Just last week one of our customers had a nightmare on the way home. Their car broke down, so they had to hire a car from Le Mans to Calais, stay in a hotel overnight at Calais and then pick up another hire car at Dover to get home.
They will then have to come back to France to get their car when it’s repaired.
Fortunately they had purchased overseas breakdown cover at a cost of £43 which covered ALL out-of-pocket expenses, including the return trip to pick up his car when it’s repaired. The taxi alone from the breakdown (at Le Mans) to the garage was Euro60.
The message is clear… if you think there’s any chance your car might let you down then breakdown insurance really is a good idea.