Why choose Howden for Breakdown Cover?

Howden is the new name for A-Plan. Here at Howden, as an insurance broker with experience tackling motor-related claims, we pride ourselves on doing the heavy lifting, so you don’t have to. Thanks to the great relationships we have with our selected panel of insurers, including the car insurance specialists at AXA and RAC, we make the process of comparing multiple policies, on your behalf, simple and easy. What’s not to like?

We also recognise that each breakdown policy needs to be as individual as its owner, and that’s why we provide a personalised service, focused on getting to know you and finding out exactly what you want from your cover.

Ultimately, whether you need to make a claim, purchase a new policy, or renew an existing one, just know that we’re always here to help.

Benefits of working with Howden:

  • You can trust us – we’re rated Excellent on Trustpilot.
  • We’re driven to save you time, money, and hassle.
  • Benefit from a tailored service that comparison sites can’t provide.
  • Speak with your local branch, within your community.
  • We’re right by your side in the event of a claim.

What is Breakdown Cover?

Experiencing a breakdown can not only be a costly and inconvenient experience, but it can also be quite traumatic.

When you break down, whether you're on holiday or out making deliveries as a courier, you want a service that responds quickly to your circumstances, especially if you're vulnerable. That’s the role of breakdown cover. Also known as roadside assistance, breakdown cover is a type of insurance service that provides assistance and support to motorists when their vehicles experience mechanical or electrical failure, leaving them stranded on the roadside.

We work with both AXA Assistance and RAC Breakdown, and this allows us to provide our clients cover for 365 days a year, and 24 hours a day. This cover also includes the following:

  • Roadside assistance
  • Recovery
  • Vehicles repairs at home
  • Repairs following a mis-fuelling incident
  • Home call
  • European cover
  • Local & nationwide recovery
  • Car hire and / or accommodation
  • Message relay

It's quick and easy to arrange breakdown cover and there’s no forms to fill in, so what are you waiting for? Call us or visit a Howden branch today and learn more about how we can help you get a hold of breakdown cover plan that suits you.


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