General Accident car insurance

General Accident is part of Aviva, the UK’s largest insurance provider, and has been in the business of insurance for over 100 years. General Accident offers comprehensive, telematics and third party fire and theft policies that you can manage online for extra convenience.

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What you get with General Accident comprehensive car insurance

A comprehensive car insurance policy with GA includes the following features and benefits:

  • motor legal services – cover for up to £100,000 in legal costs to pursue compensation from the driver who is to blame e.g. excess recovery, personal injury, travel expenses
  • new car replacement – if your car is written off and is less than 12 months old
  • 24-hour emergency support and car recovery – if you’ve been in an accident and your car can’t be driven, it will be taken to a GA approved repairer, and you and your passengers will be taken home
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  • courtesy car – while your car is being repaired with a GA approved repairer (subject to availability)
  • audio equipment cover – up to £500
  • personal belongings cover – up to £150
  • glass repair or replacement – cover for damaged windscreen, windows and sunroof
  • European cover – up to 90 days comprehensive cover when driving in Europe
  • personal accident cover – up to £5,000 yearly cover for death, loss of limbs or sight due to a car accident
  • 3-year repair guarantee – with approved repairers

Read the policy wording carefully before you buy, as terms and conditions will apply.

General Accident optional extras

General Accident also offers a range of optional extras to widen your cover, available at an additional cost. These extras include:

  • protected no claims discount – you can make a limited amount of claims in a certain period, depending on how many years of no claims discount you have, without affecting your NCD
  • hire car – car hire for the duration of any repairs with a GA approved repairer, or up to 21 days car hire if your car has been written off or stolen.
  • keycare (comprehensive policies only) – up to £1,000 towards the costs of lost or stolen keys. Includes locksmith’s charges and the cost of replacement keys
  • increased personal accident cover (comprehensive policies only) – increase your personal accident cover to £20,000 each for you and your spouse/civil partner, or receive a payment of up to £40,000 for loss of limb, sight, or death
  • breakdown cover – GA’s breakdown options are provided by the RAC. Choose from four levels of cover:

Roadside Assistance 

Roadside Recovery

Roadside Recovery and At Home and Onward Travel

Roadside Recovery, At Home, Onward Travel and European cover

Read the policy wording carefully before you buy optional extras, as terms and conditions will apply.

What you get with General Accident third party fire and theft car insurance

Third party fire and theft covers you for third party injury and damage, and cover for your own vehicle if it’s damaged by fire or stolen. GA also includes the following benefits in its third party fire and theft (TPFT) policies:

  • motor legal services
  •  24-hour emergency support and car recovery (fire and theft only)
  •  3-year repair guarantee with approved repairers (fire and theft only)
  • audio equipment cover – up to £100
  •  European cover – up to 90 days TPFT cover when driving in Europe

Read the policy wording carefully before you buy, as terms and conditions will apply

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