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Temporary Car Insurance For Young Drivers

Drivers aged 18+ can get temporary cover in minutes

Why choose our temporary car insurance for young drivers?

Cut the cost of insurance by only paying as and when you need to drive
Flexible to suit your lifestyle - 1 hour to 28 day cover available
No impact on No Claims Discount plus fully comprehensive cover as standard

Short-term car cover for under 25s from Tempcover

Why choose temporary car insurance for young drivers?

The open road gives many young drivers a freedom they have never experienced before. Being able to drive wherever you want, whenever you want without having to rely on parents or relatives is an important part of growing up.

Young drivers often find themselves in ever-changing situations that an annual policy can’t keep up with. Whatever the adventure, the best way to enjoy yourself is to know you’re fully protected if something goes wrong.

Peace of mind with fully comprehensive insurance as standard

Unfortunately, because of the extra risk that’s often associated with young drivers – especially those who have just passed their driving test – insurance can be difficult to find, particularly if you’re under 21.

As a new driver, knowing your insurance is comprehensive means you can enjoy the open road with complete peace of mind, wherever it may take you!

Our temporary policies come with fully comprehensive insurance as standard, so if anything does go wrong not only is the other person covered, so are you. From 1 hour to 28 days, you can use our short-term car insurance as and when you need it, so you’re not paying for cover if you don’t need it.

Start a quick and easy quote now and get temporary car insurance for young drivers in minutes.

It’s also important to note that because of new Continuous Insurance Enforcement (CIE) rules, any vehicle you’re using must always be covered by an insurance policy. It is illegal to keep a vehicle that is not either insured, or registered with the DVLA as off the road.

Temporary insurance for young drivers

When could temporary car insurance for young drivers help me?

Whether you need to drive a car occasionally for work or when you come home from university, young driver temporary car insurance will be the most affordable option.

Driving a friend’s car

You may be borrowing it for a day or sharing the driving on a road trip. Whatever the circumstances, if you’re driving someone else’s car, you need to be insured to do so.

Temporary young driver insurance is often the cheapest and easiest way to drive someone else’s car with comprehensive cover. Most drivers under 25 will struggle to find an annual policy that includes a ‘Driving Other Cars’ extension. Even if they do, it won’t cover any damage to the car you are driving.

Having young driver temporary car insurance is perfect for newly qualified people in their teens and early twenties. You don’t have to worry about being added to your friend’s policy or affecting their No Claims Discount, because it acts as a separate policy created only for the specified period.

Picking up a new car

No driver wants the experience of picking up a new car to be ruined by being stopped because they’re not fully insured. So you need to make sure that it’s covered, and also that you’re covered if you’re driving someone else’s car to pick it up.

If not properly insured in either situation, you could end up with a serious fine.

Young driver temporary car insurance cover is the best way to get complete protection while you wait to buy an annual policy. One- or two-day policies give you comprehensive cover, which means you can pick up your new car and drive it away without having to worry, in essence acting as your drive-away insurance.

With less time spent doing admin, you’re free to spend more time driving your new set of wheels.

temporary insurance for young drivers buying new car

Using a car at university or when home for the holidays

Most uni students won’t have access to a car while at university, so when it comes to the holidays, they’re often stuck and unable to get around.

A great way for students to stay on the road while home from university is with student car insurance for young drivers.

It’s the quickest and easiest way for young drivers to use a parent’s vehicle during the holidays, without having to pay for a whole year’s worth of cover.

Saving your family time and money, as well as protecting the No Claims Discount of the vehicle owner, it’s the ideal way to get temporary car insurance for young drivers and university students.

Learning to drive

A lot of drivers under 21 looking for insurance haven’t even passed their driving test.

If you’re a learner and want to practise in someone else’s car, it can often be cheaper and more convenient to get short-term cover with temporary learner driver insurance as and when you need it.

Adding a learner to an annual policy can force premiums up, and put at risk any No Claims Discounts the driver may have. In a lot of circumstances, it’s far better to get young driver temporary car insurance cover.

This short-term approach to insurance is often the best option for young drivers, as it’s normally cheaper and more flexible.

learning to drive

Can you get temporary car insurance if you’re under 21?

Young drivers will also struggle to find more specialised insurance, such as classic car insurance if they’re under 21.

Unlike other temporary providers, Tempcover works with a range of insurers to ensure we can offer cover to as many people as possible.

Can you get temporary car insurance for 17 and 18 year old’s?

Yes. We offer young driver temporary car insurance for those aged 18 and above, as well as learners aged 17 and over, with our temporary learner drivers insurance.

There are some restrictions that may stop you getting a quote. But, if you’re aged 18 and above and have held your full licence for 6 months or more, we are confident we can cover you.

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

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