RAC Breakdown Cover

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  • With a history dating back to the 19th century, the RAC is one of the UK's most renowned rescue service providers
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    EU Cover

    Comprehensive European Breakdown Cover

    • Full refund guaranteed if you can't travel due to Covid-19 restrictions
    • Personal Price (From)
      n/a
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £7
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
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    EU Cover

    Comprehensive Plus European Breakdown Cover

    • Full refund guaranteed if you can't travel due to Covid-19 restrictions
    • Personal Price (From)
      n/a
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £9
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
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    Roadside

    • Personal Price (From)
      £70
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £50
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
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    Roadside & At Home

    • Personal Price (From)
      £105
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £85
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
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    Roadside & Recovery

    • Personal Price (From)
      £110
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £90
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
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    Roadside, At Home & Onward Travel

    • Personal Price (From)
      £145
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £125
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
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    Roadside, Recovery & At Home

    • Personal Price (From)
      £145
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £125
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
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    Roadside, Recovery & Onward Travel

    • Personal Price (From)
      £145
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £125
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
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    Roadside, Recovery, At Home & Onward Travel

    • Personal Price (From)
      £165
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £145
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
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    EU Cover

    Standard European Breakdown Cover (Annual)

    • Full refund guaranteed if you can't travel due to Covid-19 restrictions
    • Personal Price (From)
      n/a
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £81.74
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
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    EU Cover

    UK Premier Breakdown Cover + Euro

    • Full refund guaranteed if you can't travel due to Covid-19 restrictions
    • Personal Price (From)
      £268.57
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £216.99
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel

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    EU Cover

    Euro Plus

    • Personal Price (From)
      £130
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £70
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
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    Recovery Plus

    • Personal Price (From)
      £90
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £60
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
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    Rescue

    • Personal Price (From)
      £45
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £30
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
  • Green Flag logo

    Rescue Plus

    • Personal Price (From)
      £70
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £45
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel

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RAC Breakdown Cover FAQ

Who are the RAC?

With a history dating back to the 19th century, the RAC (or Royal Automobile Club, as it was then known) has always been at the forefront of roadside assistance service in the UK. Responsible for many breakthroughs in vehicle recovery, the RAC currently has over 8 million breakdown customers covering both personal and corporate drivers.

What is RAC breakdown cover?

RAC breakdown cover offers 24/7 roadside assistance should your vehicle breakdown. They have a team of breakdown operators that can provide help in getting you back on the road as soon as possible.

What types of breakdown cover does the RAC provide?

The RAC offer a wide range of breakdown cover types including UK cover, multi-trip and single trip European cover, motorbike breakdown cover, caravan/motorhome breakdown cover, business breakdown cover, personal breakdown cover and family/multi-car breakdown policies.

What breakdown cover packages are available from the RAC?

RAC breakdown membership comes with Roadside cover as standard. To this basic roadside assistance, customers can add a number of additional cover options, including:

  • National recovery: This optional extra allows you to have your vehicle towed to any UK destination if it cannot be repaired at the roadside.
  • At home cover: This upgrade extends RAC assistance services to within ¼ mile of your home address.
  • Onward travel: This option adds cover for alternative transport or accommodation if your vehicle cannot be fixed immediately.
  • Battery replace: Cover for a replacement vehicle battery should your current one fail.
  • Tyre replace: Optional protection that will cover you for 5 tyre replacements per year.
  • Key replace: If you opt for this extra RAC will replace your cars keys if they are lost, stolen or broken by accident.

How much does RAC breakdown cover cost?

The cost of the breakdown cover will depend if you go for the Standard or Unlimited cover and if you choose any add-ons. Click through below to compare RAC breakdown cover to see the latest pricing.

How do I get a breakdown cover quote from the RAC?

RAC cover costs vary depending on the type of cover you want and the optional extras you choose. You can get a personalised quote for RAC recovery service over the phone or via their website. Their website includes a quick and simple quote facility via which you can tailor your cover, get an instant cover quote and buy direct online.

What is the latest RAC Breakdown Cover deal?

Like other breakdown recovery providers, the RAC have regular time-limited promotions to sweet the deal for new roadside assistance members. You can find out the details of the latest RAC breakdown special offer in our comparison table above or from RAC’s website.

How can I renew my breakdown membership with the RAC?

RAC will contact you regarding renewal before your current breakdown membership term expires. The best way for existing customers to renew or make amendments to their policy is to contact the RAC Membership team over the phone.

What are the benefits of RAC membership in the UK?

If you’re an RAC breakdown customer you will be eligible for a range of RAC membership benefits including restaurants, car maintenance, days out, holidays and more.

What is RAC breakdown repair cover?

If you want cover for the cost of repairs should you breakdown, RAC offer extended car warranty policies. You can compare these on our car warranty comparison page.

How do I compare RAC?

To compare RAC breakdown against our other breakdown providers, visit our breakdown cover comparison page.

Where can I get reviews of RAC breakdown cover?

To see impartial customer reviews of RAC breakdown cover you can visit Trustpilot or other review sites.

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