Is AA Membership worth it (Ireland) ?

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Is AA Membership worth it (Ireland) ?

Post by CarlsCaddy » Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:32 am

Just wondering if the AA in Ireland has the same benefits as over in the UK? It doesn't say much on the website.

Just wondering would they be able to replace an injector on the side of the road and would the cost for the part be included in your membership price?

Tried ringing but they weren't able to give me an answer.

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Re: Is AA Membership worth it (Ireland) ?

Post by Cov-Caddy » Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:07 am

CarlsCaddy wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:32 am
Just wondering if the AA in Ireland has the same benefits as over in the UK? It doesn't say much on the website.

Just wondering would they be able to replace an injector on the side of the road and would the cost for the part be included in your membership price?

Tried ringing but they weren't able to give me an answer.
You get 5 claims a year upto £535 so yes Injectors would be covered with the excess fee of £35 to be paid,I’ve just taken it out myself after losing an injector last week to the cost of £300

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Re: Is AA Membership worth it (Ireland) ?

Post by Papa Bear » Wed Sep 09, 2020 2:26 pm

Is that in the standard membership or an additional insurance through them?
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Re: Is AA Membership worth it (Ireland) ?

Post by CarlsCaddy » Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:49 pm

Cov-Caddy wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:07 am
You get 5 claims a year upto £535 so yes Injectors would be covered with the excess fee of £35 to be paid,I’ve just taken it out myself after losing an injector last week to the cost of £300
That's for the UK alright, I'm talking about for Ireland.

There's no mention anywhere for "Garage and Parts" cover or whatever they call it, on the Irish website.

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Re: Is AA Membership worth it (Ireland) ?

Post by tommyzooom » Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:22 pm

It's not much good without it tbh.
Unless your in Dublin,
They don't have the same network of vans etc, we just don't have the population density, so they have subcontractor accounts with a local garage.
Not so local in some cases.
My sister had it once, and her car wouldn't start ( in Donegal)
3 hrs later a man arrived from Sligo

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Re: Is AA Membership worth it (Ireland) ?

Post by Colincaddycc » Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:55 pm

AA in Ireland won't change an injector, if they cant jump start it or easily fix it it gets towed,

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Re: Is AA Membership worth it (Ireland) ?

Post by D866 » Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:23 pm

Was looking into this, standard price is 10euro a month. For a extra 5 euro a month it said it would bring the van home rather than the nearest garage.
I got a call from AA to try and close the sale a few days later and the guy on the phone confirmed this.
I’m still not convinced that they would do that!

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