Posts Tagged 'COVID-19'

How Covid-19 Has Impacted Consumer Trends This Christmas

December 1, 2020 | Posted under: Christmas

How Covid-19 Has Impacted Consumer Trends This Christmas The team at Bobatoo conducted their annual Christmas spending survey to find out exactly how Coronavirus has affected the UK’s shopping plans for Xmas 2020. Here are the key results… Every year since 2015, Bobatoo has carried out a survey asking shoppers in the UK about their spending plans for Christmas, helping find out how much the majority of consumers are planning to spend and who they’re planning to spend the most…

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Can I Get Travel Insurance that Covers Coronavirus?

August 18, 2020 | Posted under: Travel Insurance

The Implications of Being a Named Driver - Everything You Need to Know ou may need to add a named driver to your car insurance policy if your son or daughter is learning to drive, or perhaps you need to borrow a family member’s car now and again to help them out.  Whatever the reason for driving another person’s vehicle, there are some implications of being a named driver on an insurance policy that you need to be aware of to ensure you aren’t invalidating…

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GIVEAWAY! 300 Free Reusable Certified Cloth Face Masks

May 20, 2020 | Posted under: Health

GIVEAWAY! 300 Free Reusable Certified Cloth Face Masks To help reduce the spread of Covid-19 and keep the nation safe, Bobatoo is giving away washable, SGS-certified face masks (non-medical) to 300 applicants - for FREE! Find out how to get your free cloth face covering below. To get a FREE reusable facemask with Bobatoo, all you need to do is like our Facebook post and enter some details below, which won’t take you any more than 30 seconds! Plus, if you decide to make a donation…

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How to Get a Refund on Travel Insurance due to Covid-19

May 1, 2020 | Posted under: Travel Insurance

How to Get a Refund on Travel Insurance due to Covid-19 If your travel plans have changed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, is it possible to get any money back? Find out here and see which insurers are currently offering refunds (full or partial) and date changes. In October 2019, it was reported by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) that 88% of the UK population had a holiday last year. This year, however, the Coronavirus outbreak has had a huge global impact on the travel industry,…

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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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The UK’s 5 Biggest Financial Concerns Right Now

April 24, 2020 | Posted under: News

The UK’s 5 Biggest Financial Concerns Right Now With millions of people in the UK turning to debt advice websites for financial help and advice during the coronavirus outbreak, debt charity StepChange addresses the current top 5 financial worries and gives answers. The Coronavirus pandemic has brought about financial upheaval and distress for millions of individuals and businesses, leaving everyone feeling concerned and uncertain over their finances. With people having been furloughed or made…

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FCA Proposes 3-Month Payment Holiday for Those Who Can't Make Car Finance Payments

April 21, 2020 | Posted under: News

FCA Proposes 3-Month Payment Holiday for Those Who Can’t Make Car Finance Payments What happens if you can’t pay your car finance because of the Coronavirus pandemic? Thankfully, lenders are helping motorists whose finances have been impacted due to Covid-19 by freezing payments. Over the last few months, the coronavirus outbreak has had such a hit on people’s finances that lenders have had to put three-month payment holidays in place for those who have to repay a mortgage, loan…

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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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More People in the UK Are Writing Wills, But Rules Clash With Social Distancing Measures

March 31, 2020 | Posted under: News

More People in the UK Are Writing Wills, But Rules Clash With Social Distancing Measures Many more people have been looking to get their affairs in order since the coronavirus outbreak, as some firms see up to a 70% increase in wills, but new government rules make signing and witnessing the will difficult. The coronavirus outbreak has affected all aspects of our daily lives, and as a result of all the uncertainty and worry surrounding the pandemic, companies have seen a significant increase in the…

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Motorists to Receive an Extension on Their MOT

March 30, 2020 | Posted under: News

Motorists to Receive an Extension on Their MOT MOTs for cars, light vans and motorcycles that are due on or after 30th March 2020 will be postponed, helping UK drivers during the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus outbreak has changed the way we live our daily lives for the foreseeable future, with more and more people being affected every day; physically, emotionally and financially. Thankfully, measures have been put in place to help the British public, such as mortgage payment holidays, financial…

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