Home Insurance: 10 Ways to Cut the Cost of Cover

July 24th, 2017

Shop Around To get the best policy at the best price you need to do a little homework. Comparison websites are a good start, but some providers refuse to pay the commission and won’t sign-up, which means you need to broaden your search. Better still save yourself the bother and get a trusted broker to do all the hard work for you. Quoteline Direct has been in the business for half a century and we’ve got access to some seriously competitive policies that are hard to beat. Read the rest of this entry »

Why does car insurance cost more than on the continent?

July 21st, 2017

The rising cost of car insurance is never far from the headlines and a recent report has revealed that we are paying more for cover than our continental cousins. Quoteline Direct looks at what’s driving-up premiums and why Britain’s 45million motorists are getting short changed. Read the rest of this entry »

Business Car Insurance Explained

July 12th, 2017

It’s said that ‘the first rule of business is to protect your investments’ and that means making sure you’ve got the right insurance. If you use your car for business, you’ll know that cover can be costly, but with help from the right broker; it needn’t break the bank.

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The EHIC is a travel essential…and it’s here to stay

July 10th, 2017

With the holiday season on the horizon travellers are being urged to check they have got a valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) and make sure they know exactly what it covers. A recent report has shone a light on some common misconceptions about the EHIC and it makes for essential holiday reading. Read the rest of this entry »

Monthly news round-up: insurance stories hitting the headlines

July 6th, 2017

Truly bizarre insurance claims

It’s the start of the silly season when news slows down and journalists have to dig deep to generate newsworthy headlines. A favourite of this time of year is the annual round-up of ‘bizarre insurance claims’ and one leading provider has come up trumps. Among the more peculiar claims include damage caused by a hungry badger who decided to dine out on a swimming pool liner and shot wiring when a scuba diver accidentally fired a harpoon through his bedroom wall. Read the rest of this entry »

Driving Safely with Sat Navs

July 3rd, 2017

Satellite navigation has changed the way we drive, and mostly for the better, but sat navs do come with a word of warning. On the upside: you’re much less likely to get lost on a backroad or stuck in a traffic jam. On the downside: they can be a dangerous distraction, and when things go wrong; they can go spectacularly wrong. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Ten Tips for a Budget Break

June 30th, 2017

Rising inflation and falling sterling are putting the squeeze on holiday spending; so we decided to take a look at ten ways to make your holiday money go further: Read the rest of this entry »

Car Insurance and Driving Tests in the Driverless Future

June 26th, 2017

The boss of one of the world’s biggest insurance companies has been gazing into his crystal ball and made the headline-grabbing prediction that babies born today may never learn to drive. We decided to peek into the driverless future to see whether it’s fact or fiction. Read the rest of this entry »

10 tips to finding the perfect travel insurance policy

June 21st, 2017

Recently kiosks selling travel insurance have started springing-up in airports, which might seem like a smart solution for anyone who has forgotten to get cover. However, as every holidaymaker knows nothing is cheap in airports (from snacks to currency) and travel insurance is no exception. In fact, one leading insurer found that insurance at airports can cost four times as much as online, they also found that you’ll pay a premium for cover bought from a travel agent or airline. The solution’s simple: plan ahead and take the following tips: Read the rest of this entry »

Summer Car Maintenance Checklist

June 16th, 2017

Summer is one of the busiest times of the year for motorists and it’s difficult to think of a worse way to end a holiday than broken-down on the hard shoulder. Take our practical tips to make sure that your car is ready for the summer slog: Read the rest of this entry »