Automobile Clubs Worldwide

Automobile Clubs providing breakdown services, maps and guides include:

Armenia

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: ARM


Federation of Automobile of Armenia (FAA) (B)
Tumanyan Street
375002 Yerevan
Tel: (3741) 535 992, 521 312
Fax: (3741) 534 288, 521 312
Email: faa-carnet@yahoo.com
Internet: www.faa.am
Touring services;material, information and recommendations free of charge


Austria

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
German translation of Australian driving licence: Required
Side of road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: A


Osterreichischer Automobile, Motorcycle & Touring Club (OAMTC) (A)
Schubertring 1-3
1010 Vienna
Tel: (431) 71 1990
Fax: (431) 713 1807
Free breakdown service - call 120
Non-refundable towing charge
Email: office@oeamtc.at
Internet: www.oeamtc.at

Belarus


Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: BY


The Belorusian Auto Moto Touring Club (BKA) (A)
43 Skoriny Ave
220 005 Minsk
Tel: (37517) 222 0666
Fax: (37517) 210 1362
Email: info@bkaclub.com
Internet: www.bkaclub.com
Breakdown and towing services available around the clock within 30 km of the Minsk area. Free of charge for members.


Belgium

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: B


Royal Touring Club of Belgium (TCB) (A)
Rue de la Loi 44
1040 Brussels
Tel: (32-2) 233 2211
Fax: (32-2) 233 2205
Internet: www.touring.be
Email: presid@touring.be
Non-refundable charge for towing and breakdown service for ETI members.

Bolivia


Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: BOL


Automovile Club Boloviano (ACB) (C)
Avenida 6 de Agosto 2993
San jorge, La Paz
Tel: (5912) 2431 132, 2432 136
Fax: (5912) 2431 139
Email: acblapaz@accelerate.com
Towing service is provided around the clock. Fees payable.


Bosnia & Herzigovnia


Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: BIH

The Bosnia and Herzigovnia Automobile Club (BIHAMK) (A)
Skenderija 23
71000 Sarajevo
Tel: (38733) 212 772
Fax: (38733) 213 668
Email: bihamk@bih.net.ba
Internet: www.bihamk.ba
Breakdown and towing services available 24 hours a day. Fees payable for spare parts and labor. Breakdown service 1282, in bigger cities or 033 1282 (from countryside)


Brazil


Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: BR


Car Club Do Brasil (CCB) (A)
Rua Mexico 11, 16 Andar
C.E.P.2006-900, Rio De Janeiro
Tel: (5521) 2220 4000, 2533 1129
Fax: (5521) 2262 4800
Email: contatos@carclubdobrasil.com.br
Internet: www.carclubdobrazil.com.br
Breakdown and towing service available 24 hours a day. Free of charge untill 40 kms, spare parts payable. Breakdown service call toll free 0800241129.


Bulgaria

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: BG


Union of Bulgarian Motorists (UAB) (B)
3,Place Positano,B.P.257
Sofia 1000
Tel: (359 2) 989 52 42
Email: sba@uab.org
Internet: www.uab.org
Non-refundable charge for breakdown and towing service. Breakdown service: 91146


Canada

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: CDN


Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) (A)
1145 Hunt Club Road
Suite 200, Ottawa, Canada KIVOY3
Tel: (1) 613 247 0117
Fax: (1) 613 247 0118
Email: hkenny@national.caa.ca
Internet: www.caa.ca
Breakdown service: Dial club office by referring to local phone directory or by dialling toll-free Super-number 1-800-222-4357 for service. Free, providing that member calls club for service. Parts and gasoline must be paid for.
Towing service: Free up to 5 km from site of breakdown or to towing campanies repair shop or any repair facility en route (with some restrictions in urban areas). Non-refundable charge for towing over 5km or where service is delivered by an independent contractor.


Other Canadian offices:

CAA British Columbia
4567 Canada Way
Burnaby BC V5G 4T1
Tel: (604) 268 5000
Fax: (604) 268 5560


Alberta Motor Association
10310-39A G.A MacDonald Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T6J 6R7
Tel: (780) 430 5555
Fax:(780) 430 5676


CAA Saskatchewan
200 Albert St North
Regina, Saskatchewan, S4R 5E2
Tel: (306) 791 4321
Fax: (306) 949 4461


CAA Manitoba
870 Empress Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2Z3
Tel: (204) 987 6161
Fax: (204) 775 9989


CAA Central Ontario
60 Commerce Valley Drive East
Thornhill, Ontario L3T 7P9
Tel: (905) 771 3000
Fax: (905) 771 3412

CAA South Central Ontario
163 Centennial Parkway
Hamilton, Ontario, L8E 1N8
Tel: (905) 525 1210
Fax: (905) 525 1654

CAA Mid-Western Ontario
148 Manitou Drive
Kitchener, Ontario N2C 1L3
Tel: (519) 894 2582
Fax: (519) 893 5512

