Understanding our level of cover

Our European Breakdown Cover with flexible options from just £6^

Whether you're popping to Paris or setting off for a two week stay in Spain, we have flexible cover options to suit you - single trip and annual policies for vehicles of any age, as well as cover if you're towing.

Standard Comprehensive Comprehensive Plus
Limits of cover Up to 3 claims per policy period, limited to 1 claim per journey Up to 3 claims per policy period, limited to 1 claim per journey Unlimited claims per journey
Roadside assistance in the UK (over ¼ mile from home)   Up to £300
48 hours prior to planned departure date
Unlimited
7 days prior to planned departure date
Onward travel in the UK   Daily limit -
£125 up to a maximum of £750
Daily limit -
£125 up to a maximum of £3,000
Roadside assistance in Europe Up to £1,250, plus
Garage Labour up to £150 if repairs can be completed on the same day
Unlimited, plus
Garage Labour up to £150 if repairs can be completed on the same day
Unlimited, plus
Garage Labour up to £1,000 if repairs can be completed within 7 working hours
Missed connection Not covered 1 claim, up to £500 per claim 3 claims, up to £500 per claim
Onward Travel in Europe (including recovering you and your passengers to the UK) Additional transport limit:
up to £40 per day, up to a maximum of £400
Additional transport limit:
up to £125 per day, up to a maximum of £1,500
Additional transport limit:
up to £125 per day, up to a maximum of £3,000
Additional accommodation expenses (room only):
up to £40 per person, per day, up to a maximum of £400
Additional accommodation expenses (room only):
up to £50 per person, per day, up to a maximum of £500
Additional accommodation expenses (including breakfast):
up to £100 per person, per day,  up to a maximum of £1,200
Getting your vehicle home (providing your vehicle is not beyond economical repair) Costs up to £500, or the market value of your vehicle, if lower Costs up to market value of your vehicle or £500, whichever is greater Unlimited - Costs not limited to the market value of your vehicle
Hire car - not covered Hire car - Up to £40 per day for 3 consecutive days Hire car - Up to £120 per day for 7 consecutive days
Vehicle break in emergency repairs   Up to £180 Up to £300
Replacement driver      
European legal care      

5* Comprehensive European Breakdown Cover

Get single trip cover from just £7^

  • No overall claims limit for complete peace of mind
  • Reassurance of a 24/7 English-speaking helpline
  • We'll fix you at the roadside or tow you to the nearest garage


For more information about our products please review our full European Breakdown terms and conditions.

^ Price for 1 day cover for up to 9 people travelling in a vehicle up to 1 year old in Zone 1

RAC European Breakdown cover arranged and administered by RAC Financial Services Limited (Registered No 05171817) and provided by RAC Insurance Ltd (Registered No 2355834). Registered in England; Registered Offices: RAC House, Brockhurst Crescent, Walsall WS5 4AW. RAC Financial Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in respect of insurance mediation activities. RAC Insurance Ltd is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.
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