5 Star Defaqto Breakdown Cover

startrescue.co.uk's most popular Three Star Breakdown Cover level has been awarded a 5 Star Rating by Defaqto. This means the cover provides one of the highest quality offerings on the market. We, at startrescue.co.uk, are proud that our customers' most popular level of breakdown cover has been recognised by a leading independent research company.

Are startrescue.co.uk's other levels of cover rated?

Yes! The way Defaqto rate breakdown cover products means that they analyse vehicle recovery in the UK separately to recovery across Europe. This means that our Four and Five Star Cover levels have two Defaqto ratings, as they both include European breakdown cover.

  • One Star Cover has a 4 Star Rating by Defaqto
  • Two Star Cover has a 4 Star Rating by Defaqto
  • Three Star Cover (our customers' favourite) has a 5 Star Rating by Defaqto
  • Four Star Cover has a 4 Star Rating by Defaqto for both UK and European cover
  • Five Star Cover has a 5 Star Rating by Defaqto for UK cover and a 4 Star Rating for cover in Europe

What do Defaqto do?

Defaqto is an independent research company, focusing solely on financial products. Consistently analysing the market, their experts research and assess nearly 41,000 products to ensure the information is up-to-date. They aim to assist customers with their Star Ratings by highlighting where products are placed within the market. They take in to account how comprehensive the product is in terms of features and quality to give customers an unbiased view of their options. 


How do Defaqto do it?

The Defaqto experts maintain a database of 41 million product features covering nearly 41,000 products. Through extensive daily market research, analysis, customer research and an understanding of important features. Defaqto selects and scores all the important benefits. Totalling the scores gives each product a Star Rating from one to five.

Defaqto Ratings are updated and published annually on 1st February every year.


Why are Defaqto ratings important?

When searching for the right vehicle breakdown policy for you, your research will likely bring up countless options. To narrow your options and to make sure that the policy you choose is as comprehensive as possible, Defaqto Star Ratings make the process that much more simple. The one to five star system gives you a quick and easy reference to compare similar policies against their features, rather than just price. 

Why Choose startrescue.co.uk
sr 78% of vehicles repaired at the roadside
sr 93% of our customers would recommend us
sr 5 Star rated mobile apps
sr Average call answer time 3 seconds
sr 425+ Recovery operators in our network
sr Vehicle or personal based cover
sr European cover from just £14.87
sr Which? Recommended provider August 2016
sr Exclusive access to our offers network
sr Supporting Cancer Sufferers with Macmillan
sr No excesses or call out charges
sr Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority
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All competitor prices have been based on our most popular 3 star level of cover for a vehicle aged up to 5 years old. Cover includes nationwide recovery, home assistance, alternative transport, overnight accommodation and key assist. Last updated 08/08/2018.
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