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the Price of Roadside Assistance Programs

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$ 75
Aug 2007
Thousand Oaks, California
All-inclusive roadside assistance  more... close row

Description of service

This is a pretty all-inclusive road side assistance program. They will tow my car free of charge for up to 100 miles, and I can use my membership to get discounts on all sorts of things. It also gives me access to travel agents and insurance agents. They also help if you lock your keys in your car (something I do too often.)

Review of service

Overall the quality is mixed. When I need to use the service for a roadside emergency, the quality depends on the luck of the draw. There's no telling who the nearest authorized service provider will be if you're far from a populated area. Mostly, I've had good luck, but not always. The phone customer service can really be lacking. I don't feel that I'm treated very personally when I have to call, and this includes when I use their affiliated insurance company.


Sure, most road side assistance programs offer lots of little perks, but are they really all that practical? The real value is in the main service, not the potential discount that you may get if you shop at specific places. In my experience, sales people use these things to entice you, but the real "meat" is in the size of the network and overall customer satisfaction.

$ 80
Jan 2008
New Castle, PA
Reliable road side assistance  more... close row
$ 40
Aug 2007
California (anywhere)
California roadside assistance  more... close row
$ 100
Jan 2008
Ashand, Ohio
Annual roadside assistance membership  more... close row
$ 71
Apr 2008
Southern California
Southern California annual membership  more... close row
$ 180
Mar 2008
Dallas, TX
Great response from roadside assistance  more... close row