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vehicle breakdown recovery

About Start Rescue

At Start Rescue we pride ourselves on offering an innovative alternative to the type of roadside assistance that you may already be used to.

You can expect a Which? Recommended nationwide vehicle breakdown service that is efficient and competitively priced.

Our customers' safety and well-being is our goal, so we hope you can find peace of mind when relying on the team to send the right help you need, when you need it. 

Vehicle rescue cover for a year, from as little as £19.75

Start Rescue breakdown policies

At, we provide affordable breakdown rescue cover policies to suit the requirements of any motorist and their budget. Offering some of the cheapest breakdown policies on the market, our cover levels from One Star to Five Star, provide excellent benefits including:

  • no costly extras such as policy excesses
  • user-friendly policy wording.

Regardless of the breakdown cover level purchased by our customers, whenever Start Rescue is needed, they can be confident in a product and service which will deliver to their expectations.


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Award winning breakdown cover

Start Rescue's cover is so well received that it has been awarded Which? Recommended Provider status for Breakdown Cover for three years in a row; June 2019, June 2020 and September 2021.

Our popular 3 star breakdown cover policy has been awarded a 5 star rating by Defaqto. This recognises that the cover provides one of the highest quality offerings on the market.

Start Rescue Reviews

Trustpilot Reviews – Start Rescue, AA, Green Flag and RAC

We’re pleased to say that Start Rescue scores highly on Trustpilot for breakdown cover.

Comparing favourably to competitors, the regular positive Trustpilot reviews and ratings left by customers about our roadside assistance cover is a testament to the breakdown service that we provide.

The Start Rescue Trustpilot score is updated regularly as new reviews are added all the time, you can read the latest reviews for Start Rescue at Reviews | Read Customer Service Reviews of (

Scores are rated out of 5

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*Scores correct as of 21/04/2022

Review Centre Reviews – Start Rescue, AA, Green Flag and RAC

Start Rescue, like other breakdown cover providers, is included on the review site Review Centre.

We are proud that our review ratings measure favourably against the established competitors within the roadside assistance market. To find out more, the latest reviews for Start Rescue can be found at Start Rescue Reviews - | Breakdown Cover | Review Centre

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*Scores correct as of 21/04/2022 Reviews – Start Rescue, AA, Green Flag and RAC

We are immensely proud of our review rating on On this site, the reviews rating and customer recommendations for far exceed our competitors.

Continuously updated with new reviews, you can view the latest feedback on the breakdown services provided by Start Rescue at Start Rescue Reviews - Read 48,121 Genuine Customer Reviews |

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Our roadside assistance services

Together with outstanding service from our 24-hour control centre staff through to the extensive professional Recovery Operator network, Start Rescue is also backed by great technology and provides a mobile app that helps customers report a breakdown without even making a phone call.


Call Assist       

Call Assist Ltd, which has been providing the service on behalf of many other insurance brands since 1999, provides the assistance and administration on behalf of

Call Assist Ltd provides the service through a network of around 425 approved Recovery Operators throughout the UK and an additional network in Europe, providing assistance in over 45 countries.


Policy Underwriters

The insurance policy is underwritten by Ageas Insurance Limited which is part of the European financial services giant, Ageas. Call Assist Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Ageas Insurance Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. is rated 4.65 stars by based on 50309 merchant reviews

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