RAC or Green Flag?

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  1. catspyjamas

    catspyjamas Funster

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    I need to change my breakdown cover provider as the AA won't cover vehicles over 3.5 tons.

    I have had quotes from both the RAC and Mayday (Green Flag via the Caravan Club). The RAC cover is £50 more but includes membership to the C&CC, which I'm not currently a member of.

    Which would you choose?

    Are Green Flag as good as the RAC at fixing problems at the roadside?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Wildman

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    ADAC for me cheaper than the rest and many more benefits extra cover etc.
     
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    I have greenflag but not had to use it so can't advise on that , but if you go to topcashback.com they usually have anything up to 50% off and it is real, I have done it(y)
     
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    I have used Green Flag TWICE. Both times they came within the hour ... No problems at all.
     
  6. joncris

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    We've had Greenflag about 10 years. The cover we have is for the person not the vehicle
    We've used them a few times for everything from a Fiat Pinto to a 9 ton RV
     
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    As post #6 for us too
     
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    We've had Greenflag about 10 years. The cover we have is for the person not the vehicle
    We've used them a few times for everything from a Fiat Pinto to a 9 ton RV
     
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    RAC would be my choice for older vans or those over 3.5t. if youre also a member of c&cc then the restrictions on age/weight are different to standard cover, plus they will go off road to recover you too
     
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    Hi Jane,
    We use arrival /rac thru CCC , as they cover most sizes and weights at reasonable cost. Used it in France and found them very good. just had my renewal thru £94.35 which covers me in any vehicle .( this one doesn't cover me in europe thats extra)
    Terry
     
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    I am a big fan of Green Flag.

    They really sorted me out in France last year when I had a problem with the car.
     
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    I have green flag,i,have only used them once and got a fast response.
     
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    Get back onto RAC, tell them what price Greenflag are offering and RAC will offer a more competitive price. Works for me every year.
     
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    We stick with the RAC since they do accident recovery for motorbikes and none of the others do. But our MoHo insurance also includes RAC cover anyway!
     
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    Hi , just checked my arrival /RAC thru CCC for europe . max 3.5 t max 7 mtrs
     
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    Thanks for all your replies! It sounds like RAC and Green Flag both offer a good service!

    Looks like the decider will be whether I want to spend the extra £50 to have C&CC membership or not......
     
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    That's interesting, Terry. So they're happy to take over 3.5t in UK, but not in Europe? I'm not planning any imminent European trip, but it could happen in the future.
     
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    Britannia rescue is cheap even cheaper if yr in the csma
     
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    Have RAC cover and used it last year in France. they were very good and got to us in half an hour. got Ufudu going on a Saturday and told us to get a part at Fiat on Monday. On the Monday Fiat called them up to translate and it went without a hitch.
     
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    Had a ring round when RAC told me my van could only be covered in Europe for the additional European premium plus another £100 supplement for it being 15 years old.

    Ended up going with quotelinedirect. Haven't had to call them out but policy is perfectly suitable and considerably cheaper.
     
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