Green Flag European Cover Guide & User Reviews

Green Flag European CoverGreen Flag European Breakdown Cover gives drivers the benefit of the top features of the best UK cover plus extra protection will motoring in Europe.
Starting in 1971 as National Breakdown, Green Flag is a network of local garages offering a genuine alternative to the AA and RAC.

Breakdown cover in Europe is an added option to the Green Flag Breakdown Recovery Plus package, with over 6,000 independent vehicle technicians on call in the UK, and around 15,000 bilingual agents across the Continent.


Green Flag provides roadside repair and recovery.


Green Flag gives a personal quote based on:

  • Your age
  • Address
  • Job
  • Car
  • Annual mileage
  • How often you use the car

Customer service

Vulnerable drivers get priority treatment and the call centre will send a text to tell you someone’s on the way plus three messages to anyone you choose during the breakdown.

Green Flag Breakdown Service Options

Green Flag offer their customers driving in Europe long and short term breakdown cover as an annual policy for drivers spending a lot of time overseas or a short-term package for holiday trips. Below is some information on each of the cover options along with their benefits and features.

Euro Plus

  • English-speaking help – Available 24-hours a day
  • Pre-departure cover – Protects against incidents during the 7 days prior to a trip
  • Short-term cover – from 1 to 38 days plus additional weeks
  • Roadside assistance – 24/7 roadside assistance every day
  • Local vehicle recovery – If a car is not fixed at the roadside, then Green Flag will take the vehicle to either a destination of your choice or a suitable repairer, both within 10 miles of the breakdown
  • No callout charges
  • Message service – Three free text messages to colleagues, friends or family letting them know about the breakdown Roadside assistance
  • Long distance recovery – Transport home or to another destination for you and your vehicle
  • Cover at home – Help if your car breaks down on the drive
  • Options if it can’t be fixed – If your vehicle can’t be repaired locally that day, this cover offers other options, like a hire car or alternatives, alternative transport or somewhere to stay overnight.
  • Cash to collect your vehicle – Single standard rail fare to collect your car.
  • European cover – 90 days European cover for vehicles less than 16 years old.

Countries Covered

Andorra, Austria, Balearics, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Isles, Channel Islands, Corsica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Isle of Man, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, San Marino, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey in Europe plus Üsküdar.

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