No, the USAA Rewards Visa does not offer roadside assistance. The USAA Rewards Visa has never offered a roadside assistance benefit, though cardholders may be eligible for roadside assistance through alternate sources, like their auto insurance carrier, an auto club such as AAA, or their vehicle’s manufacturer.
Visaroadside assistance covers standard towing, tire changes, jumpstarts, locksmiths, fuel delivery, and winching for any Visa credit card customer. Visa Roadside Dispatch, as the program is officially known, costs $69.95 per service call. That amount must be charged to your Visa card. But there is no fee or registration required for access. And there’s no limit to how many times you can use this service. You simply call … read full answer(800) 847-2869 anytime you need Visa Roadside assistance, 24/7.
Visa roadside service coordinates your service request with local contractors. So, additional services may be available at a higher cost. For example, additional fees apply to tows over 5 miles and winching exceeding 100 ft.
Here is what Visa roadside assistance covers:
Jumpstarting – Battery boost
Standard Towing – Up to 5 miles included
Tire Changing – You must have usable, inflated spare
Lockout Service – No key replacement
Fuel Delivery – Up to 5 gallons, plus the cost of fuel
Standard Winching – On up to 100 ft. of paved or county-maintained road.
Visa Roadside Dispatch is not free but it may cost less than other local options. If you do not have the time to compare cost, you can at least rely on Visa roadside assistance being available 24/7.
USAA points are worth 0.86 cents per point, on average. The value of USAA points depends on how you choose to redeem the points. For example, points from USAA are worth up to 1 cent each when redeemed for travel through the USAA Rewards program, and they are worth 0.92 cents each when redeemed for cash back. … read full answer
The benefits of USAA credit cards include three types of travel insurance, rental car insurance, and extended warranty protection. These benefits are mostly found on the top-tier USAA credit cards, though many more USAA credit cards have identity theft resolution services and concierge services. To know which perks are included on a specific card, you’ll need to call customer service at … read full answer1 (800) 531-8722 or check the USAA website.
USAA Credit Card Benefits
Rental car insurance
extended warranty protection
Identity theft resolution services
Trip cancellation and interruption insurance
Travel and emergency assistance services
Travel accident insurance
Baggage delay reimbursement
Personal identity theft reimbursement
In addition to having some or all of these card perks, it’s important to remember that many USAA credit cards also give rewards. Rewards aren’t generally considered card benefits, but having a credit card that earns great rewards can be a big asset to cardholders. As long as you use your card responsibly and maximize the various benefits that USAA offers, you should come out well ahead of any annual fees that USAA cards may charge.
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