Adac Breakdown Cover

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  1. Mikey RV

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    Been searching for breakdown cover for Europe, want it for 4/5 months. Looked at loads of threads on here about it and thought Adac would be best, went on there website to have a look and it says you have to live in Germany. What do other people use and how do you join Adac living in the UK.
     
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    We have UK and EU cover as part of our insurance from CaravanGuard. Don't know who they use though other than it's an HGV specialist. They did tell me but I can't remember.
     
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    Their website has a phone number call ask for english speaker if your not up to german. I wasn't. Very helpful. Sorry dont have nu.ber to hand.
     
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    Lots of threads on here re Adac.

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    Ask for English speaking staff and have credit card ready.
    Have a look resources section here for a reasonable translation of the Adac plus terms and benefits
     
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  5. Yorkcov

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    You can certainly join Adac whilst living in UK and they are brilliant value for money, however they have a maximum time of 92 days. I think you will struggle to find one that will cover you for 4/5 months.

    Alan
     
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    I used that number & just asked for an English speaker.
    I started mine from 1st July , rang on 23rd June, & paid using iban /bac as the lady suggested as cc adds another 4€ Everything arrived on Wednesday this week.
    Excellent for 109€.
     
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    I have suggested this on here before, but no one seemed to take it up, why not just get one that runs for 90 days then start another one after, I know it might cost more but seems simple enough to me.
     
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  8. Mikey RV

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    Thanks for that what do people do when they go away for longer than 3 months. It seem mad that they will cover you for three months but no more, what difference does it make to how long your away.
     
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    Where does that come from?

    I have been a member for several years and spend nine months of the year on Continental Europe, as far as I am aware there are no trip limits because it is European cover.

    Certain benefits are only available to residents of Germany. and there are size restrictions.
     
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    Sorrry - just checked the handbook again and it looks as though the 92 days only relates to cover related to injury, accident or death!. I suspect there is no limit for breakdowns.

    Alan
     
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    I also have travel insurance through them as well, cannot remember what I paid, but not a lot, worldwide cover as well.
     
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    So.... Did you have two sets of breakdown cover then :Eeek:
     
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    We have 365 day UK & Continental breakdown with our Comfort Insurance Policy. Limit 180 days stay in any one country other than UK in a year. Over that you run into residency problems. They use RAC commercial for our vehicle and it works a treat as I have found out both at home or abroad.
     
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    Adac, Great cover, I give them money every year, never use them, never want to. Both of us covered any country, any vehicle, for me no better value for money.(y)
     
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    You run into residency problems after 90 days. !83 days is for tax residency & the two are completely different.

    Yes same here !
     
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    Sorry if I'm re-hashing an old post but thought that I should contribute my recent experience. Just phoned ADAC after reading all the positive comments on here, transferred to a nice English speaking lady and after explaining that I was going to split my time 6 months UK and 6 months EU was advised that I would have to return to the UK after 90 days away from our residence, which would then reset us for another 90 days away. I know that that is not what many forum members have experienced but I can only comment on what I was told :(. Back to Google!
     
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    After reading the RAC EU cover T&Cs and finding that it's limited to 90 days single trip limit, I emailed Michael at ADAC (at worst I might as well get a better, cheaper 90 days than the RAC) to try and get a definitive answer on whether they are also limited to 90 days. I'll post again if I get an answer.
     
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