How much should I expect to pay to jump start a car?

Hypothetically, how much might it cost to jump start my car if I don't have roadside assistance? My car has charging system problems and I don't have roadside assistance with my insurance company.

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Eric Schad
Answered on Jul 22, 2021
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“The cost of a jump start is all about circumstances and where you are. If you’re in a parking lot, you might be able to find someone willing to jump start your car for free.
If you’re stranded somewhere and you have to call AAA or a like service as a non-member, you might be looking at $50 or more to get a jump start.
You should consider adding towing and labor coverage to your policy.
This will allow you to get jump-start coverage at no extra cost other than the small add-on fee ($15 to $25 a year) to your policy.”

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