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Looking to save time and money on temporary insurance? You've come to the right place!

Tempcover compares prices from a range of insurers to get you the best deal possible. Here's what you'll get when you use Tempcover

  • From 1 hour to 28 days
    You only pay for the cover you want and only when you need it.
  • Borrowing another car
    Holidays, moving or emergencies.
  • Buying a new car
    Drive away cover while waiting for an annual policy.
  • Protects your no claims discount
    Fully comp insurance for peace of mind.
  • Quick and easy quote process
    Get a fast, flexible quote in under 2 minutes.

2 day car insurance to suit your weekend plans

If you’re planning a weekend away or just need to borrow a car for one or two days at the end of the week, weekend car insurance could be the best way to ensure you’re properly insured.

Only paying for the couple of days insurance you actually need means you’re not forking out for expensive and unnecessary yearly cover.

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

Weekends are 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.

Happy couple driving in a car with weekend insurance

Tempcover provides short term car insurance for the duration you want (from 1 hour up to 28 days) and allows you to pick when you want the policy to begin, down to the minute.

one or two day policy will give you complete peace of mind when driving a car that’s not your own as well as saving you time and money.

When do I need weekend car insurance?

Borrowing a friend’s car

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

The vehicle owner can add you to their existing annual policy but this can come with expensive admin fees and could cause their premiums to increase.

With a temporary 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 short term 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 temporary cover.

Having temporary car insurance, even for a weekend 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 covered.

Weekend away

The weekend is all about getting away from it all and hitting the open road. A temporary policy is ideal if you’re going for a weekend 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 car insurance for the weekend is the best way to take the stress out of driving.

When you know you’re covered, you can focus on enjoying every minute of your trip away!

Car repairs

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 car insurance for 2 days so you can drive your partner’s or family member’s car.

Tempcover Car mechanic

You can arrange 48 hour car insurance 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 cars in the shop, you can carry on as normal.

Drive away

One of the best things a driver can do at the weekend is picking 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 a policy to insure your car for the weekend so you can enjoy your new car straight away.

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

Why choose 2 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 because getting a cheap 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 short term cover is what you need.

It’s affordable, flexible and puts you in control, so you only pay for when you actually need cover.

Car driving near a park with weekend insurance

How to extend your 48 hour car insurance

Unfortunately, the weekends don’t last longer, but you can get cover that does.

You can get up to 28 days cover with a temporary car insurance policy, and no matter how long you need it for, you get the same comprehensive protection.

Whatever your weekend plans, get a quick a cheap 2 day car insurance quote and instant cover so you can spend less time worrying and more time enjoying your weekend. compares prices from a range of insurers to get you the best deal possible

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