Insurance

Hotel offer for house fire victims

There has been a 5% increase in the number of house fires in England, according to analysis of official data by Direct Line.

Regulator to probe travel insurance market for cancer sufferers

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 | News

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched an industry consultation to see how the travel insurance market can be improved for people with cancer.

Travelling to Europe? Don’t confuse EHICs with travel insurance – you need both

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 | News

Holidaymakers have been warned by GoCompare.com to check their travel insurance cover, and to ensure they are not over-reliant on their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).

Funny money: “A badger ate my swimming pool”

Monday, 05 June 2017 | News

One unlucky homeowner was forced to claim on their insurance after a badger chewed through the lining of their swimming pool.

Insurance premiums to rise as tax change takes effect

Thursday, 01 June 2017 | News

A controversial increase in insurance premium tax (IPT) takes effect today, with car, home, health and pet insurance costs all set to rise as a result.

The little-known fund to help cyclists and pedestrians knocked down by uninsured and hit-and-run drivers

Friday, 26 May 2017 | Article

For many, being involved in a road traffic accident can come at a terrible cost; emotionally, physically and financially

A quarter auto-renew travel insurance – shop around to cut costs

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 | News

Almost a quarter of people simply auto-renew their existing travel insurance policy – even if the price has increased, according to a Moneywise survey of more than 10,000 readers.

Four in 10 travel policies exclude cruises: check your cover before setting sail

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 | News

Cruise travellers could be in danger of having insufficient travel insurance for their trip, warns financial information business Defaqto.

Get ready for home insurance price hikes, the AA warns

Thursday, 04 May 2017 | News

Home insurance premiums are set to increase this year, despite the cost of the average quote falling slightly during the first quarter of 2017.

Car insurance premiums rocket - with more increases to come

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 | News

The cost of a comprehensive car insurance premium has risen by 12.9% in the last year, with motorists set to face further increases this year.

Last minute holidaymakers miss out on cancellation cover

Friday, 28 April 2017 | News

More than half of holidaymakers purchase travel insurance in the week before their departure, even though this means missing out on the benefits of cancellation cover.