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Car insurance for young drivers – the key facts

Young drivers’ car insurance is likely to be very expensive and as a new driver it’s good to know about different coverage levels and what affects how much you pay. Here you can find out everything you need to know about new driver car insurance, how to get the best deal and reduce your premiums.

Car insurance – choose the right level of cover

You are legally obliged to have car insurance. There are three levels of cover to choose from and oddly enough the best cover – fully comprehensive – is often cheapest. It also pays to know how your no claims bonus works and how to get the excess levels right on your policy.

Do you need GAP insurance?

Guaranteed Asset Protection or GAP insurance is a financial product often sold when you buy a brand new car. In the event your car is stolen or written off (total loss), GAP insurance covers the difference between the current value of the car (the amount your car insurer will usually pay out) and the amount you paid for the car in the first place, or any outstanding payments. So is it worth buying?

Car insurance when driving abroad

Whether you’re taking your own car abroad or hiring a car when you get there, you have to have insurance. Be careful – it’s easy to spend too much on unnecessary car hire cover and the excess can be very high.

Car insurance – How to get the best deal

Looking for the best car insurance deals? This guide will take you through the best way to get cheap car insurance and explain how to use online comparison sites, best buy articles and insurance brokers. Our five-step guide could save you hundreds of pounds on car insurance.

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