Courtesy car

Guaranteed courtesy car as standard

Buy directly from us and you'll always have a car to drive*

Stay mobile if your car is stolen or written off

Buy comprehensive car insurance directly from us and we'll have a car waiting if yours is stolen or written off.* Here's what you get:

  • Car delivered by a national car hire network.
  • The car will be a Category A model (1.0 litre engine).
  • Cover continues for up to 21 days.
  • No limit on claims.

The courtesy car is available through our Car Hire policy.

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).

What do I need for a courtesy car?
  • A full driving licence.
  • An AA car insurance policy – either comprehensive or third party, fire and theft. (If third party, fire and theft, the cover continues for up to 14 days.)
  • As the policyholder you must be aged between 18 and 99 when the Car Hire policy begins.**
Policy documents

Car Hire policy document

Please read all of the information relating to your policy before you buy Car Hire cover.

Policies purchased from 14 March 2018, or renewed from 14 April 2018 onwards:

Car Hire Policy Wording

Good to know

* 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), Financial Services Register number 310562.

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