What happens if my car breaks down during a rental?

If the car won’t start, or the renter runs into mechanical trouble - relax - your vehicle is protected by 24/7 roadside assistance service with the RAC. 

The cost for roadside assistance is usually included in the rental price unless the vehicle in question is more than 10 years old or has accumulated over 100,000 miles on the odometer. If this is the case, a £75 breakdown fee will be charged, to defray the cost of Vehicle recovery.

This fee must be paid by the Owner if the Vehicle was being used correctly before it broke down, or by the Renter if the breakdown was caused by incorrect use of the Vehicle during the rental.


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