FTA Recovery

What is FTA Recovery?

FTA Recovery is a cost-effective 'pay as you go' vehicle recovery service operated by the AA.

Registering for the service is free for FTA members. You'll receive a reduced tariff (compared to standard commercial AA rates) as and when you require the recovery service.

Register for FREE today.

Why invest in FTA Recovery?

You'll benefit in the following ways:

  • unique fault-finding technology
    helping AA Patrols to diagnose problems quickly and accurately
  • speedy roadside repairs
    completed within half an hour, on average* 
  • high success rate
    AA Patrols fix more than eight out of 10 vehicles at the roadside
  • text message updates
    the AA can text you to let you know the estimated time of arrival 
  • quality and experience
    highly trained and experience Patrols with 10 years' service on average

* 2011 FTA Recovery performance

How can I get more information?

Download our FTA Recovery brochure (PDF) for in-depth information or register your interest online.

Up to 35% off† AA Minibus Rescue for FTA members

For those operating minibuses as part of their fleet, AA's Minibus Rescue service features:

  • Roadside repair
    repair or recovery from the AA's choice of appropriate local repairer
  • Recovery*
    transportation of vehicle, driver and passengers (up to the maximum number of fixed seats in the minibus) to a UK mainland address if prompt local repair is not available
  • Onward Travel*
    when a prompt local repair cannot be arranged, a replacement vehicle with driver for up to 17 passengers will be provided
  • Home Start
    for breakdowns at or within 1/4 mile of your home address

Service level Roadside Recovery Onward Travel  Homecare Standard price Offer price Saving
Minibus Rescue 


included included included £257.01 £167.00 £90.01

For more information on FTA Minibus Rescue please call the AA on 0800 55 11 88, quoting code 0778.

Terms and Conditions apply

*Recovery and Onward Travel services are not provided at or within 1/4 mile of driver’s home address

†Based on Minibus Rescue standard rates per vehicle per year, inclusive of IPT (Insurance Premium Tax). Offer price is for any fleet size. All prices are subject to change. Minibus Rescue cannot be provided for any vehicle over 3.5 tonnes GVW

Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer prices are only available while your Freight Transport Association membership is active. We reserve the right to review pricing at any time. Full Terms and Conditions available on request by calling 0800 55 11 88. Insured breakdown cover is provided by The Automobile Association Limited. Onward Travel is underwritten by Acromas Insurance Company Limited. Automobile Association Insurance Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA). Registered Office: Fanum House, Basing View, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 4EA. Registered in England and Wales number 2414212