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You asked: Do you offer European breakdown cover?

You can add European breakdown cover to any of the standalone breakdown cover options. This cover includes:

  • Spare parts dispatch if they are required to repairs your cars whilst abroad
  • Extra accommodation expenses if you are stranded following a breakdown
  • Journey continuation or return home: the RAC will pay for car hire up to £125 per day up to a maximum of £1500, if your car cannot be repaired immediately
  • Replacement driver if you and your passengers are too ill to continue driving (must be certified by a doctor)
  • Vehicle break in - the RAC will pay for repairs to make your car secure again following a break-in or an attempted break-in whilst abroad
  • Returning your car to the UK if it cannot be repaired

As part of European breakdown cover, the RAC also include a number of features which apply after you return home including:

  • Travel expenses to collect your vehicle that has been left abroad for repair
  • Replacement vehicle after your return: the RAC will pay for car hire up to £125 per day up to a maximum of £1500, if your car cannot be repaired immediately

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