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Amending your car insurance policy

Do you need to change or amend your car insurance policy? Find out how here

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Business car insurance

Anyone whose job demands they drive their own vehicle for the purposes of their work will need to pay for...

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Buying through an insurance broker

Everyone knows it makes sense to shop around for the best deals when it comes to car insurance – but what if you’re short on time? How can you find out what’s available if you can’t spend hours trawling the internet or ringing countless firms?

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Buying used car parts and DIY repair

Save money on car maintenance and repair by getting your hands mucky and doing it yourself. Let us show you how.

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Can I drive a left-hand drive car in the UK?

It’s important to get to grips with tax, insurance as well as potential driving issues if you want to bring a car from the Continent to Britain. Read more >>
 
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Cancelling your car insurance policy

Want to cancel your car insurance policy without getting stung? Find out what to do here.

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Car insurance for new drivers

Finding affordable car insurance when you’re a new driver is no easy task. Even buying cover for relatively basic...

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Car insurance groups - how they affect your premium

You may or may not know that when you insure your vehicle, its car insurance group can be a determining factor in calculating the premium.

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Car insurance jargon buster

Searching through all the different kinds of car insurance in the UK is a tedious and thankless task, which is made yet more complicated by the wealth of confusing jargon involved.

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Car insurance policy types

Don't know your third party fire and theft from your fully comp? Find out all about car insurance policy types here. Read more >>
 
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Comprehensive car insurance

What are the pros and cons of getting comprehensive car insurance over other types?

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Confused.com guide to driving in Australia

Taking to the road in Australia? When driving a car in Australia, what do you need to know? We have the lowdown here. Read more >>
 
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Confused.com guide to driving in Thailand

Considering renting a car in Thailand? When driving a car in Thailand, what do you need to know? Find out here. Read more >>
 
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Convicted driver car insurance

Do you have any driving convictions? How much could they affect the price of your car insurance? Find out what you need to know here.

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Drink driving - what you need to know

Have you ever said you’re dying for a drink? It’s a harmless phrase, but every year hundreds of people literally do just that – thanks to drunk drivers.

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European car insurance

Britain is well integrated with Europe these days, but that doesn’t mean driving on the Continent is as straightforward as booking your car on the next cross-channel ferry.

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Extended car warranty - a simple guide

No-one likes the shock of receiving a hefty repair bill – and these days the costs can be astronomical because cars are so complicated that many tasks are way beyond the skill level of most owners and must to be left to the experts.

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Guide to driving abroad

Europe-bound British motorists could be out of pocket by thousands of pounds as they return from foreign holidays, simply because they are confused about the levels of insurance cover needed.

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How do I save money on car insurance?

How do you cut the cost of your car insurance? Read our pointers here.

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How is car insurance calculated?

When an insurer charges you for your car insurance, how does it work out the cost? Find out how car insurance is calculated here.

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How to claim for pothole damage to your vehicle

If your vehicle is damaged on one of the UK's rising number of poorly maintained roads, you may be able to claim compensation. Here's how.

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How to claim on your car insurance

If you are properly covered, making a claim on your car insurance should be straightforward.

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How to ensure you pass your MOT check

If your car is more than three years old, it has to take and pass an MOT test every year. Motorcycles, mopeds and scooters over three years old must also take the test.

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Imported Car Insurance

There is no doubting the enthusiasm for imported cars, with a constant stream of high-performance vehicles making their way over from countries such as Japan.

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Insurance with a provisional licence

When you consider the fact that insurance companies base the premiums they charge on how much of a risk they believe a person – and the vehicle they drive – to be, there’s little wonder that those who are yet to pass their driving test won’t find cover is cheap.

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Kit car insurance

Nothing screams ‘individual’ than driving something you’ve put together yourself in the garage – and that is the whole ethos behind kit cars.

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Modified car insurance

Many drivers like to improve the way their vehicle looks and performs. Alloy wheels, spoilers and souped-up engines can all increase your enjoyment of your car, and often also its value.

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Multi-car insurance

Does your household have more than one car? Find out the advantages of insuring multiple cars on one policy.

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Named driver car insurance

All new drivers can expect to be hit with substantial premiums when they first take to the road...

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Nine holiday car hire pitfalls to avoid

We explain how to avoid the hidden charges and extra fees that are all too common when it comes to renting a vehicle.

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No claims bonus explained

No claims bonus (NCB) is crucial to reducing car insurance premiums. Its worth varies from company to company. A NCB of five years or more can entitle drivers to a 60%-75% discount.

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No deposit car insurance

In these increasingly challenging financial times it makes total sense for any business – regardless of the sector in which it operates – to come up with innovative ways of helping its customers pay for various goods and services.

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Performance car insurance

Do you own a performance car? Perhaps you have a kit car or you've modified your own? Find out how to get great car insurance for it here.

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Secondhand car insurance

Although millions of brand new, gleaming cars are sold out of showrooms every year, the vast majority of people that are scouring the market for the best insurance deals will be trying to find cost-effective cover for second-hand vehicles.

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Sports car insurance

Do you own a sports car? Or are you thinking of buying one? How will that impact on your car insurance prices?

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Student car insurance guide

Going away to study? Think it's too expensive to run a car? Think again! Check out our student car insurance guide for handy pointers.

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Teaching a learner to drive

If you're teaching a learner or are about to, have a read of our handy guide to help avoid any mishaps

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Temporary car insurance

Thinking of getting temporary car insurance? Find out what you need to know about short-term car insurance here.

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Third-party car insurance

Third-party car insurance is the most basic motor insurance available. So why might you need it? Can it save you money?

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Third-party, fire and theft car insurance explained

What exactly does third-party, fire and theft car insurance cover? And could it save you money?

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What are the car insurance classes of use?

When filling in your form in order to get a quote for car insurance, you will be asked as to the type of use – that is, what exactly the insured will be using the car for.

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What is legal expenses cover

Legal Expenses Cover generally covers drivers for those matters that aren't dealt with on motor insurance policies, including legal advice, costs and expenses to pursue such claims.

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What is my car worth? Our car valuation guide

Need to calculate the value of your car? Find out how much its worth and why car valuation is so useful here.

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What to consider before restoring a classic car

Confused.com's top tips to help you turn your old rust-bucket back into a stallion

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When do I make a claim on my car insurance?

When do you claim on car insurance? What do you need to weigh up if thinking of making a claim?

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Young driver’s car insurance

The cost of car insurance for the under 25s is higher than for any other age group. How can it be reduced? Find out here.

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