He explained that policies may only cover them third-party for driving in foreign countries and also discussed ways that motorists can be protected for other issues.
"With regard to being stranded in remote areas first of all, if they're members of the AA in Britain they're automatically entitled to cover here," he said.
"But it would be advisable for the motorists to take out their own breakdown cover because if there's an accident or whatever it can be expensive."
The AA's insurance arm is Ireland's largest personalised intermediary, with around 170,000 policy holders.
It also offers people expert advice on a number of transport issues, as well as loans and other financial aid.
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