Garmin launches exclusive AA Breakdown Cover rates for its UK nüvi® and zūmo® sat nav customers

Garmin, the global leader* in satellite navigation is delighted to announce a new tie-in with the UK’s no.1 choice for breakdown cover, the AA, to offer roadside solutions for its customers. The promotion, exclusively available to Garmin’s nüvi® and zūmo® sat nav customers, can offer savings of up to 45% on the AA’s standard prices.

Aa-offers Clive Taylor, Garmin’s Director of Products and Marketing commented, “Because of our longstanding relationship with the AA we are in a position to enhance our product range and customer experience with this new breakdown and recovery service offer”.

“We are always looking at ways to help motorists save time and money and this deal represents a brilliant opportunity to further cut the cost of motoring while using your Garmin sat nav.”

The Garmin AA customer deal offers extraordinary value on vehicle breakdown cover with breakdown service 24hrs, 365 days a year across the UK. Also, the AA has more dedicated patrols than any other UK breakdown service with unique fault-finding technology that helps diagnose problems quickly and accurately to ensure members are back on the road as soon as possible.

Marcus Thompson, the AA’s Affinity Marketing Manager, commented “We’re delighted to have this opportunity to strengthen our partnership with Garmin. We have worked extremely closely with Garmin in developing a broad range of exclusive offers and I look forward to developing further promotions together in the future”.

Exclusive rates for Garmin nüvi sat nav customers include Roadside cover at £28.00, Roadside & Relay at £64.99 and Roadside, Relay and Home Start at £94.99. The special deal is open to all Garmin nüvi and zūmo sat nav customers at ** .

Garmin has also partnered with the AA to produce a series of premium travel and tourist guides for use on Garmin nüvi sat navs or zūmo motorbike sat navs These easy-to-use guides help you choose a great day out and reveal turn-by-turn instructions to navigate you to your destination, whilst providing establishment reviews and detailed descriptions of what to expect when you arrive. Points of interest are displayed on the interactive map, allowing you to discover more than you ever thought possible.

The AA Travel Guide series includes Days Out, Restaurants, Hotels and B&Bs and provides reviews, details and directions to AA-recommended destinations around the UK. The AA Tourist Guides are packed with rated attractions and places to eat, stay and shop at some of the world’s most popular destinations including Paris, New York, Venice and South Africa.

*According to Canalys report for sat nav sales made in 2009

**This offer is only available to Garmin customers and only by calling the number given, quoting the stated reference and paying annually by direct debit or credit card under a recurring transaction arrangement. The enrolment offer is available to new Members for their first 12 months of Membership only. The renewal offer is available to Garmin customers who are existing AA Members (or who join under the enrolment offer) and will be available at each renewal date until further notice. This offer is not available in conjunction with any other offer or discount. This offer does not apply to Breakdown Repair Cover, or any other AA products or services. Offer may be amended or withdrawn at any time. †Lines open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. 0800 calls are free from a BT landline. Mobile and other providers’ costs may vary.

About the AA

The AA is the UK’s leading breakdown service with more dedicated patrols than any other UK roadside assistance provider. The professionalism and high standards valued by its 15 million members in the event of a roadside breakdown are also the hallmark of many more AA products and services.

The AA offers personal financial services including motor and home insurance, loans, and breakdown repair cover. There are AA products and services to help both private and fleet motorists to choose and run vehicles. The AA’s website is a motoring, travel and leisure portal and its popular route planner calculates around four million routes per week. The AA is the largest independent travel publisher in the UK and one of the top 10 worldwide. Its many publications include maps, travel and lifestyle guides.

AA Public Affairs helps guide and shape motoring policy by analysing and researching issues, and campaigning on behalf of members and motorists. For more information, visit


About Garmin

The global leader in satellite navigation, Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries have designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications since 1989 – most of which are enabled by GPS technology.  Garmin’s products serve automotive, mobile, wireless, outdoor recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM applications. Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For more information visit Garmin's media centre at Garmin is a registered trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.  All other brands, product names, company names, trademarks and service marks are the properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.


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