Why choose Howden for Temporary Expats Insurance?

As a specialist motor insurance broker, we pride ourselves on doing the heavy lifting, so you don’t have to. Thanks to the great relationships our team has with our selected panel of standard and specialist motor insurers, we make the process of comparing different insurance policies, on your behalf, simple and easy. What’s not to like?

Our specialists know that each temporary expats car policy needs to be as individual as its owner and their vehicle, and that’s why we provide a bespoke, personalised service, focused on getting to know you and finding out exactly what you want from your insurance.

Ultimately, whether you need to make a claim, purchase a new vehicle policy, or renew an existing one, just know that we’re only a phone call away.

Benefits of choosing Howden:

  • Get the cover you need from just 1 hour to 28 days.
  • Perfect for short-term driving when visiting friends or family.
  • No impact on your No Claims Discount.
  • Fully comprehensive cover as standard.
  • You can trust us – we’re rated Excellent on Trustpilot.
  • Benefit from a tailored service that comparison sites can’t provide.
  • We’re right by your side in the event of a claim.

Efficiently manage your time and finances with short-term car insurance tailored for UK expatriates.

A considerable number of Britons have opted for a change of scenery, starting afresh in a new life overseas, whether in sunny European destinations or even farther afield. If you find yourself among these expatriates, you likely return to familiar shores on occasion. However, navigating the UK without your own car can be a source of frustration.

This is where temporary car insurance for UK expatriates becomes invaluable.

Simplifying UK travel

For expatriates, borrowing a car from a friend or family member is often the most straightforward way to navigate the UK while back home. It's not only cost-effective but also provides the flexibility to move around at your convenience.

Unfortunately, securing car insurance for non-UK residents, particularly when intending to drive someone else's vehicle, poses significant challenges. Adding a new driver to an existing policy is not only expensive but can also be fraught with complications, especially considering that you currently reside outside the UK.

Temporary car insurance emerges as the ideal solution for expatriates seeking quick and hassle-free coverage while returning to the UK for a visit.


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Specialist insurance for diplomats, but without the hassle

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Pay by the day: temporary protection that makes sense

Let us help you find our best value temporary cover, ideal if you’re lending or borrowing a vehicle for a short period of time.

Temporary insurance can cover you to drive abroad

We offer drivers short-term car insurance that covers them to drive across all EU member states, along with other European countries.