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Two Day Car Insurance

48 hour temporary insurance from Tempcover

Why choose our two day car insurance?

Get flexible cover that's right for you with two-day cover
No long-term contracts just a seperate policy for the time you need
No impact on No Claims Discount plus fully comprehensive cover as standard

Get flexible two-day cover from Tempcover

Temporary car insurance is the flexible insurance choice when all you need is cover for a day or two. So often in insurance, there isn’t an option for the time you need, but with flexible two-day cover from Tempcover, you get the cover you need for just the 48 hours you need.

Temporary insurance gives you the option to choose the cover you need, whether it’s just one-day car insurance, or you need longer – you can find a policy to suit your situation with Tempcover.

It takes just 90 seconds to get your quote, so whenever you need short-term insurance that’s flexible to suit your situation, find it with Tempcover.

Can I insure my car for two days?

Yes, with temporary car insurance, you can insure your car for two days or more. Two-day car insurance is the ideal insurance for drivers on a weekend away, while your car is in for repairs, or while you’re moving house

Find fast, flexible two-day insurance with Tempcover and only pay for the cover you need.

When might I need two-day car insurance?

Car insurance for two days is a great way for you to save money when paying for a whole year of insurance is unnecessary.

Here are just some of the many occasions where two-day car insurance could be the perfect way to save:

  • A weekend away – If you’re away for the weekend, you might want to share the driving duties. With two-day insurance, you can drive at any time without having to adjust the other person’s existing policy. If there was an accident, their No Claims Discount wouldn’t be affected.
  • Test driving – We all know how important it is to try before you buy, so if the dealer or private seller lets you, why not take a couple of days to get to know the car? You’ll only pay for the cover you need and with fully comprehensive cover as standard, both you and the seller get peace of mind on the test drive.
  • Driving away a new car – Like what you see? You can simply buy another two-day policy to drive away your new car and use it while you arrange your ongoing insurance. Want a bit longer to find the perfect annual policy? Take up to 28 days with temporary car insurance.
  • Moving home – Need something a bit bigger to shift your stuff? Borrow a larger car from a friend or family member for a couple of days with 48-hour car insurance. Need something even bigger? You can also find temporary van insurance with Tempcover.
  • Visiting home for the weekend – Got a child back from university or a friend or family member staying for the weekend? Give the gift of mobility and let them get around in your car while they stay. With car insurance for two days, they can drive your vehicle without the cost of an expensive annual policy. They’re not tied to long-term contracts and it won’t affect any existing premiums.

Benefits of two-day insurance

Choosing two-day insurance over traditional insurance has plenty of benefits. Next time you need car insurance for just a few days, here’s why you should choose two-day insurance:

  • It’s unbelievably quick and easy – You could get a quote for two days of temporary car insurance in just 90 seconds with Tempcover. With our quick and easy quote process and instant quotes, you can be covered and on the road in minutes.
  • Only pay for the cover you need – Don’t worry about paying for cover you just don’t want. With temporary insurance, get cover as and when you need it and only pay for the time you actually want.
  • Avoid the hassle of adjusting existing policies – Borrowing a car should be simple, so don’t let insurance complicate things. Get a separate, standalone policy with Tempcover and remove the risk of affecting the owner’s No Claims Discount or increasing their premiums long term.
  • The cost-effective insurance solution – We all know how expensive annual insurance can be, especially for young and new drivers. If you’re only driving for two days, don’t waste your money on expensive annual insurance. Get more cost-effective insurance with two-day car insurance.
  • Fully comprehensive cover as standard – Relax on the road knowing that with our temporary policy, you get fully comprehensive cover as standard. Should an accident happen, your vehicle and any third parties are covered.

How do I get 48-hour car insurance?

Unlike traditional insurance, 48-hour car insurance is quick and easy to get with Tempcover. All you’ll need to do to get a quote is tell us some basic information about yourself – such as your name, age, address – and then a little bit about the car you want to insure.

Get your 48-hour car insurance from Tempcover in just 3 simple steps:

 Enter a few details about yourself and the car

Confirm you’re happy with the price and details of your policy

Pay for your policy and get your documents emailed instantly


Am I eligible for two-day insurance?

We’re confident we can offer two-day insurance to most drivers aged 17-78. However, you need to meet a few basic requirements to get a quote.

You and your car must meet the following criteria:

To get 48hr car insurance, you must

To get 48hr car insurance, your car must

Be aged 17-78 years old Be valued between £1,500 and £65,000
Hold a UK driving licence, an EU or International driving licence Be roadworthy with a current and valid MOT (unless you are using our policy to take the vehicle to a pre-booked MOT)
Have been a permanent UK resident for the last 12 months or a British expatriate Be taxed (unless you are using our policy to get the vehicle taxed immediately after purchase)
Have no more than 7 licence points in the last 3 years Not be modified in any way except for a car designed to aid disabled drivers
Have not been disqualified from driving for the last 2 years Be a right-hand drive car
Have no more than 2 fault claims in the last 3 years Have no more than 8 seats
Have no criminal convictions Not be declared SORN
Not have had a previous policy of insurance declared void by an insurer

Please be aware that each insurer on our panel has its own eligibility criteria. So you should pay close attention to its Proposer’s Declaration.

As well as car insurance for two days, we can also provide cover for 1-12 hours and up to 28 days at a time. We also offer a range of cover for other drivers and vehicles.

Get 1 hour to 28 days temporary car insurance in 90 seconds

Customer satisfaction

 Tempcover has provided temporary vehicle insurance to hundreds of thousands of drivers for over 15 years.

We’re currently rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot and have over 27,000 reviews, with over 80% of reviewers giving us 5 stars!

We’ve been recognised for our work with plenty of awards

We work directly with insurers to provide you with short-term insurance to suit your needs
VISA, Mastercard, AMEX
You can pay for your short term insurance policy in several ways. Using our secure payment system, you can use the following payment methods:
VISA, Mastercard, AMEX

After you’ve bought your policy, your documents will be emailed to you instantly so there’s no waiting around.

The cover you need for the duration you want

Full cover, no impact

Get fully comprehensive cover on our standard short term policies - plus it won't affect your no claims discount

Hourly, daily, weekly

Choose the duration you want with 1-12 hour and 1-28 day cover available - don't pay for cover you don't need

All customised, nothing added

Customise your policy to suit your specific situation - get the policy you want and even choose the minute you want your policy to begin

30% OFF Tempcover fee when you take a policy out on the app. T&Cs apply.

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