown cover is currently only available as an optional extra with on an Admiral car insurance policy. If you want a standalone product therefore you may wish to consider other options, there are a wide range of providers of car breakdown insurance so shopping around is a good idea, by comparing the market you can try to ensure you find the best deal for the level of cover you desire.


Finding breakdown cover

When searching for the right breakdown cover policy for your needs, as well as looking at the cost of different plans and levels of cover you might also want to consider factors like:

  • Average response time
  • Whether a provider uses their own dedicated fleet of vehicles or a network of local mechanics
  • Customer reviews
  • Inclusions for incidents of misfueling or lost/broken keys
  • UK wide coverage
  • Cover for trailers or caravans
  • Number of free callouts permitted a year
  • No excess charges


Levels of cover

You will find that many providers of car breakdown cover offer their service with a choice of levels of comprehensiveness at different price brackets, this allows you to tailor your cover to a level that fits your needs. The names of these different levels of cover and what they feature will vary by provider but may include:


  • Roadside assistance – Often the cheapest level of cover offered by an insurer and will be included as standard with other levels. Offers you a certain amount of free labour at the roadside for vehicles that breakdown over a certain distance from your home, if the vehicle cannot be fixed at the side of the road this cover will also include a tow to a nearby garage.


  • Home cover – Will provide you with cover for breakdowns that occur at or near your registered home address.


  • Recovery – A national recovery plan gives you the option that if your vehicle cannot be fixed at the roadside then you, your car and passengers can be taken to a location of your choosing, This could include being taken to; your home, a garage your preference your intended destination or anywhere else in the United Kingdom.


  • Onward travel – Onward travel packages are designed to give you more options to complete your journey if your car cannot be fixed at the roadside, these plans can vary considerably by provider but may feature the provision of a hire car for a limited time, alternative transport costs or being put up in accommodation for a night near the garage your vehicle has been taken to.


  • European cover – Offers you breakdown cover if you’re driving elsewhere in Europe than the UK.