Ever wondered why your motor insurance always carries a so-called compulsory excess if you have to make a claim? Have you asked yourself why you might agree to a higher, voluntary excess? Have you considered protecting your liability for paying an excess?
As from 8 June 2015, the paper counterpart of the UK driving licence - lists convictions and other driving offences - will become computerised, meaning that UK motorists will only need to show the photo-ID part of their licence.
If you have spent a good deal of time, money and effort buying and furnishing your home, of course you are likely to want to protect it from loss or damage. If you are a tenant, all your possessions and belongings in the rented accommodation may also need a similar degree of protection.
About time too, many hire car customers might be saying to themselves in response to news broadcast by the BBC that the major car rental companies in Europe are responding to widespread complaints about the way business is done – especially with respect to the insurance of hire cars.
There are a number of factors likely to determine the cost of hiring a car. Don't worry, we will give you some tips to hire a car without spend a lot of money.
For many thousands of British tourists this year, renting a car whilst on holiday in Europe is likely to be second nature. But a few tips on hiring that car might still be in order.
Who doesn’t want to save money on the cost of a holiday? The more you save on the costs, after all, the more you have to spend simply enjoying yourself.
Easier said than done, you might say, but the following tips may lead to genuine, valuable savings on some of the essential ingredients for a successful holiday.
Sometimes a financial services product cuts right through the jargon and says very simply what it is all about. Just such an example is excess insurance – which does just what it says on the can and insures you against your liability for paying an excess when making an insurance claim.
With the school holidays upon us, your thoughts might be turning to the sun-soaked beaches of foreign climes or even a more educational trip to places of historical or cultural interest. Taking the whole family abroad on holiday, however, may prove an expensive undertaking.
Whenever and wherever you hire a car, a large proportion of the cost is likely to come down to the insurance package you need for it – practically everywhere in the world, a minimum third-party level of cover is a legal requirement, but you are almost certain to want protection against theft and accidental damage, too.