CAA North and East Ontario
2525 Carling Ave
Ottawa, Ontario K2B 7Z2
Tel: (613) 820 1890
Fax: (613) 820 4646

CAA Niagara
3271 Schmon Parkway
Thorold, Ontario L2V 4Y6
Tel: (905) 984 8585
Fax: (905) 688 0289

CAA Quebec
444 Bouvier Street
Quebec G2J 1E3
Tel: (418) 624 2424
Fax: (418) 624 3297

CAA Maritimes
378 West Morland Road
Saint John, New Brunswick, E2J 2G4
Tel: (506) 653 9500
Fax: (506) 634 1400

Chile

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: RCH


Automobile Club Chile (ACCHI) (A)
Avenida Andres Bello 1863
Providencia Santiago
Tel: (56-2) 431 1000
Internet: www.automovileclub.cl
Email: acchinfo@automovilclub.cl
Breakdown services free
Non-refundable charge for towing over 120km.


Croatia

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: HR


Hrvatski Autoklub (HAK) (A)
Avenija Dubrovnik 44
10000 Zagreb
Tel: (385 1) 66 11 999
Fax: (385 1) 66 23 111
Internet: www.hak.hr
Email: hak@hak.hr
Breakdown service available daily between 6.30am and 6.30pm and is not provided at night.
Towing service is available 24 hours a day. Non-refundable charge. Call Tel : 987.

Cyprus

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: CY


Cyprus Automobile Association (CAA) (A)
12 Chrysanthou Mylona St
PO Box 2279, CY-1519 Nicosia
Tel: (357-2) 2313233
Fax: (357-2) 2313482
Internet: www.cyprusaa.org
Email: caa@cytanet.com.cy
Breakdown 24hr - 22313131 free of charge.
Towing service is free to nearest garage/town.

Czech Rebublic

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: CZ


Uatredni Aulomotoklub CR (UAMK CR) (A)
Secretariat: Na Rybnieku 16
120 76 Prague 2
Tel: (+420-2) 61104208
Fax: (+420-2) 61104378
Internet: www.uamk-cr.cz
Email: fbohax@uamk.cz
For breakdown ph: 1230. Non-refundable charge for breakdown and towing service.
Club members: UAMK a.r.o.
Na Strzi 9
140 02 Prague 4
Tel: (+420) 2 61104242
Fax: (+420) 2 61104235
1230 Touring Information

Denmark

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: DK


Forenede Danske Motorejere (FDM) (B)
Firskovvej 32, PO Box 500
DK 2800 Lyngby
Tel: (+45) 45 27 07 07
Fax: (+45) 45 27 09 93
Email:fdm@fdm.dk
Internet: www.fdm.dk
Non refundable charge for breakdown and towing service.

Estonia


Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: EST


Festi Autoklubi-Automobile Club of Estonia (A)
Laki 11
12915 Tallinn
Tel: (372) 6979 100
Fax: (372) 6979 110
Email: eak@autoclub.ee
Internet: www.autoclub.ee
Breakdown and towing services available 24 hours a day by road patrol cars marked "AUTOABI", payment required on the spot. Breakdown service call emergency centre 1888 or tel 6979 188.


Finland

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Australian Drivers Licence valid for 12 months and must be accompanied by official translation in Finish/Swedish.
Side of road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: FIN

Automobile and Touring Club of Finland (AL) (B)
Hameentie 105
FIN-00550 Helsinki
Tel: (358-9) 7258 4400
Fax: (358-9) 7258 4460
Internet: www.autoliitto.fi
Email: autoliitto@autoliitto.fi
Road service Tel: (09) 7747 6400.
Non refundable charge for breakdown and towing service.

France

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: F


Federation Francaise Des Automobiles - Club Et Des Usagers De La Route (FFAC) (A)
76, avenue Marceau, 75008 Paris
Tel: (33-1) 56 89 20 70
Fax: (33-1) 47 20 37 23
Internet: www.automobileclub.org
Email: ffac@wanadoo.fr

Automobile Club De L'Alsace
5, avenue de la Paix
67000 Strasbourgh
Tel: (0-3) 88360434

Automobile Club De Midi
17,boulevard de la Gare
B.P 5866
31506 Toulouse Cedex 5
Tel: (0-5) 62 47 93 30

Automobile Club De Nice - Cote D'Azur
9, rue Massenet
06000 Nice, Cedex
Tel: (0-4) 9387 1817


Germany

Australian International Driving Permit: Strongly Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: D


Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil - Club E.V (ADAC) (A)
Am Westpark 8
71373 Munich
Tel: (49-89) 76760
Fax: (49-89) 7676 2500
Internet: www.adac.de
Email: adac@adac.de
Breakdown service is rendered by patrols in yellow vehicles marked "ADAC STRASSENWACHT" or in cases where towing is required or during the patrolmans off duty hours, by ADAC appointed garages with vehicles marked "STRASSENDIENST IM AUFTRAG DES ADAC". Breakdown assistance by ADAC STRASSENWACHT is free of charge whereas by ADAC garages must be paid for (non-refundable). For breakdown assistance Dial 01802/222222, or without prefix from mobiles.

