Caravan Breakdown Cover

Compare caravan breakdown cover

If you own a caravan, mobile tent or trailer it may be worth ensuring you have a policy that includes caravan breakdown cover. You can use the table below to view a comparison of different breakdown cover policies, some of which may include cover for caravans, and click 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.

Caravan breakdown cover

Some providers of breakdown cover do include caravan breakdown cover as standard, however it would be wise to read each policy carefully. If your policy covers you for towing, it may include assistance if the mechanical difficulty hits the caravan as well as the towing vehicle.


When checking a policy you should check that if it does include cover for towed items that if there is any size of weight restrictions in place, as if your caravan exceeds these limits then your cover will not be valid.


Types of breakdown cover:

Many providers of motor breakdown insurance allow you to purchase their insurance at different cover levels so you can tailor how comprehensive your policy is based on your own specific needs. The levels offered may differ between providers but they may include:


  • Roadside: The most basic level of cover, this provides you cover for breakdowns that occur over a certain distance from your registered home address.  Offers a certain amount of time of free roadside labour from a mobile technician and if your vehicle cannot be repaired then you will be towed to a nearby garage. When looking at different policies it may be worth checking where caravan recovery is included.


  • Home Start: As the basic roadside package offered by many insurers excludes cover that breakdowns break down close to your registered home address, usually either a quarter of a mile or a one mile depending on provider. If you want to be covered for these possibilities of if your vehicle simply won’t start when leaving home then you will need a home start policy.


  • Recovery: If the vehicle cannot be repaired at the roadside, having a policy that includes national recovery means that rather than being taken to the nearest garage your insurer will give you the option of being recovered to a single location anywhere in the UK.


  • Onward travel: Onward travel packages are designed to allow policy holders to continue their journey if their car cannot be fixed within a reasonable time frame. What is offered varies by provider but can include the provision of; a hire car, overnight accommodation or alternative travel costs.  If you’re taking your caravan with you, you will want to make sure that you policy allows you to tow with a courtesy car. You may also want to check, if you are travelling to your holiday destination, if there is any provision made to get your caravan or other unit home at the end of your trip if the broken vehicle cannot be fixed and retrieved in that time.


  • European cover: If you take your caravan with you on the Continent, you should consider a policy that includes European breakdown cover. Coverage tends to differ on the continent than in the UK with most breakdown insurance providers, so you should check what provisions a policy offers for both your car and caravan when travelling elsewhere in Europe than the UK.