Review: QDOS Breakdown Cover

Ronny Lavie By Ronny Lavie

QDOS Insurance was founded in 2007 and became QDOS Rescue Services in 2011. The company is based in Cheshire and, despite being new to the market, already has over 50,000 customers and positive online reviews.

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Overview of the breakdown cover provided by QDOS Rescue Services

QDOS Rescue Services have four levels of breakdown cover. All of its vehicle policies include unlimited callouts.

Roadside and Local Cover – includes roadside assistance, recovery for the driver and up to seven passengers to the nearest garage within 10 miles, medical transfer and message relay – up to two phone calls to friends, family or colleagues to let them know you are delayed.

Roadside, Local and Home – includes all of the above, plus homestart.

Roadside and National – includes the same benefits as Roadside and Local, plus nationwide recovery for the driver and up to seven passengers back to the driver’s home or a garage of their choice, onwards journey for the driver and up to seven passengers to the original destination or a garage nearby, up to £100 for a hire car, cover for bed and breakfast if more than 25 miles from home and theft cover. Homestart is not included in this policy.

Complete UK Recovery – includes all the benefits of Roadside and National, plus homestart.

It is important to note that QDOS Insurance’s quote system automatically quotes for the most basic option of Roadside and Local cover. This can then be upgraded and modified to include the extended cover as well.

European cover is available as an annual policy or single trip. The annual policy covers you for up to 60 days a year (up to 31 days per trip). This is available for cars up to 9 years old and includes the Complete UK Recovery policy as well.

Single trip cover is available for up to 91 days for cars up to 13 years old, and all trips must begin in the UK.

QDOS’s European cover includes up to £750 if your car breaks down in the seven days before you travel, roadside assistance and up to £250 to continue your journey straight away, up to £175 for attempted theft, break in or vandalism, £750 if your vehicle takes more than 24 hours to repair and import charges in case your vehicle is written off.

QDOS Rescue Services also offers fleet cover for cars, vans and motorbikes.

Find out more about the policies and get a personalised quote on the QDOS website.

How much does breakdown cover from QDOS Insurance cost?

Roadside and Local Cover starts from £16.99; Roadside, Local and Home starts from £27.49; Roadside and National starts from £22.65; and Complete UK Recovery starts from £30.99.

Single trip European cover starts from £24.99 for five days and £30.75 for up to 9 days.

What do QDOS Insurance customer reviews say?

QDOS Breakdown Cover received an average score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,252 reviews on Reviews.com.

Reviewcentre.com users gave QDOS an average score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 40 reviews and 85% would recommend it.

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