Other major ADAC offices:

Bundesalle 29-30
10717 Berlin
Tel: (30) 86860 - Fax: 8686289

Bennigsenstr. 2-6
28207 Bremen
Tel: (421) 49940 - Fax: 4994 136

Striesener Str. 37
01307 Dresden
Tel: (351) 44330 - Fax: 4478850

Lyoner Str.22
60528 Frankfurt
Tel: (69) 660770 - Fax: 746826

Karlsplatz 1,
79098 Freiburg
Tel: (761) 36880 - Fax: 368815

Amsinckstr. 39-41
20097 Hamburg
Tel: (40) 23919-19 - Fax: 23919 271

Luxemburger Str.169
50963 Koln
Tel: (221) 472747 - Fax: 4727452

Ridlerstr. 35
80339 Munchen
Tel: (89) 51950 - Fax: 5195195

Aussere. Sulzbacher Str. 98
90491 Nurnberg
Tel: (911) 95950 - Fax: 9595280

Am Neckartor 2
70190 Stuttgart
Tel: (711) 28000 - Fax: 2800181

Greece

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: GR


Automobile and Touring Club of Greece (ELPA) (A)
395 Messogion Street
GR-15343 Athens
Tel: (30 210) 606 8800
Fax: (30 210) 606 8981
Internet: www.elpa.gr
Email: info@elpa.gr/touring@elpa.gr
Non-refundable charge for breakdown and towing services. For breakdown service dial 104.

Other major offices:

230, Vas.Olgas-Egeou str.
551 33 Thessaloniki
Tel: (2310) 42 6319 - Fax: 41 1155

Knossou Ave-G.Papandreou str.
713 06 Heraklion (Crete)
Tel: (081) 28 9440 - Fax: 28 8180

Omirou Square 2
453 32 Ioannina
Tel: (26510) 49695 - Fax: 49643

New entrance to Kalamata
241 00 Kalamata
Tel: (27210) 93376 - Fax: 93376

243, Amerikanikou Erithrou Stavrou str.
654 03 Kavala
Tel: (2510) 22 6638 - Fax: 22 6645

Kyprou 14
351 00 Lamia
Tel: (22310) 26883 - Fax: 31883

3rd km of the National road Larissa - Athens
411 10 Larissa
Tel: (2410) 66 0641 - Fax: 66 0640

18 km Athens-Patras National road
264 41 Patras
Tel: (2610) 42 6416 - Fax: 42 6416

Hong Kong

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: HK


Hong Kong Automobile Association (HKAA) (A)
G/F 391 Nathan Road
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 273 952 73
Fax: (852) 2369 0863
Internet: www.hkaa.com.hk
Email: general@hkaa.com.hk
Free breakdown and towing service. Breakdown service No. (852) 230 449 11.

Hungary

Australian International Driving Permit: Not Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: H


Magyar Autoklub (MAK) (A)
Romer Floris u.4./a
1024 Budapest
Tel: (36-1) 345 1800
Fax: (36-1) 345 1801
Internet: www.autoklub.hu
Email: autoklub@euroweb.hu
Breakdown service 188. Non refundable charge for breakdown and towing service.

Iceland

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: IS


Felag Islenzkra Bifreidaeigenda (FIB)(B)
Borgartun 33
105 Reykjavik
Tel: +354 562 9999
Fax: +354 552 9071
Limited non refundable breakdown and towing service.

India

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: IND


The Western India Automobile Association (WIAA)(A)
76 Veer Nariman Road
Churchgate Mumbai 400 020
Tel: (91-22) 2204 1085, 2204 1271, 2204 7032, 2204 1293
Fax: 2204 1382
Email:wiaa@bom3.vsnl.net.in
Internet: www.wiaaindia.com
Non-refundable breakdown and towing service available.
Tel: 204 1271, 204 1085, 204 7032, 204 1293.

Automobile Association of Eastern India (AAEI)
13 Promothesh Barua Sarani, West Bengal
Calcutta 700019
Tel: (91-33) 24 75 31

Automobile Association of Southern India (AASI) (A)
AASI Centre
187 Anna Salai
Chennai 600006
Tel: (91-44) 852 4061 / 852 1162
Email: assi40@hotmail.com
Internet: www.asindia.org
Free breakdown service on production of membership card.
Non-refundable towing charge.

Automobile Association of Upper India (AAUI) (A)
C-8 Institutional Area
Behind QUTAB Hotel
South of IIT
New Delhi 110 016
Tel: (91 11) 2685 2033
Fax: (91 11) 6866302
Email: aauindia@del3.vsnl.net.in
Internet: www.waui.org

Shivam House
14-F Connaught Place (Middle Circle)
New Delhi 110 001
Tel: (91-11) 3314071 - (91-11) 3312324
Breakdown service provided by AAUI Auto Scouts is free of charge.
Towing can be available on non-refundable payment.

