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Allianz Roadside Assistance Review

With two tiers to choose from, Allianz Roadside Assistance offers more choice to drivers but does come at a higher price point.

Our verdict

Pros

  • Choose your cover level, with Basic and Platinum options.
  • Rural towing of up to $200km on the Platinum plan.
  • No joining fee and unlimited call-outs.

Cons

  • Out of the roadside assistance policies we've analysed, Allianz is typically more expensive.
  • Our research found other roadside assistance policies with similar benefit limits are available at a much cheaper cost.

How does Allianz roadside assistance compare with other providers in the market?

Allianz has strong features and relatively high benefit limits. Roadside assistance policies are generally quite similarly-priced but Allianz is among the more expensive.

Provider~Cost per yearJoining feeCallout limitsNeed to hold a policy with them?Lost key limitFuel top up limitBreakdown towing
Allianz Platinum$139$0UnlimitedNo$200Up to 10LUp to 100km to the closest repairer or tyre outlet or a place of your choice
NRMA$285$0UnlimitedNo$200NoUp to 100km or even further with major breakdown entitlements
Budget Direct$76.46$0UnlimitedNo$125$15Up to 20km in metro and up to 50km in remote areas
AAMI$83.06$0UnlimitedYes$250$10Up to 20km in the city, 100km in rural areas

Finder survey: Has many Australians have experienced a dead car battery?

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Yes70.58%
No27.73%
I have never driven before1.69%
Source: Finder survey by Pure Profile of 1006 Australians, December 2023

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