Quick Answer: How Long After Getting AAA Can You Use It?

Do you get a free battery with AAA?

Premier Members receive a Free AAA Battery replacement benefit, limited to one (1) battery per household per membership year, if AAA Mobile Service Test indicates replacement is needed during a roadservice call.

(AAA Classic, Plus & Plus/RV Members can purchase a discounted AAA Battery)..

Is AAA Plus worth the money?

But even if you already have roadside assistance, a AAA membership may be worth it if you want to take advantage of membership benefits like discounts, vacation planning, trip-continuation reimbursement if your car breaks down far away from home, and AAA’s approved auto repair network.

How much does it cost to tow a car 1 mile?

Average Tow Costs According to Angie’s List, the national average cost of a tow is $109. 1 The exact rates vary by location, but you can expect a charge of roughly $2.50 to $7 per mile. The higher dollar amount is more likely to apply to heavy-duty vehicles. 2 The cost adds up fast.

How many times can you use your AAA card?

As a member you may call for help as many times as you need it. Every membership year, you and all the other members of your family who join AAA are each allowed up to four (4) free calls for Roadside Assistance each. After that, a service charge applies.

How many miles does my AAA cover?

When your vehicle cannot be started or safely driven, it will be towed without charge to a destination of your choice up to five miles from the point of breakdown for Classic members and up to 100 miles for Plus members.

Does AAA card holder have to be present?

They will not tow your vehicle without the member present. Mind you it could be anyone on your account, it doesn’t have to be you. The driver will want your AAA card and a valid photo ID.

Can I use my AAA to tow a friend’s car?

Will AAA help you in your friend’s car? Yes! Because your AAA membership follows you, you’re covered for service in any vehicle you’re driving or riding in. There’s no need to keep your vehicle info on file or worry about coverage when you’re traveling with others.

How many free tows do you get with AAA?

You’ll receive three to four free tows per year, depending on what type of membership you have with them. With AAA Classic you get 4 tows up to 5 miles each. With AAA Plus 4 tows up 100 miles each.

Can you get AAA and use it the same day?

You can use your Roadside Assistance CLASSIC level benefits as soon as your membership payment is processed; however, there is a seven (7) calendar day wait for extended PLUS or PREMIER benefits. A service fee for members wanting to join and use Roadside Assistance the same day may apply.

Should I tip the AAA guy?

AAA doesn’t care if you tip, because they subcontract out the job, and they’re getting their cut either way. They’re paying the driver — but not much after taxes and fees. So, how much? I talked to a local tow company, which said $5-$10 is much appreciated.

Can a family member use my AAA?

According to AAA, the membership provides benefits to the actual member, not the vehicle. That means if you are with someone else who is having car problems, you can use your card to get service for their vehicle.