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Car insurance for the unemployed - how to find a cheap deal

September 23, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

How to find cheap car insurance for the unemployed People who are unemployed can often find that car insurance costs more. Read our guide below to find out how you could save money... Whilst car insurance is a considerable expense for any driver, those not in formal employment frequently find themselves charged higher premiums (possibly as much as 63% higher according to recent research). That said, you can take steps to find cheaper car insurance if are willing to implement a few changes and shop…

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Unemployed Drivers Could See Car Insurance Rise by More Than 50%

September 23, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Unemployed Drivers Could See Car Insurance Rise by More Than 50% Depending on a motorist’s job or employment status, premiums could increase by as much as £200, and key workers are currently facing some of the highest prices. The UK’s furlough scheme is due to end in October, and with many companies being forced to make people redundant due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it is predicted that hundreds of thousands of drivers will soon be unemployed and, unfortunately, they will face…

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Is My Car Insured?

September 1, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Is my car insured? How to Check the Insurance Status of Your Vehicle For Free Want a great deal on car insurance? Get a FREE quote now. As per UK law, it is a legal requirement that any car or vehicle registered in your name must be insured at all times, and it must also have a valid MOT and vehicle tax. If you are caught driving a car without insurance, there will be serious consequences, and this mark on your driving history will cause your future car insurance premiums to soar. So if you…

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Can I Switch Car Insurance Providers If I’ve Had a Payment Holiday?

August 19, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Can I Switch Car Insurance Providers If I’ve Had a Payment Holiday? If your policy is due for renewal, you may want to switch companies to save money - but what if you’ve had a payment deferral? Find out here. According to comparison site GoCompare, September is one of the busiest months for car insurance renewals in the UK, as historically, it is the month which has the most new car sales in the UK.  Many motorists, however, make the costly mistake of auto-renewing…

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Millions of Drivers Have Paid a Total of £1.9bn for Loyalty Tax

August 11, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Millions of Drivers Have Paid a Total of £1.9bn for ‘Loyalty Tax’ Despite car insurance premiums decreasing for thousands of motorists in the UK due to the Coronavirus pandemic, GoCompare has revealed that millions of drivers have had to fork out more money for their car insurance after making the simple mistake of not switching providers before their renewal date.  Generally, most insurance companies will reward new customers with cheaper…

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Car Insurance Industry Sees Cheapest Premiums Since 2015

August 4, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Car Insurance Industry Sees Cheapest Premiums Since 2015 Find out which drivers are likely to see the cost of their cover drop and who could face higher premiums as a result of Covid-19. Between April and June this year, the average cost of car insurance was the cheapest it’s been since 2016, according to the latest figures from the Association of British Insurers (ABI), and Compare the Market’s figures show that the average cost has decreased by 6.5% since the start of 2020.   The…

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Get up to £50 in Vouchers: Free Tesco or Waitrose voucher when you buy breakdown cover

June 18, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Get up to £50 in Vouchers: Free Tesco or Waitrose voucher when you buy breakdown cover The AA’s free voucher offer ends June 30th. When buying car insurance, many drivers skip the optional extras like breakdown cover, because they don’t feel they need it and they think it keeps the cost down. But in reality, the price is nothing when you compare it to the potential costs you could incur if your vehicle were to suddenly break down and you were left stranded. As a…

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I'm Using My Car Less: Can I Cancel My Insurance Policy or Get a Refund?

April 29, 2020 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

I’m Using My Car Less: Can I Cancel My Insurance Policy or Get a Refund? For people who drive on UK roads, one of their biggest financial outgoings is their car insurance - whether they pay monthly or annually for cover. And due to current circumstances, people are using their vehicles a lot less than they were before the pandemic, as the government continues to urge everyone to stay at home (unless for essential travel), so it comes to no surprise that many drivers are asking their insurers…

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What to do if you can't afford to pay your excess?

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

What to do if you can’t afford to pay your excess? Want a great deal on car insurance? Get a FREE quote now. Car insurance and motor insurance premiums continue to fluctuate and, more often than not, rise between insurance providers - motorists are always looking for ways to keep the costs of their premiums down. Reducing car insurance costs with excess Many drivers choose the option of paying voluntary excess (on top of compulsory excess), where you agree to contribute money towards…

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Am I Insured to Drive my Car During the Coronavirus Lockdown?

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

Am I Insured to Drive my Car During the Coronavirus Lockdown? Here are some vital tips for drivers on how to avoid making their car insurance policy invalid during the Covid-19 pandemic. The government has advised the British public to stay home as much as they can during the coronavirus crisis in order to reduce the spread, and has said that people are only allowed to travel on UK roads for essential reasons, such as : Going to the supermarket to get food or medicine Travelling to work if you cannot…

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