What Does AAA Pay For Towing?

How do I use AAA towing service?

Call 1-800-AAA-HELP (800-222-4357), and we’ll send someone to assist you.

To learn more about AAA Roadside Assistance, visit us online at AAA.com/ERS..

Do you tip the tow truck driver?

If you think the worker went above and beyond and deserves a tip, the general consensus is $5 for small services like a jumpstart, unlock, or flat tire, and $10 for a tow. Of course, feel free to give more or less, depending on your ability to give.

What is an alternative to AAA?

Auto Insurance Alternatives. Many auto insurance companies offer roadside assistance, towing, fuel delivery, extrication, and other driver assistance services for free or at reduced cost. Depending on their cost and how often they’re used, these could be a better deal than AAA’s roadside assistance services.

Does AAA insurance cover towing?

If you can’t start your car or drive it safely, AAA will provide towing services to an Approved Auto Repair facility. Your covered towing distance will depend on your AAA Membership plan. For questions about your AAA towing benefits, call 800-922-8228.

Can I join AAA and get a tow?

California, Nevada, Alaska, Montana, and Wyoming: Your AAA Premier Membership covers RVs and motorcycles. You get 200 miles of towing per year for one tow (including motorcycles and RVs), as well as up to another 100 miles of towing service for 3 remaining tows.

Will AAA give me a ride home?

Nope, just call AAA! Every AAA membership covers bicycles, too. We’ll pick you and your bike up and take you home or to a bike repair shop. Just call 1-800-222-4357, or request service with the AAA Mobile app.

Can I use my AAA for a friend if I’m not there?

According to AAA, the membership provides benefits to the actual member, not the vehicle. That means if you are with someone else who is having car problems, you can use your card to get service for their vehicle. The same would work if you don’t have a membership but a friend traveling with you does.

How much does AAA charge to tow?

As an AAA Plus member, you can tow up to 100 miles and receive lock-out assistance. Premier members get up to 200 miles of free towing and 24-hour concierge service. The cost of each plan varies depending on where you live, but they range from under $50 to more than $130.

Can you use AAA as soon as you sign up?

AAA Basic Membership benefits are available immediately to members upon joining. Plus, Premier and RV/Motorcycle service is effective 7 days after enrollment or upgrade payment is received. NOTE: Preexisting breakdowns are restricted to AAA Basic emergency roadside benefits, regardless of join or upgrade dates.

How many free tows do you get with AAA?

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How much does a tow usually cost?

Most tow companies charge between $50 to $125 for a five or ten-mile local tow, or a $75 hook-up fee and $2 to $4 per mile for long-distance towing. The average 40-mile tow will range from $125 to $250. Before you call a tow truck company, check your car insurance policy.

How much does AAA charge for towing over 5 miles?

So the only financial thing I learned today was that AAA Basic only pays for the first 5 miles of towing. After that, it’s $6 a mile.

Is AAA Towing worth it?

Yes, the roadside service is worth it — and the key service, if you lock your keys in the car. We have used AAA travel services, and we have received extra perks on a cruise as well as $100 bonus, which we used for Amazon credit.

How much does it cost to tow a car 1 mile?

Average Tow Costs According to Angie’s List, the national average cost of a tow is $109. 1 The exact rates vary by location, but you can expect a charge of roughly $2.50 to $7 per mile. The higher dollar amount is more likely to apply to heavy-duty vehicles. 2 The cost adds up fast.

Does AAA offer a senior discount?

No, AAA does not offer senior discounts.