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RAC Members enjoy access to a large range of driving products and services throughout their driving lives, ranging from the familiar and much appreciated car breakdown cover and car insurance, to up-to-the-minute travel information as well as access to great member savings on car maintenance and great days out.

Important information:

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* Breakdown Free Fuel Offer Terms and Conditions:

The Offer

  1. A maximum of £200 will be available on a pre-paid MasterCard debit card; the first payment will be made to new customers purchasing RAC Breakdown cover and a second payment will be made when those members renew. 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.

- £100 on Roadside, Recovery, At Home, Onward Travel & European

To Qualify

  1. To qualify for the RAC prepaid MasterCard debit card (the ‘Card’) you must purchase RAC Breakdown cover direct from RAC by visiting www.rac.co.uk, or by calling us direct.
  2. You must purchase Personal Based membership on an annual continuous payment method on one of the above cover combinations to qualify.
  3. Purchases and start date of RAC Breakdown cover must take place during the term of the promotion between 17.06.2015 and 09.09.2015. Your policy must have started and we must have received full payment in order for us to issue your Card.
  4. If you do not claim your first free fuel payment then you will not qualify for the offer in year 2.
  5. 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. 
  6. 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.
  7. The offer excludes purchases made through cashback and voucher code sites.
  8. The offer excludes employees of RAC, their immediate families, agents or any other person connected with the promotion.
  9. The Card provides the Cardholder with the value pre-loaded on the Card to spend anywhere where MasterCard 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

  1. To claim your Card you must visit www.racfreefuel.co.uk before midnight on 21 December 2015 and enter your membership and unique reference number which will be emailed to you 10-15 days after your purchase date.
  2. Provided payments have been received in full, and you have logged in to www.racfreefuel.co.uk to accept the offer terms and conditions and claim your Card, the Card will be posted to your home address 35 days after your policy start date.
  3. In advance of your Card arriving you will receive your activation instruction email to your registered email address.
  4. 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 64361.
  5. Upon renewal provided you meet all the qualifying criteria and payments have been received in full, and you have activated your Card your Card will automatically be topped up 35 days after your renewal date. The level of cover renewed at will determine the amount topped up on your Card (above).

Things You Need To Know

  1. Please keep your Fuel Card safe as you’ll need it to automatically get your Free Fuel upon renewal.
  2. The Card will be valid until the expiration date printed on the front of the Card (two years 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
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. By participating in the promotion, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and the Card terms of use.
  6. GRG MasterCard Debit cards are issued by R. Raphael & Sons plc, pursuant to license from MasterCard. 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 Albany Court Yard, 47/48 Piccadilly, London, W1J DLR19-21 Shaftesbury Ave, London, W1D 7ED. Company registration number 01288938.  The Card is redeemable anywhere MasterCard is accepted. MasterCard and the MasterCard Brand Mark are registered trademarks of MasterCard.
  7. It will be necessary to pass some of your data to The Grass Roots Group UK Limited for the purposes of administering the Card. Your data will be kept secure and will not be used for any other purpose.

1 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 monitored and/or recorded.

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, Walsall, WS5 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.

Your RAC Fuel Card MasterCard® is issued by R. Raphael & Sons plc pursuant to license by MasterCard® International Incorporated. MasterCard® is a registered trademark of MasterCard® International Inc. 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) and is permitted to issue e-money. Head office and registered office at 19-21 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7ED, company registration number 01288938.

^ Price for 1 day cover for up to 8 people travelling in a 1 year old vehicle in France.