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I think your location plays a role too. Most of them do pretty well when you're near a metro region, but that's not where anybody goes to camp.

The roadside assistance game feels like it's kind of all or nothing to me. You either need to just skip it altogether and self insure, or you need to sign up with multiple carriers to try to make their spotty coverage overlap.

None of the options seem great to me.


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My experience with State Farm Road Service... YOU call for help... YOU pay the service call... YOU file a claim for reimbursement... State Farm looks for a loophole.


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AAA has been amazing for us. The DMV service alone makes it worth the price. Its funny a kid bought a quad from us. He loses the pink slip a day later. So we have to meet him at AAA to get him a new pink.

He enjoyed the experience so much that he became a AAA member that day!!

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Save your self some grief if you can't perform the service your self and look at your phone and say "Hey Siri/Google" and ask for the nearest tow company. Make arrangements your self, pay for it your self and then give the bill to your agent and wala they send you a check before the credit card statement is due!


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Cummins12V98 wrote:

Save your self some grief if you can't perform the service your self and look at your phone and say "Hey Siri/Google" and ask for the nearest tow company. Make arrangements your self, pay for it your self and then give the bill to your agent and wala they send you a check before the credit card statement is due!


Totally agree with your opinion!!!!!!! When you are broke down on the side of the road is NOT the time you want to try and find a tow truck that you have no information about. With GS road side assistance, I just pull out a card with a phone # on it, tell the agent where I am and what the issue problems are. The agent has a list of tow truck businesses in your area and they call and the truck is on the way. I don't pay any $$ up front, GSRA is billed. As an example, one of my towing service calls cost $1200 and another one cost $1000 and no cost to me[emoticon]

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I don't know anything about State Farm but. Check your policy to see exactly what is covered. Lots of folks have been unhappily surprised.


Triple AAA has provided me with excellent roadside service at very cheap price. No complaints so far. Cheers

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To get a real comparison of Roadside Assistance plans you should do a complete side by side list of services and limitations that each plan offers. You also have to remember that you will read evaluations from people about a particular Road Assistance Plan based on a negative experience they personally had on a specific incident. The world is not %100 perfect all the time nor are all RA plans. Pick the one that meets the greatest number of your RV needs.

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I have AAA Plus RV - towed my 5th wheel this summer after the shackles broke. Had to tie up the rear axel to tow. It took him a while to get to me, but we were far from any services, actually very lucky to have cell coverage 1 mile either way and would not have had service. The guy was great, even called a shop to see if they could take us. In the end, towed us to Les Schwab who did the service for under $200. The tow was no charge. They would have towed us from Wallace ID to Spokane WA is that is where we needed to go, fortunately we only needed to go to Kellogg. Would not have wanted to go further set up that way.

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NamMedevac 70 wrote:

agesilaus wrote:

I don't know anything about State Farm but. Check your policy to see exactly what is covered. Lots of folks have been unhappily surprised.


Triple AAA has provided me with excellent roadside service at very cheap price. No complaints so far. Cheers


Some told me that AAA RV services are not universally available in all states and cities????

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