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Breakdown cover

Competitive cover from £61
from a Which? Recommended Provider

LV= Britannia Rescue

Breakdown cover options

You can buy breakdown cover from LV= Britannia Rescue either as a standalone policy or, if you have LV= car insurance, you can add it to your car policy as an optional extra. Just choose the level of breakdown cover as an optional extra that suits you best and call our friendly UK call centre on 0800 032 2799 . You can add breakdown cover at any time during the life of your LV= car insurance policy.

However you choose to buy breakdown you have the choice of three levels of cover so you only pay for what you need, the table below shows the levels of cover available to you with a standalone policy.

Compare our levels of breakdown cover:

Standard cover

Comprehensive cover

Deluxe cover

UNISON members Price




Personal cover (optional)




Cover includes:

Roadside assistance

Included Included Included

UK recovery

Included Included Included

Caravan and trailer* cover

Included Included Included

Help in case of theft or vandalism

Included Included Included

Relief driver

Included Included Included

Home assistance

Blank to show this isn't included
Included Included

Hire car, alternative transport or overnight accommodation

Blank to show this isn't included
Included Included

European cover

Blank to show this isn't included
Blank to show this isn't included

* Should you break down more than 1/4 of a mile from your home address/place of storage.

Personal cover

If you regularly travel in more than one vehicle it might be worthwhile considering adding personal cover.

You and your spouse/partner will be covered as both a passenger or driver in any privately owned vehicle in the UK if one of you is with the vehicle when the breakdown occurs and when we arrive to assist.

Buying breakdown cover is quick and easy

Save even more by adding breakdown to your LV= car insurance

Call us on 0800 032 2799 to add it to your existing car insurance policy.

More about car insurance optional extras

Want to call for a quote?
Call our UK-based call centre on:

0800 756 8693

8am - 8pm Monday to Friday
9am - 5pm Saturday and bank holidays
10am - 4pm Sunday

More contact details

Calls may be recorded

You'll love our highly rated cover

We're a Which? Recommended Provider

Defaqto 2018 - 5 Star motor breakdown cover

We're 5 Star rated by Defaqto for our Comprehensive & Deluxe levels of cover.

Policy documents

This document is for new policies.

LV= Britannia Rescue policy document (PDF 272 KB)

Existing customers - call us on 0800 756 8700 for a copy of your policy document.

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