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Two day insurance

48 hour temporary insurance from Tempcover

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Get flexible two day cover from Tempcover

Temporary car insurance is the flexible insurance choice when all you need is cover for a day or two. So often in insurance, there isn’t an option for the time you need, but with flexible two day cover from Tempcover, you get the cover you need for just the 48 hours you need.

Temporary insurance gives you the option to choose the cover you need, whether it’s just one day car insurance, or you need longer – you can find a policy to suit your situation with Tempcover.

It takes just 90 seconds to get your policy, so whenever you need short term insurance that’s flexible to suit your situation, find it with Tempcover.

Can I insure my car for two days?

Yes, with temporary car insurance, you can insure your car for two days or more. Two day car insurance is the ideal insurance for drivers on a weekend away, while your car is in for repairs, or while you’re moving house.

Find fast, flexible two day insurance with Tempcover and only pay for the cover you need.

When might I need two day car insurance?

Car insurance for two days is a great way for you to save time and money on your car insurance. In many everyday situations, paying for a whole year of insurance is an unnecessary and expensive alternative.

Here are just some of the many occasions where two day car insurance could be the perfect way to save on your insurance:

  • A weekend away – If you’re away for the weekend, you might want to share the driving duties. With two day insurance, you can drive at any time without having to adjust any existing policy and should the worst happen, their No Claims Discount won’t be affected.


  • Test driving – We all know how important it is to try before you buy, so if the dealer or private seller lets you, take a couple of days to get to know the car. You’ll only pay for the cover you need and with fully comprehensive cover as standard, both you and the seller get peace of mind on the test drive.


  • Driving away a new car – Like what you see? You can simply buy another two day policy to drive away your new car and use it while you arrange your on-going insurance. Want a bit longer to find the perfect annual policy, take up to 28 days with temporary car insurance.


  • Moving home – Need something a bit bigger to shift your stuff? Borrow a larger car from a friend or family member for a couple of days with 48 hour car insurance. Need something even bigger? You can also find temporary van insurance with Tempcover.


  • Visiting home for the weekend – Got a child back from university or a friend or family member staying for the weekend? Give the gift of mobility and let them get around in your car while they stay. With car insurance for two days, they can drive your vehicle without the cost of an expensive annual policy. They’re not tied long term contracts and it won’t impact any existing premiums.

Benefits of two day insurance

Choosing two day insurance over traditional insurance has plenty of benefits. Next time you need car insurance for just a few days, here’s why you should choose two day insurance:

  • It’s unbelievably quick and easy – You could get temporary car insurance for two days in just 90 seconds with Tempcover. With our quick and easy quote process and instant quotes, you can be covered and on the road in minutes.
  • Only pay for the cover you need – Don’t worry about paying for cover you just don’t want. With temporary insurance, get cover as and when you need it and only pay for the time you actually want.
  • Avoid the hassle of adjusting existing policies – Borrowing a car should be simple, so don’t let insurance complicate things. Get a separate, standalone policy with Tempcover and remove the risk of impacting No Claims Discount or increasing premiums long term.
  • The cost-effective insurance solution – We all know how expensive annual insurance can be, especially for young and new drivers. If you’re only driving for two days, don’t waste your time on money on expensive annual insurance. Get more cost-effective insurance with two day car insurance.
  • Fully comprehensive cover as standard – Relax on the road knowing that with every temporary car insurance policy you buy, you’ll get fully comprehensive cover as standard. Should the worst happen, your vehicle and any third parties are protected.

How do I get 48 hour car insurance?

Unlike traditional insurance, 48 hour car insurance is unbelievably quick and easy to get with Tempcover. All you’ll need to do to get a quote is tell us some very basic information about yourself – such as your name, age, address, and then a little bit about the car you want to insure.

Get your 48 hour car insurance from Tempcover in just 3 simple steps:

 Enter a few details about yourself and the car

Confirm you’re happy with the price and details of your policy

Pay for your policy and get your documents emailed instantly


Am I eligible for two day insurance?

We’re confident we can offer two day insurance to most drivers aged 17-78, however, there are a few basic requirements you have to meet to get a quote.

To get insurance from Tempcover, you and your car must meet the following criteria:

To get 48hr car insurance, you must

To get 48hr car insurance, your car must

Be aged 17-78 years oldBe valued between £1,500 and £65,000
Hold a UK driving licence, an EU or International driving licenceBe in a roadworthy condition with a current and valid MOT (unless you are using the insurance policy to take the vehicle to a pre-booked MOT)
Have been a permanent UK resident for the last 12 months or a British expatriateThe vehicle must be taxed (unless you are using the insurance policy to obtain tax for the vehicle immediately after purchase)
Have no more than 7 licence points in the last 3 yearsNot be modified in any way except for those designed to aid disabled drivers
Have not been disqualified from driving for the last 2 yearsBe a right-hand drive car
Have no more than 2 fault claims in the last 3 yearsHave no more than 8 seats
Have no criminal convictionsNot be declared SORN
Not have had a previous policy of insurance declared void by an insurer

Please be aware that each insurer on our panel has its own eligibility criteria and so you should pay close attention to their Proposer’s Declaration.

As well as car insurance for two days, we can also provide cover for 1-12 hours and up to 28 days at a time. We also offer a range of cover for other drivers and vehicles.

The cover you need for the duration you want

Full cover,
no impact

Get fully comprehensive cover on our standard short term policies - plus it won't affect your no claims discount

Hourly, daily, weekly

Choose the duration you want with 1-12 hour and 1-28 day cover available - don't pay for cover you don't need

All customised, nothing added

Customise your policy to suit your specific situation - get the policy you want and even choose the minute you want your policy to begin

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