What happens if AA can’t fix car?

Will AA give me a courtesy car?

If you buy direct with us, we’ll give you a courtesy car for up to 21 days if yours has been stolen or written off. Repairs Most standard policies include the clause that to qualify for a courtesy car, yours needs to be repaired at a garage approved by your insurer.

What do you do if you break down and have no cover?

If you have an emergency breakdown and no cover, you can call a breakdown provider to get cover and immediate assistance, contact a nearby garage, or use an emergency phone if you’re on a major road.

Does breakdown cover include courtesy car?

If you crash your courtesy car or damage it in an accident, you’ll be covered by your insurance – so long as you have a fully comprehensive policy. You’ll also get another courtesy car. Just remember that you’ll still have to pay your excess to cover a portion of the repairs – so drive safe!

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Is breakdown cover worth having?

It may seem counterintuitive, but paying for breakdown cover can save you money in the long-term. With breakdown cover, you wouldn’t have to pay for a mechanic to try to fix your car or for a tow to a garage, but, without cover, getting this emergency assistance could end up being very expensive.

How long is recovery AA?

The average wait time for roadside recovery is 40-60 minutes and, because you might need to stand away from your vehicle until help arrives, keep a warm coat, a reflective, high-visibility vest, and a torch in the boot. We hope you’ll never have a use for them, but you’ll be glad of them should a breakdown ever occur.

How long should it take to get a courtesy car?

As soon as the garage technicians have decided that the car is unsafe to drive, a courtesy car will generally be provided the next working day, so you don’t have to worry about getting around without a functioning car.

Who is better RAC or AA?

AA scored 82% for customer satisfaction. They were given 5 stars (out of 5) for arriving within an hour and 4 stars for vehicles repaired at the side of the road. A total score of 81%. RAC scored 73% for customer satisfaction.

Will the AA take my car to a garage?

Your roadside assistance will always include: 24/7 cover for breakdowns over 1/4 mile from home. a tow to a nearby garage if we can’t fix your vehicle at the roadside. unlimited call-outs.

Does AA cover start immediately?

Whether you’re broken down or not, as soon as you join, you’ll enjoy full membership benefits. Our benefits include: 24/7 cover for for breakdowns over 1/4 from home.

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Can I get a courtesy car if my car is in the garage?

Will I get a courtesy car if mine is in the garage? If you have fully comprehensive car insurance, then it’s likely – but not guaranteed – that you’ll get a courtesy car while yours is off the road. If you’re not sure, check your policy documents to find out.

Can I get a courtesy car if my car is written off?

Courtesy vehicle – Most insurers provide a ‘Class A’ courtesy car whilst a vehicle is being repaired, but not when a vehicle is written off. A courtesy car may be provided whilst the cost of repair is being assessed, but once the decision is made you will be asked to return the vehicle within a few days.

Do RAC charge for callouts?

RAC offer a range of cover types to meet your needs, most do not come with a call out charge.

Can you drive without breakdown cover?

The short answer is – no. It’s not mandatory to have breakdown cover but it acts as a form of insurance and offers you peace of mind. If you break down being able to call someone who can come and get your car moving again or help you get home is a godsend.

How does break down cover work?

What is breakdown cover? Breakdown cover is a type of cover that can help you out if your vehicle breaks down. For example when your car battery dies or your tyres puncture, breakdown cover can provide assistance so you and your vehicle won’t be left stranded on the roadside.

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What is the difference between roadside assistance and breakdown cover?

This is the most basic level of breakdown cover, and means you get help by the side of the road if you break down. Roadside assistance only covers you if you break down a certain distance from your home, usually at least a quarter of a mile.