Breakdown cover for 4+ tons

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  1. Smith and Sharp

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    Anyone with a 4ton+ van that has breakdown cover that will recover them wether in uk or Europe ....?

    Or know of any company...?
     
  2. Speve

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    Comfort or safeguard
    insurance or lots on here use ADAC a German company I think
     
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  3. vwalan

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    saga insurance do it .
    rac if you join caravan and camping club then i think its called arrival.
    i dont bother , just get it fixed where ever.
     
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  4. Kim H

    Kim H Funster Life Member

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    We're 4.6t and use ADAC.
     
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  5. Glandwr

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    Another ADAC. Been with them for 7 years, called them out twice in that time both times in France. Very happy with them. They cover every private vehicle in your name up to 7.5 tonnes and 10 mts long.

    Dick
     
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  6. Vlad The Impaler

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    Comfort insurance full uk ,home start ,European cover
    £60 ish



    Vlad
     
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  7. Allanm

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    We use Driver Guardian, they do cover for up to 12 metres and up to, and over 16 year old vehicles. Paid £169 to cover my 7.5 tonne 17 year old RV in Europe.
     
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  8. Candapack

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    Nationwide Flex Plus current account includes breakdown for MH up to 7.5 tonnes and up to 8 metres. Europe wide, Trip length 180 days. It'll cost you £120 a year, but also includes worldwide travel insurance and some other stuff. And currently 3% interest on balances up to £2500, so a possible £75 to defray the upfront cost of the account.
    Hopefully, I'll never find out how good the cover actually is. (y)
     
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  9. Speve

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    And no limit on how long your trip is good value methinks(y)(y)(y)
     
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  10. Smith and Sharp

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    Looks like this is the one for for friends of mine....(y)

    Thanks everyone for your responses, you've been great as usual ...
     
  11. Lindan

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    Just looking into this myself - driver guardian does up to 120 days, so after that you will have no cover. My vehicle is 20 so more difficult to find. Vwalan, do you need it fixed very much? Do you think you make any saving not having breakdown?
     
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    just getting towed of the french motorways makes cover essential
     
  13. beacons

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    Hi when you say up to 120 days do you mean for European cover I have approached them
    and they gave me a price for uk.and for European no mention of a time limit .thank you.
     
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    It is in the small print. Their standard is for 90 days which you can opt to increase to 120 days for additional cost.
    The small print isn't that small, its in this bit although could be ambiguous:

    • Cover must be in place 1 day before you travel when buying this policy for the first time
    • Cover is for the UK all year and 90 day trips to Europe (to change to 120 days please click here)
    • Covers a Motorhome 16 years or older and under 150,000 miles (to change to another vehicle type or age click here)
    • Vehicle can be up to 8.5m Long, 2.5m wide, 3.5m high and up to 3.5 tonne
    • Vehicle can be changed twice a year, you must inform us of this by email
    • Cover is also when towing a Caravan/Trailer up to 7m long
    • You can not buy this policy for an already broken down vehicle
    • Breakdown Assistance expertly handled by Call Assist 365 days a year
     
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    You have to be towed off the French motorways by a police authorised recovery company.. you have no choice.
     
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