Short-term car insurance

Instant cover from 1 to 28 days

For when you're lending, borrowing or buying a car

How does short-term car insurance work?

Short-term car insurance is ideal for:
  • Instant cover from 1 to 28 days without putting the no-claims bonus at risk.
  • Lending a car to a friend, colleague or relative.
  • Borrowing a car from a friend, colleague or relative.
  • Immediate drive-away insurance if you've just bought a car.
  • Unaccompanied vehicle demonstrations or use of courtesy cars.


Who's eligible for short-term car insurance?
  • Drivers aged between 18 and 75.
  • Any person with a current full UK driving licence held for a minimum of 6 months, European Union licence for a minimum of 12 months or a provisional driving licence.
  • Any person who has been resident in the UK for 12 months or more.

You can get a quote for short-term car insurance in minutes. But please note, there is no discount available for buying short-term car insurance online. Terms and conditions for your short-term car insurance will be available when you get a quote.

Automobile Association Insurance Services Limited will introduce you to Tempcover Ltd, who arrange short-term car insurance. When you click 'Get a quote' you will enter the Tempcover Ltd website, where you can get a quote or buy temporary car insurance. Tempcover Ltd will send you complete documentation by email after you have purchased your policy.

Good to know

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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