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Quick and cheap hourly car insurance

Dayinsure 1 hour car insurance is perfect for when you only need cover for a really short time.

Get a quote with only:

  • your name, UK Address, date of birth, occupation and email address
  • the registration of the car you wish to insure
  • your UK driving licence.
Dayinsure Family with Sports Car

How does one-hour car insurance work?

There are many reasons why may need hourly car insurance. Whether you need 1 hour car insurance, 2 hour car insurance, 3 hour car insurance or even longer, you can get a quote in minutes by following the steps below.

Fill in our quick quote form

You just need to tell us your name, address, DOB, occupation, the car’s reg number and your UK driving licence number.

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Phone screen showing insurance quote

You receive the price

Select cover from one hour to one month, when you want the cover to start and whether you want to opt for any of our add-ons.

Finalise, pay and go!

You can pay by card (debit or credit) or PayPal and be on the road in a matter of minutes.

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What is hourly car insurance?

Dayinsure hourly car insurance is designed to cover you when you need insurance for less than a day. There are a number of occasions when people only need car insurance for 24 hours or less, and getting quick cover can be imperative.

Hourly insurance can be set up in minutes and adapted to suit your needs.

What are the uses of Dayinsure hourly car insurance?

  • Long journeys where a temporary additional driver is sharing the driving
  • Business trips that aren’t covered on your annual policy
  • Test driving a car
  • Borrowing a friend or family members car
  • Bridging the gap between one annual policy ending, and another beginning
  • Car sharing to work
  • Emergencies where you need to drive someone else’s car.
Woman taking a test drive using Dayinsure hourly car insurance

Begin your quote

A few minutes of typing for a few minutes of driving. Sounds like a fair trade to us!

Dayinsure mum and White Van

What Our Customers Say

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Very easy and quick setup if you need…

Very easy and quick setup if you need quick insurance i always use this company top marks

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Very quick response from Lisa who quickly answerd my enquiry

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Brilliant and trustworthy service…

Brilliant and trustworthy service ...appreciate it

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Great service

Great service

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Great service

Great service

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I purchased car insurance for a single…

I purchased car insurance for a single day and it was so easily done online I was well pleased.



Why choose hourly car insurance cover from Dayinsure?

Book cheap hourly car insurance by filling in a quote form and arranging your temporary car insurance quickly and easily online, giving you added peace of mind. Browse our website for other insurance options, including day car insurance, temporary learner driver insurance and other short term policies.

Insurance from 1 hour to 30 days
Great value cover available to buy in minutes
All policies provide comprehensive cover
Policies are underwritten by Aviva, our key partner, or other insurers

Benefits of Dayinsure hourly car insurance

There are many benefits Dayinsure hourly insurance provides, especially when you only need short-term cover.

Benefits of car insurance for a few hours:

  • add an additional driver without jeopardising your No Claims Discount
  • your hourly car insurance policy can start within 15 minutes, so you can get going fast
  • hourly car insurance can stop you having to buy an unnecessary weekly or even a yearly policy
  • fair prices that can save you money
  • our policies are underwritten by Aviva, our key partner, or other insurers.
Dayinsure mum and daughter

Who is eligible for hourly insurance?