Why choose Breakdown Cover from Admiral?
24hr Rescue Service
24/7 365 days a year, we rescue customers across the entire UK.
Rapid Response Time
44 minute average response time (UK average over the year in 2017).
98% of customers would recommend this service (Admiral Breakdown customer survey 2017).
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UK vehicle recovery limit
UK vehicle recovery limit
6 home call outs within a 1/4 of a mile from home
Unlimited call-outs in Europe
Over half of our breakdown customers select National Plus. However, everyone is different and you should make sure that you select a product that meets your needs.
What’s included in Admiral Breakdown Cover?
No matter which level of cover you choose, these benefits are included as standard when you choose Admiral as your breakdown provider:
We cover the car shown on your Admiral policy, whether you or any of your named drivers are driving.
Don't worry if you need to let someone know you're running late, we're always happy to pass on a message or two for you.
Caravan and Trailer Cover
We recover caravans and trailers (up to 23 feet) when attached to your vehicle.
One hour of the recovery operator’s time at the roadside to repair your car.
Lost or broken keys
If you lose, break or lock your vehicle keys inside your vehicle, we’ll take you to the vehicle recovery operator's base or an alternative destination of your choice, if closer.
Don’t worry if you put the wrong fuel in your car, we’ll pay for a recovery operator to flush and drain your fuel tank at the roadside or transport your car and passengers to their base to carry out the work.
Alternative Transport and Overnight Accommodation
We’ll reimburse up to £500 towards a hire car and up to £150 per person for B&B costs (maximum of £600 per incident) if you breakdown over 20 miles away from your home and your vehicle can’t be repaired the same working day (receipts needed).
European Breakdown Cover
Includes all the same benefits as our National Plus Cover but with added European assistance.
If you need European assistance call us on 0044 1206 714 344 and we’ll send help to you within the territorial limits of Europe.
We’ll cover the callout fees and mileage charges needed to repair or assist with your car. If it can’t be fixed within 48 hours, or by your departure date, we’ll arrange for you, your car and passengers to be taken to your home address.
Alternative Transport Abroad
If you break down in Europe, we’ll pay up to £1,000 towards an alternative car hire up to a 1.6l so you can continue your trip while your car’s unroadworthy.
Emergency Overnight Accommodation
If your car can’t be repaired in the same working day and you can’t get to your pre-booked accommodation, we’ll pay up to £150 per person for one night towards overnight accommodation and breakfast – up to a maximum of £600 per incident.
Did you know?
Your safety is important to us; we prioritise drivers who have broken down in a vulnerable situation.
A video guide to Admiral Breakdown Cover
How the breakdown service works
Once you've added breakdown cover to your insurance, it couldn't be easier to use. When you call for breakdown assistance, you'll be asked for your:
- Policy number
- Car registration, make and model
- Phone number
We need your number to tell you who's coming to you and how long they'll be.
Our customers love us
Look at what they're saying...
The service was prompt and courteous, but more than that, reassuring and helpful in a distressing situation.
From when I first spoke to Admiral to the final signature required from the recovery engineer, the process could not have gone smoother. Very blessed with both Admiral and the recovery company!
Brilliant service. Problem was sorted out so quickly it didn’t even seem as if I had broken down. I would recommend Admiral in a heartbeat.
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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.Continue
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