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AAMI Roadside Assistance

Get AAMI roadside assistance when you purchase a comprehensive car insurance policy.

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A roadside assistance policy can look after you if your car breaks down, you have a flat tyre, battery, you've locked your keys in your car and more.

What does AAMI roadside assistance cover me for?

With an AAMI roadside assistance policy, you get help with the following:

  • Unlimited roadside callouts at all times of the day and week
  • Assistance regardless of who's driving the car
  • Flat batteries
  • Flat or punctured tyres
  • Emergency fuel if you run out
  • Lost or locked-in keys
  • Towing your car

How much does it cost?

If you buy AAMI's comprehensive car insurance policy, you may be able to get roadside assistance cover added on for free. AAMI does not offer roadside assistance services with a third party policy and you can't buy it on its own. So whilst it is technically free, it's not something you can currently pay extra for. However, as a gauge, you can usually expect to pay around $100 per year for a similar roadside assistance policy.

How does it compare against other roadside assistance policies?

Want to know you're getting a policy that stacks up well next to the others? Compare below.

CompanyCost per yearJoining feeCallout limitsNeed to hold a policy with them?Lockout / Lost keyOut of fuelBreakdown towingGet quote

AAMI

$86$0UnlimitedYes$250$1020km in the city, 100km in rural areasMore info
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Youi

Included with a comprehensive policy$0First 2 includedYes$15010 litres50km in the city, 20km in rural areasGet quote

Budget Direct

$89.95$0UnlimitedNo$125$15Up to 20km in metro and up to 50km in remote areasGet quote
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Coles

$83/year$0UnlimitedYes$150Enough to reach the next petrol station20km in the city, 50km in rural areasGet quote
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NRMA

$113$0UnlimitedNoYesYes20km in the city, towing to nearest NRMA centre in rural areasMore info

Allianz

Standard: $99$0UnlimitedYesStandard: $150Yes20km in the city, 50kms in rural areasMore info

GIO

$95$0UnlimitedYes$250$1020km in the city, 100km countryMore info
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Suncorp

$95$0UnlimitedYes$250$1020km in the city, 100km countryMore info

Apia

$84$0UnlimitedYes$250$1020km in the city, 100km in rural areasMore info

Can you get roadside assistance if you break down in a different state?

Yes. AAMI operates throughout Australia so it doesn't matter what state your car is registered in. If you are travelling and you break down in a different state, an AAMI roadside assistance mechanic can come out to you.

The only case in which you won't be covered is if you break down in an area that a two-wheel drive recovery car cannot access by permanent road.

Do I need an AAMI car insurance policy to get AAMI roadside assistance?

Yes. At the time of writing, the only way you can get AAMI roadside assistance is if you purchase an AAMI comprehensive car insurance policy. Roadside assistance is then added on for free. If you buy it online, you can get up to $50 off. For more about AAMI's comprehensive car insurance policy, you can read our review here.

What do I do if my car breaks down?

The AAMI emergency roadside assistance number is 1800 154 810. When you call, you'll be asked for your car's registration number, your phone number, where your car is located and what's happened to it.

If you've broken down in a dangerous spot, tell AAMI when you call them. Once you've called, stay near your car if it is safe to do so. If you can't stay near your car, let them know, as otherwise they won't be able to carry out any work and you might be charged.

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