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Old 25-01-2016, 04:24 PM   #1
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Has anyone else noticed their insurance go up massively for no apparent reason? My renewal for my puma has gone up by more than £200 with no claims, no points, no changes at all !
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Old 25-01-2016, 04:33 PM   #2
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time to get ringing round then or ring insurance and ask why such a big increase
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Old 25-01-2016, 04:40 PM   #3
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it used to happen each year for me, you either accept it and stick with the company because you think you are still getting a good deal, or go elsewhere and get a better deal off a different company.

Which insurance company? bell direct was the worst for this
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Which insurance company? bell direct was the worst for this
That's because Bell are part of the Admiral group and are a useless bunch of fuckwits who I wouldn't let insure my toaster.
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Old 25-01-2016, 05:49 PM   #5
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I hope not. I only pay £288 per year with 0 no claims and 3 points for speeding.
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Go on Confused.com I got some cracking quotes over the last few months. No point staying with the same insurer, they don't value you.
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Old 25-01-2016, 06:59 PM   #7
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Swiftcover- they couldn't explain the increase I tried loads and rang loads all ridiculous prices ! Used a different laptop and tried money supermarket and actually got some decent quotes the AA came out best ..still £100 more than last year tho 😡 And swift came up £100 less than my renewal..greedy gets !!
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Old 25-01-2016, 07:02 PM   #8
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Hi,
Please feel free to give us a try for insurance if you like. If you wanted to PM me some contact details I'd be happy to arrange for one of my quotes team to give you a call back.
Car insurance in general has increased quote substantially over the last 12 months together with last year increase in insurance premium tax.
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Old 25-01-2016, 07:17 PM   #9
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were all going to pay more to cove the costs of the floods.
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Try greenlight too.
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were all going to pay more to cove the costs of the floods.
Your probably right Dave.
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Thanks Dan I got a quote from Adrian flux unfortunately for 3 X the value of my car though 😔 I'll keep looking
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What you need to do is to go on your current companies website and get a quote as if you are a new customer. I guarantee you it will be considerably cheaper than what you've been quoted for your renewal, it may even be cheaper than what you paid last year. Then shop around to see if anyone can beat that quote. If no one can, then ring them up and confront them about it. Again, I guarantee they will give you the lowet price. I've done this for about the last four years with Admiral as we have a multi car policy. It's a bit of a ball ache but well worth it. This year they tried to sting me for an extra £300 ish. I got a quote as a new customer and ended up staying with Admiral with a price that was less than I paid last year. I even explain to them on the phone that this happens every year, but every year they try it on and we have to go through the motions!
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Let us know how you get on!
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I called need2insure and adrian flux and they both wanted around 3k for me 1stcentral want about £750... This is 1 year ncb on a RS3.

How do these people want SO much?!?!?
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Im not looking forward to insurance once i get my licence back
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Has anyone else noticed their insurance go up massively for no apparent reason? My renewal for my puma has gone up by more than £200 with no claims, no points, no changes at all !
Hi I have just insured a 3.0 jag no ncd 3 points speeding with Tesco £236 using there club card got me £33 off. No other insurer got any were near.
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Old 25-01-2016, 10:58 PM   #18
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Insurance company's work on commission so they will do anything to keep you..

Ring around and get the best price then call the company that your with and most of the time they will match it or beat it.
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never accept renewals always shop around as loyalty means nothing to these companys in this day and age

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Old 26-01-2016, 11:30 AM   #21
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never accept renewals always shop around as loyalty means nothing to these companies in this day and age
I apply the same rule to women
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Loyalty is seen as a weakness to exploit.
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Thanks Dan I got a quote from Adrian flux unfortunately for 3 X the value of my car though 😔 I'll keep looking
Hi,
Sorry we couldn't help but thanks for giving us a try though and please feel free to try us again next year if you wish.
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Old 27-01-2016, 07:11 PM   #24
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Need to insure every time for me , any mod policy £300 on my St 170 , cheapest on go compare was around £260 so worth while
Cheers Paul

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Need to insure every time for me , any mod policy £300 on my St 170 , cheapest on go compare was around £260 so worth while
Cheers Paul

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not always, was with need2insure for many years but renewal premuim was £152 more than a fresh quote from flux, and funny thing was it was the same insurance underwriter too I was already with, shop around is always best advice

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I find it funny how a 3.5% tax rise ends up costing us more than 10%. Guess everyone to do with insurance is laughing all the way to the bank except for the policy holders.
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