Uttar Pradesh Automobile Association (UPAA) (A)
32-A, Mahatma Gandhi Marg,
Allahabad 211 001
Tel: (91-532) 60 03 32
Free breakdown service available on production of current membership card and driving licence. Non-refundable towing charge.

Indonesia

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: RI


Ikatan Motor Indonesia (IMI) (A)
Stadion Tennis, Sayap Kanan
Jln. Pintu Satu, Senayan,
Jakarta 10270
Tel: (62-21) 571 20 32 - 573 11 02
Fax: (62-21) 571 2037
Internet: www.imi-ina.net
Email: imi@imi-ina.net
Breakdown service: 0800 141287

Iran

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: IR


Touring and Automobile Club of the Islamic Republic of Iran (TACI) (A)
Avenue Khorramshahr Ave. Nobakht No 12
Tehran 15338 Iran
Tel: (982-1) 874 0411
Fax: (982-1) 874 0410
Internet: www.taciran.com
Email: autoclub@mail.dci.co.ir
Non-refundable breakdown and towing service available.
Tel: 671 0710

Ireland

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: IRL


Automobile Association (A)
23 Suffolk St
Co.Dublin
Tel: (353-1) 617 9999
Fax: (353-1) 617 9400
Internet: www.aaireland.ie
Email: fiskd@ireland.ie
Free breakdown and towing service.
Breakdown service: 1800 667 788

Israel

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: IL


Automobile and Touring Club of Israel (MEMSI) (A)
20, Harekevet Street
Tel Aviv 65117
Internet: www.mensi.co.il
Email: memsi@netvision.net.il
Tel: (972-3) 564 1122
Fax: (972-3) 564 11 22
Breakdown service Tel: (972-3) 564 1122
Breakdown service free on production of ETI booklet.
Free towing service for first 25km, additional kms must be paid for in cash.

Italy

Australian International Driving Permit: Required or sworn Italian translation of Australian driving licence
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: I


Automobile Club of Italy (ACI) (A)
Via Marsala 8
00 185 Roma
Tel: (39-06) 49 1716
Non-refundable charge for breakdown and towing service.

Automobile Club of Rome
Via Cristoforo Colombo 261
00147 Rome
Tel: (06) 514971
Internet: www.aci.it
Email: aci.relint.roma@aci.it

Automobile Club of De Genoa
Via Bigate Partigiane 1
Viale Genoa
Tel: (010) 53 941

Automobile Club of Naples
Piazzale Tecchio 49 D
80125 Naples
Tel: (081) 725 3811

Automobile Club of Turin
Via Giolitti 15
10123 Turin
Tel: (011) 57 791

Automobile Club of Venice
Via Ca'Marcello 67D
Tel: (041) 531 0362

Automobile Club of Bari
Via O Serena 26
70126 Bari
Tel: (080) 553 4901

Automobile Club of Florence
Viale Amendola 36
50121 Florence
Tel: (055) 2 4861

Automobile Club of Palermo
Via Delle Alpi 6
90144 Palermo
Tel: (091) 305 227

Touring Club of Italy (TCI) (B)
Corso Italia 10
20122 Milan
Tel: (39-2) 85 261

Jamaica

Australian International Driving Permit: Required and is valid for only 90 days
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: JA


Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA)
41 Half Way Tree Road
Kingston 5
Tel: (1876) 92-91200
Fax: (1876) 92-91201

Japan

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: J


Japan Automobile Federation (JAF) (A)
Jidosha Kaikan 14F
1-1-30 Shibadaimon, Minato-Ku
Tokyo 105-0012
Tel: (81 3) 3578 4910
Fax: (81 3) 3578 4911
Internet: www.jaf.or.jp
Email: kokusai@jaf.or.jp
Breakdown service free, towing free up to 5km.

Jordan

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: HKJ


The Royal Automobile Club of Jordan (RACJ) (B)
Wadi Seer Cross Roads (8th Circle)
Amman
Tel: (9626) 585 0626, 4622 467
Fax: (9626) 581 8131, 465 5136
Internet: www.racj.com
Email: racj@go.com.jo
Breakdown and towing service is not available.

Kenya

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: EAK


Automobile Association of Kenya (AAK) (A)
AA House, Embakasi
North Airport Road
Nairobi
Tel: (254-2) 825 060
Internet: www.aakenya.co.ke
Email: aakenya@wananchi.com
Breakdown service free for city/municipality.
Towing non-refundable charge.

Korea

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: ROK


Korea Automobile Association (KAA) (B)
412 Banpo Shopping, Town 2 Dong, 75-13, Jam Won-dong,
Seo Cho-ky, Seoul
Tel: (822) 565 7001
Fax: (822) 537 6611
Internet: www.kaa21.or.kr
Email: international@kaa21.or.kr
Touring information available at preferential charge.

