UK Breakdown Cover

  • 1. Your cover
  • 2. Your details & payment
  • 3. Confirmation

Get up to £30 off our most popular vehicle based cover levels*

5 star Breakdown Cover

1 What type of cover would you like?

Personal

Covers you as a driver or passenger in any vehicle.†

Covers you as a driver or passenger in any vehicle.†

You can add up to 5 people in your household on to one policy.

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Cover just for you as the driver or passenger in any vehicle.
Cover for you and 1 other named member of your household as drivers or passengers in any vehicle.
Who would you like to cover?
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Vehicle

Cover for your named vehicle, regardless of who is driving.

Cover for your named vehicle, regardless of who is driving.

You can add up to 3 vehicles on a single membership.

Your vehicle must have a max weight (gross) of 3.5 tonnes, a max length of 5.5 metres (18ft) including tow bar and a max width of 2.3metres (7ft 6in). 


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Is any vehicle more than 10 years old?
Is any vehicle more than 10 years old?
Is any vehicle more than 10 years old?
Sorry you must choose a product more than Roadside Rescue if your car is more than 10 years old.
Sorry you must choose a product more than Roadside Rescue if your car is more than 10 years old.
Sorry you must choose a product more than Roadside Rescue if your car is more than 10 years old.

2 What cover options do you require?

Included as standard

Roadside Rescue

24/7 breakdown cover. We'll fix your vehicle at the roadside, as long as you're over ¼ mile away from home. Includes a 10 mile tow to a destination of your choice, local garage or a place of safety if your car cannot be fixed at the roadside.

Select for a total of £10 off your chosen cover

Recovery

We'll take you, up to 7 passengers and your car to your chosen destination anywhere in mainland UK.

At Home Rescue

We'll attend if your car breaks down at home, or within 1/4 mile of your house. You can even book a time for us to come and fix your car.

Only available with Recovery

Garage Parts and Labour

We'll cover the cost of certain parts and labour to repair your vehicle at the roadside or through the RAC Approved Garage network following a breakdown.

We'll cover the cost of certain parts and labour to repair your vehicle at the roadside or through the RAC Approved Garage network following a breakdown.

We'll cover you for up to £750 parts and labour, without any excess, if you need garage repairs in an RAC Approved Garage. Your vehicle must be serviced in line with the manufacturer’s guidelines or serviced by a VAT registered garage in the last 12 months. Claims made within the first 14 days are not covered. Excludes claims for damage caused by wear & tear.

Cover under garage parts and labour is not available for motorcycles, motor caravans, kit cars, quads, trikes, trailers, imported vehicles (unless built for the UK market) and modified vehicles.

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3 If your car needs to go to a garage, how would you like to continue your journey?

Only available with Recovery

Onward Travel

(Includes Courtesy Car)

Enhance your options in the event of a breakdown. We will provide a courtesy car, hotel accommodation or alternative transport for you and up to 7 passengers.

4 Enhance your cover and add our new optional extras

Key Replace

Avoid the unexpected cost of replacement keys and locks, we will cover the costs to replace your lost or stolen house and car keys. We can even arrange a courtesy car if required.

Avoid the unexpected cost of replacement keys and locks, we will cover the costs to replace your lost or stolen house and car keys. We can even arrange a courtesy car if required.

We will provide new locks and keys, and/or remobilising immobilisers and alarms and cover locksmith charges up to £1000. A Key Replace claim cannot be made within the first 14 days of joining.

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Battery Rescue

If your battery is unable to be re-charged, we’ll source and fit a new battery up to the value of £600 with no additional charge to you.

If your battery is unable to be re-charged, we’ll source and fit a new battery up to the value of £600 with no additional charge to you.

We will only be able to fit a battery within ¼ mile of your home address if you have our At Home cover.

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European Rescue

European Breakdown covers you in 48 countries and their offshore islands in continental Europe.

In the event of a mechanical breakdown, vehicles are fixed at the roadside, recovered to a local garage for repair or repatriated.

European Breakdown covers you in 48 countries and their offshore islands in continental Europe.

In the event of a mechanical breakdown, vehicles are fixed at the roadside, recovered to a local garage for repair or repatriated. Certain motor-related legal expenses incurred as a result of an incident in these countries are also covered.

Countries Covered

Albania , Armenia, Andorra, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus (South), Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Russian mainland (west of Urals), San Marino, Serbia, Slovakian Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey (In Europe) plus Uskudar, Ukraine, Vatican City.

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Basket

Vehicle - 1 Vehicle
Roadside Rescue

You Pay:

£29.99

Get up to £30 off*

£30off*
  • Vehicle based cover
  • Roadside Rescue
  • Recovery
  • At Home Rescue
  • Onward Travel
£20off*
  • Vehicle based cover
  • Roadside Rescue
  • Recovery
  • At Home Rescue
£10off*
  • Vehicle based cover
  • Roadside Rescue
  • Recovery

Why choose RAC for your breakdown assistance?

  • 98% of members would recommend RAC Breakdown to their friends and family
  • We don't just tow you to a garage - we bring the garage to you
  • Our patrols fix 4 out of 5 vehicles at the roadside1

Looking for Business Breakdown Cover?

Please call 0870 600 1350
to get a quote specific to your business requirements.


Please read our full breakdown cover terms and conditions. Our full terms and conditions apply.

Broken down now?

If your vehicle has already broken down, you cannot buy your RAC membership online. However, we can still help - call us for immediate cover on 0800 828282 or 0333 2000999.


Prices shown are for the first 12 months of membership with payment on a continuous annual basis. All prices quoted are available to new customers only. If you've had RAC Breakdown cover at any time in the past 60 days, please call us on 0800 096 6841 to renew your membership.

You are covered for Roadside assistance only in the UK and Ireland in the first 24 hours of taking out your membership, after which you'll be entitled to the full level of cover you've purchased.

Non commercial vehicles only, excluding certain vehicle

* The Big Breakdown Sale Terms & Conditions

1. £10 off when you purchase Roadside & Recovery; £20 off when you purchase Roadside, Recovery & At Home; £30 off when you purchase Roadside, Recovery, At Home & Onward Travel. Discount is off our previous web prices.

2. Offer is available on Vehicle Based membership on annual continuous payment only. Purchases must be made direct from RAC by calling 0844 891 3111 or from rac.co.uk between 29.01.15 and 11.03.15.

3. Offer is only available to new RAC Members and applies for the first year of membership only. Not available to customers amending or renewing an existing policy or on purchases of breakdown during a breakdown situation.

4. This offer is not available to customers who purchase RAC Breakdown cover via cash back or voucher websites.

5. No cash or other alternatives available.

6. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and may be withdrawn at any time.

Breakdown cover provided by RAC Motoring Services (Registered No 01424399) and RAC Insurance Ltd (Registered No 2355834). Registered in England; Registered Offices: RAC House, Brockhurst Crescent, WalsallWS5 4AW. Arranged, sold and administered by RAC Motoring Services who is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in respect of insurance mediation activities only. RAC Insurance Ltd is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.