About Breakdown Club

ABOUT
US

Founded in April 2016 by 3 motoring enthusiasts Tina, Marco, and Nuno. The BreakdownClub was initially called  "Clube do Condutor" providing breakdown assistance in Portuguese to motorists in the UK. Four years later the Breakdown Club now provides assistance to over 10.000 motorists on the UK roads.

 

Our aim is to provide a top-quality, reliable, and cost-effective breakdown service to all our membership holders.

BreakdownClub provides breakdown cover for cars, vans, and motorcycles. We boast a wealth of experience and knowledge in the motor breakdown sector, and we use this expertise and industry knowledge to ensure that our membership holders benefit from top quality breakdown assistance they can trust.

As an independent breakdown provider, we use our unique position in the industry to bring flexible and top quality memberships to the market, using the knowledge and expertise that we have gained. We operate our own in house emergency call center and manage our own network of over 600 agents and recoveries.

FAQs

Looking to buy? Top questions about BreakdownClub cover

Roadside


Roadside is standard with all Breakdown Club Memberships. The roadside as the name might suggest is help at the side of the road.




Homestart


If your vehicle will not start or breaks down at or within ¼ of a mile of your home we will either repair it there or if that is not possible take it to the nearest suitable garage. Please note we will only cover the cost of a recovery up to 10 miles.




Local Recovery


Cover applies within the territorial limits, more than ¼ mile from your home address. We will arrange, your vehicle and up to 6 passengers to be transported to your home or original destination within the territorial limits WITHIN 10 miles.




Accident Recovery *


We will arrange for your vehicle to be collected from the scene of the accident and towed to a safe destination.
* You will need to provide us with your insurance name and policy number and we will recover the costs from your insurance or the third party directly.
If you are at fault a FAULT claim will be recorded against your insurance policy.




National Recovery


If we are unable to repair your vehicle at the roadside we will recover you to a garage of your choice, your destination or home address (whichever is nearer).




Onward Travel


Transport for the driver and up to six passengers to your destination or your home address (whichever is nearer).




Misfuel


If you or a permitted driver have misfuelled your vehicle, we will arrange and pay for our misfuel assistance contractor to drain and remove the contaminated fuel, which will become the property of our misfuel assistance contractor.




No Fuel


We will bring enough fuel to enable you to drive to the nearest fuel station.




Unlimited Callouts


We offer unlimited callouts. Call us out as many times as you need to, as long as it's not a recurring problem with your vehicle.




Keys locked in the car


If you lock your vehicle keys in the vehicle, we will pay the auto locksmith call-out charge. You’ll need to provide proof of ownership of the vehicle and a driving license.




Caravan / Trailer


Any caravan (up to 7 metres/23 feet long, not including the length of the a-frame or hitch) or trailer (up to 3.05 metres/10 feet long including any load, not including the length of the a-frame or hitch) attached to the broken down vehicle will be recovered with the vehicle.
In the event of a breakdown to the caravan or trailer being towed by the vehicle, we will recover it to the nearest suitable garage or your preferred destination if closer. Any caravan or trailer must be attached using a standard 50 millimeter (2 inches) towing coupling




Driver illness/ Injury


If you are unable to continue your journey due to illness or injury (a medical certificate will be required), provided none of your passengers are able to drive, we will provide an alternative driver to return the vehicle to your nominated destination. If you are unable to accompany your vehicle, we will provide alternative transport up to the value of £100.00 on a pay and claim basis.





Please contact us if you have any questions not covered above.

BreakdownClub membership explained

Roadside


Roadside is standard with all Breakdown Club Memberships. The roadside as the name might suggest is help at the side of the road.




Homestart


If your vehicle will not start or breaks down at or within ¼ of a mile of your home we will either repair it there or if that is not possible take it to the nearest suitable garage. Please note we will only cover the cost of a recovery up to 10 miles.




Local Recovery


Cover applies within the territorial limits, more than ¼ mile from your home address. We will arrange, your vehicle and up to 6 passengers to be transported to your home or original destination within the territorial limits WITHIN 10 miles.




Accident Recovery *


We will arrange for your vehicle to be collected from the scene of the accident and towed to a safe destination.
* You will need to provide us with your insurance name and policy number and we will recover the costs from your insurance or the third party directly.
If you are at fault a FAULT claim will be recorded against your insurance policy.




National Recovery


If we are unable to repair your vehicle at the roadside we will recover you to a garage of your choice, your destination or home address (whichever is nearer).




Onward Travel


Transport for the driver and up to six passengers to your destination or your home address (whichever is nearer).




Misfuel


If you or a permitted driver have misfuelled your vehicle, we will arrange and pay for our misfuel assistance contractor to drain and remove the contaminated fuel, which will become the property of our misfuel assistance contractor.




No Fuel


We will bring enough fuel to enable you to drive to the nearest fuel station.




Unlimited Callouts


We offer unlimited callouts. Call us out as many times as you need to, as long as it's not a recurring problem with your vehicle.




Keys locked in the car


If you lock your vehicle keys in the vehicle, we will pay the auto locksmith call-out charge. You’ll need to provide proof of ownership of the vehicle and a driving license.




Caravan / Trailer


Any caravan (up to 7 metres/23 feet long, not including the length of the a-frame or hitch) or trailer (up to 3.05 metres/10 feet long including any load, not including the length of the a-frame or hitch) attached to the broken down vehicle will be recovered with the vehicle.
In the event of a breakdown to the caravan or trailer being towed by the vehicle, we will recover it to the nearest suitable garage or your preferred destination if closer. Any caravan or trailer must be attached using a standard 50 millimeter (2 inches) towing coupling




Driver illness/ Injury


If you are unable to continue your journey due to illness or injury (a medical certificate will be required), provided none of your passengers are able to drive, we will provide an alternative driver to return the vehicle to your nominated destination. If you are unable to accompany your vehicle, we will provide alternative transport up to the value of £100.00 on a pay and claim basis.