Compare Roadside Assistance Breakdown Cover

  • Roadside assistance is the basic form of breakdown cover and is offered by all providers
  • These policies cover your vehicle for roadside repairs and/or towing to a local garage in the event of a breakdown
  • Compare policy features and the latest prices on basic breakdown cover products below

Choose your breakdown cover options

7 products found
  • RAC logo

    Roadside

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

    Roadside

    • Personal Price (From)
      £69
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £59
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
  • Emergency Assist logo

    Premium Cover

    • 10% discount using code NW10OFF
    • Personal Price (From)
      n/a
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £33
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
  • GEM Motoring Assist logo

    Recovery RECLAIM

    • Personal Price (From)
      £78.50
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      n/a
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
  • Nova Direct logo

    Bronze Cover

    • Exclusive offer: Use code NW10 for 10% off
    • Personal Price (From)
      n/a
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £25.99
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
  • Green Flag logo

    Rescue

    • 50% off your AA or RAC renewal quote*
    • Personal Price (From)
      £45
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £25
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel
  • Ping Insure logo

    Recovery Plus

    • Use promo code 'pingy10' for 10% discount*
    • Personal Price (From)
      n/a
    • Vehicle Price (From)
      £26.99
    • Roadside Assistance
    • National Recovery
    • Home Start
    • Onward Travel

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Published on 05 July 2017. Last updated on 09 November 2020.

Breakdown cover – Roadside Assistance FAQ

Roadside assistance is perhaps the most basic level of breakdown service offered by most providers. When you take out breakdown cover you will need to check the different levels of available service that are provided in order to make your decision about what level of cover you need for your unique requirements.

What does roadside assistance mean?

Does roadside assistance mean the same thing on every policy?

When can roadside assistance be useful?

Do I need roadside assistance?

When might roadside assistance not be useful?

Can I get roadside assistance without taking out a policy?