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Revealed: The NEW best time to buy car insurance to get the cheapest deals

Getting car insurance quotes 20 to 26 days before the policy is due to start is likely to get the cheapest price from a comparison site, saving up to 40%, an MSE investigation reveals

10 December 2019

Driving to Europe after Brexit? Here's when you'll need to ask your insurer for a green card

Some major insurers have told MoneySavingExpert they've started issuing 'green cards' to motorists who want to drive in the EU in case of a no-deal Brexit - but one big name isn't yet providing them. Here's how to apply and how long each insurer will take to send them

13 February 2019

Pothole damage payouts double after harsh winter

The number of successful pothole claims following incidents on motorways or major A roads more than doubled in the last financial year, according to new figures from Highways England.

22 November 2018

Guest Comment: Don't lose out by being loyal to your insurer

Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), explains why the regulator is examining how insurance firms decide what prices they charge their customers

8 November 2018

Revealed: The best day to buy car insurance to slash costs by £100s/yr

Buying your car insurance three weeks ahead of the start day is likely to get you the cheapest price

31 July 2018

How your email address can affect your insurance premium

Some companies have admitted they may give different quotes on car insurance depending on which email address is used

25 January 2018

Car insurance prices 'could stabilise' as Government rethinks compensation shake-up

Proposed changes to the way personal injury compensation payouts are worked out could halt the rise in car insurance

7 September 2017

Record rise for car insurance - here's how to beat it

Car insurance premiums in the UK have shot up 11% over the past year, the fastest year-on-year rise since records began

18 July 2017

AA accidentally sends 'password updated' email causing confusion for customers

The AA wrongly told customers their passwords had been changed, leaving some fearing their accounts had been compromised

26 June 2017

Admiral rapped by regulator over inaccurate auto-renewal letters

Customers given inaccurate auto-renewal letters by Admiral insurance will be able to cancel policies without penalty

16 June 2017

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