Guaranteed courtesy car

Buy direct from us and you’ll always have a car to drive*


What you need

  • A full driving licence
  • An AA car insurance policy – comprehensive or third party, fire & theft*
  • As the policyholder you must be aged between 18 and 99 when the Car Hire policy begins**

Stay mobile if your car is stolen or written off

With comprehensive cover you get a courtesy car while your car is repaired. When you buy direct from us, you also get a free courtesy car to drive if yours is written off or stolen and not recovered.*

The free courtesy car is available through our Car Hire policy.

What you get if your car is written off or stolen

  • car delivered by a national car hire network
  • the car will be a Category A model (ie with a 1.0 litre engine)
  • cover continues for as long as you insure your car with us
  • no limit on claims

Additional drivers named on your car insurance policy will also be insured to drive the courtesy car if they have a full UK driving licence, and are aged between 18 and 99 when the policy starts (between 24 and 99 in Northern Ireland and Isle of Man).

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* When you buy comprehensive cover direct from us, you also get a courtesy car for up to 21 days if yours is written off or stolen and not recovered. If you claim, you will need to pay a refundable fuel or security deposit using a credit or debit card in your name. This additional cover isn’t available through price comparison and cashback websites.

** If you live in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man you must be over 23 years of age when the Car Hire policy begins.

AA Car Insurance is arranged by Automobile Association Insurance Services Limited. Registered office: Fanum House, Basing View, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 4EA. Registered in England and Wales number 2414212.

Automobile Association Insurance Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). You can check their register or call the FCA on 0800 111 6768.

Car Hire policy documents

Please read all of the information relating to your Car Hire cover.

Policies starting from 25 November 2015 or renewed from 23 December 2015 onwards

Car Hire Policy Summary (November 2015)

Car Hire Policy Terms (November 2015)

Previous policy documents

Please refer to following policy booklets for policies starting or renewed between the dates shown.

1 April 2014 to 24 November 2015 (renewal date 1 April 2014 to 22 December 2015)

Car Hire Policy Summary (April 2014)

Car Hire Policy Terms (April 2014)

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0800 316 2456


Existing policy queries

0370 533 2211


Car insurance claims

0800 269 622


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