Instant breakdown cover

Broken down now?

We can rescue you, even if you’re not with us yet

Don't have cover with us?

If you're not a member and have broken down, you can join The AA now. Call  03330 046 046 and we’ll come and rescue you today.

We'll provide instant cover for anyone broken down in the UK who's not already with us. Just so you know, you can’t buy cover online if you’ve already broken down – so please call instead and we'll help you.

Our dedicated mobile mechanics will fix your vehicle by the roadside or, if necessary, tow you to a nearby garage. 

Once you join, you’ll enjoy full membership benefits, including:

  • 24/7 cover for for breakdowns over 1/4 mile from home
  • If we can't fix your vehicle by the roadside, we'll take you to a nearby garage
  • Unlimited callouts (unless it's for the same fault within 28 days)
  • If your vehicle has run out of fuel or charge, we'll take you to a local service station or charge point
  • Up to £5 worth of free parts for roadside repairs
  • Access to top deals with Smart Benefits


Already with us?

We're here for you 24/7. Tell us about your problem and track your rescue. You can report a breakdown online now.

Why choose us?

  • We're the UK's largest breakdown organisation – we fix more breakdowns at the roadside than anyone else.
  • We have 2,500 dedicated mobile mechanics who are highly-skilled experts. There’s probably one not far away, right now.
  • We fix 4 out of 5 cars at the roadside – with repairs taking less than 30 minutes on average.
  • Our teams are equipped with the latest technical diagnostic equipment to find the fault quickly.
  • We have a range of breakdown vans, recovery trucks and other specialist vehicles to help you whatever your situation.
  • We don't charge for labour at the roadside, and over 95% of our breakdown cover reviews for people we’ve rescued recommend us.

Compare breakdown cover

Learn more about choosing the right cover for you in our guide on how to compare breakdown cover. Plus, find out what’s included in breakdown cover from the AA vs RAC.

You can also discover how Green Flag breakdown cover compares to the AA.