Have you broken down?

Do you require assistance?

No thank you
Yes please

Breakdown Cover

Adding Breakdown to your policy couldn't be easier

Call our friendly Customer Services team and your cover will start 48 hours later.

breakdown recovery truck

Why choose Breakdown Cover from Admiral?

Take control with your choice of three levels of Breakdown Cover.

Local Cover
National Plus Cover
European Plus Cover

Packed full of benefits

Home Assist

If your car breaks down within a quarter mile radius of your home and you've chosen National Plus or European Plus Breakdown Cover, we'll send someone out to either, get you started, or take you to someone who can (up to 3 times a year).

Named drivers are covered

We cover the car shown on your Admiral policy, whether it's you driving or any of the named drivers on your policy.

Safety first

Your safety is important to us. Admiral Breakdown Cover will prioritise drivers who have broken down in a vulnerable situation. We want you to feel safe - wherever you are.

Lost your keys?

Don't worry, if your car keys are lost or broken, we'll pop round to solve the problem. The cost of replacement keys and locks are not covered.

Message Service

Don't worry if you're late for a meeting or you need to let someone know you're running late. We're always happy to pass on a message or two for you.

Compare cover options

Admiral offers three levels of Breakdown Cover so you can choose the right one for you.



Plus Cover

Plus Cover

Unlimited UK Roadside Assistance




Unlimited UK Nationwide Recovery

Within 10 miles of breakdown



Home Assist (3 Per Policy Term)




Unlimited European Rescue Callouts




Great features as standard

All levels also come with these great benefits:

  • No callout or excess charges
  • UK wide coverage
  • Recovery for caravans and trailers (up to 23 feet)
  • Available 24/7, 365 days a year
  • One of our expert recovery technicians with you in an average of 40 minutes (UK average over the year in 2014)
  • More than 3 in 4 vehicles repaired at the roadside during 2014 (excluding extreme failures)

How do I buy it?

If you're an Admiral customer, just call our customer services team and your cover will start 48 hours later. Alternatively, you can buy Breakdown cover when you get a quote for your car insurance.

How the Breakdown service works

Once you've added Admiral Breakdown Cover to your policy it couldn't be easier to use. When you call for breakdown assistance you will be asked for:

  • Your insurance policy number
  • Your registration, make and model of car
  • Your location so you can be found
  • Your phone number to keep you informed
    We need this number to call or text you who will be attending your incident and how long they'll be.

Admiral Breakdown Cover is supplied by Call Assist Limited (Axis Court, North Station Road, Colchester CO1 1UX) who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The product is underwritten by Admiral Insurance (Gibraltar) Limited (Suite 3G, Eurolife Building, 1 Corral Road, Gibraltar) Admiral Insurance (Gibraltar) Limited is licensed and regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission under the Financial Services (Insurance Companies) Act 1987 of Gibraltar.

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