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Automobile Clubs Serving Orange County

May 26, 1988|Clipboard researched by Susan Greene and Deborrah Wilkinson / Los Angeles Times; Page designed by Steven Nelson / Los Angeles Times

WHAT THE AUTO CLUBS OFFER: Club: Automobile Club of Southern California

(affiliate of AAA)

714-491-2609 Fees: $35 & $13 for spouse Emergency Road Service: Towing--nearest contract station or repair shop within 5 miles.; lockout/locksmith Emergency Travel Expenses: NA Accidental Death & Dismemberment: NA Car Theft, Information Reward: NA Legal Defense Fees: NA Other Services: Trip assistance; emergency check-cashing; DMV assistance with registration, licensing. Club: Allstate Motor Club

34 Allstate Plaza

Northbrook, Ill. 60066

1-800-ALL-CLUB Fees: $32 including spouse; $750 atty. fees Emergency Road Service: $50 towing reimbursement and $50 lockout service Emergency Travel Expenses: NA Accidental Death & Dismemberment: $3,000 auto.; $20,000 common carrier. Car Theft, Information Reward: NA Legal Defense Fees: $500 guarantee court appear. Other Services: Trip planning; car, truck, hotel discount; check-cashing up to $250 at all Sears. Club: Amoco Motor Club

P.O. Box 6325,

Cerritos, CA 90702

714-827-0341 (800-334-3300) Fees: $34.95 including spouse Emergency Road Service: Free towing up to 3 miles, assists in lockout Emergency Travel Expenses: Over 50 mi. from home up to $500. Accidental Death & Dismemberment: $2,000- $4,000 Car Theft, Information Reward: $5,000 on conviction Legal Defense Fees: $1,000 bail bond Other Services: Volvo on call services; Emergency check-cashing. Club: Chevron Travel Club

P.O. Box P

Concord, CA 94524

800-222-0585 Fees: $35; with spouse $39 Emergency Road Service: Towing and roadside service up to $40; lockout/locksmith Emergency Travel Expenses: Trip interruption up to $300 Accidental Death & Dismemberment: $20,000 member; $10,000 spouse Car Theft, Information Reward: $1,000 on conviction Legal Defense Fees: NA Other Services: Trip planning; car rental discounts; emergency cash up to $200; credit card protection. Club: Montgomery Ward Auto Club

200 Martingale Road

Schaumburg, Ill. 60194 Fees: $45 including spouse Emergency Road Service: Towing up to $80; lockout up to $60. Emergency Travel Expenses: 50 miles or more up to $1,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment: $5,000; goes up yearly Car Theft, Information Reward: $5,000 on conviction Legal Defense Fees: $1,000 court appearance guarantee; $10,000 bail bond Other Services: Trip planning, free traveler's checks; hotel and car rental discounts. Club: National Auto Club

777 S. Main St.,Suite 94

Orange, CA 92668

714-547-9101 Fees: $38; enrollment fee $15. Emergency Road Service: Towing 5-mile radius of base unit.; lockout service Emergency Travel Expenses: 100 miles from home up to $300 Accidental Death & Dismemberment: $10 for $10,000; $25 for $25,000 Car Theft, Information Reward: NA Legal Defense Fees: NA Other Services: DMV assistance: cars and boats; traveler's checks; Mexican insurance; passport pictures. Club: Sears Motor Club

Customer Service Center

P.O. Box 3094

Arlington Heights, Ill. 60006-9939 Fees: Standard: $32 with spouse; Deluxe: $49.95 Emergency Road Service: Standard: Towing $50; lockout $35. Deluxe: Towing $100; lockout $60 Emergency Travel Expenses: Standard: $500. Deluxe: $1,000 over 50 miles Accidental Death & Dismemberment: Standard: $20,000. Deluxe: $50,000 Car Theft, Information Reward: Standard: $5,000. Deluxe: $10,000 on conviction Legal Defense Fees: Standard: $750. Deluxe: $1,000 bail bond Other Services: Discount for hotels, motels, car rentals; trip planning; 55 and older discounts; check-cashing. Club: Shell Motorist Club

P.O. Box 2463

Houston, Texas 77001

800-621-8663 Fees: $39 with spouse Emergency Road Service: Towing & lockout up to $75 Emergency Travel Expenses: NA Accidental Death & Dismemberment: $25,000 Car Theft, Information Reward: NA Legal Defense Fees: $500 court appearance; $5,000 bail bond Other Services: Trip planning; credit card protection; car dealer list for low prices.

Note: Emergency road service in all instances includes: battery assistance; mechanical aide; tire change; gas, oil, water delivey (sometimes with charge for gas and oil).

NA--Not Available

Source: Each individual motor club

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