Insurance

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How to cut the cost of travel insurance if you have pre-existing medical conditions

If you’ve just booked your summer holiday, the next step is to make sure you have travel insurance to cover you if you fall ill or you need to cancel. There are hundreds of different policies available but if you have pre-existing medical conditions you could be faced with a big bill. However, you don’t have to pay over the odds and there are ways you can cut the cost.

How to cut the cost of cruise insurance?

You’ve just booked your next cruise, checked the weather forecast and are starting to think about what clothes you’ll need but what about insurance? It’s not the most exciting part of a holiday but it could potentially save you a lot of money if something goes wrong.

How young drivers can cut their insurance costs

Young drivers pay the highest average costs for car insurance, of £1,316.62 per year, according to the AA. However, there are lots of tricks and tips for cutting the cost young drivers pay so they’re not left bankrupted by their cover.

Do you need critical illness insurance?

Critical illness insurance is designed to pay out a lump sum if you get one of the injuries or illnesses listed in the policy and you’re no longer able to work.

Don't pay over the odds for landlord insurance

Standard home insurance usually won’t cover you if you rent your house out to tenants, therefore it’s worth looking into landlord insurance. It provides protection should anything go wrong in the property.

Gap year booked? Make sure you've got the right cover

You’ve booked your around the world flights and you’re starting to plan your gap year but before you start packing your bags it’s important to make sure you have insurance in case something goes wrong.

Should cyclists have insurance?

Should people riding bicycles around cities and towns be required to take out insurance, much like drivers are? It’s a question that comes up relatively frequently, often in the context of angry motorists complaining about people on bikes.

How to find the best deal on breakdown insurance

Breakdown insurance does what it says on the tin, if you’re out in your car and it breaks down, the policy will cover you to have your motor repaired and to get you back home. There are different levels of cover available and the kind you buy will depend on the age and condition of your car, along with your own driving experience.

How to cut the cost of insuring your pet

If your pet is ill or injured and you need to take them to the vets, this will cost you and without insurance you’ll need to have the money upfront to pay. The bill for making your moggy better doesn’t have to bankrupt you and there are ways to cut the cost of insurance - as well as alternative methods of paying.

Do you need insurance for your engagement ring?

Congratulations you’re engaged, now before you start planning the wedding and scanning Pinterest for flower arrangements, one slightly less-exciting task is to make sure your new ring is insured in case it get lots, damaged or stolen.

7 things that need insuring

It might feel like almost every part of your life is insurable these days. But insurance is only really needed if you stand to lose lots if the worst happens. Here’s our run-down of the top seven types of insurance policy that most people need at some point in their life, as well as a little bit about how they work.

Five ways to slash your home insurance bill

Home insurance costs have been steadily rising over the past 12 months, and now stand at £161.87 per year according to the AA, but there are lots of quick and easy ways to cut the cost of your bill. From making sure you’re not left short when you claim, to seeking out the best cashback deals, here are five of the most efficient ways to slash your bill.