With the monsoon just around the corner, most of you would have already paid a visit to your car/bike mechanic for pre-monsoon servicing, but this doesn’t necessarily guarantee that you are protected from a breakdown.
So, how do you insure yourself from being stranded in the middle of the road with no auto workshop in sight? Luckily, there are plenty of road-side assistance services available in the city. Some offer pre-paid annual packages while others work on a case basis. Each, however, promisess help in an hour. Check them out:
Crossroads offers 24x7 road side assistance all over India. It offers yearly, two-yearly and three-yearly packages for two-wheelers as well as four-wheelers. The company offers assistance in flat tyre, towing, emergency fuel delivery, key lockout and other services in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Panvel and Thane.
Log on to Crossroadshelpline.com
Have you been extorted by mechanics during a car breakdown? You will love the roadside assistance package offered by MyTVS. Pay R1,500 and get free assistance for up to six breakdowns anywhere in India for one year.
Log on to MyTVS.in
One of the few road-side assistance services to not have a pre-paid annual package, Motomojo.in is available in Mumbai (till Dahisar Check Naka, but it has served customers in Mira-Bhayander as well), Navi Mumbai and Thane city. The charges vary on a case-to-case basis, depending on location and nature of the breakdown, as well as whether or not your vehicle needs towing. To request help, just call on their official number, and help will be sent within an hour.
Log on to motomojo.in
Though they don’t offer a road-side assistance service, Cartisan is your go-to place for all car-related issues — be it a seasonal servicing, car wash, dent repair, paint job or fitting new electronics accessories. Available as an app (on Android and iOS) and website, Cartisan lists the cost, so you can be assured of what you are getting into beforehand.
Log on to Cartisan.in
App available on App Store and Google Play Store