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If you need help with a flat tire right now, call Roadside Assistance - here's how.
If you get a flat tire during a trip, roadside assistance can come and change the tire. Once you're back on the road, the flat tire will need to be repaired or replaced as soon as possible. You're responsible for this, as the flat tire occurred while you had the car.
Contact the owner directly to let them know what happened and ask how they would like to get the tire fixed. They may have a preferred brand or supplier they would like you to use, or they might be happy to arrange the repairs themselves and be reimbursed. The owner can arrange for a mobile tire changer to repair or replace the tire – however, it's usually much cheaper for you to organize it yourself at a tire shop (make sure you've contacted the owner first).
In these situations, it's quickest and easiest if the owner and borrower come to a resolution directly, but if that proves difficult, we're here to help. If you can't get in touch with the owner or are struggling to resolve the issue with them, let us know.