Tyre Accidental Damage Lifetime Guarantee

Tyre Accidental Damage Lifetime Guarantee

Extra cover protection for your car tyres (Excluding Run Flat Tyres)

Tyre Accidental Damage Lifetime Guarantee is an optional extra which can be purchased at check out, on-line or instore. Just ask your local store Manager.

What this plan covers …

1. Accidental Impact Damage Cover

If your tyre sustains accidental damage to the tread or sidewall within the legal lifetime of the tyre (up to 1.6mm remaining tread depth,which can't be repaired by Britannia to British Standards BSAU/159), it will be replaced Free of charge or at a discounted price minus an allowance based on the remaining tread depth. Please see discount table below.

Tyre Accidental Damage Lifetime Guarantee - discount scale

Remaining Tread Depth

Replacement Discount


6.5mm + (Approx. 80% tread remaining)

Free tyre replacement


5mm - 6.5 mm (Approx. 75% tread remaining)



4mm - 5mm (Approx. 50% tread remaining)



3mm - 4 mm (Approx. 40% tread remaining)



Less than 3 mm (Approx. 37% or less tread remaining)

No Discount

Consider changing your tyres only 1.4mm of usable tread remains

1.6mm (Approx. 20% tread remaining)

No Discount

Below 1.6 mm your tyres are illegal

2. Puncture Repair

Any punctures within this period will be repaired to British Standard BSAU/159 Free of charge. Where required, a new tubeless valve will be fitted and the wheel will be re-balanced free of charge. Punctures which cannot be repaired will be given a discount for a new tyre based on the tread depth remaining, please see table above. Tyres driven on when deflated due to a puncture or any other reason are specifically excluded from the cover under this guarantee.

3. How To Make A Claim

To make a claim under the Tyre Accidental Damage Lifetime Guarantee plan, just return the tyre to the Britannia dealer it was purchased from along with a copy of your original invoice. Britannia will then repair free of charge or replace the damaged tyre at the correct discounted price according to the table above.

4. Cost

Cost is dependant upon the size of the tyre purchased as follows:-
13” – 16” … £6.00
17”+ … £9.00
Per tyre cost inclusive of VAT

1. The original cash sales invoice from Britannia will be required as proof of purchase before any guarantee work can be carried out. The guarantee applies to price of tyre(s) on day of purchase/replacement.

2. Any car tyre under guarantee must be fitted with a new tubeless valve (where applicable) and the wheel tyre assembly must be balanced at the time of purchase.

3. The Tyre Accidental Damage Lifetime Guarantee can only be purchased on tyres which are fitted to a vehicle by Britannia and excludes tyres fitted to lose wheels.

4. Tyres damaged by criminal or malicious action, vandalism, improper use, fire, theft, use in competitive sport, road accidents, repair by another garage other than Britannia, mechanical defect of the vehicle, driving on incorrect pressure or a deflated or punctured tyre are specifically excluded from the cover under this guarantee.

5. Your Tyre Accidental Damage Lifetime Guarantee applies from the date of your purchase, is not transferable to other vehicles or persons and is valid for the life of the tyre for which it was purchased.

6. Tyre Accidental Damage Lifetime Guarantee is available to private motorists only. Taxis, motorcycles, vans, private hire vehicles, driving school vehicles, company owned cars, cars used for business or commercial purposes are excluded.

7. Tyre Accidental Damage Lifetime Guarantee applies to all passenger tyres in any speed rating. Run-flat tyres cannot be covered by this guarantee

8. Replacement tyres supplied under the guarantee will not be guaranteed from the date of original purchase. A new guarantee can be purchased by the customer for the replacement tyres.

9. Puncture repairs to British Standard BSAU/159 9. can only be undertaken in the repairable tread area of the tyre. (Repairable area marked in green )

Puncture area

10. Puncture repairs must be completed at a branch of Britannia. Tyre Accidental Damage Lifetime Guarantee is invalid if the tyre is removed or repaired by any other company or individual

Your statutory rights are not affected by the terms of this guarantee.

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