What Does 24/7 Roadside Assistance Cover?
At American Auto Insurance, our 24/7 roadside assistance plan covers all the basics, from tire changes to gasoline delivery. Our available services include:
- Toll-free emergency hotline: Rest easy with toll-free calling. Our emergency hotline is available to all members 24/7, meaning you'll be able to reach a member of our service team any time of the day or night.
- Towing services: Whether your car won't start or you need to move your vehicle urgently, you'll be able to access our towing services and have your vehicle towed to a nearby garage of your choice so that you can calmly assess your next steps.
- Flat tire assistance: Flat tires happen to everyone. Whether you hit a pothole or have damaged your tire, we'll be on standby to assist you for all your tire-related needs, from changing your tire to airing it up.
- Lock out assistance: There's nothing worse than the sinking realization that you've locked your keys inside your car with no way to get them out. No need to worry — a locksmith will be able to arrive shortly to help you get into your vehicle.
- Battery jump starts: If you've turned your key in the ignition and your car just won't start, you may need a jump start for your battery. You won't need to wait around for a good Samaritan to help you out; as a member, you'll be able to receive battery jump starts around the clock.
- Accident services: If you've found yourself in the unfortunate aftermath of an accident, our hotline can help you to move your vehicle to a garage or any other location.
- Gasoline delivery: You thought you could make it to the gas station — unfortunately, you were wrong. You don't need to stay stranded on an empty tank; our roadside assistance services can deliver gasoline straight to your location to get you to the closest gas station for a refill.
How Does 24/7 Roadside Assistance Work in Illinois?
Our service hotline is available any time of the day or night. All you need to do is call the toll-free number and provide your American Auto Insurance membership number, and one of our friendly team members will get you exactly what you need as quickly as possible.
When it comes to coverage and payments, total or partial financial coverage will depend on the exact plan you purchase and the particular benefits and features it offers.
The Benefits of Having 24/7 Roadside Assistance
24/7 roadside assistance is extremely valuable for a variety of reasons, whether you're looking to save money or are simply wanting peace of mind. Knowing you have roadside assistance coverage allows you to get behind the wheel without worrying about the what-ifs — you won't find yourself stranded with no options or help. Additionally, having access to roadside assistance is much simpler to navigate than finding services independently. Having an expert take care of the tough stuff is invaluable during the stressors of a roadside emergency.
Additionally, with the low monthly cost of a roadside assistance plan, you save big bucks in the case that you find yourself needing roadside services, such as a tow truck or repairs. Paying for these services independently can cost over 100 dollars. Having a roadside assistance plan allows you to avoid these large fees. Finally, roadside assistance prevents you from being stranded in a place that may be unsafe or that you don't recognize. A vehicle malfunction is already dangerous enough — you don't need to worry about figuring it out alone.
How to Get 24/7 Roadside Assistance in Illinois
Though 24/7 roadside assistance coverage is not legally required in the state of Illinois, it's still a great option that can give you valuable peace of mind while on the road. Many choose to add roadside assistance coverage to their policy, even if it isn't a state requirement.
To gain access to our 24/7 roadside assistance services, you'll need to first be an American Auto Insurance member with an existing auto insurance policy. By giving us a call, we can help you add roadside assistance to your plan for only a small extra fee per month. We are also happy to work with any budget or set of requirements. For an exact quote, apply online or give us a call on 773-286-3500.
Who is Covered Under 24/7 Roadside Assistance?
All American Auto Insurance members who have added our roadside assistance plan to their policy will have access to emergency services 24/7. Depending on the coverage plan you choose, you'll also be able to ensure that all of your vehicles are covered under the same plan so that you can protect the whole family, no matter who's behind the wheel.
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American Auto Insurance strives to provide members with comprehensive services to meet a variety of driving needs. We partner with thousands of garages and service stations to ensure that, no matter where you are, you're never far from help. Our member program makes accessing these services convenient and easy.
When you become a member, you'll gain access to 24/7 services, including:
Toll-Free Emergency Calling
Gain peace of mind with toll-free emergency calling. Our lines are open to members 24/7, so, if your car becomes disabled on the road, help is just a phone call away. One of our club service team members will be on the other end of the line, ready to help, no matter the time.
Roadside assistance members can also get emergency towing. If your car won't start or you need help to move your vehicle, have it towed to a nearby service station. From there, an expert can help you assess what your vehicle needs to get back on the road.
Flat Tire Assistance
No one wants to deal with a flat tire. If you find yourself on the side of the road, have peace of mind that someone is on the way to help. No more feeling vulnerable and stranded when disaster strikes.
Lock Out Assistance
It happens to the best of us. If you realize you've locked your keys out of the car, help is only a phone call away with roadside assistance. Someone will be there shortly to help you access your vehicle.
Emergency Jump Starts
Members can also access emergency jump starts as part of our roadside assistance coverage. If your battery dies, someone can be there to help get you started again. Like all our services, emergency jump starts are available 24/7, so you'll never be without help for long.
If you need your car towed after an accident, call our service line. Roadside assistance members can talk to a representative and get the help they need. We'll help get your car to a garage, service station, or wherever it needs to go.
Having roadside assistance comes with many benefits, including:
Peace of Mind
Roadside assistance is there for the unexpected. Drive with peace of mind knowing that, whatever happens, you're covered. Whether you use your vehicle to transport your family, commute to and from work, or road trip across state lines, roadside assistance is there for you. Protect yourself and your loved ones from whatever may befall you on the road and drive with confidence.
Another benefit of having roadside assistance is security. We partner with trusted service professionals, so the experts who come to help are ones you can rely on in a bad situation. No one wants to be stranded in a parking lot or stuck on the side of the road without help on the way. Stay safe and secure with a roadside assistance plan you can rely on to be there for you.
Access to Thousands of Stations and Garages
Members have access to thousands of stations and garages. This means that no matter where you are, help is never too far away. We'll get you the help you need whenever and wherever you need it.
24/7 Support Roadside Support
Our support telephone lines are open 24/7. You never know where you may be when you need to call for help, so having on-call support available at any time is a must. Our toll-free number has someone on the other end of the line seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
Roadside assistance is available to our auto insurance members. Here's how to access our roadside assistance offerings:
1. Become a Member
Roadside assistance is available to our members with an existing auto insurance policy. We offer a variety of membership and coverage options to meet your budget, needs, and requirements. Call us to get a quote and learn more about our coverage options.
2. Add Roadside Assistance to Your Policy
Roadside assistance is available to our members for a small monthly charge. Adding coverage to your policy is affordable, and it's a great way to get peace of mind while driving. Members can unlock the full benefits of our roadside assistance coverage with just a phone call.
3. Use Roadside Assistance Whenever You Need Help on the Road
With roadside assistance on your plan, you can travel with confidence. Flat tires, dead batteries, and lock-outs will no longer be something to worry about. Our 24/7 support team is there to respond to your needs.
Still have questions? Here are answers to some FAQs:
How Do I Get Roadside Assistance?
Members can get roadside assistance by calling our service line. One of our local service members will get you a quote right away. Adding to your policy is easy when you're a member.
Can I Get Roadside Assistance for Multiple Vehicles on My Policy?
You can choose the coverage you want easily. Our protections are customizable and convenient. Protect yourself and your family on the road.
Is Roadside Assistance Required?
Roadside assistance is not required by the state. However, adding it to your policy can offer both security and peace of mind while driving. When you're an American Auto Insurance member, updating your policy is fast and affordable.
Wanting to learn more about roadside assistance coverage? Give us a call. One of our local team members will happily discuss quotes and the next steps. With the added protection on your policy, you'll be driving worry-free in no time.