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10 of the Cheapest New Cars to Insure Right Now

January 6, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

10 the Cheapest Cars to Insure Right Now Buying a car, whether it’s your first car or your fifth, is always incredibly exciting but that excitement can sometimes dissipate somewhat when you factor in that you have to insure your car, which can often be quite costly (especially for young and new drivers). Get a Quote When it comes to finding the cheapest cars to insure in the UK, you can usually expect the same few cars to crop up time and again across many lists. Back in 2014 and 2015, we wrote…

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What to do if you put the wrong fuel in your car

January 5, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

What to do if you put the wrong fuel in your car Many peoples’ first reaction when putting the wrong fuel in a car is to panic and feel a little embarrassed, but don’t beat yourself up too much – approximately 150,000 drivers do the exact same thing every year. Or to put that another way, just over 400 people do it every day! It’s an easy mistake to make – if you’re using an unfamiliar petrol station you may find the pumps aren’t clearly labelled, or you…

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I put the wrong fuel in my car, am I covered?

January 5, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

I put the wrong fuel in my car, am I covered?Want a great deal on car insurance? Get a FREE quote now. The stresses and strains of modern life can certainly take their toll on all of us and often lead to us making very silly mistakes. Picture the familiar scene: the kids are playing up in the back of the car or you’re running late for an appointment and lo and behold, to compound the frenzy, your petrol warning light’s just come on. So you now have part of your dashboard frantically…

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How to find out if your car has a factory-fitted immobiliser | Insurance Help

December 6, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Does my car have an immobiliser? – How to find out if your car has a factory-fitted immobiliser Car insurance companies often ask you if your car has a factory-fitted immobiliser when you get a quote. If you are unsure about how to answer, read our guide below Having an insurance-approved immobiliser fitted on your vehicle will greatly reduce the risk of you becoming a victim of motor theft. When purchasing car insurance, an insurer will often ask you if you have a factory-fitted immobiliser.…

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Car Insurance Prices Could Increase Due to a Software Update

November 12, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Car Insurance Prices Could Increase Due to a Software Update Many modern cars now contain ‘Software Over the Air’ (SOTA) technology which allows manufacturers to update a car’s software remotely. Some car owners with SOTA technology have been alarmed to discover that their car insurance premiums have significantly increased as a result of reporting a software update to their insurer. Of course, car owners are told by many insurers that if they fail to report software…

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Could Covid-19 Cause More Motorists to Drive Uninsured?

November 2, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Could Covid-19 Cause More Motorists to Drive Uninsured? With concerns over the number of uninsured drivers increasing as a result of Covid-19, the Police will be clamping down on those driving illegally without cover… It comes as no surprise that the Coronavirus pandemic has negatively impacted millions of people’s finances this year, so with many drivers potentially facing difficulty when it comes to paying for car insurance, authorities fear that the number of uninsured drivers…

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How to Save Money on Your Car Insurance During Covid-19

October 27, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

How to Save Money on Your Car Insurance During Covid-19 Useful tips on cutting down the cost of cover during the pandemic... The coronavirus pandemic has affected our lives in many ways, one of which being that we are using our cars a lot less than we used to. Whether it’s because we’ve been furloughed from work, are working from home or are simply not going out as much because of the lockdown, a lot of us are driving a lot less – which has led many to question whether…

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10 things you probably didn't know about car insurance

October 13, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

10 things you probably didn’t know about car insurance Millions of drivers in the UK are not fully aware of all the terms and conditions of car insurance, and what with everything we need to sort out on a daily basis, is there any wonder that we don’t find the time to delve deeper into the subject? In this guide, we help to inform, or indeed remind, car insurance policyholders about some important things they may not be aware of when it comes to their policy. Failing to be…

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7 common mistakes that could invalidate your car insurance policy

October 12, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

7 Common Mistakes that Could Void Your Car Insurance If your policy is voided, you'll have to fork out the costs yourself if you ever need to make a claim... Generally, UK motorists are aware of the fact that driving without a valid license, not disclosing a medical condition, drink/drug driving and not having a valid MOT or tax could invalidate your car insurance policy, meaning that in the event of a claim, a payout is likely to be rejected. There are, however, other ways in which…

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Cancelling car insurance - guide

October 7, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Can I cancel my car insurance? Want a great deal on car insurance? Get a FREE quote now. There are many reasons why you may want to cancel your car insurance policy. For example: You may have sold your car and no longer need insurance for that vehicle. Your car could have been stolen or written off the road in an accident. Your car is declared as SORN because you are not driving it. You had a problem when claiming on your policy and want to switch. You aren’t happy with the…

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