advise needed for ADAC breakdown

pappajohn

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does anyone know the type of cover provided by ADAC.

standard ADAC-plus cover.

is the cover on a personal level...ie ANY vehicle being driven by you.
does it cover multiple vehicles owned by you or just one stated vehicle as standard cover.

is there a weight/size/CC limit.

cheers

john.
 
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does anyone know the type of cover provided by ADAC.

standard ADAC-plus cover.

is the cover on a personal level...ie ANY vehicle being driven by you.
does it cover multiple vehicles owned by you or just one stated vehicle as standard cover.

is there a weight/size/CC limit.

cheers

john.
A lot of discussion on another forum John, (no not that one) suggested if you email your questions to ADAC they will respond in English.
As I seem to remember they will cover up to 7.5 tons personal & partner at a very good premium.
I will be contacting them when we need to renew.

Keith
 

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See these attachments :


ADAC Plus covers you and your partner for all vehicles .
 
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Tony Lee

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It covers the people in the case of the Plus membership. They didn't even want to know what sort of vehicle was involved - until we did need help and then it was just to make sure they sent a big enough breakdown recovery vehicle.
 

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Am i reading this right from there terms that 200 Euros is max cover?

Which services do you receive after a breakdown or accident
in Germany?
 Breakdown or accident assistance (including from your doorstep) at the
site of the incident by an ADAC road patrol or an ADAC contractor in order
to make the vehicle roadworthy. Costs will be covered up to €200.00
including outward and return trip and all transported small parts. A
breakdown is defined as a braking, or operating damage or breakage.
An accident is a sudden external event damaging the vehicle with
mechanical force.
 Towing (from your doorstep) directly from the site of the incident by an
ADAC contractor to the nearest suitable garage/authorised garage or to a
requested place situated at equal distance. Costs will be covered up to
€200.00 plus required storage fees and deposits. Additional cover up to
€200.00 for the separate transport of luggage and cargo (no animals and
commercial goods), if they cannot be transported with the vehicle.
 
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It covers the people in the case of the Plus membership. They didn't even want to know what sort of vehicle was involved - until we did need help and then it was just to make sure they sent a big enough breakdown recovery vehicle.
thanks Tony :thumb:
 
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Am i reading this right from there terms that 200 Euros is max cover?

thats how i read it as well :Eeek: but i think 200 euro would see to most repairs/recovery. think it means to the nearest garage in the case of a breakdown or just a flat tyre change at the roadside.
already seen the other link but thanks anyway john.
 
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well i just tried to join and the form was rejected as it needs an 8 digit sort code.
bit difficult when ours are only 6 digits.

suppose ill have to ring them.....bugger !!!!
 
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They can't accept UK Direct Debits - you have to phone with a Credit or Debit card number or send a written authority.

The main English speaking contact is :

stefanie.schleifer@adac.de


Alan
got an email from the nice lady today......

no, you cant pay by credit card over the phone.
never mentioned debit cards though so thats a possibility.

she kindly sent me a link to the form on their web pages:Doh: which cant be used as they cant set up a DD from an english bank:Sad:

Sooo......now i have to print off the form, add an extra letter stating my bank card number,expiry,security number,my name and sign said letter, then i can have cover.

wondering if its all worth the hastle:RollEyes:
 
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No!!!

Get a UK based one where you have some back up if things go wrong when you most need it:winky::Smile:
agreed john but then....

i had green flag when i had my disco and they wanted £42 for 2 weeks eurocover...i only paid £46 for my uk cover at the time.

cant see thats changed much over the years.
 

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i know this subject is a few weeks old, but just wanted to say that I paid for my membership over the phone with credit card. No problems. Received all my membership details and card within a week.
 

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I emailed ADAC to ask why such a small amount to cover recovery and they said this-
"The PlusMembership includes two different Services. One is the towing (Paragraf 25) up to EUR 200.- to the nearest workshop. And the other is the Vehicle transportation (Paragraf 30) to your hometown, we pay the full amount."
So thats good news isnt it ????
I suppose you just have to have a garage that can deal with your vehichle, mines an old RV so pretty specialist, either close to where you breakdown or near where you live.
They also said this about size restrictions
"The ADACPlusMembership protects all vehicles regardless of the vehicle type, which do not exceed the following measures and dimensions:

max. vehicle length 10,- m
max. total length 2,55 m
max. total height 3,- m Motorcaravans max. 3,20 m
max. admissible total weight 3,50 t Motorcaravans max. 7,50 t
max. number of persons (incl. driver) 9 persons "
Now my winnebago is within these restrictions if you dont count the air con unit on top and the bike rack on the back.....are these included ? should I ask and give the game away, or pleade ignorance should the occasion arise ??
PS I think the second total length means width ??
 

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Hi
I posted this a while back, have you looked here

Nationwide Breakdown - Pay as you go

Copy of email

Question

Dear Sir or Madam

I have an American motorhome, (RV) gross weight 8.25ton, 36ft long, can you offer breakdown/recovery service for both the UK and Europe. ?
If so, what is the annual premium

Regards

Reply

Hello Mr. Allen,

Thank you very much for your enquiry for our Motorhome Breakdown Insurance.

Yes I can confirm that we cover any size or weight of American RV.
As to cover costs, we offer a very simple pricing policy for all our Motorhome policies and cover for over 23’ or 7 mtrs starts at £63 per year for our Bronze policy and £116.55 for our platinum policy that includes full European cover.

Once again thank you very much for your inquiry and we look forward to being of assistance to you.

Many thanks,

Victoria Driscoll

and

For your vehicle the price range is from £63.00 to £116.55 depending on the level of cover that you require. These are the actual prices you pay.



The prices for the grades are:



Bronze Roadside & Free recovery up to 20 miles. £63.00 per annum

Silver Roadside & UK National recovery. £75.60 per annum

Gold Roadside, Home start, UK National recovery. £90.30 per annum

Platinum Roadside, Home start, UK National recovery & European recovery. £116.55 per annum
 
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