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Car insurance guides

How do I cancel my car insurance policy?

Buying car insurance is not just a huge expense, but a big commitment, lasting 12 months (or longer if you auto renew). In this guide we explain everything you need to know, from how to cancel car insurance, car insurance cancellation fees, and the 14-day cooling off period.

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Car insurance: your questions answered

Read our list of frequently asked car insurance questions for the facts on why you need car insurance, the types of cover, excesses and much more.

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Compare Temporary Van Insurance with Uswitch

Temporary van insurance offers comprehensive cover without putting the van owner's no claims bonus at risk. Find out more with Uswitch's guide to temporary van insurance.

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Temporary learner driver insurance

Want to practice driving in your parents' car? Read about temporary learner insurance as an alternative to insuring a provisional driver as a named driver.

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What are the best and cheapest first cars for new drivers?

Everybody remembers their first car - what will yours be? Read about the best first cars with the cheapest insurance, whether you're buying new or used. It's not just the purchase cost you have to consider - you also need to factor in insurance, running costs, road tax, and any repair costs.

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Is Black Box insurance only for young drivers?

Many young drivers find that car insurance is very expensive, and black box policies allow them to buy car insurance cheaper. But is it just for young drivers?

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How to buy a new car - Uswitch's guide to finance and insurance

Our guide explains the steps of buying a new car, from choosing how to finance your purchase to getting the right level of insurance for your new car.

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Am I insured if I drive someone else's car?

Before you borrow a friend's of relative's car, do you know whether you're insured? Even if you have your own comprehensive car insurance policy, you may not be covered to drive another vehicle. Find out which circumstances you're covered in when driving other cars.

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What are car insurance groups and why do they matter?

Car insurance groups are used by insurers to set premiums. Find out what these groups are, how your car ends up in the group it is in and how this affects your insurance.

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