Why travel Insurance for UK holidays makes sense

July 30th, 2015

staycationWith so much to do right on our doorstep it’s hardly surprising that the UK has become the nation’s favourite holiday destination. Whether it’s a coastal break in Cornwall or a cosy cottage in the Cotswolds; Britons are turning their backs on overseas holidays and instead staying closer to home. Read the rest of this entry »

Tailgating: Keep calm and carry on

July 22nd, 2015

tail gatingIt won’t surprise most motorists to read that tailgating is the single biggest cause of road rage. Tailgating isn’t just antisocial it’s also dangerous, and despite recent legislation allowing police to issue on-the-spot fines for careless driving, it’s still alarmingly common. If someone’s getting too close remember the following: Read the rest of this entry »

Eating while driving banned in France

July 15th, 2015

driving in franceIn the UK you wouldn’t think twice about having a sneaky snack behind the wheel, but motorists in France can now be fined £50 on-the-spot for eating while driving. The legislation has been welcomed by road safety campaigners who hope the new laws will eventually make their way across the channel. Read the rest of this entry »

A Month in Headlines: Insurance News Round-up

July 13th, 2015

June news roundupThe insurance experts at Quoteline Direct look at interesting insurance stories that have hit the headlines in the past 30 days: Read the rest of this entry »

Tips for finding cheaper taxi insurance

July 8th, 2015

taxi imageAs a taxi driver it’s important to look after your bottom line and that means finding the right insurance. However, just because you want your cab completely covered; it doesn’t mean you have to pay sky high premiums. Follow our practical tips to help cut the cost of your taxi insurance: Read the rest of this entry »

The Great Escape: Is your home insured while you’re away?

July 1st, 2015


yellow parasolHolidaymakers are being urged to make sure they have home insurance before jetting off to the sun. If you’re planning a summer break you’ve probably thought about travel insurance, but what about making sure that your home is insured while you are away? Read the rest of this entry »

Five common causes for car breakdowns

June 26th, 2015

flat tyreThere’s never a good time for your car to breakdown, but you can bet it will happen at the worst possible time. The majority of breakdowns can be avoided by regular servicing and maintenance; saving you a great deal of time, money and hassle. Take these simple steps to avoid five of the most common causes for vehicle breakdowns: Read the rest of this entry »

How to Stop Garden Crime

June 25th, 2015

garden thievesAs a nation we are spending more time (and money) on our gardens than ever before; and that means rich pickings for green fingered criminals. Sheds make tempting targets for thieves and homeowners often overlook security and underestimate the value of their shed’s contents. Read the rest of this entry »

Landlords Contents Insurance Explained

June 18th, 2015

buy to let fireThe first rule of business is to protect your assets and as a landlord that means making sure that you’ve got the right insurance. Every landlord knows that buildings insurance is an established ‘buy to let basic’, but we are often asked if landlords really need contents insurance. Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrities who love Caravans

June 15th, 2015

celebrity caravanWhat do Helen Mirren, Chris Martin and Jamie Oliver have in common? That’s right: they are all fans of caravanning. While some celebrities hang out at The Groucho Club our Top Ten prefer the Camping and Caravanning Club. Read the rest of this entry »