Who provides the best European breakdown cover?

Who provides the best European breakdown cover?

The current winner is GEM Motoring Assist – and it has been for five years so far. If you’re a GEM member already, you can add on European breakdown cover to your existing policy – and that’s the case with most of the major providers including the AA, RAC, and Green Flag.

Do you need breakdown cover in France?

If you’re driving to France, European breakdown cover isn’t a legal requirement. But if you have car trouble while you’re away, it can definitely come in handy. If your car conks out and you need to be towed to a garage, you’ll be covered for recovery costs.

Does RAC cover you in France?

The RAC offers European breakdown cover in up to 49 countries across mainland Europe. These countries are split into Zone 1, Zone 2 and Zone 3, so you can easily select the right cover for you and your trip. This includes, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Portugal and Belgium, as well as the Republic of Ireland.

Is European breakdown cover compulsory in France?

When driving in France European Breakdown Cover is not compulsory but when it comes to optional extras it should be top of your list. French driving laws state there are some things you MUST have in the car (see our checklist) and certain criteria your car must meet.

How good are Eurobreakdown?

Click here to see all of our reviews both Good and Bad from over 1500 clients who have given us an average rating of 4.6 out 5 for customer service. These reviews are from genuine customers who have purchased our breakdown cover and have responded to a request to provide feedback on their customer experience.

Does AA cover me in France?

About our European Breakdown Cover We’ll cover you from the moment you leave home, to the moment you get back – whether you’re driving in France, Ireland or up to 44 countries across the continent. We cover vehicles of any age including cars, vans, motorcycles, campervans and caravans. We even cover towing behind.

What happens if your car breaks down in France?

You will be charged a fixed fee – set by the government – for towing based on the weight of your vehicle. If your vehicle can be repaired at the side of the road, you will be charged €131.94 plus parts.

What will I need to drive in France in 2021?

The Legal Requirements Checklist

  • A valid driving licence covering you for the vehicle you are driving/riding.
  • An up-to-date passport (with at least six months left to run) for each occupant of the vehicle.
  • Vehicle insurance documents, proving at least third-party cover.

Is GEM Motoring Assist any good?

GEM Motoring Assist scores well on customer review sites. It has an average of 4.4 stars out of 5 from 1398 reviews on Reviewcentre.com and 87.5% of people who reviewed it would recommend it.

Is Green Flag recovery any good?

Green Flag has an average score of 4 out of 10 from over 830 reviews on Trustpilot. On Reevoo 93% of people recommend using Green Flag based on over 400 respondents. On the Reviewcentre.com website a 38% of people who reviewed Green Flag would recommend it and it scores 2.5 out of 5 from over 500 reviews..

How much does European breakdown insurance cost for France?

Our European breakdown policies cover single trips to France up to a maximum duration of 120 days, and prices start from as little as £8.54, with a week’s cover from £24.69 and 2 weeks cover from only £33.24.

Do I need European breakdown cover for a single trip?

No two single trip European breakdown cover policies are the same, and so you should always make sure that whatever plan you choose is specifically suited to your circumstances. For instance, some policies will offer full Europe-wide cover while others will only offer recovery from certain countries.

How flexible is single trip cover?

Single trip cover is as flexible as it gets. You can get cover for just one day, through to 90 days, and everything in between. Get 90 days of Annual multi-trip cover in Europe. Use your cover whenever you need it over the year, as long as no trip is longer than 30 days.

What is the maximum duration of a single trip policy?

Single trip policies cover a maximum duration of 180 days, but if you regularly travel through Europe, or feel like making a habit of it, then you can consider the possibility of getting an annual multitrip policy which will cover an unlimited number of trips with a maximum duration of 90 days per trip.