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Breakdown Cover - Payment Plans

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Buying breakdown cover need not break the bank. There's a whole raft of membership options out there designed to suit a range of budgets and requirements. You can in fact buy annual breakdown cover for less than the cost of filling up your vehicle's petrol tank just once!

Payment plans for breakdown cover are flexible too. You can pay by credit card, debit card or direct debit, and choose to pay the whole lot up front or break up your payments into quarterly payments or monthly payments. Some providers will also accept online money transfers from sites like Paypal.

Payment Methods

Whether you book your breakdown cover online, over the telephone or face to face with a representative, undoubtedly one of the easiest ways to make your payment is to pay by credit card. Your credit card gives you the flexibility to pay off the cost of your cover a bit at a time. If you time it right you might even be able to delay that first payment to the credit card company for your breakdown cover by up to seven weeks.

Paying by debit card sees your money leave your bank account right away. If you intend to use this method of payment do make sure that you have enough funds in your account to ensure that the payment is processed.

Many breakdown cover providers now also offer the facility to pay by direct debit. This is an agreement between your bank and the provider, made via a written instruction by you, for the provider to collect a payment or payments from your bank account on one or more future dates to cover the price of the breakdown service you have purchased. Using this method of payment it is possible to split out the total cost of your breakdown cover into equal monthly payments. These are then collected on the same day of each month by direct debit. If you are concerned about paying for one year's cover up front in one go, setting up a direct debit could be the way to go as it gives you more control over your payments, and keeps instalments to a more manageable amount.

Buying breakdown cover online

The cheapest way to buy breakdown cover is to use the Internet. Many of the UK's major breakdown cover providers in fact actively encourage their customers to use their online ordering systems. For the providers it is cost effective as their overheads and administration costs are lower than if you were to buy breakdown cover from them over the phone. For you it is cost effective too as you get your hands on those special discounted prices that are only available when you buy online!

Buying breakdown cover online is a simple process. All you have to do is follow the on-screen instructions, complete the online form and submit it together with your payment. You can then sit back and wait for your cover documents to arrive in the post. What could be easier?

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