RAC Car Breakdown Assistance

RAC Breakdown Assistance is there to help you with any mechanical or electrical breakdown fault. The product not only provides you with roadside assistance when you need it the most but it also provides peace of mind that you are covered by the RAC- Britain’s most experienced breakdown provider.

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Roadside & Recovery included as standard with all  Dial Direct Car Insurance policies

Roadside repair

If your car is no longer able to be driven safely, RAC will transport your car and passengers to your home or a single address


92% of members would recommend RAC rescue to their friends and family

Across the UK

Roadside assistance anywhere in the UK

24 hours a day

Cover provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Roadside Included in Membership

Roadside labour and fitting costs are included, as standard

In an ideal world you will not breakdown or need roadside recovery. However, if you do encounter a problem on the road and want peace of mind, that’s where RAC comes in!

RAC Breakdown Assistance features and benefits include:

  • Help when you need it- No need to worry if you encounter a problem whilst travelling in the UK, where possible we will fix your car at the roadside.

  • Transportation service- As part of our service if your car is no longer able to be driven safely we’ll transport your car along with you and up to seven passengers to your onward destination anywhere in the UK.

  • 24/7 service- We have friendly representatives who are on standby 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in case of breakdowns. Wherever you are across the UK, day or night we are here to offer a helping hand if you breakdown.

You can upgrade your level of cover; the options available are listed below:

  • Roadside, Recovery & At Home- This level of cover offers the same as the standard cover with the addition of the RAC providing assistance at your home address or within a ¼ mile of your home

  • Roadside, Recovery, At Home & Onward Travel- If you purchase this level of cover you will be covered with all of the above. In addition you can get either replacement car hire for up to 24 hours; onward travel by another means, or overnight accommodation while your car is being repaired. This is limited up to £150 per person of £500 for your party whichever is more cost efficient.

  • Roadside, Recovery, At Home, Onward Travel & EU- This enables you to be covered for assistance in 48 European countries. For a list of countries covered please refer to your policy document.

Remember that all tiers do not cover:

  • Breakdowns that could have been prevented by regular servicing of the vehicle

  • The costs of parts, fuel or other supplies needed to get your vehicle back on the road

  • Any claim that isn’t a breakdown – i.e. Road traffic accident

  • Any labour provided at the garage to which the vehicle was taken

  • Any motor caravan, or vehicle in excess of 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass, or longer than 5.5m (7.6m when towing a trailer or caravan)

RAC Breakdown Assistance is included, as standard as part of both the Dial Direct Car Insurance package and our Dial Direct Premier Car Insurance Package. To get a Dial Direct Car Insurance quote please follow the ‘get a quote’ link below or to find out more about Dial Direct Premier Car Insurance click here.

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