How to Avoid AAA Fees

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AAA Fees and How to Avoid Them

AAA has been a trusted organization for years. The company has been in business since 1902. It is a federation of automobile clubs based in the United States and Canada. AAA is a privately held not-for-profit national member association and service organization in the United States and Canada, with over 60 million members. AAA offers a variety of services to its members, including roadside help. Heathrow, Florida is home to the organization's national headquarters.

However, like other companies such as HOA, Chase, American Airlines, and Shopify, fees are seemingly unavoidable. AAA is no different. But there is an easy solution. With the help of DoNotPay, we can help you get those fees back with the click of a button. Let's take a look at and how to avoid paying them.

AAA Fees Explained

are set up in tiers. The higher the tier, the more expensive the fees associated with the service. Here is a breakdown of the membership tiers and the benefits for each:

Membership TierCost per YearCommon Benefits
AAA Classic Membership$52-$74Roadside assistance:
  • Up to four tows with a max distance of 3-7 miles per year.
  • Fuel, flat tire, dead battery services.
  • Car lockout services up to $50.
AAA Plus Membership$85-$124Classic benefits, plus:
  • Four tows up to 100 miles each.
  • Free of charge fuel delivery.
  • Higher lockout limit of $100.
  • Free passport photos.
AAA Premier Membership$118-$170Same as Plus benefits, with:
  • A 200-mile tow, three 100-mile tows.
  • Up to $150 lockout reimbursement, for car or home.
  • Trip disruption coverage up to $1,500.
  • One-day free rental car with tow.
  • $10,000 identity theft insurance.

How to Avoid AAA Fees

There are some ways to avoid paying fees with AAA. If you have recently joined or renewed your membership, you can get a refund. Members who unsubscribe from the service within 30 days of the renewal or join date are eligible for a refund. The admission fees will be kept once all discounts have been deducted from the refund.

Although AAA isn't a free service, there are things you can do to avoid paying additional fees for the service. There are a number of fees that can be avoided if a few of these options apply:

  1. Save if your vehicle is equipped with an approved safety device.
  2. There is a discount available if you have an anti-theft device like LoJack installed in your vehicle.
  3. Save if your vehicle is brand new.

If you have incurred fees that you would like to recover, you should contact AAA and speak to a customer service rep. You can contact an agent by phone at 1-866-968-7222. Unfortunately, there may be a bit of a hold time due to most offices operating remotely due to COVID.

As you can see, going the DIY route can be time-consuming and confusing. Let DoNotPay help you find the best deal with AAA by answering a few simple questions to ensure you are getting the best deal.

Next Steps for Waiving Hidden Fees With AAA if You Can’t Do It Yourself

If you can't do it yourself, let DoNotPay help.

Here's how you can use DoNotPay to appeal fees:

  1. Search "appeal fees" on DoNotPay, choose the Fight and Waive Fees product, and select the type of fee you want to appeal.

  2. Select the merchant you want to appeal fees for and enter the details of your transaction, including an associated account if you have one.

  3. Submit your case! DoNotPay will generate the best argument for your case and make sure your fee waiver request gets sent to the merchant for processing.

Why Use DoNotPay to Get Your Fees Waived

If you've been hit with fees by AAA, it can leave you feeling angry and overwhelmed.

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AAA isn't the only company that DoNotPay can help you recover fees. We can also help with companies like:

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

DoNotPay can simplify your life by helping with a wide range of problems. Not only can DoNotPay help you with fees, but we can also help with:

AAA is a valuable service. However, that service doesn't have to come at a high price. Let DoNotPay help get your fees waived or refunded, as well as help guide you through everything from getting a document notarized to appealing a banned account.

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