What is the best breakdown cover for my car?

Breakdown cover is designed to offer you peace of mind. The best policies will take much of the hassle out of breaking down. Here we compare the cost of cover...

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Claire Evans
01 November 2016

How companies compare on cost

Cover for a single car

Provider Roadside assistance National recovery Home start / onward transport
AA £39 £99 £99 / £125
Emergency Assist £24^ £33* £90*
ETA £40^ £66 £95 / £121
Green Flag £22 £44 £52
LV= Britannia £30^ £67 £93
Qdos £21 - £27
RAC £40 £99 £124
Roadrescue / AXA £35 £47 £74
Startrescue.co.uk £16^+ £19+ £29+

* Cars up to 10 years old; + Max £250 for onward travel; ^ Local cover / recovery only

Cover for one person in any car

Provider Roadside assistance National recovery Home start / onward transport
AA £59 £119 £119 / £135
Autoaid £34 £66 £78
ETA - - £110
GEM  - - £85
Green Flag £41 £73 £85
LV= Britannia £56^ £108 £139
Qdos £48 - £87
RAC £59 £119 £134
Roadrescue / AXA £39 £59 £99
Startrescue.co.uk £49^+ £97+ £82+

+ Max £250 for onward travel; ^ Local cover / recovery only