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RAA Roadside Assistance Review

Although it’s not the cheapest provider in the market, RAA Roadside Assistance offers good choice and strong benefits.

Our verdict

Pros

  • A dedicated app to make booking recovery easier
  • Members perks, including discounts on insurance and movie tickets
  • Some costs to cover pet and passenger transport are included

Cons

  • Even RAA's most basic policy is more expensive than many other brands
  • Towing in any direction is limited compared to other brands
  • Caravan towing is only available on RAA's Premium plan

RAA roadside assistance options

OptionsCost per yearJoining feeCallout limitsNeed to hold a policy with them?Lockout / Lost keyOut of fuelBreakdown towing
RAA Standard$119No joining fee4 call outs a yearNo$50RAA Service Provider may provide, at your cost, sufficient fuel so that you can drive to the nearest fuel outlet10km in the city, 40km in rural areas
RAA Plus$179No joining feeUnlimitedNo$75RAA Service Provider may provide, at your cost, sufficient fuel so that you can drive to the nearest fuel outlet20km in the city, 100km in rural areas
RAA Premium$249No joining feeUnlimitedNo$150RAA Service Provider may provide, at your cost, sufficient fuel so that you can drive to the nearest fuel outlet50km in the city, 200km in rural areas

The above information is accurate as of February 2024.

At $119 for its basic policy and $249 for its most comprehensive, RAA roadside assistance isn't the cheapest brand on the market, but does come with some strong features and a range of added perks. Compare more roadside assistance providers.

CompanyCost per yearJoining feeCallout limitsNeed to hold a policy with them?Lockout / Lost keyBreakdown towing
RAA logo
RAA Plus
$179No joining feeUnlimitedNo$7520km in the city, 100km in rural areas
NRMA logo
Ultimate Care
$110No joining feeUnlimitedNoYesUp to 100km in metro, country(or back to attending Country Service Centre) and remote areas
Budget Direct logo
Roadside Assistance
$79.95No joining feeUnlimitedNo$125Up to 20km in metro and up to 50km in remote areas
AAMI logo
Roadside Assist
$86No joining feeUnlimitedYes$15020km in the city, 100km in rural areas
GIO logo
Roadside Assist
$90No joining feeUnlimitedYes$15020km in the city, 100km in rural areas

The above information is accurate as of February 2024.

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    VictorAugust 15, 2023

    How can I renew my expired RAA membership?

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      GarySeptember 29, 2023Finder

      Hi Victor,

      Finder is a comparison site. You’ll need to contact RAA to renew your membership.

      Thanks,
      Gary

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