Kuwait

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: KWT


Kuwait Automobile and Touring Club (KATC) (A)
Airport Road, Khaldiyah
PO Box 2100 Safat
13021 Kuwait
Tel: (965) 483 2406 - 483 2388
Fax: (965) 484 1433
Email: kt_club@hotmail.com
Non refundable charge for breakdown and towing service.
Breakdown service 483 2388.

Latvia

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: LV


Auto-Moto Society of Latvia (LAMB) (A)
16B Raunas Street
1039 Riga
Tel: (371) 7566 222
Fax: (371) 7513 678
Internet: www.lamb.lv
Email: lamb@lamb.lv
Breakdown and towing service available 24 hours a day. Call NR 800000.


Lebanon

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: RL


Automobile Et Touring Club Du Liban (ATCL) (B)
B.P. 3545 Beyrouth
Tel: (9619)640 220/640 647/640 615
Fax: (9619) 934 662/640 579
Internet: www.atcl.org
Email: atcl@inco.com.lb
Limited breakdown and towing service available.
Non-refundable charge.


Macedonia (FYROM)

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: Mk


Auto-Moto Association of Macedonia (AMSM) (A)
Ivo Ribar Lola 51
1000 Skopje
Tel: (3892) 3226 825, 3226 827
Fax: (3892) 3166 658
Internet: www.amsm.com.mk
Email: amsm@amsm.com.mk
Breakdown and towing services available 24 hours a day, fees payable.
Breakdown service cal 196.

Malaysia

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: MAL


The Automobile Association of Malaysia (AAM) (A)
No. 191/191A, Jalan Tun Razak
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: (60 3) 2162 5777
Fax: (60 3) 2161 8413
Email: corporate@aamhq.po.my
Breakdown and towing free.
Breakdown service: 1800 880808

Malta

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: M


Touring Club, Malta (A)
64 Ursuline Sisters Street
16 Msida G'mangia, Pieta
Tel: (356) 7900 0116
Fax: (356) 2123 8226
Email: patc@onvol.net
Breakdown and towing service by MTC Road Patrol in Malta 24 hours a day, 365 days a years. Payment in cash for assistance. Tel: (in Malta) 213 20349 or 21 333332

Mexico

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: MEX


Association Mexicana Automovilistica (AC) (B)
Orizaba No. 7 Col. Roma
Mexico 06700 D.F.
Tel: (5255) 5208 8329
Fax: (5255) 5207 4448
Internet: www.ama.com.mx
Email: grangel@ama.com.mx
Non-refundable charge for breakdown and towing service.
Breakdown service: 01 800 0107 100

Maldavia

Australian International Driving Permit: Not Required
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: MC


Automobil Club Din Moldova (ACM) (B)
57 Petru Rares Str.
2005 Chisinau
Tel: (37322) 292 703
Fax: (37322) 227 106
Internet: www.acm.md
Email: office@mdl.net
General touring information is available for a fee.

Namibia

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: NAM


Automobile Association of Namibia (A)
Carl List Haus15, Independence Ave.
Fidele Castro Street, Windhoek
Tel: (26461) 224 201
Fax: (26461) 222 446
Breakdown and towing service is available 24 hours a day by appointed garages in town as well as around the country. Fees payable direct to the garages.

Netherlands

Australian International Driving Permit: Not Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: NL


Koninklijke Nederlandse Toeristenbond (ANWB) (A)
Wassenaarseweg 220
2596 EC The Hague
Tel: (3170) 3147 147
Fax: (3170) 314 6969
Internet: www.anwb.nl
Email: info@anwb.nl
Road Assistance Services: 0800 0888
Non refundable charge for towing assistance.

ANWB, Museumplein 5
1071 DJ Amsterdam
Tel: (020) 673 0844

ANWB, Osdorpplein 885
1068 TD Amsterdam
Tel: (020) 610 4905

ANWB, Bijlmerplein 1001
1102 MK Amsterdam
Tel: (020) 691 3996

Holland Travel Information HTI Schiphol Airport
Schiphol Plaza
Tel: (020) 551 2512

New Zealand

Australian International Driving Permit: Not Required
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: NZ


New Zealand Automobile Association Inc (NZAA) (A)
AA Centre
99 Albert Street, Auckland
Tel: (64-9) 966 8800
Fax: (64-9) 309 4564
Internet: www.nzaa.co.nz
Email: info@nzaa.co.nz

Wellington
342 Lambton Quary
Tel: (64 4) 931 9999
Fax: (64 9) 471 2080

Christchurch
210 Hereford Street
Tel: (64-3) 379 1280
Breakdown telephone: 0800 22 43 57
Roadside assistance and towing service to nearest contract garage is free. All repairs costs and parts charges are member's responsibility. When contract garage makes a charge, a refund can be obtained by presenting a receipt and current membership card to NZAA office.

