AAA roadside assistance costs at least $29 to $65 per year, depending on the region and the AAA membership level. Some regional AAA motor clubs also charge a one-time enrollment fee when you purchase your AAA membership. AAA roadside assistance is included with the cost of AAA memberships, and customers can select the Classic, Plus, or Premier plan. ... read full answer
AAA Roadside Assistance Plans Compared
- 3-5 miles of towing per call
- Fuel delivery (member pays for cost of fuel)
- $50 in locksmith service
- 100 miles of towing per call
- Free fuel delivery
- $100 in locksmith service
- up to 200 miles of towing per call
- Free fuel delivery
- $100-$150 in locksmith service
AAA allows members to use 4 to 5 service calls per year for towing, locksmith services, fuel delivery, and other benefits. The max number of service calls provided depends on your plan and your state.
All AAA Roadside Assistance Plans Include:
- Flat tire services
- Lockout services
- Fuel delivery (cost of fuel is free with Plus and Premier)
- Battery jump-starts
All three memberships also include benefits other than roadside assistance, such as identity theft monitoring, trip interruption coverage, and discounts for certain stores, restaurants, and more. Like the membership costs, the perks can vary by state.
AAA roadside assistance may cost a little more per year than roadside assistance provided by some of the top insurance companies, but you could get more coverage for towing miles, lockout services, etc. Plus, the discounts given with AAA memberships are not typically given with an insurance company’s roadside assistance service.
Cost of Roadside Assistance With Competitors
- State Farm: about $24+ per year
- Allstate: $25+ per year ($89+ without an Allstate policy)
- Progressive: about $50+ per year
- Geico: $14+ per year
- Travelers: $10 - $30+ per year
Costs are from company websites and customer service representatives. Rates can vary by state, the length of your policy, and other factors.
For more information to help you choose between roadside assistance options, check out WalletHub’s guide to the best roadside assistance companies.show less