AA Breakdown Service

Compare AA breakdown service

Your vehicle having a breakdown at the side of the road when want to get somewhere is a stressful experience. But by taking out the right breakdown insurance policy you can try and ensure you can get back on the road quickly. To help you decide which might be the right choice for you, you can use the comparison table below see a selection of plans:

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ProviderOnline DiscountCover FeaturesSpecial Offers 
Up to 40%

Cover from just £29.99.

Free Onward Travel when you spend as little as £9.45 a month. Available on Roadside & Recovery & above. New members only for 1st year. T&Cs apply.Get Quotes >
n/aPrices start from £17.50
Economy cover - 4 call outs per policy term. Up to 1 hour roadside assistance. Recovery to local garage within 25 mile radius.
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Up to 40%Cover from just £25. (10% of customers achieve these prices)

50% off your AA or RAC renewal quote. - (For vehicles 10 years & under on our closest equivalent UK cover). Underwritten by U K Insurance Limited

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n/aGet 24 hour roadside recovery assistance from £39

Save up to £75 on fuel when you buy breakdown membership with added options. T&C's apply*

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n/aAverage response time 36 minutes - fastest cover in the country. Cover from £11.99. 5 Star rating from independent customer review agency Review Centre. Cover available for cars, vans, motorbikes & fleets

Unlimited Callouts per year No excess or callout charges, vehicle Home Start available, up to 1 hour Roadside Assistance, 75% of breakdowns repaired at roadside, covers the driver and up to 7 passengers, European Cover also available

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n/aCover from just £17.90

Half price MOT.

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* New customers buying options with breakdown membership and paying on an annual continuous basis will get a fuel card worth up to £75. This will be an AA prepaid MasterCard that can be used at any UK fuel station where MasterCard is accepted. To qualify, you’ll need to buy breakdown membership with at least 1 option (National Recovery, At Home, Onward Travel and/or Parts and Garage Cover). The value of the fuel card will depend on the number of options added to your cover: £20 card when adding 1 option, £30 card when adding 2 options, £50 card when adding 3 options, £75 card when adding 4 options. The card will be valid for 6 months from the date of issue. This offer is not available to Cashback Customers.

The AA breakdown service

With the AA breakdown service, you have the option of paying monthly or annually. You can choose from a selection of packages to tailor your cover to fit your needs best. Depending on which option you chose your cover may include:


  • National Recovery – With this on your policy the AA will transport you to any single UK destination if your vehicle can’t be fixed at the side of the road following a breakdown.


  • At Home Cover – If your car won’t start when you are leaving home or you breakdown with a quarter of a mile from your home you will need ‘At Home’ cover in get assistance.


  • Onward Travel – in the event that your vehicle breaks down and it can’t be fixed by the roadside having Onward Travel cover means that the AA could provide you with money towards car hire, public transport to carry on or even put you up in a nearby hotel room for the night.


  • Parts and Garage Cover – If you breakdown then this package option means the AA could help pay for parts and garage bills. Wear and tear not covered.


With AA breakdown insurance you get the choice of a persoanl or vehicle policy:


  • AA breakdown service vehicle cover will provide breakdown cover for any one vehicle whoever is driving it, as long as they are legally permitted to do so.


  • Individual cover means that you get provided with breakdown cover for any vehicle of which you are a driver or passenger when it breaks down. You can take out AA personal breakdown cover for one individual or get cover for up to four people who live in the same household.


Before you take out a breakdown policy:

You will find that there are many different providers of breakdown cover in the UK. It is therefore a good idea to shop around before you take out a policy to find the option which offers you the best deal, using the comparison table on this page might help you to do so. Things which may influence you when deciding which is the right plan for you may include: how comprehensive a policy is, average response time, customer service rating, number of vehicles per member and price of the plan. However you may also want to consider other factors, for example many providers of breakdown cover offer their members special bonuses such as special discounts in shops, bars, restaurants and service stations. You will also find that throughout the year different providers will offer special incentives to take out a breakdown insurance policy with them, so it is worth checking exactly what each one will offer you.