Norway

Australian International Driving Permit: Not Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: N


Norges Automobil-Forbund (NAF) (A)
Storgt. 2
0155 Oslo Norway
Tel: +47 22 34 1400
Fax: +47 22 331372
Internet: www.naf.no
Email: naf@naf.no
Non-refundable charge for breakdown and towing service. Breakdown service: 810 00505

Oman

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right


Oman Automobile Association (OAA) (C)
CPO SEEB
Postal code 111, Sultanate of Oman
Tel: (968) 510 239, 510 630
Fax: (968) 510 276
Internet: www.omanautoclub.com
Email: omanauto@omantel.net.om
General touring information available between 8am and 2pm weekdays (Saturday to Wednesday) and from 9am to 1pm on Thursdays. Closed on Fridays.

Pakistan

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: PK


Automobile Association of Pakistan(AAP) (B)
155, Chenab Block, Allama Iqbal Town
Lahore 54570
Tel: (9242) 7841 154, 7445 320
Fax: (9242) 7831 260Email: aapkint@hotmail.com
General touring information such as maps, route itinerary is available to members of foreign clubs free of charge.

Paraguay

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: PY


Touring and Automobile Club of Paraguay (TACPY) (A)
25 de Mayo 7 Basil
Asuncion
Tel: (59521) 210550
Internet: www.tacpy.com.py
Email: info@tacpy.com.py
Free services for foreign members;emergency assistance and towing (within the range covered by the clubs main office, branched or bases). Oil change (labor).

Peru

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: PE


Touring and Automobile Club of Peru (TACP) (A)
Cesar Vallejo 699
Lince (Lima 14)
Tel: (51-1) 221 2432
Fax: (51-1) 222 6651
Internet: www.touringperu.com.pe
Email: tourismo@touringperu.com.pe
Free breakdown and towing service up to 30km.
Tel: (51-1) 221 1050 / 221 3225 / 221 6528

Philippines

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: RP


Philippine Motor Association (PMA) (A)
683 Aurora Boulevard
Quezon City
Metro Manila
Tel: (632) 723 0808
Email: aaphils@info.com.ph
Free towing service in greater Manila area.
Breakdown service: 723 0808. Two free service call outs only are allowed within 3 months of arrival date. Free service is within the boundaries of Metro and Cebu City. Subsequent calls for assistance will be charged 800.00 pesos. Additional 40.00 pesos per kilometer will be charged outside boundaries.

Poland

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: PL


Polski Zwiazek Motorowy (PZM) "Autotour" Ltd (A)
UI. Kazimierzowska 66
02 518 Warsaw
Tel: (48-22) 849 9361
Fax: (48-22) 848 1951
Internet: www.pzm.pl
Email: office@pzm.pl
In case of breakdown PZM Autodour's Alarm Centre:
ul. Slec 22, 00-410
Warsaw
Tel: (48-22) 825 9734
Arranges assistance nation-wide, round the clock.
Breakdown and towing service charges are non refundable.

Portugal

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: P


Automovel Club De Portugal (ACP) (A)
Rua Rosa Araujo 24
1114 Lisbon
Tel: (351-21) 318 0100
Fax: (351-21) 318 0227
Internet: www.acp.pt
Email: cm@acp.pt
For emergency service:
North of the country Tel: (351-22) 834 0001
South of the country Tel: (351-21) 942 9103
Non-refundable charge for breakdown and towing.

Qatar

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: QA


Qatar Automobile and Touring Club(QATC) (C)
"C" Ring Road
Doha
Tel: (974) 4413 265, 4415 718
Fax: (974) 4414 319
Email: aswantrading@qatar.net.qa
Basic touring and general information, advise and practical help if possible, free of charge.

Romania

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: RO


Automobile Club of Romania (ACR) (A)
27 Take Ionescu Street
Sector 1
70154 - Bucharest
Tel: (4021) 315 5510
Fax: (4021) 312 8462
Internet: www.acr.ro
Email: acr@acr.ro
Non-refundable charge for breakdown and towing service.

Russia

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: RUS


Russian Automobile Society (C)
Leotjevskij per.23
Moscow 125 009
Tel: (7095) 229 7540
Fax: (7095) 299 0396
Internet: www.voa.ru/www.carnet-voa.ru
Email: voa@voa.ru

Saudi Arabia

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: SA
Women are not allowed to drive


Saudi Automobile and Touring Association (SATA) (B)
Al Akariah Building, Olayah Street
11553 Riyadh
Tel: (9661) 419 1951
Fax: (9661) 419 0577
Internet: www.sata-sa.com
Email: gm@sata-sa.com
Breakdown service is available 24 hours a day by road patrols in metropolitan areas for a fee by calling Toll free on: 8001241002.

