Will the AA tow my car from home to a garage?

Do green flag take you home?

If your vehicle breaks down at home, we’ll come and help you. We won’t charge to come out to assist you. If the garage is closed and we take you home, we’ll pick you up the next day (or whenever is suitable for you) and take the vehicle to the garage at no extra cost.

How long does it take the AA to get to you?

The average wait time for roadside recovery is 40-60 minutes and, because you might need to stand away from your vehicle until help arrives, keep a warm coat, a reflective, high-visibility vest, and a torch in the boot. We hope you’ll never have a use for them, but you’ll be glad of them should a breakdown ever occur.

What do you do if you break down and have no cover?

If you have an emergency breakdown and no cover, you can call a breakdown provider to get cover and immediate assistance, contact a nearby garage, or use an emergency phone if you’re on a major road.

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What is the difference between roadside assistance and national recovery?

For example, if you get a flat tyre or engine conks out, you can call for assistance. When your mechanic arrives, they’ll try to fix your vehicle there and then. If they can’t, they’ll tow you to a garage (also called ‘recovery’) for repairs, so you won’t be left stranded at the roadside.

Is AA or Green Flag better?

On Trustpilot, RAC Breakdown Cover has a 4.3 out of 5 score; the AA scores 4.4/5 and Green Flag also scored 4.4. Car magazine Auto Express put together a ranking of breakdown cover providers, based on readers’ experiences, which you can read here. It put Green Flag in 2rd place, RAC in 4th place and AA in 5th.

How does Green Flag compared to RAC and AA?

Green Flag is the biggest challenger to the two industry leaders. Green Flag is a reliable company all around and offers its services at more competitive prices than the AA or RAC. Green Flag’s response time is on average 30 minutes and they repair 86% of all cars at the roadside.

Does my AA cover me in any car?

Yes. With personal breakdown cover, you’re covered in any car you drive. You’re also covered if you’re a passenger in any car. So whether you’re travelling in your own car, a friend or family member’s or someone else’s, you can call us out if you break down.

Does AA come to your house?

If you add At Home to your policy, we’ll come to you if your car breaks down at home. When you need us, we’ll usually get to you in under an hour, or at a time that suits you.

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Do the AA provide courtesy cars?

If you buy direct with us, we’ll give you a courtesy car for up to 21 days if yours has been stolen or written off. Repairs Most standard policies include the clause that to qualify for a courtesy car, yours needs to be repaired at a garage approved by your insurer.

How far will AA tow?

Our breakdown cover gives you peace of mind that you’ll be able to get help if you break down. Your roadside assistance will always include: 24/7 cover for breakdowns over 1/4 mile from home. a tow to a nearby garage if we can’t fix your vehicle at the roadside.

Can I join green flag if I breakdown?

Answer: No. The cover can’t be purchased if you’ve already broken down. However, we can still help you if you require assistance. Simply call us on 0800 400 600.

How long does a car have to be parked before it can be towed UK?

There is no time limit on how long a vehicle can remain parked in the same space on a road as long as they are correctly taxed and not in breach of any parking contraventions. The exception to this is if the vehicle is thought to have been abandoned, in which case it can be removed by the police.

How many times can you call AA?

Call us out as many times as you need to, as long as it’s not a recurring problem with your vehicle. 24/7 cover for breakdowns over 1/4 mile from home. If we can’t complete repairs at the roadside we’ll take you and your vehicle to a nearby garage.

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What does AA recovery mean?

The Automobile Association. 1914, AA patrols with their bicycles. As motoring grew in popularity, we too pushed boundaries to meet the novel needs of our driving customers. 1907 – we devised and offered our first motor insurance policies.

What does AA national recovery mean?

National Recovery is an add-on to our breakdown cover which comes with extra benefits. It helps you to finish your journey if you break down on your way to somewhere. With our standard roadside assistance, we’ll tow your vehicle to the nearest garage for repairs if we can’t fix it at the roadside.