If my car breaks down, will insurance cover a rental?

Insurance will cover rental car fees if the vehicle breakdown is connected to an accident. However, you must have rental car reimbursement attached to your insurance policy. Adding rental reimbursement can increase your monthly car insurance rates by $2 and $15. Car Insurance companies won't fix your vehicle if it suddenly breaks down. But MBI or a car warranty can. Shop around and compare multiple insurance companies to get the best deal.

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