Membership advantages and fees

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Understand JAF in just three minutes!

Watch this video for a simply explanation of what JAF is all about and the benefits that come with joining JAF.
The video is in Japanese.

These points set JAF apart: JAF’s advantages

More than 19.9 million members with over 90% retention rate.*
With over 50 years of quality road service performance and extensive membership benefits,
we continue to be the number one choice for a great number of customers.

*As of March 2021

Advantage 1

As a JAF member, troubles not covered by insurance can be handled!
There is no limit to the number times you can use the service, and it’s mostly free!

Examples of Road Service advantages for JAF Members

Flat battery

Emergency startup on general road – daytime

for members

Free

Non-members

13,130yen

Limited usage by some insurance policies

Flat tire

Emergency flat tire repair on general road – nighttime

for members

One tire free

Non-members

15,230yen

Not covered by some insurance policies

Fuel outage

Refueling on expressway (other than PA or SA) – daytime

for members

Free

Non-members

16,770yen
*Service car toll and fuel costs not included

Limited usage by some insurance policies

Key lock-in

Opening door on general road – nighttime

for members

Free

Non-members

15,230yen

Towing broken-down car

Towing broken-down car on general road – daytime

for members

Up to 15km free

Non-members

13,130yen
*730 yen per km towing charge not included

Fallen wheel

Pulling stuck vehicle on general road (when one tire falls almost parallel to the road) – nighttime

for members

Free

Non-members

14,280yen

Stuck vehicle on snowy or muddy road

Pulling stuck vehicle on general road (within 30 minutes) – daytime

for members

Free

Non-members

13,130yen

Not covered by some insurance policies

Abnormal noise or odor

Inspection on general road - daytime

for members

Free

Non-members

10,280yen

Not covered by insurance

JAF can handle trouble not covered by insurance, including abnormal noise or odor, emergency flat tire repair, and flooding caused by heavy rain!

Whether you’re in your garage, on the street, or anywhere in Japan, you can count on us 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We can also rescue and transport motorcycles!

More advantages!

If you already have automobile insurance,

you can enjoy preferential services, by using your insurance + JAF for extended towing distance, among others!

*Contents of preferential services only available to JAF members depend on the non-life insurance company.
>Click here for details.

Advantage 2

Insurance covers vehicles. JAF covers people.
With a single membership card, you can use the services for cars other than your own, and even motorcycles!

You don’t need to register your vehicle to use JAF!
No need to worry, if you have more than one car or bike.
You don’t even have to be driving, as long as you’re in the car!

*This is a service for individual and family membership.

Applicable to all types, from mopeds to large motorcycles.

Also applies to rental vehicles and car sharing.

Advantage 3

Unlimited use of member benefit services!
So many benefits to take advantage of on a regular basis even when there’s no trouble!

Get discounts and privileges during your everyday life and when you’re on the road, at restaurants, car accessory stores, service stations, and more!
There are roughly 47,000 facilities nationwide offering member benefits!*

*As of March 2021. Member benefit services are provided by each partner facility.

Sample member benefits

5% discount on food and drink

500 yen discount on food and drink

25% discount on pizza delivery (all pizzas)

One free non-alcoholic beverage for diners

10% discount on in-store prices

3,300 yen marked down to 2,750 yen (tax included) each for haircuts, coloring (root dye), and spot perms

100 yen discount on banana-chocolate crepes

5% discount on purchases including sets and discounted items

  • These are examples of member benefits as of March 2021. Available services and discount rates are subject to change.
  • Please check the terms and conditions of each member benefit facility before use.
  • Posted information is subject to change or cancellation due to COVID-19. Please check in advance before use.
  • Photos are sample images.

Click here to learn more about member benefits.

Membership programs

JAF has three types of membership programs.

You can receive JAF services no matter which kind of membership program you join.

The services differ depending on the type of program. Please choose the best program for the way you use your car.

Initial membership fee and annual fee (Individual membership, family membership, corporate membership)

  • Individual membership
  • Family membership
  • Corporate membership
  Joining fee+Annual fee
Joining fee savings
One-year membership+Automatic renewal 5,500 yen 500 yen savings
Two-year membership 9,500 yen 500 yen savings
Three-year membership 13,000 yen 1,000 yen savings
Five-year membership 20,000 yen 2,000 yen savings
One-year membership 6,000 yen -

We recommend one-year membership + automatic renewal for those joining online using a credit card.

No need to provide vehicle number

One-year membership + automatic renewal: When registering for a one-year membership, please enter the details on the bank account or credit card that will be used for the renewal payment. Only credit cards can be used for online membership.

Joining fee Free
Annual fee 2,000 yen

No need to provide vehicle number

The expiration date for family membership is the same as the expiration date for the individual membership in question. Depending on when you join, your membership for the first year may be less than a year (the annual fee will still be 2,000 yen).

Joining fee 2,000 yen Only when joining
Specified corporate membership fee 2,000 yen Per company
Specified vehicle fee 2,000 yen Per vehicle fee
  • The initial membership fee and annual fee are not subject to taxes
  • Specified corporate membership fee: Annual fee paid for each company (organization)
    Specified vehicle fee: Annual fee for each vehicle registered by the company (organization)