Is $200 too much for a roadside assistance policy?

"I have a local car insurance company and I wanted to add a roadside assistance policy to my vehicle. They quoted me $200 a year.

Is $200 too much for a roadside assistance policy?"

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Eric Schad
Answered on Jun 22, 2021
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“If you consider that the basic level of AAA costs $38 for roadside assistance (not their car insurance), then yes, $200 is way too expensive.
If you like your current insurance company, just get a AAA membership on the side and forego your car insurance option. It’s a no-brainer.”

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