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AA or RAC Breakdown Cover

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5y, 10m agoPosted 5 years, 10 months ago
Hi,

My AA covers comes up for renewal at the end of March. I recently informed them that i would be canceling and have received confirmation.

A couple of queries:
Can i sign up again, as a new customer, perhaps in the wifes name and benefit from Quidco and offers they have?
If so the following offer looks good:
Roadside assistance, Help in an accident, At home,National recovery

Cover for 2 people @ £131 and a possible £50 quidco.

Beats the £300+ they automatically charged us last year. (Been a customer with the AA since 1998)

The alternative is RAC, similar cover:
Roadside
Cover for me and 1 other
Free at home
Recovery
£108 - no cashback

Any recommendations on RAC v's AA?

Many thanks in advance?
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5y, 10m agoPosted 5 years, 10 months ago
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#1
i was in same situation4 weeks ago and switched to RAC used quidco and got home start free online deal i think my deal covers the person because our car is too old but we got breakdown recovery and home for £78 roughly i cant remember the exact and £25 quidco we wanted away from AA cos we waited 4 hours this year for a breakdown truck to come with 3 screaming kids in the car as well:(

Edited By: kareandy on Feb 01, 2011 09:53
#2
I've used both and they are equally good with respect to times and effectiveness, I now just go for the one which is cheapest through quidco.I think my last one was £93 with roadside recovery and onward with £40 quidco= £53 ) joint cover, through AA and they paid within 3 months.
Do you really need all the extra cover?
#3
go with first call

http://www.firstcallplatinumplus.co.uk/

get the top package and its absolutely great
compare it to aa/rac top packaga and yo usave £100+
#4
Thanks for your replies.

The extra cover is sufficient for my needs, i dont need Euro cover, or courtesy cars.

If Rac and AA are similar, i'll probably switch to the RAC for this year at least, seems cheaper even without cashback.
suspended#5
have you called the AA?
we had cover with them last year, on a new policy/cashback deal - they put the price up this year and said it was because we had better cover, i didn't want the extra cover and when i said i'd cancel the policy they dropped the price by about £50, it's well worth giving them a bell.

but in short you can sign up again in your wife's name - we did that 2 years ago without any probs xx
#6
if you have tesco points you can get joint cover for about £40 worth of points - might be worth a look. Didn't the AA offer you a deal to try & keep you, that's what they usually do?
#7
Just called AA up again, they suggested i sign up as a new customer once it cancels. Total price £130 plus a possible £50 quidco. Thanks all :-)
#8
RAC!!

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