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Short Term Motor Insurance

Why Temporary Cover?

If you want to share a long drive, borrow a car while yours is being fixed, need a van to move house or want to use mum or dad’s car whilst home from University – Tempcover can get you behind the wheel, quickly and cost effectively.

You can get a Tempcover policy on most types of cars and vans. A short term or temporary car insurance policy can be taken from 1 to 28 days and cover is comprehensive. We insure most people aged 17-75, even if you have penalty points on your licence or if you’re learning to drive and don’t yet have a full driving licence.

Here at we are so confident that our best price is the cheapest available we will guarantee* to match the price quoted by any other online provider. We shop around so you don’t have to! Buy with confidence, guaranteed!

* Terms and conditions apply. Price match is only available when a competitor quotation is emailed to The offer excludes policies for periods of less than 2 days and for proposers aged under 25. Cover provided must be equivalent to that available through and is subject to a maximum discount of £7.50.

We’ve picked a panel of some of the best short term car insurers in the UK. We’ve chosen them carefully – not only on price but on the cover and service they offer. We regularly check their prices against the market to make sure they are competitive.

We have been helping people get temporary insurance for the past 8 years and with well over one million customers, we are the largest provider of temporary motor insurance in the UK.

Save time and money! We compare prices so you don’t have to search the internet looking for the right deal. Just pick the best insurer quote and receive your policy in less than 5 minutes.

With our cover you can get immediate temporary car insurance to last anywhere between 1 and 28 days (up to 90 days with our learner driver policy). You can even print your policy documents immediately from your computer.

Lending your vehicle to someone else can mean you are at risk of losing any no claims bonus you have built up if the worst should happen. You can avoid this by taking out a temporary car insurance policy with Your no claims will remain unaffected should the policy holder have an accident.

We offer ready-made bundles of packages to suit your needs and budget, such as AA breakdown cover and excess protection. Or if you prefer, you can just select the individual options you’d like to add to your policy, it’s up to you.

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