Serbia-Montenegro (Ex Yugoslavia)

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: YU


Auto-moto Savez Srbije I Crne Gore (A)
Ruzveltova 18
11120 Beograd
Tel: (381 11) 2 401 699
Fax: (381 11) 2 402 520
Internet: www.amsj.co.yu
Email: office@amsj.co.yu
Information Centre: (381 11) 419 888
Non-refundable charge made for breakdown and towing.
Breakdown Service: 987

Senegal

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: SN


Touring Club Du Senegal (TCSN) (C)
Rue Malan, Villa Mr Bourgi (Imm.Elektra)
Parking ancienne Ambassade du Japon,
B.P. 6046, Dakar-Etoile
Tel: (221) 823 1018
Fax: (221) 9823 2171
Free basic touring and general information to AIT members. Advise concerning their stay in Senegal and existing laws and regulations. Assistance with dealing with authorities, especially customs and road transport authorities.

Singapore

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: SGP


The Automobile Association of Singapore (AAS) (A)
AA Centre
336 River Valley Road
Singapore 238366
Tel: (65) 6333 8811
Fax: (65) 6733 5094
Internet: www.aas.com.sg
Email: aasmail@aas.com.sg
24hr vehicle recovery and towing service.
Free accident tow - payable.
Breakdown Service: 6748 9911

The Slovak Republic

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates:


Slovensky Autoturist Klub (SATC) (A)
Racianska 71, PO Box 71 SK-
83008 Bratislava
Tel: (421-7) 4445 6860
Internet: www.satc.sk
Email: satc@autoklub.sk
Non-refundable charge for breakdown and towing service.
The breakdown service operates all over the country 24 hours a day.
Breakdown Service: 18124

Slovenia

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: SLO


Avto-Moto Zveza Slovenije (AMZS) (A)
Dunajska 128
51-1000 Ljublijana
Tel: (386-1) 530 5100
Fax: (386-1) 530 5410
Internet: www.amzs.si
Email: info.center@amzs.si
24 hour breakdown and towing service available.
Towing to be paid for in cash (non-refundable).
Breakdown service: 1987

South Africa

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: ZA


The Automobile Association of South Africa (AASA) (A)
Denis Paxton House
Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit
Allandale Road, Kyalami, Midrand
Tel: (27-11) 799 1000
Fax: (27-11) 799 1010
Internet: www.aasa.co.za
Email: pcruger@aasa.co.za
Breakdown and towing free if provided by club patrols.
Non-refundable charge for towing if not provided by club's own patrol.
Breakdown Service: 082 16 111

Shop 33, Parkade Mall
Strand Street,
Capetown 8001
Tel: (021) 419 6914

Shop 317, Musgrave Centre
Musgrave Road
Durban 4001
Tel: (031) 201 5244

Spain

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: E


Real Automovil Club De Espana (RACE) (A)
C/Isaac Newton, s/n, Praque Techologico de Madrid (PTM)
28760 Tres Cantos Madrid
Tel: (34) 915 947 275
Fax: (34) 914 483 561
Internet: www.racc.net
Email: internacional@race.es
Breakdown Service: 902 300 505
Special rates apply to AIT members.

Royal Automobile Club of Cataluna
C/ - AV Diagonal 687 08028 Barcelona
Tel: (34) 93 495 5039

Sri Lanka

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: CL

Holder should visit this office and produce their AAA International Driving Permit for our perusal to enable us to issue them with a Recognition Permit, which has to be carried along with their AAA IDP for driving in Sri Lanka. This permit is free.


Automobile Association of Ceylon (AAC) (A)
40, Sir M.M.M. Mawatha, Colombo 3
Tel: (941) 421 528
Fax: (941) 446 074
Email: aacmotor@sltnet.lk
Free 24 hour breakdown service per day and night is available at the A.A.C. Headquarters. Towing is also available at a nominal non-refundable fee. Breakdown service 421 528.

Sweden

Australian International Driving Permit: Not Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: S

Motormannens Riksforbund (M) (B)
Sveavagen 159
Stockholm
PO Box 231 52 - S 104 35 Stockholm
Tel: (+468) 690 38 00
Fax: (+468) 690 38 24
Internet: www.motormannen.se
Email: touring at motomannen.se
Club will assist in referring member to appropriate bodies for assistance when the club cannot assist.

Switzerland

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: CH

Touring Club of Switzerland (TCS) (A)
Chemin de Blandonnet 4
Case postale 820
1214 Vernier/Geneve
Tel: (41-22) 417 27 27
Fax: (41-22) 417 20 20
Internet: www.tcs.ch
Email: international@tcs.ch
Breakdown service: 140 (24 hours a day)
Reduced rates for AIT club members.
Spare parts payable.

Thailand

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: T

Royal Automobile Association of Thailand (C)
151 Ratchadapisek Road
Bangkhen
Bangkok 10900
Tel: (662) 939 5770
Fax: (662) 511 2230
Internet: www.raat.or.th
Email: raat_thailand@hotmail.com
Free 24 hour breakdown and towing service available.
Towing limited to Bangkok.

Trinidad and Tobago (West Indies)

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: TT

Trinidad and Tobago Automobile Association (TAA) (B)
41 Woodford Street,
Newtown
Port-of-Spain
Tel: (1868) 6227194
Email: taa@tstt.net.tt
Services offered are free of charge to visiting AIT members but they must register with the association on arrival.
24 hours wrecker/breakdown service available. Call-out fee of TT$20.

