You wouldn't want anything to spoil your holiday, so it’s important to cover yourself in the event that your caravan breaks down. Our Caravan Breakdown Cover can be purchased in addition to a Caravan Insurance policy and will cover you in the event that the vehicle towing your caravan stops running or there's an issue with the caravan itself.
Caravan Breakdown Cover provided by the AA includes:
- Cover in the UK and Europe
- Roadside breakdown assistance for your car and caravan, 24 hours a day, every day in the UK
- Home Start following a breakdown whilst at home
- Costs for alternative travel and accommodation in Europe
- 24 hours a day, seven days a week assistance with a free phone number while in the UK
How much does Caravan Breakdown Cover cost?
Safeguard Caravan Breakdown Cover starts at £65. The policy cannot be purchased on its own and must be bought as an addition to your insurance policy.
Do I need separate breakdown cover for car and caravan?
Check with your car breakdown provider to find out whether caravan breakdown's included within your car breakdown policy. Safeguard Breakdown Cover from the AA is a specialist breakdown product that will cover your caravan and the vehicle that tows it, even when they're not attached.
Are there size and weight limits to Caravan Breakdown Cover?
Yes, there are size and weight limits to Caravan Breakdown Cover. Your caravan and its load must comply with the size and weight restrictions below and be recoverable safely under tow or unfortunately we'll not be able to recover your property.
Maximum weight: 3.5 tonnes (3500kgs) gross laden weight
Maximum length: eight metres (26ft)
Maximum width: 2.3 metres (7ft 6ins)
Maximum height: three metres (9ft 10ins)
These measurements will be calculated taking into account anything added to the caravan, including but not limited to towing equipment, any carriers or racks (eg bikes or luggage), or anything else attached to the carriers/racks. The AA will seek to arrange, but will not pay for the recovery of any vehicle or caravan that exceeds any of these limits.
Is Roadside Assistance available for caravans?
Roadside Assistance is available if the covered vehicle and caravan is stranded on the highway more than a quarter of a mile from your home address as a result of a breakdown.
If, following a breakdown, our selected agent cannot fix the covered vehicle or caravan within a reasonable time, it'll be taken to our choice of relevant local repairer or to a local destination of your choice, provided it's no further than the parameters set out in your policy terms and conditions.
Is Home Assistance included in Breakdown Cover for Caravans?
Home Start is available if you break down at home or within a quarter of a mile of your home address. As with Roadside Assistance, our appointed agent will endeavour to fix your covered vehicle within a reasonable time. If they're unable to repair your caravan, it'll be taken to our choice of relevant local repairer or to a local destination of your choice.
Is European cover available with Caravan Breakdown Cover?
European cover is included within Safeguard Caravan breakdown policies for trips lasting up to 90 days. Safeguard will provide breakdown assistance in Europe against loss, damage or liability subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions contained with your policy wording. In Europe, alternative travel arrangements are up to £1,400 per party, per trip and emergency accommodation is up to £900 per party, per trip with a limit of £60 per person, per night.