Gem Motoring assist

One simple price, full compressive breakdown cover.

Who are Gem assist?

Gem motoring assist is lesser recognised than The AA, RAC and Green Flag but it has been around longer than you may know. It was formed in 1932 under a different name; "the Company of Veteran Motorists". It operated under this name until 1983 when it was renamed 'The Guild of Experienced Motorists'. In 2004 the name was branded as the acronym GEM Motoring assist to which it is known today. They as their name suggests offer assistance and advice to motorists as well and breakdown cover.

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About GEM

Much like Green Flag GEM don't have dedicated patrols they use 1400 selected recovery operators to carry out their repairs. GEM motoring assist have 75,000 members and a network of 6000 recovery vehicles. They are recommended by which? magazine as a breakdown provider. They have UK call centres and their average response time to a breakdown is 40 minutes. Auto express rates them in the top three breakdown providers and as its pointed out on GEMS website they are up to 35% cheaper than the other top two.

Moving with technology

Gem like to try and keep to update with modern technologies you can download their app for you smart phone this includes the following features:

1. Assist me - if you breakdown hit this button in the app and it gives you your location one more click and you are put through to one of GEMS UK call centres.

2. Traffic updates - Gives traffic alerts near your location for incidents or road works that may cause a delay to your journey

3. My Renewals - Helps keep your renewals for car breakdown, car insurance and road tax up to date. It sends you a notification 3 weeks prior to renewal.

4. Good Motoring - Contains documents about general good motoring practice and gives you updates from GEM. You will receive news updates and can participate in competitions and surveys.

A video for the app is shown below