Compare Car Recovery

Compare the best car recovery services offering roadside recovery breakdown cover in the UK and find a cheap vehicle breakdown recovery service that gives you the break down recovery cover you need for the cheapest price. We help you compare all UK recovery services side by side so that it's easy for you to get the best deal.
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RAC Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
person or vehicleRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £78.99
Get £20 cashback when you buy a minimum of Roadside & Recovery personal based breakdown. Get £50 for 2 qualifying products and £100 for 3; available on Rescue breakdown, Car Insurance, Home Insurance & Motorbike Insurance. T&C's apply.
 
AA Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
person or vehicleRoadside, Recovery
& Home Service
from £79
Get FREE Onward Travel worth £39 for 12 months when you purchase personal cover that includes National Recovery. Offer ends 30th April, T&Cs apply.
 
Green Flag Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
person or vehicleRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £27
 
QDOS Rescue Services Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
person or vehicleRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £30.49
10% off QDOS Breakdown Repair Protector warranty when you purchase a QDOS breakdown policy.
 
GEM Motoring Assist Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
person or vehicleRoadside, Recovery
& Home Service
from £58.29
Get 12 months for the price of 10. Award winning UK Breakdown cover – includes Roadside Assistance, Home Start, Nationwide Recovery, Alternative Travel and free mobile app. Offer ends 30th April 2014. Terms and conditions apply.
 
Startrescue.co.uk Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
person or vehicleRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £18.30
 
Drive 24-7 Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
vehicle onlyRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £39.99
Includes Roadside Assistance, Homestart, Vehicle Recovery, Getting to Your Destination, Car Hire, Hotel accommodation, up to x6 Breakdowns Per Year.
 
Kwik-Fit Insurance Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
person or vehicleRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £18.85
 
Autonational Rescue Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
vehicle onlyRoadside, Recovery
& Home Service
from £36
 
Churchill Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
person or vehicleRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £26.50
 
Insure4Breakdown.co.uk Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
vehicle onlyRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £49.99
 
Insurance Choice Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
vehicle onlyRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £30
Up to £25 cashback when you take out a second policy with insurance choice. Terms and conditions apply.
 
Warranty Direct Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
vehicle onlyRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £99
 
LV= Britannia Rescue Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
person or vehicleRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £38.50
 
RescuemyCar.com Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
person or vehicleRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £17.90
 
2Gether Insurance Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
vehicle onlyRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £35
Single European trips start from £5.10 per day.
 
Direct Line Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
person or vehicleRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £29.68
 
Quoteline Direct Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
vehicle onlyRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £59
 
The Green Insurance Company Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
person or vehicleRoadside, Recovery,
Home Service & European Travel
from £18.80
 
ABC Rescue Breakdown Cover
Policy BasisCover OptionsPremiums
vehicle onlyRoadside, Recovery
& Home Service
from £25
 

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How to Find the Best Car Recovery Service

A car breakdown is a hassle most of us hope to avoid but should be prepared for nonetheless. Here's how to find the best car recovery services at a cheap price.

Broken Down Car

Getting a comprehensive car breakdown recovery policy can make a big difference should your car give up the ghost en-route to your destination - here's how to find the best car recovery prices on the market.

What type of cover do you need?

While it can be tempting to cut costs and pick the cheapest car recovery service advertised, this could leave you with insufficient cover should something go wrong with your car.

Instead you need to weigh up what you need from your breakdown recovery service before you compare recovery costs.

Vehicle based or personal cover?

Choosing between vehicle only cover and personal cover is often the first decision you'll need to make.

Personal cover will give you car breakdown recovery in any vehicle up to a certain age, even if you're not driving at the time.

Vehicle based cover tends to be cheaper and will give you cover for a specific car listed on your policy - if you need classic car recovery then vehicle based protection may be the best choice as long as the provider extends their policy to accommodate the age of your car.

Where will you be driving?

If you take your car overseas on a regular basis you'll need to make sure your car breakdown recovery policy will cover you while you're away.

To find a cheap car recovery service weigh up how often you travel abroad in your car and if a European car recovery policy is worth the extra money, or taking out single trip cover as and when you travel is a better option.

Other cover benefits

As well as standard roadside recovery protection which will take you and your vehicle to a destination of your choice if the problem can't be fixed at the roadside you may want to include other areas of breakdown cover.

Home start cover offers you protection if you car won't start at home, rather than just on the road, while onward travel cover will cover the cost of accommodation or car hire while your car is being repaired.

Find the best price

Once you've decided on the level of cover you want, you can use our car recovery quote comparison table to exclude all the policies that don't meet your needs and find the provider that gives you the protection you need at the best price.

Breakdown Cover Comparison

Alternative Breakdown Cover Policies

You may want to compare the above breakdown cover policies with the following.

MORE TH>N Roadside

  • Get a recovery distance of 0 miles.
  • Customers will have the benefit of max towing persons of 9.
  • This breakdown cover policy has a minimum distance of 1 miles.
  • Max assistance time of 60 minutes is available.
  • Get motor vehicle only cover basis from MORE TH>N.

MORE TH>N Roadside, Recovery, Homecall & European

  • Get unlimited european vehicle storage cost from MORE TH>N.
  • Get 24 hrs rental car.
  • Benefit from a maximum assistance time of 60 minutes from the breakdown cover policy.
  • Take advantage of 1 home service radius.
  • New customers get unlimited europe call out fees.

Prudential Homecall Service

  • Homecall Service gives a standard call-out time of 46 minutes.
  • New customers get 9 max towing persons from the breakdown cover policy.
  • The breakdown cover policy offers 1/4 home service radius.

Clydesdale Bank Breakdown Cover - Signature Current Account

  • 10 miles recovery distance is available.
  • Minimum distance of 0 miles.
  • Home service radius limitless is offered with Breakdown Cover - Signature Current Account.
  • You get 9 maximum towing persons from this Breakdown Cover - Signature Current Account.
  • Get person or motor vehicle benefit basis from Clydesdale Bank.

The Green Insurance Company Roadside (1-5 years)

  • Get person or vehicle insurance basis.
  • 60 minutes max assistance time is offered with Roadside (1-5 years).
  • This breakdown cover policy gives 0 miles recovery distance.

ETA Road Rescue, Home Rescue, Hotel & Car

  • You benefit from unlimited max towing persons.
  • The breakdown cover policy offers a standard call-out time of 40 minutes.

Startrescue.co.uk 2 Star (11+ years old)

  • Get 7 maximum towing persons from Startrescue.co.uk.
  • Hire car of 100 is available with 2 Star (11+ years old).
  • Startrescue.co.uk gives taxi fare from garage limitless.
  • This breakdown cover policy gives a recovery distance UK.
  • Person or vehicle insurance basis.
  • The breakdown cover policy has an united kingdom accommodation cover of 280.