Insurance

Financial check-up: the rising cost of pet insurance

Dreading the vet’s bill? We sniff out ways to cut costs and keep your favourite animals in rude health

Average house is worth £114,000 more than its rebuild cost

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 | News

The actual cost of rebuilding a house only accounts for three-fifths (59%) of its market value, with the remainder based on factors such as its location, according to Direct Line.

Good news for flood-prone homeowners: your insurance premiums might be about to fall

Tuesday, 02 October 2018 | News

Homeowners in flood-prone parts of the UK could see their home insurance premiums fall by up to £112.

Home insurance policyholders punished for loyalty

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 | News

Home insurance customers who stay with the same provider for more than a year are paying significantly more than new customers, according to consumer group Which?.

The five surprising things your car insurance might cover - and three it probably won’t

Monday, 06 August 2018 | Blog | By Sarah Lewis

Drivers will almost certainly be familiar with the usual items car insurance covers – such as the cost of repairing or replacing parts after an accident or medical bills.

Renew car insurance three weeks early to get the best deal

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 | News

Timing is crucial if you want to get the best deal on your car insurance, according to new analysis.

Men splashing the cash on engagement rings

Tuesday, 31 July 2018 | News

It seems money is in the air as well as love, with the amount couples are splashing out on engagement rings almost doubling over the past year.

Car insurance premiums falling

Thursday, 26 July 2018 | News

There’s a rare bit of good news for motorists as insurance premiums are falling, fuelled by anticipated legislation to help combat false whiplash claims and cut insurance payouts.

More than half of Brits overestimate what EHIC will cover

Wednesday, 25 July 2018 | News

Holidaymakers vastly overestimate what their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) will cover, according to research by GoCompare.

Stat of the month: £5,620 - the average uninsured medical bill

Friday, 20 July 2018 | News

Failing to taking out travel insurance can be an expensive mistake if you get sick or are injured abroad and are forced to foot the bill for medical treatment.

Superstitious Brits take more care on Friday 13th

Friday, 13 July 2018 | News

It seems that we’re a superstitious nation as there are fewer insurance claims made on Friday 13th, according to analysis of claims data.