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With every purchase of a new car, van* or bike policy, you will receive free RAC Roadside Assistance cover, 24/7, 365 days a year. 
*Restrictions apply

RAC Roadside Assistance Includes:

  • Help to repair the vehicle at the roadside when you’re more than a ¼ mile from your home address.
  • Help to transport the vehicle, you and your passengers to a destination of your choice, up to 10 miles, if the RAC cannot repair the vehicle at the roadside.
  • If the RAC recover the vehicle to a garage, they will reimburse your taxi costs for you and your passengers to a single destination within 20 miles.
  • Misfuel Rescue – Help to repair the vehicle where the RAC will drain and flush the fuel system and refill the vehicle with up to 10 litres of correct fuel and safely dispose of the contaminated fuel.

The vehicle breakdown policy only covers the policyholder’s vehicle, other restrictions apply. You can contact us for further information.

The following exclusions apply:

  • Any breakdown which has occurred prior to purchase.
  • Anything which is not a breakdown e.g. a road traffic collision.
  • The cost of any parts.
  • Any breakdown resulting from a fault that has previously been attended and has not been properly repaired or the advice after a temporary repair has not been followed.
  • Vehicles used for hire and reward or courier services.

In addition to the benefits included in RAC Roadside Assistance, this cover includes:

  • Help to repair the vehicle at, or within, a quarter of a mile of your home.
  • Help to tow your vehicle to a destination of your choice, up to 10 miles, if the vehicle has broken down at home and cannot be repaired.
  • Help to transport the vehicle, you and your passengers to a destination of your choice, anywhere in the UK when you break down more than a quarter of a mile from home and the RAC cannot repair the vehicle at the roadside. 
  • A choice between a replacement hire vehicle for 2 consecutive days, overnight accommodation or alternative transport if your vehicle can’t be fixed on the same day. 

The following exclusions apply:

  • Any breakdown which has occurred prior to purchase.
  • Anything which is not a breakdown e.g. a road traffic collision.
  • The cost of any parts.
  • Any breakdown resulting from a fault that has previously been attended and has not been properly repaired or the advice after a temporary repair has not been followed.
  • Any breakdown in which the fault cannot be repaired at home
  • Vehicles used for hire and reward or courier services.

In addition to the benefits included in RAC Roadside Assistance, Roadside Recovery at Home & Onward Travel, this cover includes:

  • Roadside assistance in Europe – Help to repair the vehicle if it breaks down within 24 hours before the departure date and a hire car if it can’t be repaired in time.
  • If your vehicle can’t be repaired, the RAC will pay for the passengers to continue their journey in a replacement car or by rail, plane or taxi.
  • The RAC will provide alternative transport to get the passengers and the vehicle back home if the vehicle is unrepairable in Europe.
  • Reimbursement for a hire car in the UK, once the RAC have brought the passengers home.
  • The RAC will cover the costs to carry out emergency repairs to make the vehicle safe again following a break-in – up to £175.

The following exclusions apply:

  • Any breakdown which has occurred prior to purchase.
  • Anything which is not a breakdown e.g. a road traffic collision.
  • The cost of any parts.
  • Any breakdown resulting from a fault that has previously been attended and has not been properly repaired or the advice after a temporary repair has not been followed.
  • Vehicles used for hire and reward or courier services.

 

For more information on our products please click here. If you would like to upgrade your cover please contact us on 0800 954 9570 and we can talk you through the options.

Are you a current customer and already broken down?

Please contact the RAC on 0330 1598 723 and have your vehicle registration to hand.

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