Recovery to anywhere in the UK

National Recovery

Transport to any single destination in the UK after a breakdown

National Recovery

We recover our members around 10.5 million miles each year

What's National Recovery?

National Recovery extends the local breakdown recovery included with your AA Breakdown Cover to anywhere on the UK mainland.

So, if we can’t to fix your car at the roadside we’ll take you, your car and up to seven passengers to a single destination of your choice.

Why get National Recovery?

If you break down a long way from home, getting back could be expensive. For example, a 100-mile breakdown recovery from Bristol to London could cost around £180*.

With National Recovery, you can choose to be taken home, to your original destination or to anywhere else on the UK mainland, regardless of how far this may be.

Breakdown cover with National Recovery

Get a quote

If you already have AA Breakdown Cover and would like to add National Recovery (also known as Relay) to your policy, please call us on 0343 316 4444. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm.

For more information, please see Breakdown cover terms and conditions.

* Association of Vehicle Recovery Operators (AVRO) Suggested Trading Rates, 2011.


Emergency breakdown number

0800 88 77 66

Sales line

0800 085 2721

Renew, change or cancel cover

0343 316 44 44

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