Motorcycle Breakdown Cover

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Motorcycle Breakdown Cover through Swinton

As a motorcyclist, there's no better feeling than taking your bike out on the open road, and a breakdown is the last thing you want to be thinking about when you're enjoying the great outdoors.

At Swinton, we want to help you feel confident and reassured while you're out riding your motorcycle, and whether your bike breaks down due to a puncture, a flat battery or a blown head gasket, Swinton's Motorcycle Breakdown Cover provides a number of different options:

  • Our UK & Home policy covers you for motorbike breakdowns within the UK, including those that happen within a quarter of a mile of your home.
  • We also offer a combined UK, Home & European policy, which extends the above cover to bike breakdowns that happen in Europe.

Type of breakdown recovery cover

Key benefits

Local, UK and HomeLocal, UK, Home, and Europe

Covers the bike no matter who's riding


No call out charges


Roadside mechanic


Recovery to a nearby garage


Recovery to your destination


Cover at home


Onward travel options


European roadside mechanic


Call us now to get a quote

0333 035 9480

Things you should know

  • For UK, Home and Europe Recovery, Motorcycle Breakdown Cover starts after 24 hours. Roadside recovery starts immediately. 
  • The cost of replacement fuel or spare parts is not covered.
  • Cover is underwritten by the UK Branch of Inter Partner Assistance S.A.


Why consider Swinton for your Bike Insurance policy?

At Swinton, our dedicated Bike Insurance team will try to help you find a suitable quote, by comparing quotes from a panel of motorcycle insurers. We'll share the quote we get back from them for a range of motorbike makes and models.

  • We'll compare quotes from a panel of specially selected UK motorbike insurers
  • European cover included as standard - up to 90 days per year and 30 days per trip
  • Cover up to four motorbikes on one Multi-bike Insurance policy


What to do if your motorbike breaks down

At Swinton we know just how stressful it is to break down in any vehicle, but breaking down while riding your motorbike can be particularly distressing. Should the weather take a turn for the worse, you won't have any shelter and you won't be able to replace a burst tyre with a spare.

It can be a scary experience that leaves you feeling quite vulnerable, so as well as ensuring you have the right Motorcycle Breakdown Cover for your needs, make sure you prepare yourself with our confidence-boosting tips:

  • Stay calm and pull over to a safe place.
  • Call your breakdown provider to get help.
  • Ensure you stay visible to other road users.

Read our full guide to preparing for a bike breakdown.

Make a claim


24 Hour Emergency Breakdown Helpline

To obtain emergency assistance, contact the 24-Hour Emergency Breakdown Helpline using the details below:

If your vehicle has broken down in the UK:

Call 0333 035 9367

If you are in the EU:

Call +44 333 035 9367

To request assistance online visit:

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