The General roadside assistance is not as good as AAA because it offers a lot less coverage. Even for customers who already have a The General car insurance policy, roadside assistance from The General is a poor alternative to AAA’s plus and premier plans.
The General roadside assistance has one standard plan and costs $120 to $125 per year. AAA, on the other hand, has three levels of memberships with prices ranging from $38 to $171 per year, depending on the state and chosen plan.
The General Roadside Assistance vs. AAA Roadside Assistance
The General offers a roadside assistance plan that is administered by Nation Safe Drivers (NSD). This optional program provides 24/7 assistance for towing and other emergency services, such as battery service, fuel delivery and lock-out service. A 6-month plan costs $60 ($65 in California). A 12-month plan costs $120 ($125 in California).
To get help on the road any time, call dispatch services at 1-844-608-4726. Service is available 24/7 in the U.S. and Canada.
The General roadside assistance will tow your car up to 15 miles or $50. There is no specific mileage limit for The General towing services, however. The specifics of The General roadside assistance coverage may vary by state, though, so drivers should check their policy to learn more about limits and exclusions.
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Yes, The General does cover a locksmith for keys locked in a car through its roadside assistance program. In addition to locksmith services, The General's roadside assistance also covers battery services and fuel delivery.
You can get The General roadside assistance as a policy add-on for between $120 and $138 per year.
If you do not have roadside assistance, The General won't cover a locksmith if you get locked out of your car. In that...
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