One day car insurance

From an epic day trip to helping a mate to move in, you can accomplish a lot in a single day. But you can accomplish a lot more when you have a car. That’s why Jaunt offers one day insurance so you can get a lot done, and then some.

At Jaunt, we think that getting stuff done and making memories should be an option for all drivers, not just those that have a car. So, with Jaunt, you can borrow one of your mate’s or family’s cars for any time from one hour to 30 days. What’s more,  our cover is fully comprehensive and any claims won’t affect the No Claims Discount of the vehicle owner.

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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

Fear not, Jaunt cover won’t affect your No Claims Discount, or the car owner's. Lovely

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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

Temporary insurance,  or short-term insurance as it is otherwise referred to as, is a form of vehicle insurance that offers cover from 1 hour to 30 days.

Jaunt temporaryinsurance policies offer fully comprehensive insurance for carsvans and motorhomes with no risk to yours or the vehicle owners No Claims should you have a prang.  Click here to find out more about Jaunt.

A temporary car insurance policy allows you to be covered to drive another vehicle from 1 hour up to 30 days.

Once you have obtained the vehicle owners permission you will need to answer a few questions about you, your driving history, the vehicle that you want to insure and how long you want cover for. Once you have provided this information and providing you meet the eligibility criteria you will be given a quote. If you accept and pay, your insurance will begin from the start date and time you specified. It really is as simple as that.

Yes, with a Jaunt temporary car insurance policy you’re able to get fully comprehensive cover that is flexible from as little as an hour, up to one day, up to 30 days. One day car insurance gives you the freedom without having an annual policy. From sharing the drive down to the coast to borrowing a neighbour’s car to run some errands, the opportunities are endless with hourly short-term car insurance.  

No, with a Jaunt short term car insurance policy you can get cover to drive another vehicle from 1 hour, to one day, up to 30 days. If you took out short term car insurance for one day and still needed to drive the car after this period, all you need to do is simply take out another policy. The quote process is quick and simple and you could be driving again within 15 minutes. It’s as simple as that. 

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.

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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.

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