UK Breakdown Cover

  • 1. Your cover
  • 2. Your details & payment
  • 3. Confirmation
Get up to £100 Free Fuel*
5 star Breakdown Cover

1 What type of cover would you like?

Personal

Covers you as a driver or passenger in any vehicle.†
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?
Select to be eligible for our Free Fuel offer

Vehicle

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

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.

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 and 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.

More info Why Do I need Garage Parts and Labour?
Confirmed

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

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

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.

More info

Battery Rescue

If you breakdown because of a battery failure we will replace and fit a new battery so you can continue your journey up to a maximum of £600.

As a high number of battery faults occur at home we recommend you add At Home cover with Battery Rescue.

Confirmed

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.

More info Why Do I need Key Replace?

Basket

Personal - Single
Roadside Rescue
Recovery

You Pay:

£99.99

Looking for Business Breakdown Cover?

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

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 roadside

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

 

* Web Exclusive bonus period (22.10.14 – 04.11.14)

During this period when you buy online at rac.co.uk:

  • - £100 free fuel is available on purchase of Roadside, Recovery, At Home, Onward Travel & European.

All other Free Fuel offer Terms & Conditions below will also apply.


Free Fuel Offer Terms & Conditions:

To Qualify

  • 1. To qualify for the RAC prepaid Visa debit card (the "Card") you must purchase RAC Breakdown cover direct from RAC by visiting www.rac.co.uk or by calling 0800 1510 648.
  • 2. You must purchase Vehicle Based membership on an annual continuous payment method on one of the following cover combinations to qualify:
    • - Roadside & Recovery
    • - Roadside, Recovery & At Home
    • - Roadside, Recovery, At Home & Onward Travel
  • 3. Purchases and start date of RAC Breakdown cover must take place during the term of the promotion between 12.09.2014 and 04.11.2014. We must have received full payment by the 30.11.2014 in order for us to issue your Card
  • 4. The offer is not available to existing RAC Breakdown customers buying (or renewing their existing) breakdown cover or on purchases of breakdown during a breakdown situation
  • 5. This offer is fulfilled online and you must therefore provide a valid email address at the time of purchase in order to claim your Card
  • 6. The offer excludes purchases made through cashback and voucher code sites
  • 7. The offer is open to new RAC Breakdown members only, excluding employees of RAC, their immediate families, agents or any other person connected with the promotion

The Offer

  • 8. A maximum of £50 e-money is available to new customers purchasing RAC Breakdown cover. The level of cover purchased determines the amount awarded;
    • - £20 on Roadside & Recovery
    • - £30 on Roadside, Recovery & At Home
    • - £50 on Roadside, Recovery, At Home & Onward Travel
  • 9. The Card provides the Cardholder with the value pre-loaded on the Card to spend anywhere where Visa is accepted
  • 10. The Card cannot be used to obtain cash, nor can it be used to purchase fuel via a Pay@Pump facility
  • 11. Only one Card per customer
  • 12. There are no cash or any other alternatives available


How It Works

  • 13. To claim your Card you must visit www.racfreefuel.co.uk before 4 February 2015 and enter your membership number and unique reference number, which will be emailed to you 10-15 days after your purchase date
  • 14. Provided payments have been received in full, and you have logged in to www.racfreefuel.co.uk to claim your Card, the Card will be posted to your home address within 35 days of registering at www.racfreefuel.co.uk
  • 15. In advance of your Card arriving you will receive your activation instruction email to your registered email address
  • 16. In order to be able to use your Card it must be activated within 3 months of the date we dispatch the Card to you and your PIN must be retrieved. You can do this by calling 0844 800 6436


Things You Need To Know

  • 17. The Card will be valid until the expiration date printed on the front of the Card (one year from Card issue). PLEASE NOTE: A monthly administration fee of £2 will be deducted from any available balance if your Card has not been used for a period of 6 consecutive months. For full details of the Card terms of use and associated charges, please request a copy by calling 0844 800 6436 or by visiting www.racfreefuel.co.uk
  • 18. If the amount of the value available on the Card is not sufficient to cover your purchase, you will need to pay the difference by other means first (cheque, cash, debit or credit card) then use the Card
  • 19. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and RAC reserve the right to vary or amend these terms and conditions or to withdraw the promotion at any time
  • 20. By participating in the promotion, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and the Card terms of use
  • 21. GRG Visa Debit cards are issued by R. Raphael & Sons plc, pursuant to license from Visa Europe. R. Raphael & Sons plc. is a UK Bank authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (registration number 161302). Registered office at 19-21 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 7ED. Company registration number 01288938. The Card is redeemable anywhere VISA is accepted. Visa and the Visa Brand Mark are registered trademarks of Visa
  • 22. It will be necessary to pass some of your data to The Grass Roots Group UK Ltd for the purposes of administering the Card. Your data will be kept secure and will not be used for any other purpose.

Calls are charged between 1p and 13p per minute, plus a 15p call set up fee from landlines. Calls from mobiles are typically between 5p and 41p per minute. Calls may be recorded and/or monitored.

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.