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    • Former MSE Rebecca
    • By Former MSE Rebecca 21st Aug 15, 3:37 PM
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    Haggle with RAC, AA & more
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    • 21st Aug 15, 3:37 PM
    Haggle with RAC, AA & more 21st Aug 15 at 3:37 PM
    Hi folks,

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    MSE Rebecca
    Last edited by Former MSE Rebecca; 21-08-2015 at 4:13 PM.
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    • RiggerDigger
    • By RiggerDigger 12th Oct 17, 6:36 PM
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    Got the AA auto renewal letter for £265 for x2 people personal cover, Relay, Home Start & Roadside rang the AA quoted the RAC online price for the same cover and that I haven't needed to use them for 5 years and they have matched it. Now paying £136 !!!55357;!!!56397;!!!55357;!!!56876; saving £129 well worth haggling !!
    Last edited by RiggerDigger; 12-10-2017 at 6:38 PM. Reason: Incorrect text
    • Barbie16
    • By Barbie16 27th Jan 18, 12:17 PM
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    Reduced AA fee
    I have just reduced my AA renewal quote by £51.49 and will be the same next year. Worth the 10 minutes it took.
    • Chris.R
    • By Chris.R 30th May 18, 1:47 PM
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    Chris.R
    AA £132 saved
    Renewal after about 20 years, with most things covered, was £310 (two people)

    If I'd taken up the extra option with my car insurer (Admiral) I could have had much the same cover for about £30. Trying to add it later though didn't work out. I only have basic breakdown with them as std, no Recovery so not good enough.



    Briefly - the call went on for 20 minutes:
    Me: You're way too high AA: But we're the best


    Well it's too much

    Are you doing any offers cos I'm off.
    We can do a 2 year fixed price for £230
    Still too much
    We have more vans than RAC But you have more members too so you need them ALL

    AA But we're the best. Our response time is lowest
    Do you do reduced response time to vulnerable people like elderly or with kids
    Oh yes, sir we DO
    but I'm a white middle aged male so I get your longest waiting times, DON'T I ?

    Errm, well,....Yes you would.


    But we're the best. Our business model....

    You just gave me misleading information. I don't care what you tell me now.
    Is that your last offer cos I'm off to GREEN FLAG
    Oh but they don't have ANY vans
    So what, are you saying they don't attend breakdowns????

    Oh, well, no of course not, but.....
    Are you going to give me a better price??
    Oh well as a special offer we can do £178 for one year

    Is that it
    Yes.
    I'll think about it.


    I left it that if I didn't go back to them they would change the amount to £180, which is what happened.
    Wifey is happier with the devil we know - even if they're liars.
    Next year it'll be with Green Flag or someone else.


    What a horriblecompany.


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