Compare European Breakdown Cover

What does RAC offer that the AA and Green Flag don't?

5-Star Comprehensive Plus European Breakdown Cover - no one covers you better*.

 
RAC
Comprehensive Plus
European Breakdown Cover     
AA European Cover Green Flag Short-Term Cover Euro Breakdown Summary
We'll cover all costs for Roadside Assistance in Europe1 Yes Up to the vehicle market value 250 250 RAC are the only provider to cover all costs for Roadside assistance in Europe
We'll recover your vehicle back to the UK providing the vehicle isn't beyond economical repair2 All costs Up to the vehicle market value Up to the vehicle market value Up to the vehicle market value RAC are the only provider that will cover all costs to repatriate the vehicle
If repairs cost more than £500 you can choose to bring your vehicle home, providing it's not beyond economical repair3 Yes No No No RAC are the only provider to allow members to choose to have their vehicle returned to the UK if repairs exceed £500
If your vehicle is repaired in Europe we'll contribute towards repairs4 £1,000 £500 if you purchase Parts & Labour cover £0 £500 RAC contribute the most towards repairs required in Europe
We'll provide both transport and accommodation whilst your vehicle is repaired5 Yes Yes No No RAC & the AA will provide both alternative transport and accommodation whilst your vehicles being repaired. Handy if you breakdown at night or en route to your destination
We'll provide a hire car whilst your vehicle is repaired 6 £3,000 £1,500 £850 - this is not available if you request accommodation £2,000 RAC contribute the most towards a hire car or alternative transport whilst your vehicle is repaired
We'll provide accommodation whilst your vehicle is repaired 7 £1,200 £500 £500 - this is not available if you request transport £0 RAC contribute the most towards accommodation whilst your vehicle is repaired
We'll provide a hire car to continue your trip to Europe, if your vehicle cannot be repaired before your planned departure8 23 days or up to £3,000 £120 £800 £2000 RAC contribute the most towards a hire vehicle to allow members to continue their trip to Europe following a breakdown
We'll cover any age vehicle9 Yes Yes No, up to 16 years No, up to 15 years RAC & the AA will cover any age vehicle

 

If you’re travelling to Europe for a short trip, check out our Single Trip European Breakdown Cover product today.

The RAC is a leading provider of European breakdown cover. But, how does it compare to The AA? Find out here.

  

The RAC is a leading provider of European breakdown cover. But, how does it compare to Green Flag? Find out here.

  

5* Comprehensive European Breakdown Cover

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  • 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


*Comparison based on RAC Arrival against standard level of cover from other major providers as of 05.02.2019

Table Sources

1) We'll cover all costs for Roadside Assistance in Europe
RAC source: Policy Schedule
AA source: Terms and conditions page 13
Green Flag source: Terms and conditions page 12
Euro Breakdown Source : Terms and conditions page 3

2) We'll recover your vehicle back to the UK providing the vehicle isn't beyond economical repair

RAC source: Policy Schedule
AA source: Terms and conditions page 15
Green Flag source: Terms and conditions page 13
Euro Breakdown Source : Terms and conditions page 3

3) If repairs cost more than £500 you can choose to bring your vehicle home, providing it's not beyond economical repair
RAC source: Terms and conditions page 8
AA source: Terms and conditions page 15
Green Flag source: Terms and conditions page 13
Euro Breakdown Source : Terms and conditions page 6

4) If your vehicle is repaired in Europe we'll contribute towards repairs
RAC source: Policy Schedule
AA source: Terms and conditions page 18
Green Flag source: Terms and conditions page 12
Euro Breakdown Source : Terms and conditions page 3

5) We'll provide both transport and accommodation whilst your vehicle is repaired
RAC source: Terms and conditions page 8
AA source: Terms and conditions page 14
Green Flag source: Terms and conditions page 12
Euro Breakdown Source : Terms and conditions page 6

6) We'll provide a hire car whilst your vehicle is repaired
RAC source: Policy Schedule
AA source: Terms and conditions page 14
Green Flag source: Terms and conditions page 12
Euro Breakdown Source : Terms and conditions page 3

7) We'll provide accommodation whilst your vehicle is repaired
RAC source: Policy Schedule
AA source: Terms and conditions page 14
Green Flag source: Terms and conditions page 12
Euro Breakdown Source : Terms and conditions page 6

8) We'll provide a hire car to continue your trip to Europe, if your vehicle cannot be repaired before your planned departure
RAC source: Policy Schedule
AA source: Terms and conditions page 13
Green Flag source: Terms and conditions page 12
Euro Breakdown Source : Terms and conditions page 3

9) We'll cover any age vehicle
RAC source: Policy Schedule
AA source: www.theaa.com/european-breakdown-cover
Green Flag source: Terms and conditions page 11
Euro Breakdown Source : Terms and conditions page 3

RAC terms and conditions: here
AA terms and conditions: here
Green Flag terms and conditions: here

Euro Breakdown terms and conditions: here

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.