Review: 2Gether Breakdown Cover

Ronny Lavie By Ronny Lavie

*** Update, 2017 *** In March 2017, 2Gether Insurance stopped offering breakdown cover. Its existing customers' policies were transferred to Emergency Assist Ltd.

Emergency Assist's breakdown policy uses a service agreement (also known as a service contract), which means it is not an insured policy and therefore not regulated by the FCA.

2Gether still offers a range of car insurance products.

Check out our list of the best breakdown companies here.


2Gether Insurance is an independent specialist insurance company founded in 2003. They offer many niche insurance policies, such as for kit cars and horseboxes, but their breakdown cover is available to all cars, motorcycles, motorhomes and vans.

Find out if 2Gether is included in our guide to the 13 best breakdown providers.

Overview of the cover provided by 2Gether Breakdown Insurance

2Gether offer three types of breakdown cover – Rescue, Rescue Plus, and Rescue Plus and EU.

Rescue is the economy option. It includes up to four recoveries/callouts a year (up to £1,500 per incident), roadside assistance including up to one hour of labour, recovery of your vehicle to the nearest garage, cover for any driver driving the vehicle with the owner’s permission and wheel changes.

Rescue Plus has similar benefits as Rescue, except it includes up to six recoveries/callouts a year (up to £1,500 per incident). It also includes: home start including up to one hour’s labour, onwards travel for the policy holder and up to four passengers, recovery for a caravan or trailer (up to 25 feet) attached to your vehicle and overnight accommodation or hire car if your car is not fixed on the same day.

Rescue Plus and EU offers all of the above benefits along with European cover for up to 90 days a year, but not more than 30 days per trip.

Cars of any age are covered in the UK, but there is a 10-year age limit for cover in the EU. The same applies to vans, motorhome and campervans. Motorcycles of any age are only covered in the UK.

Separate key care cover can be purchased from 2Gether for an additional premium.

Customers also have access to a 24/7 UK-based call centre.

Get a quote tailored to your need on the 2Gether site.

How much does cover from 2Gether breakdown cover cost?

Rescue cover starts from £19, Rescue Plus starts from £33 and Rescue Plus and EU starts from £75.

Single trip and annual European breakdown cover is available from £9.50 for one to seven days, from £24.50 for eight to 14 days and from £39.99 for 15 to 30 days.

2Gether has a breakdown price promise – the company guarantees to match, or better, any like-for-like motor breakdown quote received for your specific vehicle.

You can get a 2Gether breakdown quote online.

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What do 2Gether breakdown insurance customer reviews say?

Reviews for 2Gether’s breakdown cover are largely positive. gave the service 4.3 out of 5 stars, with 88.6% of customers who left reviews saying they would recommend it.

On, 2Gether Motor Breakdown Insurance received 4.12 out of 5 stars – 50% of the 723 reviews gave the service 5 stars, and a further 27% left 4 star reviews.

Finally, on Trustpilot, the cover was rated Good, with 3.7 out of 5 stars and 67% of reviewers saying they would recommend it.

What do 2Gether Breakdown Insurance reviews from the experts say?

Defaqto – the independent reviewer of financial products – gave 2Gether Insurance 1 out of 5 stars for its UK and EU Breakdown Cover, making it "a basic product, with a low level of features and benefits".

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