How to prevent fires on boats

May 24th, 2016

boat firesAnyone who’s spent time on a boat knows that fire poses a very real threat. Fires spread quickly in enclosed spaces and can easily get out of control. To make matters worse boats tend to be built of flammable materials and often have highly combustible fuel on board. The following steps are designed to prevent fires from catching and ensure the safety of boat and crew: Read the rest of this entry »

Most Common Landlords Insurance Claims

May 19th, 2016

buy to let claims picThe key to successful property investment is looking after your assets; and that means making sure that you’ve got the right insurance. Landlords insurance is a specialist product designed to provide a financial safeguard against a host of potential problems from Public Liability to Rent Guarantee. Read the rest of this entry »

Quoteline Direct launches online ‘Quote & Buy’ system for Overseas Holiday Home Insurance

May 17th, 2016

holiday home insuranceAt Quoteline Direct we have been carefully listening to our customers for nearly half a century and we are often asked the same question: why is it so difficult to arrange overseas holiday home insurance online without the hassle of endlessly ringing around providers?
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Insurance News Round-up: 30 days in the headlines

May 12th, 2016

newspaper3Quoteline Direct examines the stories behind the most interesting insurance headlines from the past month. Read the rest of this entry »

There’s really no excuse for uninsured driving

May 5th, 2016

uninsured drivingEverybody knows that’s it’s illegal to drive without insurance, but that doesn’t stop some irresponsible motorists from trying. A leading insurer has published some of the more pitiful excuses used by uninsured drivers and it makes for alarming reading. Read the rest of this entry »

Caravan insurance covers more than you might think

April 29th, 2016

reverse caravanWith winter a fading memory it’s time to spring clean your caravan and hit the open road. Caravanning is one of the country’s favourite hobbies and with so much to explore on our doorstep it’s easy to see why. In recent years caravanning has undergone a renaissance and now there are over a million caravans in the UK. It’s also big business; contributing over £6 billion to the economy every year.

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10 ways to cut the cost of your car insurance

April 28th, 2016

cheap car insuranceWith car insurance costs climbing and another tax hike scheduled for later in the year; savvy shoppers are looking for ways to make serious savings. We’ve been helping motorists find great deals on car insurance for nearly half a century and we’ve learned a thing or two along the way. Take these ten practical steps to help cut the cost of cover: Read the rest of this entry »

Is your garden insured under your home insurance policy?

April 27th, 2016

garden mowerAfter a long wet winter spring is finally in the air. The fruit trees are in blossom, the bulbs have burst into life and longer evenings mean we can all spend more time in the garden. As a nation we take gardening seriously and the average household spends nearly £320 a year on their garden with the figure climbing to £380 for families with children. Read the rest of this entry »

Quoteline Direct now comparing Flood Re insurance quotes

April 26th, 2016

lifebuoyQuoteline Direct is one of the first insurance brokers to truly take advantage of the recently launched Flood Re scheme which aims to provide affordable insurance for homeowners living in flood risk areas. Read the rest of this entry »

Launch of Flood Re provides a lifeline for homes at risk of flooding

April 14th, 2016

flood rubber bootsAfter the wettest winter on record the clean-up bill for the damage caused by the floods is estimated to cost insurers an eye-watering £1.4billion. Rising floodwaters have been matched by rising household insurance premiums and with climate change the problem looks likely to get worse. Read the rest of this entry »