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European Breakdown Cover

Protect your Roadtrip from €44 + Get a €25 AA Service Voucher*

*Cover from €44 available for existing AA customers travelling to the UK for under 5 days with a car less than 8 years old & not towing a trailer. €25 AA Service Voucher will be issued to customers 14 days after the cooling off period. Voucher applicable for use in AA Service Centre Ballymount. Voucher can only be used on the vehicle covered on the EBC policy & must be used in 1 transaction.

Why choose AA European Breakdown Cover?

You never want to be stuck at the side of the road when driving abroad. With AA European Breakdown Cover, you can easily access our network of local garages across Europe if you experience any bumps on the road.



What’s included in European Breakdown Cover?  

The AA provides a comprehensive level of coverage and features for named drivers, including:

From Andorra to Switzerland, AA cover means you get the help you need for emergency roadside repairs or towing to the nearest garage in over 40 European Countries.

No case of getting lost in translation from the roadside when you use The AA.


We provide 24-hour English-speaking emergency telephone assistance throughout Europe.

From the second you turn the ignition on, you’re covered.


The AA will provide Roadside assistance for the duration of your motoring holiday.

If you can’t get back on the road quickly, you won’t be left in the lurch.


AA European cover provides emergency car hire, accommodation, or alternative travel when needed most.

Emergency accommodation if you have to wait for repair work to be completed.


Don’t forget, if you’re travelling on holiday, you should think about getting travel insurance too!

What countries are covered? 🗺️

European breakdown cover applies within the following geographical limits listed below.

If your vehicle travels outside the geographical limits of your policy, you will invalidate the cover.

Please note that the person named on the Statement of Insurance must be with your vehicle when assistance arrives.

Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Channel Islands, all islands of the Mediterranean (excluding Northern Cyprus) and the following countries of mainland Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Hertzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Cover does not apply to territories beyond mainland Europe.

  • Republic of Ireland,
  • England,
  • Scotland,
  • Wales,
  • Northern Ireland,
  • The Channel Islands and
  • The Isle of Man.

Cover does not apply to residents of Northern Ireland visiting Southern Ireland and vice versa.

Hitting the road outside of Europe?

Travels taking your further afield? If you’re going to be driving abroad, we recommend checking if you need an International Driving Permit.

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"Very efficient prompt service. Both the phone operator, and AA man were really helpful and solved my problem very quickly"

With us, you’ll have peace of mind 🙌

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With us, you’ll have peace of mind 🙌

For over 100 years, the AA has provided Breakdown Assistance.

Got your Travel Insurance yet? For that weekend away or an epic European roadtrip AA Travel Insurance has you covered.

What you’ve been asking about AA European Breakdown Cover

AA European Breakdown Cover is a convenient way of ensuring a European road trip doesn’t see you broken down with no apparent options.

Your policy will state who to call to get help. We recommend having a copy on you, and saving the number on your phone.