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Cheap Car Insurance for Young Drivers

Car insurance for young drivers is notoriously expensive because of the risk insurers are taking - find out how to get cheap car insurance for young drivers.

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Compare Over 50s Car Insurance Quotes

Over 50's car insurance. While car insurance costs usually reduce as you get older, that can reverse once you reach retirement age. Find out how to save.

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Comprehensive car insurance

Comprehensive car insurance policies will pay for the repair or replacement of your vehicle in the case of an accident that was your fault. Learn more.

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Compare Multi Car Insurance Quotes

More than one car? Find out how multi car insurance policies work and if it's right for you. Read our multi car insurance guide to see if you could save.

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Compare Black Box Car Insurance Quotes

Black box insurance is a great option to keep the cost of car insurance down if you're looking for a cheap quote. Compare black box telematics car insurance quotes today.

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Windscreen car insurance

Windscreen insurance can repeair chips and cracks as well as replace smashed windscreens

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Compare Cheap Student Car Insurance

Learn how being a student can affect the cost of your car insurance. Compare student car insurance option and quotes from leading providers

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Compare Cheap Car insurance for Women

Cheap car insurance for women was traditionally easier to find than it was for men - Read our FAQs on car insurance for women drivers and compare quotes

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Compare breakdown cover quotes

What is included in breakdown cover? Our breakdown cover comparison service is simple and speedy. Get breakdown cover quotes in just a few minutes to see if you can find a cheap policy that's right for you

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Motorbike insurance

Motorbike insurance can cover you and your pillion for work and pleasure on mopeds, scooter and powered two wheelers

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Compare van insurance quotes

Van insurance for business and commercial use or for campervans and hobby van drivers

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Insurance for performance cars

Sports car and high-performance vehicles are expensive to repair and are often stolen and so have high insurance premiums

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Cheap Car Insurance for New Drivers

Car insurance for new drivers can often be expensive - find out why and how to reduce the cost of car insurance for new drivers by following our key advice.

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One Day Car Insurance | Temporary Car Insurance

One day temporary car insurance may be your best option if you want to cover yourself to drive someone else’s for a short time. Learn more

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To speed up the process, have these things ready before you start comparing.

How do I get cheap car insurance quotes?

Car insurance quotes are calculated using a string of factors - some simple for you to change, some you can’t easily control - including your age, years of driving experience and where you live. But that doesn't mean there aren't ways to get a cheaper car insurance quote and save quite a lot. Read our 10 tips to getting cheap car insurance.

The first thing to do is to check what other providers will offer you using our insurance comparison tool - that way you can see if your provider is offering you a competitive deal.

Read the Key Features document for policies you are considering to ensure that it also offers all of the right coverage for you, so it pays out when you need it. 

If you are renewing your car insurance, it helps to shop around - about three weeks ahead of time ideally - seen and go back to your current insurer and ask them to beat the best quote you find.

Other ways to cut car insurance costs

Pay your premiums annually

Paying car insurance in full for the whole year up front, instead of in monthly instalments, can save you money as you won't be charged interest on them..

Make sure you don’t have unnecessary add ons

Are you paying for add-ons you don’t need or that are covered by other insurance? Could you get separate breakdown or legal cover cheaper elsewhere?

Maximise your no-claims discount:

When you compare quotes for car insurance, make sure you can carry with you your no-claims bonus – the discount given to drivers who don’t claim on their insurance.

What car insurance cover do I need? 

It’s illegal to drive or park a car on a UK road without adequate car insurance. There are three types to choose from:

Fully comprehensive car insurance

The highest level of cover available protects you, your passengers and your car following an accident regardless of who’s to blame. It also covers anyone else harmed in the incident and pays out if their vehicle or property was damaged or destroyed. Fire damage, theft or attempted theft of your car is also covered.

Third party, fire and theft

Third party, fire and theft (TPFT) won’t cover your injuries or damage to your car following an incident, but it will protect others, including cars or other property, as well as covering for fire and theft losses relating to your car.

Third party

This is the most basic level of cover that’s legally allowed in the UK. It won’t pay out any losses you incur but will pay if other people, including any passengers you’re carrying, are injured. It also covers any damage or loss to another person’s property, as well as any injuries they sustain following an incident involving your car.

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What job is the cheapest for car insurance?

What job you do affects your car insurance premium. Find out why your occupation and job title count when insurers set your premium and which jobs qualify for cheaper car insurance.

Car Insurance: Your Questions Answered

We've answered common car insurance questions to help you understand what you need and to decide what car insurance is best for you.

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Car insurance for previously disqualified drivers

Find out how to save on your car insurance if you have a history of driving offences, and compare quotes from specialist car insurance providers.

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Is third party insurance cheaper than fully comprehensive insurance?

You might assume that third party car insurance is cheaper than a fully comprehensive policy, but this isn't always the case. Find out why and see examples.

How Does Black Box and Telematics Insurance Work?

Is a black box device right for you? Learn about how black box devices work and policy types that could help you to save on your car insurance.

Car insurance extras and add-ons explained

Do you know what extras you can add on to your car insurance policy and what they include? Our guide explains common add-ons and what they cover.

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Last updated: July 29, 2021

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