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Top tips on what to check when collecting a hire car
Top tips on what to check when collecting a hire car

Getting behind the wheel of any car with which you are unfamiliar and have not driven before might make any motorist more than a little anxious. 


Jason Hulott | 12 October 2016

How car hire excess insurance can save you money
How car hire excess insurance can save you money

Just when you’re congratulating yourself about having found a good deal on your car rental, you realise that a hefty proportion of that cost is the amount you are paying in car hire insurance.


Jason Hulott | 05 October 2016

What is car hire excess insurance?
What is car hire excess insurance?

Just as with your own car at home, it is important that you understand what is covered by the insurance that comes with your hire car – whether you are renting it within the UK or abroad.


Jason Hulott | 29 September 2016

What does home excess insurance do?
What does home excess insurance do?

Perhaps one of the most appealing descriptions of what home excess insurance does is that it gives you the confidence to actually claim on the home insurance policy for which you have paid, rather than holding back through fear or reluctance to pay the excess which is invariably charged.


Jason Hulott | 14 September 2016

Don't get beaten by sneaky car hire tricks
Don't get beaten by sneaky car hire tricks

It seems to happen every summer – press reports surface about the shady dealings of some hire car companies in popular European holiday destinations, along with tips and suggestions about how to avoid the worst of their tricks.


Jason Hulott | 01 September 2016

What is private motor excess insurance?
What is private motor excess insurance?

According to the Association of British Insurers (ABI) more than £19 million was paid out every day in private motor insurance claims during the course of 2015. The statistics make less clear, however, how much is contributed by insured motorists in terms of the excess balance that needs to be paid on such claims.


Jason Hulott | 30 August 2016

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