Get breakdown cover for your van through Autonet

Breaking down can be a nightmare, especially if you're on a long journey. Whether your battery has gone flat or there's a problem with the engine, you want reliable and efficient breakdown cover to help assist you should you need it.

We work alongside Inter Partner Assistance S.A. UK Branch to try and make sure every customer finds the level of van breakdown cover that suits their needs. We pride ourselves on providing breakdown packages at a variety of levels, so there is suitable cover for every type of driver and business. 


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Our van insurance policies

You need suitable insurance to run alongside your van breakdown cover. When it comes to choosing cover, your policy has to tick the right boxes. There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to van insurance, so we offer a range of different cover types:

Our levels of van breakdown cover 

We understand that different drivers have various needs when it comes to van breakdown cover. Whether your van is part of a fleet or driven for personal use, you need to make sure that you've got the right cover in place in case the worst happens.

That’s why Autonet has developed a wide selection of breakdown cover for vans that is suitable for a range of drivers.

 

 Roadside AssistanceRoadside Assistance and Recovery Roadside Assistance and Homestart Europe Breakdown Cover
24/7 National Roadside Assistance
Towed to a suitable local garage within a 20-mile radius and transport to that destination
Misfuelling in the UK
AXA Assistance will choose the most suitable between nationwide recovery, overnight accommodation and a 24-hour UK hire vehicle  
Homestart   
European Cover    

Roadside Assistance

Included
  • 24/7 National Roadside Assistance
  • Towed to a suitable local garage within a 20 mile radius and transport to that destination
  • Misfuelling in the UK
Not included
  • AXA Assistance will choose the most suitable between: nationwide recovery, overnight accommodation and a 24 hour UK hire vehicle
  • Homestart
  • European Cover
 

Roadside Assistance and Recovery

  Included
  • 24/7 National Roadside Assistance
  • Towed to a suitable local garafe within a 20 mile radius and transport to that destination
  • Misfuelling in the UK
  • AXA Assistance will choose the most suitable between: nationwide recovery, overnight accommodation and a 24 hour UK hire vehicle
Not included
  • Homestart
  • European cover
 

Roadside Assistance and Homestart

Included
  • 24/7 National Roadside Assistance
  • Towed to a suitable local garafe within a 20 mile radius and transport to that destination
  • Misfuelling in the UK
  • AXA Assistance will choose the most suitable between: nationwide recovery, overnight accommodation and a 24 hour UK hire vehicle
  • Homestart
  Not included
  • European cover
 

European Cover

Included
  • 24/7 National Roadside Assistance
  • Towed to a suitable local garafe within a 20 mile radius and transport to that destination
  • Misfuelling in the UK
  • AXA Assistance will choose the most suitable between: nationwide recovery, overnight accomodation and a 24 hour UK hire vehicle
  • Homestart
  • European cover

 

Roadside assistance

Only £59.95

Should your van break down on the road, you could benefit from the following:

  • Year-round, 24/7 roadside assistance for breakdowns over 1/4 mile from your registered address
  • Up to 1 hour of free labour at the roadside
  • If your vehicle can't be repaired on the road, you will be towed to a suitable local garage within a 20-mile radius and transport will be provided for up to 6 people
  • UK cover if your van breaks down due to misfuelling

There is no limitation to the number of callouts that can be made per year, but calls for the same fault will not be covered unless your van has been fully repaired in the last 28 days or declared fit by our agents.  

Roadside assistance and recovery

Only £69.99

If your van breaks down and can't be repaired on the same day, the engineer will choose the most convenient solution. This van breakdown recovery package includes:

  • Nationwide recovery of the van and up to eight people, including the driver. You'll be taken to either your original destination or home address
  • 24-hour hire vehicle if repairs can be completed the following day
  • Hotel accommodation for one night, up to £500
  • Up to £250 to continue your journey via public transport 

Homestart  

Only £79.95

If your van breaks down on your drive or within 1/4 mile of your home address, Patrol Assistance will come out. They will attempt to repair your van for up to an hour and, if it can't be fixed, your vehicle will be towed to the nearest garage within a 20-mile radius. 

European breakdown cover

Only £106.95

Should you take a trip anywhere in the UK or Europe, you'll be covered if your van breaks down. Providing your trip does not exceed 90 days, Roadside Assistance will attempt to fix your van at the roadside. If this isn't possible, they will tow your vehicle to the nearest garage.

If your van repairs take longer than 8 hours, Inter Partner Assistance S.A. UK Branch will arrange for the most appropriate solution. This can include:

  • You, along with your passengers and luggage, will be transported to where you were originally travelling to. You'll be taken to your vehicle once it is repaired
  • The cost of hiring another car will be paid for, up to £750
  • A bed and breakfast of up to £125 per person each day (£750 in total for everyone in your group) will be paid for if you have already paid for your original accommodation and can't get your money back

If your van is still not repaired or safe to drive by the time you need to go home, suitable transport will get you there. You could also receive up to £150 towards other travel costs in the UK. It will then be decided whether:

  • To take your van home or to your chosen repairer in the UK
  • To pay the cost of one rail, sea, or air ticket for you to get your vehicle once it has been repaired

All our levels of van breakdown cover are subject to terms and conditions. For further information, check your policy wording.

Van Breakdown Cover FAQs

It can be dangerous if you break down on the road. Here's what you can do to stay safe while awaiting assistance:

  • Move your van off the road or onto the hard shoulder of a motorway if possible.
  • If your van breaks down on a smart motorway, try to make it to an exit slip road or emergency refuge area. If this isn't possible, switch on your hazard lights and position your van as far left as possible.
  • Put on a high-vis jacket if you have one and put up a warning triangle if safe to do so.

The cost of your van breakdown cover will depend on the level of cover you choose, so it's hard for us to answer this question without knowing exactly what you need. But rest assured we'll always try to offer a policy that works for you.

There are two options to choose from when paying for your van breakdown cover. You can split the cost across monthly payments via direct debit or you can pay the whole premium upfront.

This often depends on the level of breakdown cover you purchase for your van. With the Roadside Assistance package, your van is covered in the case of a breakdown regardless of who is driving. 

Get van breakdown cover today

At Autonet, we've been providing breakdown cover and insurance solutions for our customers since 1998. You can trust us to be there for you in the case of a breakdown, so get cover for your van today and make your journeys with confidence.

Get van breakdown cover today

Got breakdown cover and need help?

Check your policy documents to make sure you have breakdown cover. If so, give us a call or register your details online and we’ll be in touch.

If you’re in the UK, call: 0330 343 8729
If you’re in the EU and have opted for EU cover, call: +44 737 334 229

Our emergency helpline and online assistance tool are available 24/7 to those with breakdown cover.

You can add breakdown cover to your existing Van Insurance policy mid-term, however only the UK Roadside Breakdown element of cover is available for the first 24 hours of your policy. If you add EU breakdown cover, any claims made within the first 10 days will not be covered.