Electric car breakdown cover

Electric car breakdown cover starting at £30 a year... from the people who are green at heart
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Fully-charged electric breakdown cover when you need it most...

Specialist mechanics

  • Our specialist mechanics are equipped to deal with your hybrid or electric car
  • They'll also recover your Hybrid or Electric car to where it needs to go
  • LV= Britannia Rescue gives you access to over 4,000 breakdown professionals across the UK who will help to keep you moving.

Roadside assist

  • Our specialist mobile mechanics are equipped to deal with your electric car at the roadside
  • If they can't do the repairs roadside, they'll take you to the nearest garage or straight home

Run out of charge?

  • If your battery dies mid-journey, we'll come and charge it at the roadside, or get you to the nearest charge point depending on where you are.
  • We've got a fleet of vehicles (in partnership with AFF, the national roadside electric vehicle charging assistance company), which can recharge your vehicle and get you moving again.

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Unlimited call outs

  • Unlimited call outs (as long as it's not something that keeps happening)
  • On average, we'll get to you in just 55 minutes*
    *Average response time of 54.65 mins. 93% of 54,328 customers were able to complete their journey. From Agent Performance Report Jan ‘22- June ’22

AWARDS and recognition

Breakdown cover for electric vehicles that just works

  • 5 Star rated by Defaqto for our UK Recovery & Home Assist and UK & European Assist cover

 

Have you broken down?

Here's what to do...

  • Step 1
    • If you break down, the first thing you need to do is pull over into the hard shoulder if you’re on a motorway, or as far left and away from the road as possible (as long it’s safe to do so).
    • Switch on your hazard lights and, if it’s dark, keep your sidelights on as well. 
  • Step 2
  • Step 3
  • Step 4
  • If you break down, the first thing you need to do is pull over into the hard shoulder if you’re on a motorway, or as far left and away from the road as possible (as long it’s safe to do so).
  • Switch on your hazard lights and, if it’s dark, keep your sidelights on as well. 

Do you already have LV= car insurance?

You can benefit from cheaper breakdown cover if you add it to your LV= electric car insurance. If this sounds good to you, give us a call on 0330 678 5222 and we'll get it sorted.
 
Just so you know, optional Personal Cover is not available when adding Breakdown to your LV= car insurance.
 
If you don't have LV= electric car insurance and just want to get breakdown cover, no worries- check out the info below to see what's what. 

Choose the breakdown product that suits you...

Annual cover

  • Cover that keeps you moving for a year, with the option to renew automatically.
  • This is the cheapest way to buy our standalone breakdown cover, plus you'll have peace of mind that you're covered all year
  • Get a quote online or call us on 0330 678 7117. Lines open: Mon – Fri 8am – 8pm, Sat 9 – 5 and Sun 10 – 4. For TextPhone first dial 18001. Calls will be recorded.


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Short-term cover

  • Planning a rad trip? You can pay as you go with our monthly cover and cancel it anytime.
  • Our short-term cover offers the same great service as our annual cover, including access to over 4,000 breakdown professionals.
  • Get a quote by calling us. Lines open: Mon – Fri 8am – 8pm, Sat 9 – 5 and Sun 10 – 4.  For TextPhone first dial 18001. Calls will be recorded.

 

Call us on: 0330 678 7117 

Broken down with no cover? 

  • If you need a one-off UK recovery, we've got you covered.
  • Our one-off means you'll get the same reliable service as you would with our annual breakdown cover.
  • You can get help now by calling us on our 24-hour breakdown line. For TextPhone first dial 18001. Calls will be recorded.




Call us on:
 0330 678 7116

Electric car breakdown cover FAQs

Let's see which of our 5 levels of annual cover works for you...

Product name for Direct customers Roadside Assist 
Roadside & Home Assist  UK Recovery UK Recovery & Home
Assist
UK & European Assist
Price £30 a year
£63 a year
£70 a year
£99 a year
£142 a year
Recovery to the nearest charge point  yes yes   yes yes   yes
Cover for anyone driving the vehicle
yes yes yes yes yes
Assistance more than 1/4 mile from home yes yes yes yes yes
Local recovery up to 10 miles from where you break down yes yes yes yes yes
Cover at home No yes No yes yes
Same day recovery to anywhere in the UK No No yes yes yes
Hire car, alternate transport or overnight accommodation No No No  yes yes
European breakdown cover
 No No
 No  No  yes
Cost to add personal cover   +£26 +£26  +£43  +£48 +£48

More about LV= electric breakdown cover

Right that's everything! Let's get you a quote...

Get a quick annual cover quote online

Get a breakdown quote
 

Prefer to call? No problem

Lines open:

Mon to Fri 8am - 8pm

Sat 9am - 5pm

Sun 10am - 4pm

For Text Phone first dial 18001

Calls will be recorded

 

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