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What to do if you smell gas – safety tips from

Gas stove

If horror stories of gas explosions leave you tossing and turning in your bed, fear not. There are ways to keep your home safe from gas leaks - and it doesn’t involve cooking over an open fire!

  Read More…’s top ten holiday destinations for 2009

Beautiful Krabi, Thailand

Recession? Resmession! Despite the financial pinch, the public are still keen to go on holiday. Indeed, trips away are one of the last ‘non-essential’ expenses that consumers will axe when cutting back on their spending. And rightly so – it’s important to get away and unwind once in a while.

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Motoring conviction codes

damaged silver car after a front end collision

A comprehensive list of conviction codes for motoring offences within the UK

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Know your policy: Travel insurance exclusions

Passport on a map

We have some handy advice on what kind of exclusions and limitations to expect on your travel insurance policy

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What are the car insurance classes of use?

Severely damaged front end of a silver car

How to distinguish classes of use for the purposes of your car insurance, and why the distinction is important

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Home insurance accidental damage explained

Smashed glass with overturned pot plant

What exactly constitutes ‘accidental damage’ in terms of home insurance policies? finds out

  Read More…'s top ten unusual days out

Monkeys! At Monkey World! Double woo!

Our suggestions to venues for unusual days out, including Diggerland, Jorvik Viking Centre and Pollock's Toy Museum

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House buying fees - how much can you expect to pay when buying a home?

A typical semi-detatched house

You've found your dream home, you’ve taken on board the asking price advertised by the estate agent, and now you’ve had an even more favourable offer accepted by the vendor.

  Read More…’s common motor myths buster!

A dishonest insurer

We debunk commonly held myths concerning car insurance and motor safety.

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Owe Carter

Owe Carter

Owe Carter is a content producer who's worked for since 2007. He's the author of our Carless Cities report.

Twitter: @ConfusedOwe
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