Can You use aaa without membership

Can You Call AAA Without Membership?

AAA (American Automobile association) is a not for profit association with millions of members all across United States and Canada.

They Provide a ton of services to help people in need but their most in demand service is roadside assistance where you can call them in case of any Road side Car emergency, whether it is due to a flat tire, empty fuel tank or battery and they will assist you in best way possible.

Note: You need to have an AAA membership to avail any of these services and you also need to have your AAA membership card with you, with remaining calls, as you only get 4 calls per year for any type of service.

So, Lets answer the main question you were looking for

Can You Call AAA If You Don’t have a Membership

Yes, You can call AAA and use their Roadside assistance services even if you don’t have a membership, but to use AAA service you need to follow the following steps-:

  1. Call 800-222-4357 and sign up for the AAA membership right away
  2. You will have to pay 75$ on top of Membership fees to waive the Waiting period fees if you want to use the service right away, because after buying a membership from AAA you have to wait 48 hours before they can provide you any service but if you pay extra 75$ you can use the service right away.

Can I Use someone Else’s AAA Membership

So, maybe like me you are wondering why to buy the membership at all, Can’t I use someone else’s membership for myself. Technically the answer is yes, Any person can use their membership for someone else because the AAA membership is linked to the person and not the car, so they can use it for anyone, even for a stranger but only if they meet the following conditions-:

  1. They are present there with you, either as a driver or a passenger.
  2. They have their AAA Membership card either in hard copy or in their AAA application in their Phone. (Read this to find your lost card)
  3. They have not exceeded their AAA calls i.e. 4 Calls per year

Read this to know more about this : Can You Call AAA for Someone else

Which AAA Membership Should I Get

There are three AAA Membership for Roadside assistance which you can get and obviously each has their added perks as the cost Increases. Three Memberships are listed below, so you can refer them-:

You can buy any membership but you need to pay the fees to waive the waiting period fees, and for using the service for motorcycles and RV’s you need to pay extra, which can be asked by customer care

AAA Membership DetailsAAA Premier®AAA Plus®AAA Basic
Service Calls Up to 4 Roadside Assistance service calls
(per member, per membership year)
Up to 4 Roadside Assistance service calls
(per member, per membership year)
Up to 4 Roadside Assistance service calls
(per member, per membership year)
Coverage AreaUSA & CanadaUSA & CanadaUSA & Canada
Towing ServicesUp to 100 miles, including 1 tow up to 200 miles^Up to 100 miles Up to 7 miles 
Motorcycles / RVExtends services to motorcycles and RVs^  
TrailersExtends services to boat, tent, recreation and horse trailers*  
Vehicle LocksmithUp to $100 serviceUp to $100 serviceUp to $50 service
Tire Change, Jump Start, Battery Service, LockoutFREEFREEFREE
Fuel DeliveryFree delivery and free fuelFree delivery and free fuelFree delivery, member pays for fuel
Mechanical First AidMinor or temporary adjustmentsMinor or temporary adjustmentsMinor or temporary adjustments
Home LocksmithUp to $100 reimbursement  
Trip Interruption Benefit++Up to $1,500 (due to many reasons for delay)Up to $700 (due to a collision only 100 miles from home)Up to $250(due to a collision only 100 miles from home)
Vehicle Return CoverageUp to $500 reimbursement  

What Areas Do AAA Cover

AAA Roadside Assistance Cover all over United States and Canada, and you can call on the centralised number to call the service anywhere, but note that it does not operate in Mexico.

Contact AAA

You can contact the AAA’s roadside assistance by either calling them or through their app or their website. But, you should note that AAA road side assistance depends on county you are in , so you need to visit the correct website.

AAA Member Login
AAA App (Apple Devices)Click Here
AAA App (Android Devices)Click here
AAA Road side Assistance Number:8002224357

You can also Text APP10 to 86792 to receive a link to download the app.*

Final Words

We hope that we were able to solve your Doubt about AAA and answer additional Questions as well, Still If you have any other questions you can let us know and you can also check other AAA services like DMV services

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