RAC Breakdown Cover.

RAC Breakdown Cover Review.

The Royal Automoble Club was formed back in 1897 to assist members with roadside breakdown and are the UK’s longest established motoring organisation. In 2005  Aviva plc acquired RAC plc for approx £1.1 billion. In June 2011 Aviva plc announced that it had agreed to sell RAC Limited the second largest UK roadside assistance provider, to The Carlyle Group for £1.0 billion.

RAC have been rated the No.1 UK brand for services.  (Source as rated in the UK Customer Satisfaction Index, January 2010 by Institute of Customer Service)

RAC patrols fix 4 out of 5 cars at the roadside and for individual members  you're also covered for flat batteries, punctured tyres and running out of petrol. Source: RAC Measurement and Insight – Feb 2010. Excludes accidents and extreme failures.

Prices start at just £28  choose from a number of payment options including monthly direct debit.

Vehicle Based Membership
The Vehicle Based Membership allows you to choose the cover that suits you best, personal or vehicle based.
You now have the choice as to how you pay for RAC membership, you can either pay continuous monthly payments, split the payment over the first four months or pay in one lump sum. 
Motorcycle Breakdown Cover
RAC breakdown packages do not just cover cars they also cover motorcycles as standard. So when it comes to repairing or recovering your motorcycle you can be confident that RAC will provide professional and specialist care. RAC have over 1900 highly skilled and well trained patrols, covering the whole of the UK. RAC breakdown cover gives you access to specialist motorcycle trailers, enabling RAC to recover motorcycles without causing damage.

RAC can also provide assistance after an accident* and they cover licensed, taxed and tested Quad bikes, and Trikes under their standard policy
Roadside repairs include:
• Inner tube replacement on most small bikes (London area only)
• Battery issues
• Lock outs
• Non-starts / cut-outs

RAC Motorcycle Breakdown Cover Benefits:
When it comes to recovering your motorbike, RAC have specialist motorcycle trailers across the UK RAC have specialist motorcycle loaders on their entire flatbed fleet, enabling them to recover motorcycles without causing damage.

Add breakdown cover in Europe to your UK Membership when you purchase online and save £24.75*

Key features of European Breakdown Cover**
• Covers 20 countries and their offshore islands in continental Europe.
• If the vehicle has a mechanical breakdown while abroad, it will be fixed at the roadside, recovered to a local garage for repair or repatriated if appropriate.
• Covers certain motor-related legal expenses that may be incurred as a result of an incident in these countries.
• Temporary replacement car supplied on way to port,
Additional accommodation expenses
Journey continuation or return home
Replacement driver
Accidental damage to or loss of tent
Urgent message-relay service
Customs claims indemnity
** Terms & Conditions Apply

RAC also offers car insurance


RAC breakdown review