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Old 08-19-2014, 01:36 AM   #1
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AAA, Good Sam or Coach Net?

If this has been asked before please accept my apologies. I did search the forum first with no matches, maybe I missed something...

What is the consensus?
I have never heard of Coach Net until I Googled AAA vs. Good Sam.
I'm willing to pay a premium for great service. I had AAA on my last MH but never had to use it and dropped them when I sold it 3 yrs ago. I'm taking delivery on a Razorback in the morning and thought I would sign back up and thought about looking into other providers.

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Old 08-19-2014, 01:54 AM   #2
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Go over to rv dot net and check their forum for pro/con on good sam.

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Old 08-19-2014, 06:42 AM   #3
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I don't know if it's something that only happens in the Canadian market, but both my TV and RV policy includes a road service policy.
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Old 08-19-2014, 02:54 PM   #4
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If you shop at Camping World (brick & mortar or out of the catalog online or by phone) they will offer you a discounted Good Sam membership that will save you $$$ on your purchases. When I picked my Voltage I ran by Camping World for a "few things" and saved more than the cost to renew my Good Sam membership.

I've never needed the Good Sam road service as mentioned above, but I have used their discounted rate at many RV Parks.

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Old 08-19-2014, 03:14 PM   #5
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I've been with AAA for many years and I'm also a life member with Good Sam. We tried the Good Sam Roadside Assist but never had to use it. AAA has provided me with great service from Alaska to Arizona so we've opted to stay with them. Overall, there are great benefits to both organizations not just the roadside assist.

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Old 08-20-2014, 04:10 AM   #6
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Let's not get confused about the many levels of Good Sam:
1. Good Sam Club is a discount program for prices on Camping World items, discounts at Good Sam parks, and other buying perks.
2. Good Sam Roadside Assistance is the competitor to AAA. It offers, as it name implies, roadside assistance not only when you are in an RV, or towing or hauling one, but also your regular cars and trucks. Given our very positive experience with GSRA, we have recently dropped AAA.
3. Good Sam Travel Assist has to do with medical expenses, particularly out of country, and out of pocket. It does nothing for towing, fuel, battery jump, or other roadside repairs.

We bought our camper at Camping World. We were signed up for, and given, several Good Sam "memberships." It takes a little while to sort out what each does. Caveat Emptor! In our world, we're keeping the Club, and the Roadside Assist.
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Old 08-20-2014, 03:24 PM   #7
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We have the Good Sam Roadside Assistance and have used it with good experiences twice. Both times when my wife locked her keys in the car- not the RV or TV!
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Old 08-20-2014, 04:07 PM   #8
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We have had Good Sam ERS (Emergency Road Service) For 15 plus years. We have used it a few times, But have found for the past several years it has went down hill and wait times are longer and it is not the service that it use to be. Next year I will be looking for another ERS Company. I don't know about Coach Net.
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Old 08-20-2014, 05:14 PM   #9
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I've been with Coach Net for at least 10 years. Believe it or not, I have never needed them. I know others that have and seemed to be satisfied. Of course like any other topic, opinions and experiences will vary.
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Old 12-27-2014, 11:57 PM   #10
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I really have no personal experience other than an hour ago. I saw a fiver on the side of the road flashers going. I turned around and stopped to see if I could help. He had a blow out on the rear axle passenger side. It was an older couple, I asked if he needed help changing it. He declined and told me he called good Sam at 3:45. It is now 6:40. I asked again and told him I'd be happy to change it but he wanted to wait. My question for good Sam people. Is that normal for a wait time, Or is this the exception?

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