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Where can I get European breakdown cover for a 16 year old car?

I want to take my 2003 Toyota MR2 to France this month and maybe later this year. Could you suggest where I should look for European breakdown/repatriation cover for a car of this age?

Asked on 8 February 2019 by Howard Hughes

Answered by Keith Moody
Check with your existing classic insurer as they may be able to provide this service. You can buy European breakdown cover from Footman James, but I think it's for cars over 20. This is going to be the main issue that you face as some European breakdown cover will only cover cars up to 15 years old. In which case, have a chat with the Toyota MR2 club ( to see if they have an existing deal with a supplier.
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