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For Older Vehicles

From the No1 car breakdown and recovery provider in the UK
for vehicles over 15 years old ..........


Is your vehicle over 15 years old?   -   Yes !
Then we can offer you Full UK car breakdown cover  from
 Just 83 A Year.  Our policies vehicle breadkown recovery | car breakdown services | motorbike breakdown cover imageare the most competitively priced policies in the UK, and we offer 2 different levels of breakdown cover, so you can choose the right cover for your needs.

The prices are based on one specified vehicle and covers anyone who may drive that vehicle. Cover is available for cars, motorcycles, motorised caravans, light vans, estate cars and minibuses. All vehicles must not exceed a gross vehicle weight of 3,500kg, a length of 5.5m, and a width of 2.3m. It covers the driver and a up to 7 passengers in the vehicle.

rac breakdown cover for cars in the UKThe breakdown service is provided by RAC. With a 1500 branded patrol force, RAC ensures your total motoring peace of mind in the UK or Europe. They will respond immediately to your breakdown and they currently have an average call out time of just 40 minutes.

See below for the cover options and prices we can currently offer you
 

Annual Motor Breakdown Prices

Cover Level

Vehicles
 15 yrs and older
2. Roadside Assistance, National Recovery & Homestart Cover. 83.00
3. Roadside Assistance, National Recovery, Homestart plus European Breakdown Cover 104.00

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Or for instant cover ring our office on 01288 353999 for cover over the phone. Cover will be operative 24 hours after we set the policy up.

N.B.  Vehicles under 15 years old can be covered under another scheme we offer customers through Call Assist breakdown.  Click Here for details on this cover.
 

Breakdown 'Cover Level' Details

Level 2
Roadside assistance, national recovery & doorstep
If the vehicle is not repaired at the roadside or at your home address (doorstep), then recovery to a garage/your home/onward destination of your choice within the UK (national recovery) covered.

Level 3
Roadside assistance, national recovery, doorstep & continental

If the vehicle is not repaired at the roadside or at your home address (doorstep), then recovery to a garage/your home/onward destination of your choice within the UK covered.  Within Continental Europe it's recovery to a local garage (national recovery/continental). Trips within Europe are limited in Europe to 90 days any one trip, but as many trips as you like.

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Your Questions Answered.....
 

Why choose RAC?,  Who are they?
Ever since their foundation in 1897, RAC has been consistently at the forefront in developing motoring services - from introducing uniformed patrols in 1901 and roadside emergency telephone boxes in 1912 right through to the present day.  With a 1,500 branded patrol force, RAC ensures your total motoring peace of mind to provide national coveragerac breakdown cover for cars in the UK and rapid response times.  Their team of expert co-ordinators work around 24/7, 365 days a year to make sure all emergencies are quickly and safely dealt with, allowing you to continue your journey with as little disruption as possible.
 
What breakdown service benefits do I receive?
RAC motor breakdown offers all the cover you need. It means peace of mind at considerably less cost than alternative suppliers. Benefits include:
  • Emergency assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year throughout the UK
  • Assistance after a breakdown, accident, vandalism, fire, theft or attempted theft
  • Lack of or wrong fuel
  • Flat battery
  • Cover for you and up to 7 passengers in your car
  • Roadside assistance and recovery provided by approved garages and mechanics
  • Key breakage or keys locked in car
  • Flat or punctured tyre
  • Message relay service
 
What happens if I breakdown or have an accident?
If you breakdown or have an accident, RAC will arrange for an approved mechanic to attend to your car without delay.  If your car cannot be repaired at the roadside, RAC will take your car to the nearest and most suitable repairable.  Depending upon your level of cover, if it is apparent the vehicle cannot be repaired by the end of the working day we will arrange and pay for transportation to your home, original destination or repairer of your choice. 
 
But what if I am abroad and I breakdown?
If you have paid for the continental cover then help will be at hand.  RAC's unrivalled overseas network of agents and suppliers provide first-class recovery and assistance services across Europe.  If your car breaks down on the Continent, they provide roadside assistance, recovery to the nearest suitable garage, and car hire or hotel accommodation if your car cannot be repaired the same day.  They will also arrange repatriation of your car (terms apply) and passengers to the UK, if repairs cannot be completed before the end of your trip. Cover benefits include:
  • Replacement parts  Cost of sourcing and despatch
  • Vehicle out of use  Up to 14 days car hire or second class rail fare
  • Repatriation of driver and passengers  Necessary costs
  • Roadside assistance  250
  • Break-in emergency repairs  175
  • Alternative driver  Necessary costs
  • Customs duty  All charges imposed
  • Duration  You will be covered for as many trips in Europe as you like, providing each trip is no more than 90 days
 
Which vehicles are eligible?
Cover is only available under the RAC policy for vehicles over 15 years old.  The following vehicles are eligible:
  • Cars
  • Motorised caravans
  • Estate cars
  • 4X4 sport utility vehicles
  • Motorcycles
  • Vans
  • Caravans and trailers of proprietary make covered free of charge
  • Minibuses
  • Certain imported vehicles cannot be catered for on this policy. Call if imported.

All vehicles must not exceed a gross vehicle weight of 3,500kg, a length of 5.5 metres, and a width of 2.3 metres. It covers the driver and a up to 7 passengers in the vehicle.
 

N.B - For vehicles under 15 years old we can offer our scheme especially for newer cars through Call Assist.  Click Here for more information
 
What happens if I need help at home or within one mile from home?
If you have paid the additional premium for Doorstep cover, we will arrange for an approved specialist to attend your car without delay.
 
Is there anything that is not covered?
There are some situations that are not covered. These include:
  • Vehicles temporarily immobilised by floods or snow where our repairer cannot reach you or vehicles embedded in mud or sand.
  • Incidents resulting from a previous inadequate repair or poor maintenance
  • Excludes paying for lost or broken keys
  • The costs of spares, petrol, oil or other materials.
  • Incidents resulting from motor racing, rallies, speed or duration trials.
  • Vehicles being used for hire or reward
  • The carriage of any livestock which require special transportation facilities.
  • Replacing tyres or windows

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You can already see from the above prices that the cover under the policy is exceptionally good value for money so don't delay, arrange your car breakdown cover today by clicking on the button below or ringing our office on
01288 353999.

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If you have any questions or queries relating to the motor breakdown policy then please contact us on 01288 353999 where we will be more than pleased to assist you.

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