Tunisia

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: TN

Touring Club of Tunisia (TCT) (A)
15, rue d'Allemagne
Tunis
Tel: (21671) 323 114
Breakdown service is free if provided by club patrol or police otherwise non-refundable charge.
Non-refundable charge for towing.
Breakdown Service: 718 06 212 or 717 72 881

Turkey

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended for stays of six months or less
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: TR

Turkish Touring and Automobile Club (TTOK) (C)
Central: 1. oto Sanayi Sitesi yani
4 Levent, Istanbul Turkiye
Tel: (90212) 282 8140
Fax: (90212) 282 8042
Internet: www.turing.org.tr
Email: turing@turing.org.tr

Maresal Fevzi Cakmak Caddesi No: 31/8 Besevler
Ankara
Tel: (0312) 213 9761 - 222 8723
Non-refundable breakdown and towing service available.
Breakdown service: Istanbul (90212) 278 6214 between 9am and 5pm.

Uganda

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: EAU


Automobile Association of Uganda (A)Plot No. 244, Tufnell Drive, Off Kira Road
Opposite Uganda Museum, Kampala
Tel: (25641) 250 814
Fax: (25641) 250 814
Email: aau@utlonline.co.ug
Breakdown service is available 24 hours a day, free of charge for the first 100km out of Kampala City Centre. For distances over 100kms a member pays a minimum of fuel used. Foreign AIT club members the club will cover 3 months when travelling abroad. Breakdown service number (within Uganda) Tel: 041 250 814, (outside Uganda) Tel: (25641) 250 814.

United Arab Emirates

Australian International Driving Permit: Required
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates:

Automobile and Touring Club for United Arab Emirates (ATC UAE) (B)
Al Nasr Street
PO Box 27487
Abu Dhabi
Tel: (9712) 621 21 75
Fax: (9712) 1593
Internet: www.atcuae.com
Email: atcuae@emirates.net.ae
Breakdown and towing services available.

United Kingdom

Australian International Driving Permit: Not Required
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: GB

The Royal Automobile Club (RAC) (A)
Pall Mall Clubhouse, 89 Pall Mall
London SW1Y5HS
Tel: (+44 207) 9302345
Fax: (+44 207) 9761086
Email:secretary@royalautomobileclub.co.uk
Internet: www.royalautomobileclub.co.uk
Breakdown Service: The RAC UK has established a free phone number for Australian club members travelling in the UK. The member simply needs to call the toll free number (08000155670) and quote the scheme code (AUSRAC), details then appear on the RAC computer system so that the operator can provide assistance. The RAC will require sight of the Australian club membership card. The service offered provides roadside assistance or a tow to a local garage within a 10 mile radius.

[Note: The AA (UK) no longer provides reciprocal road service for RACV members travelling in the UK or for AA members travelling in Australia.]

United States of America

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Right
Nationality distinguishing plates: USA

American Automobile Association (AAA) (A)
1000 AAA Drive, Heathrow
Florida 32746-5063
Tel: (1407) 444 7000
Fax: (1407) 444 7143
Internet: www.aaa.com
Email: mmiller@national.aaa.com
The AAA provide visiting members from the Australian Automobile Clubs access to free touring guides and maps. This service is available by visiting the local AAA shop on arrival at your destination. Note: The AAA will not post out maps and guides to overseas members.
Emergency road services available 24 hours a day; including battery jump starting, towing (up to 3 miles without charge) and flat tyre, vehicle lockout and fuel services (plus fuel costs).
Breakdown Service: 1800 222 4357

Automobile Club of Michigan (A)
1 Auto Club Drive
Dearborn Michigan 48126
Tel: (800) 222-6424

Automobile Club of New York (A)
1415 Kellum Place
Garden City, New York 11530
Tel: (516) 746-7141

California State Automobile Association (A)
150 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco California 94102
Tel: (415) 565 2012

Automobile Club of Southern California (A)
3333 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, California 92626
Tel: (714) 850-5111

AAA Washington
1745 114th Avenue SE
Bellevue, Washington 98004
Tel: (800) 652-2582

AAA Hawaii
1270 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
Tel: (808) 593-2221

No emeregency roadside service available. For towing service it is necessary to visit the TACV main office to obtain a special coupon.

Zimbabwe

Australian International Driving Permit: Recommended
Side of the road to drive: Left
Nationality distinguishing plates: ZW

Automobile Association of Zimbabwe (AAZ) (A)
7th Floor,
Fanum House, Samora Machel Avenue
Harare
Tel: (263-4) 752 779
Fax: (263-4) 752 522
Internet: www.aazimbabwe.co.zw
Email: aazhohre@zol.co.zw
Charge made for breakdown service.
Free towing within 50km and 25km radius of Harare and Bulawayo respectively. Outside these areas non-refundable fee is charged.
Breakdown Service: Harare (04) 707 959

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