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One day car insurance

Easy and flexible daily insurance 

For those times you need to pick up daily insurance on the day you need it, on your car or someone else’s. Makes sense…

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One day car insurance for your own car or someone else’s

Flexible insurance

Daily Insurance

One day insurance offers you ultimate flexibility with cover starting immediately; just grab it and go on the day you need it.

Instant cover

Be on the road in minutes

Get a quote for daily insurance in minutes and start driving straight away with instant cover.

Admiral no claims bonus

Peace of mind

Cover is fully comprehensive. Plus, if you’re borrowing someone else’s car, their no claims bonus won’t be affected if you need to make a claim. 


View our product information document showing what is and isn't covered


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What is one day car insurance? 

One day car insurance is temporary insurance that can be taken out for 24 hours at a time. You can get cover on your own car or borrow someone else’s. 

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How to get car insurance for one day?

Vehicle registration

Car Reg

Tell us the vehicle’s registration and who owns it

Personal information


Give us your information, including your driving licence number so we can tailor your quote

get on the road


Get a quote, pay online and get on the road straight away

What do I need to get one day car insurance?

Driving license

Your driving licence

You’ll need a full and valid UK driving license. If you’re 17-21 you’ll need to have held your license for at least 6 months.


Be between 17-75

We can only cover you if you are between 17 and 75.


The car's registration

The car you're looking to insure can't be more than 30 years old.

When would I need one day car insurance?

Picking up daily insurance quickly can be handy for lots of different occasions. Here are some of the common reasons people take out cover for one day.

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    Sharing the drive on a long journey

    If you’re planning a road trip with friends or family then a one day insurance policy can be a great way to help share the burden of one driver doing all the driving. Sharing the driving is much safer than one driver driving whilst tired.

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    Borrowing a friend or family member’s car for a day trip

    If you’re borrowing a car from someone you know, it’s a good idea to make sure you’re covered and not relying on other peoples insurance policies.

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    As drive away insurance to take home a new car

    If you’re buying a car, this type of insurance policy can be used as a temporary measure to get you home. You then have more time to shop around and get a better deal on your annual insurance policy. Trying to find the best insurance while buying a new car can be difficult. Drive away insurance helps reduce this stress so you can enjoy your new car straight away. 

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    To take your SORN car to the garage for a pre booked MOT

    You may have a car which you are not sure will pass it’s MOT and therefore you don’t want to buy an annual policy before you know the outcome of the test. One day cover can give you the freedom to make a decision about what to do with your car should it fail its MOT.

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    Borrowing a car in an emergency

    You can get instant cover with our daily insurance in minutes so it’s a great option if you need to get covered in an emergency.

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How much is one day car insurance?

The price of daily insurance varies depending on a number of things, but our estimated price is £20.88. This is based on the average price 63,795 customers paid for one day car insurance (March 2021).

Looking for our temporary insurance? 

If one day car insurance isn’t quite right for you, our temporary insurance options can cover you from 1 hour up to 30 days. 

Guides and Inspiration

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    Can I get a one day policy to drive a van?

    Our daily insurance only covers you to drive a car.

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    Does a one day insurance policy cover business use?

    No, our one day cover is only for social and commuting use.

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    What happens if I have an accident?

    Our insurance is fully comprehensive so you can have peace of mind. If you get into an accident, you’ll need to report the incident and register a claim. Click here to find out how. 

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    Can I use a one day policy to set up tax on my car?

    You can use temporary one day insurance to tax your car while you wait to set up your annual policy. However it’s important that your policy shows up on askMID , this can sometimes take up to a week.

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