On Trustpilot, rac breakdown cover has a 4.3 out of 5 score; the AA scores 4.4/5 and green flag also scored 4.4 Car magazine Auto Express put together a ranking of breakdown cover providers, based on readers’ experiences, which you can read here. It put Green Flag in 2rd place, RAC in 4th place and AA in 5th.
Which is better AA or Green Flag?
Again, Green Flag are the best here, repairing 86% of all cars at the roadside. The RAC and the AA tie for second place with both claiming that they can fix 80% of breakdowns at the roadside.
Is Green Flag part of the AA?
Green Flag is different from the AA and the RAC We don’t have a fleet of branded vans, but efficiently utilise a nationwide network of over 2,300 vehicles and mechanics* to rescue our customers when they break down.
Does Green Flag cover any driver?
Answer: At Green Flag we cover the vehicle not the person, so no matter who is driving, the vehicle is always covered.
What does Green Flag recovery include?
We offer 24 hours roadside assistance, 365 days a year We’ll take you, your passengers and your car to a place of your choice in the UK (if you break down at home a 20 mile limit will apply, it’s 10 miles for breakdowns caused by a flat or damaged tyre). If your vehicle breaks down at home, we’ll come and help you.
Do Green Flag use their own vans?
One of the most obvious changes is that 20 years ago we didn’t have our own vans Now, in addition to our huge network of independent breakdown recovery specialists, we have more than 200 Green Flag-liveried vehicles on the road so the business is much more visible to drivers. Then there are our customers’ cars.
Do Green Flag replace batteries?
The average age of the dead batteries Green Flag replaces is six to seven years Drivers will be pleased to know that the age of batteries is gradually increasing as vehicles become more effective at using the power from them.
Does Green Flag cover punctures?
The puncture-proof membrane can’t work on the side walls so isn’t effective against potholes or kerb damage If you’re looking for new tyres, visit the Green Flag Tyres website.
Is Green Flag owned by Direct Line?
Breakdown cover with Green Flag Both Direct Line and Green Flag are underwritten by U K Insurance Limited and are part of the same group.
Is Green Flag 24 hours?
24-hour roadside assistance, 365 days a year A national network of breakdown specialists for local vehicle recovery – if we can’t fix your car at the roadside, we’ll take it to the nearest garage within 10 miles. No callout charge.
Does Green Flag cover keys locked in car?
Depending on the policy you have taken out, reputable brands including Green Flag will attend a driver and their stranded vehicle, and may choose to attempt to gain entry to the vehicle That’s likely to be the case for anyone that’s managed to lock their keys inside their vehicle.
Do Green Flag do home start?
If your vehicle breaks down at home, we’ll come and help you We won’t charge to come out to assist you. If the garage is closed and we take you home, we’ll pick you up the next day (or whenever is suitable for you) and take the vehicle to the garage at no extra cost.
How soon can you use Green Flag after joining?
Time of cover The time from the date your cover starts, to the date it ends. You’ll see these on your breakdown schedule. All kinds of cover start at a minute past midnight on the day after your policy starts, or on the day after the start date on your schedule, whichever comes later.
Can I change car on Green Flag?
You can change your car details by calling Green Flag on: 0345 246 1558 You can also live-chat an agent on the website here. Whilst speaking to the agent you will also be able to upgrade your policy and complete any other changes you may need.
Can I call Green Flag if not a member?
Answer: You can call our customer services team on 0345 246 1558 They’re always glad to help you. For more information on renewing your policy visit our renewals page here.
Does breakdown cover cover the car or the person?
What is vehicle breakdown cover? Vehicle breakdown cover is a type of cover that applies to a specific vehicle. If you have vehicle cover, your vehicle will be covered no matter who is driving it when it breaks down This is different to personal cover, which applies to a person in any vehicle as a driver or passenger.
Does Green Flag cover two drivers?
Multi-car cover You can get cover for up to four different cars, vans, motorbikes or motorhomes, at once. They’ll all be covered with Green Flag, whoever’s driving them To get cover for two vehicles, use our cover builder here.
How far will AA tow my car?
Your roadside assistance will always include: 24/7 cover for breakdowns over 1/4 mile from home a tow to a nearby garage if we can’t fix your vehicle at the roadside.