Scooter and moped breakdown cover is insurance that assists in case of a breakdown or other issues while on the road. It can include services such as roadside repairs, towing, and transportation for you and your vehicle. Usually, the cover protects whoever is driving the vehicle when it breaks down. Having this coverage can give you peace of mind and ensure you're prepared for any unexpected situations while enjoying your journey.
Scooter and Moped Breakdown Cover
UK-wide Breakdown Coverage for Scooters
As a rider, the last thing you want to be thinking about is breaking down. Fortunately, buying UK breakdown cover for your scooter or moped allows you to enjoy your rides and put your mind at ease.
Asda Money’s full UK breakdown cover includes Roadside Assistance (at least of a ¼ from your home), Home Assist (if your car won’t start at your home address), Relief Driver Service (if the only driver falls ill or is injured enroute), Recovery to a local garage or destination of choice, unlimited annual callouts, and more.
Scooter Breakdown Cover Comparison
There are a few factors to consider when looking at scooter breakdown cover in the UK, such as price, level of cover, and any extra benefits you may be interested in.
You may also want to consider where you will be travelling to when you compare breakdown cover. For example, if you will be taking your scooter or moped on trips overseas throughout the year, you’ll most likely want to choose a provider that offers European scooter or moped breakdown cover.
European Scooter Breakdown Cover
Having European Scooter and Moped breakdown cover is ideal for those going on overseas trips with their vehicle. European Breakdown Cover offers assistance and recovery in the UK, as well as in 45 European countries and can include rental cars, alternative travel arrangements, and vehicle repatriation. To check if the country you’re visiting is included, visit section E on this page.
When travelling abroad with your vehicle, it is crucial to have the right coverage. A breakdown in a foreign country can result in significant expenses, such as the cost of transporting your vehicle back home and paying for repairs. Therefore, it's essential to be prepared and protected.
Moped Breakdown Coverage
With Asda Money, there are three levels of cover for your moped. Roadside cover, which is the cheapest option, gives you cover from anywhere in the UK to a local garage, up to 6 times a year. However, on this cover option there is a maximum vehicle age of 10 years old for new policyholders.
UK breakdown cover provides assistance from anywhere in the UK and has no age limit on the vehicles you want to cover. With this cover home assist, which gives you help at home should you break down, hire cars, and alternative transport is included at standard.
Finally European breakdown cover is also available. This offers the same great benefits as UK cover but extends across the continent.
Top Scooter and Moped Breakdown Cover FAQs:
Does breakdown cover for scooters differ between CC?
Typically, the more powerful the engine, the more expensive the breakdown cover will be. This is because high-performance engines can be more prone to breakdowns and require more specialised repairs. However, this will depend on your breakdown provider.
Various levels of coverage are offered by breakdown insurance providers, with additional extras that can be added to cater to your specific needs. It's important to choose a provider that best suits your requirements.
Asda Money breakdown cover is available for any CC scooter or moped.
Is there breakdown cover for old scooters?
Typically, most providers will cover vehicles of any age. Asda Money’s breakdown cover has no age limit on any vehicles you cover.
Are mobility scooters insured with breakdown cover?
Mobility breakdown cover is sometimes included in the purchase price. However, when this isn’t the case, there are also providers available who offer breakdown cover specifically for mobility scooters that starts from £35 per year.
ASDA Money is a trading name of Asda Financial Services Ltd and Asda Stores Ltd which for Breakdown Cover are Introducer Appointed Representatives of Liverpool Victoria Insurance Company Limited. Liverpool Victoria Insurance Company Limited, registered in England and Wales number 3232514 is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, register number 202965. Registered address: 57 Ladymead, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1DB. Tel: 0330 123 9970.