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Temporary European car insurance

Planning a future European getaway when things are back to normal? Whether you’re thinking of heading to France for the weekend to visit some mates or going on that well earned family holiday, you may already be thinking about how you get there. Whatever the reason, at Jaunt, we want all drivers to experience the freedom that comes with having a car, even when abroad. That’s why we offer European temporary car insurance.

You can simply borrow a friend’s or family member’s car, or even use your own and get cover to head off to the EU, the EEA or Switzerland for any time from one hour to 30 days!

Sounds great right? If you’re a driver between 18-75 and you’re starting and ending your trip in the UK, get a quote now and you could be on the road in minutes.

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Flexible cover for life's Jaunts

Cover from 1<br/> hour to 30 days

Cover from 1
hour to 30 days

Get insurance for the exact time you need it. From just an hour to 30 days and anything in between.

No risk to no<br/> claims

No risk to no

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What's covered with a Jaunt temporary insurance policy?

What's covered

Comprehensive cover

Comprehensive cover as standard, meaning that you have the highest level of cover you could ask for whilst you’re on your travels

Personal belongings cover

Cover for your personal belongings that are lost, damaged or stolen, as a result of an accident, fire or theft

Legal costs

Liability cover up to £5,000,000 (if incurred with our consent)

Accidental damage cover

Cover against accidental damage for both the insured vehicle and the ‘other’ vehicle should you have an accident

Personal accident cover

Cover up to £2,500 per claim (or £5,000 per insurance year) if you or a partner suffer death or the loss of limbs/ sight/ hearing following a motor accident

For full details of what is and isn’t covered with a Jaunt short-term insurance policy, take a look at our Jaunt Policy Wording

What's excluded

X Wear and tear

Cover for any damage caused by general wear and tear or electrical faults. This includes general wear of tyres

X Cover to drive other vehicles

A Jaunt short-term insurance policy covers you to drive the car you have insured only. You will not be insured to drive any other car

X Misfuelling

Any loss or damage caused by misfuelling

X Courtesy car

There is no courtesy car provision with a Jaunt insurance policy

Frequently asked questions

Yes, we offer Temporary European car insurance. Our insurance includes third-party cover for a trip to countries within the EU, the EEA and Switzerland automatically – as long as the car is in the UK when the insurance starts and finishes.

We can’t provide insurance to you in a country outside of the EU, EEA and Switzerland.

Our Temporary European car insurance includes cover for countries within the EU, the EEA and Switzerland.

EU countries are:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

European Economic Area (EEA):

The EEA includes EU countries and also Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

If you’re only borrowing a car and going abroad for a few days, why should you pay for an annual insurance policy? If you’re planning on borrowing or sharing a car, any existing annual insurance policy would only cover you if you added that vehicle to it and even if you were able to, that could push up your premiums by a lot. Temporary European car insurance gives you the flexibility to take out cover on your mate’s or family members car from 1 hour up to 30 days, which means you could split the long drive ahead. The opportunities are literally endless.

You must be aged between 18-75. You must also hold a full, valid UK driving licence (issued in England, Wales or Scotland) and have done so for at least 6 months, or 3 months if you’re over 25.

You also need to have a current permanent UK address. Please note, you may be asked to provide proof of residence in the event of a claim.

For temporary European cover, your trip must start and end in the UK and you will only be covered for driving in countries within the EU, the EEA and Switzerland.

A Green Card is issued by the driver’s insurer and acts as evidence that the minimum legal cover required is in force for the country visited whilst driving outside the UK. The Green Card is a physical document which is printed on green paper and cannot be issued in an electronic format.

If you are travelling to the EU and will return prior to 31st December 2020, you do not need a Green Card and do not need to contact us for a Green Card.

If you are planning to be driving your vehicle in the EU on or after 1st January 2021 you may need a green card, please email support@jauntinsurance.co.uk at least 14 days before you plan to travel so we can understand your needs and issue you with a Green Card if you require one.

Please note, a £10.00 administration fee will be charged and payable to Jaunt to cover the costs associated with the issuing and posting the Green Card documents.

COVID-19 Update

We are continuing to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as it develops and are ensuring that our employees and business are protected, whilst doing our very best to maintain service levels for customers.

Please be assured that the cover provided by your Jaunt short-term insurance policy will be unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please sign in to your customer access area in the first instance if you need to view or manage a policy, or email us at support@jauntinsurance.co.uk.

Sorry for any inconvenience and thanks for your support.