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Adrian Holliday

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Car tax refunds explained

If you tell DVLA you’ve sold your car, you are entitled to a Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) road tax refund. It’s easy to do but you may not get back as much as you hoped. Find out how to reclaim your car tax.

How to get the best car insurance deals

What is European breakdown cover and do I need it?

A European holiday breakdown is stressful but good quality protection isn’t expensive. Read more to discover the breakdown insurance basics you need at the right price – then get on and enjoy your break.

Car insurance groups – how to find the cheapest cars to insure

Can I tax my car without insurance?

You must have insurance in place when taxing a car. You can tax your car online or by phone without a physical copy of your insurance document. But the DVLA, will check you have valid car insurance before issuing your car tax.

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What is car remapping – does it work and what do I need to know?

An engine remap improves your car performance, meaning more power and economy. But what are the remap risks – and could they hit your insurance premium?