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Brightside car insurance

Here at Brightside, you’ll find instant, affordable car insurance with a wide array of different cover options to help you get the insurance you need. Explore our car insurance perks, then get a quote to keep you moving along with peace of mind.

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Get a car insurance quote tailored to your needs

Car insurance is a legal requirement for car drivers nationwide, so it is vital that you obtain the cover that is right for you. This also means that car insurance needs renewing every year, and this can mean stress for millions of drivers across the country. 

Not with Brightside however. With a quick and easy quote process, competitive deals and a selection of additional products to help tailor your policy to your individual needs, it’s never been easier to find your perfect car insurance. 

Get a quote today to see how you could save with your perfect policy. With Brightside not only can you get a great deal on vehicle insurance but we can also offer you GAP insurance. Having GAP insurance in place means that if your vehicle is stolen or written off you have cover in place which pays the difference between the insurer pay out and the original cost of your vehicle.

You'll still get a great rate .....

  • If you have claims and convictions
  • Have a high performance car
  • Have a modified car
  • Are unemployed
  • If you have retired

The best deals on the market

We work tirelessly with a panel of the UK's best-loved insurers to offer you the best policy at the best price.

Manage your policy online

After you buy your insurance policy through Brightside, managing your policy online is quick and easy through your own online account. Your account will allow you to view quotes, access policy documents and also amend your personal information if your circumstances change.

It’s never been easier to stay on top of your car insurance policy, and Brightside advisers are available to support you every step of the way.

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What makes Brightside Insurance different?

  • Own a modified or high performance car? Not a problem. We can arrange cover for these vehicles through our top insurers to give your horsepower the peace of mind to gallop.
  • Have you made claims elsewhere or having prior convictions? That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to get car insurance at all. If you have convictions, previous claims or if you haven’t lived in the UK all your life, then Brightside can help you get the car insurance you need.
  • Have specialist needs? We can provide a simple online question set or advisers over the phone to help you on your way.
  • We are a broker, so we have a great range of insurers at our disposal to offer you a competitive price on your car insurance. These insurers include well-known brands such as AXA and Aviva and many more. 

We provide cover where others can't

We understand that drivers across the UK have a multitude of different needs when it comes to car insurance. 

Some drivers may have a higher number of points on their license. Some drivers may own a high performance car and may be struggling to find the right insurance elsewhere. Other drivers may need cover that allows them to travel abroad to Europe. 

At Brightside, we know that every driver is different. We are certain that we will be able to offer you a competitive car insurance quote across a wide range of circumstances. And when we’re confident, you can be confident too.

We can arrange cover if you

  • Haven't lived in the UK all your life
  • Have previous claims
  • Have previous motoring or criminal convictions
  • Are not the registered owner of the vehicle
  • Own a modified or high value car

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We provide a wide range of car insurance covers

When you take out a comprehensive car insurance policy with Brightside, you can benefit from a wide array of different covers and services. Depending on which policy you take out, you can take advantage of features such as:

Windscreen cover

It could happen to anybody; you’re driving along when suddenly you get a chip in your windscreen, or worse. Windscreen cover allows you to recoup the cost of any windscreen repairs, or even a full windscreen replacement if necessary. Windscreen cover is included as part of any comprehensive policy. However if you choose a Third Party Fire and Theft policy, or just Third Party, you have the option to buy this as an additional product.

Courtesy car

When your car is being repaired after an accident we are able to offer a courtesy car as standard with some of our car insurance policies. When you report a claim to our claims management team, they'll quickly assess whether your insurer will provide a repair or whether there is an at fault third party that will cover the cost. Your car will be booked in for repair and a courtesy car provided.

90 Day European Cover

Planning on taking your car around Europe? As part of our comprehensive car insurance policy, Brightside offers you 90 days of European cover which means you can embark on your continental motoring or summer holidays safe in the knowledge that you’re covered.

Personal accident insurance

As an unfortunate fact of life, accidents can happen on the roads, sometimes through no fault of your own. However, Brightside can help give you peace of mind. Within our standard comprehensive policy you have personal accident insurance of up to £5,000 in the event of serious and/or unexpected injury whilst on the roads.

Additional Car Insurance Products

RAC Breakdown cover

At Brightside, we understand that you can’t afford for your car to be off the road. Having your car out of action makes every day life much more difficult - how would you get to work? Or get the children to school? Having the right breakdown cover in place is very important and our Breakdown Cover, provided by RAC, is designed to fit multiple needs and budgets with many different covers available. And with RAC fixing one car every 19 seconds you couldn't be in better hands.


Excess Protection

Excess Protection lets you claim back the money you will have to pay out in the event of a claim. This means that you can get the benefit of a cheaper quote and still have the cost of the excess amount covered in the event of a claim so you don't lose out. Excess Protection can also be applied to any insurance policy that carries an excess.

Excess protection

Key cover

Having car insurance is all well and good, but if you lose your keys then you can find yourself very much stuck. Key Cover protects you if your car keys are lost or stolen which includes £1,500 annual cover for locksmiths’ charges, new locks and keys.

Key cover

Motor Legal Expenses

When you’ve had an accident which wasn’t your fault you sometimes need legal help. Without Motor Legal Expenses cover legal advice and representation could mean you lose some of your pay-out to pay the solicitors. Having Motor Legal Expenses can save you thousands in these situations as your legal costs are covered. Allowing you to keep all of your personal injury compensation and all of your uninsured losses that were recovered.

Legal expenses

Temporary insurance

There are times in life when temporary car insurance is just the job such as an airport trip or during a UK holiday. Insuring another person to drive your car temporarily for shared driving means you can share the load or take a snooze in the passenger seat.

We offer temporary comprehensive insurance cover with everything you get from our annual cover, only for a shorter period, from 24 hours to 28 days.

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