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Weekend car insurance to suit your Saturday and Sunday plans

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Can you get car insurance for a weekend?

Yes, you can get car insurance that only lasts over the weekend. By taking advantage of insurers’ short-term insurance options, you’ll find cheap and comprehensive cover that will give you peace of mind and let you drive a different car on Saturday and Sunday.

Weekend car insurance to suit your plans

If you’re planning a weekend away or just need to borrow a vehicle at the end of the week, weekend insurance could be the best way to ensure you’re properly covered.

Only paying for the time you actually need means you’re not forking out for expensive and unnecessary long-term cover.

It also stops you having to spend time and money adjusting any existing policies.

Weekends are a great opportunity to run errands or spend time with the family and if you’re using a car you’re not already insured to drive, you’ll want cover that’s fast and flexible to suit whatever you’ve got planned.

Tempcover provide quick online quotes for short term car cover for the however long you need, allowing you to pick when you want the policy to start down to the minute.

A weekend car insurance policy will give you complete peace of mind when driving a vehicle that’s not your own as well as saving you time and money.

Happy couple driving in a car with weekend insurance

When would i need car insurance for the weekend?

Borrowing a friend’s car for the weekend

Using a friend’s car is a much cheaper alternative to hiring one, but borrowing from a friend or family member does mean you’re responsible for arranging your own insurance.

With a temporary insurance policy, you can get cover for the weekend without their annual insurance being affected. This could not only save them time but also a lot of money.

A weekend car insurance policy is a separate, standalone policy that has no impact on any existing cover. This also means that any No Claims Discount they have earned will also be protected while you’re using the vehicle.

Naturally, when driving a friend’s car, you’ll want to make sure nothing happens to it. While driving carefully should prevent any accidents, you can never predict what other road users may do.

If the worst should happen, an annual insurance policy that lets you drive other cars is unlikely to give you the comprehensive protection that comes with car insurance cover for the weekend.

Having weekend insurance gives you complete peace of mind while using your friend’s vehicle. You won’t have to worry about falling out with your friend if something goes wrong, because everyone is protected.

Having a weekend away

The weekend is all about getting away from it all and hitting the open road. Having cover on Saturday and Sunday is ideal if you’re going for a short break away and want to share the driving with a friend or family member.

Whether you’re driving a friend’s car, or a friend is driving yours, getting weekend car insurance is the best way to take the stress out of driving.

When you know you’re covered, you can focus on the fun stuff!

Getting car repairs on the weekend

Getting your car fixed is a chore no one enjoys doing, especially if it ends up taking longer than you expect.

If you find yourself without a car because it’s being repaired, a great way to stay on the road is to get weekend insurance, so you can drive your partner’s or family member’s vehicle while you wait.

You can arrange weekend car insurance at any time of day. It’s quick and easy to get, and you can even pick when you want your cover to begin, down to the minute. This means that even while your car’s in the shop, you can carry on as normal.

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Driving away a new car

One of the best things a driver can do at the weekend is pick up a new car. You’ll want to get straight on the road and try out your new motor, but if the car isn’t properly insured, you shouldn’t be driving anywhere.

If you’re waiting for an annual policy to start or just want to take your time selecting the right cover for you, why not get weekend car insurance so you can enjoy your new car straight away – or get it home at least? The weekend car insurance policies available from our panel of insurers can act as your handy drive away insurance.

With the security of knowing you’re covered while your annual insurance is being sorted, you can spend the weekend driving around care-free!

How quickly can you get weekend car insurance?

You can get car insurance in just a couple of minutes. With Tempcover, you simply need to enter a few important details about yourself and the car you want to drive. You’ll then receive tailored quotes from our panel of insurers, and once you proceed to payment, your cover can begin in minutes. We’ll even email all the necessary documents to you right away so that everything’s good to go.

Why choose two day insurance for your weekend?

Not having insurance, even if you’re just borrowing a friend’s car for the weekend, is illegal and you could face an unlimited fine.

Rather than take any risks, insure the car with a cheap weekend car insurance policy. Getting a free quote is quick and easy and you can be covered in minutes.

If you’re looking for complete peace of mind while driving another car, without having to alter your existing policy, then weekend car insurance cover is the answer you’re looking for.

Car driving near a park with weekend insurance

Can i insure my car for more or less than a weekend?

Unfortunately, the weekends don’t last longer, but you can get cover that does. Our temporary car insurance policies last however long you need them to.

If you only need to pop from A to B and back we can provide temporary 1 day car insurance or even just 1 hour car insurance.

If you need longer you can get car insurance for a week, though the most our panel of insurers can offer in a single temporary agreement is a 1 month car insurance policy. To get longer you’d simply need to take out two or more policies to run one after the other.

The cover you need for the duration you want

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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

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

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