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New rules set to help travellers with medical conditions access insurance

Travel insurance firms would need to direct customers with pre-existing medical conditions to providers that can cover them, under new proposals

16 July 2019

'My home insurer upped my renewal from £140 to £1,600' – why you should NEVER auto-renew

A MoneySaver whose home insurance policy was due to end this month was shocked to find his premium would have shot up by more than 1,000% if he'd let it auto-renew

25 June 2019

London drivers to face new ultra low emission zone from today - check if you'll pay £12.50/day

Some drivers in central London will be hit with a new charge of £12.50/day from today, as the the ultra low emission zone has replaced the current T-Charge

8 April 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

Will your travel insurer cover your holiday against Brexit flight disruption?

Holidaymakers with travel insurance policies from at least seven major firms may not be covered for hotel, car hire and other costs if they have to cancel their trip because of Brexit-related flight disruption, can reveal. If you're worried, check your policy now - and if you do want cover for disruption, you need to sort it now or risk not being able to get it.

29 January 2019

1m+ drivers could have paid less for their licence in past three years

More than a million drivers have paid more than they needed to when applying for or renewing a licence in the past three years because they've done it by post rather than online, can reveal

8 January 2019

Aviva to launch monthly 'subscription' insurance service – but how does it stack up?

Aviva will launch the service in the next few weeks

5 December 2018

Household bills now rising faster than inflation, MSE Bills Tracker shows

Household bills are rising faster than inflation for the first time since April 2017, according to the latest MSE Bills Tracker

26 November 2018

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

Martin's response to Times story about TIF, Holidaysafe and MSE

The Times has an upsetting article today about travel insurer TIF. It includes reports such as one of its customers needed to be medically evacuated from the Canaries, and their family (rightly by the sound of it) was deeply unhappy with its treatment

20 November 2018

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