Flooding victim? Top tips for claiming on insurance
Summer may have arrived in much of the UK, but many households are still counting the cost of recent floods
24 July 2012
Petrol prices on the rise again
The price of petrol at the pumps is rising once more after weeks of falls, says the AA
19 July 2012
Petrol prices set to fall further, says AA
The price of petrol at the pumps is continuing to fall and could dip even further
20 June 2012
AA and Sky top firms to haggle with
Communications and breakdown providers are among the best at giving in to your demands, our poll reveals
30 April 2012
Huge car insurance hikes over, AA says
Car insurance costs rose by 7.7% over the past year, but fell in the past three months, says the AA
25 April 2012
Petrol prices hit new high
After a brief halt following weeks of increases, the average cost of petrol has gone up to 142.48p a litre, says the AA
20 April 2012
Water users sold 'unnecessary' pipe insurance
Most of the UK's biggest water companies are promoting potentially unnecessary supply pipe insurance says Which?
18 April 2012
Petrol prices hit record high
The average price at the pumps reached 140.20p per litre at the end of last week, with diesel at a new record of 146.72p
26 March 2012
Budget 2012: Fuel duty to rise in August
The Government will press ahead with plans to raise fuel duty in August
21 March 2012
Fuel rise 'will force job changes'
Some drivers will have to change or quit their jobs if August's planned increase goes ahead, an AA survey finds
21 March 2012
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