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Leading wedding insurers stop selling new policies due to coronavirus

Several top wedding insurance brands have stopped offering new policies to customers in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak

12 March 2020

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

Green number plates to help electric car owners get incentives

The Government is set to launch a consultation on introducing green number plates for zero emission cars

22 October 2019

Six million insurance holders 'not getting a good deal'

Around six million policyholders pay high prices and are not getting a good deal on their insurance, the financial watchdog has said.

4 October 2019

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