Car insurance premiums have fallen to their lowest level in five years


Car insurance premiums have fallen to their lowest level in five years

According to new research from comparison site Confused.com, car insurance premiums have fallen by 15% in the past 12 months, and are now at their lowest level for five years. This year, the average comprehensive car insurance policy in the first quarter was £596. This has fallen to £579 in the second quarter, which sees…

Car Insurance Groups Explained


Car Insurance Groups Explained

When it comes to insuring a car, the type of car you have can have a significant impact on the insurance premium that you pay. Every car on the road fits into a certain car insurance group. Grouping cars involves looking at a mix of data, which includes: engine size, performance, cost of the vehicle…

Infographic: UK insurance fraud in World Cup terms


Infographic: UK insurance fraud in World Cup terms

You may remember a few weeks ago the ABI published a report that stated insurance fraud in the UK cost a total of £1.3 billion last year. The team at Bobatoo.co.uk decided to try and put that figure into perspective using the FIFA World Cup in Brazil to show exactly how much £1.3 billion really is.…

How to get cheaper car insurance


Want a great deal on car insurance? Get a FREE quote now. With car insurance being a legal requirement, it can often feel like an expensive burden so we’ve put together this straightforward guide to help explain the details of each type of cover and how you can get exactly what you need as cheaply…

‘Crash for cash’ car insurance fraud up 51% in 2013


A report from car insurer Aviva claims that ‘crash for cash’ cases on the UK’s roads increased by 51% in 2013 – the highest level ever recorded by the company. The term ‘crash for cash’ refers to motor accidents that are caused on purpose, and according to Aviva the total cost in 2013 of such…

Top 10 most economical cars to drive


Following on from Bob’s recent guide to the cheapest cars to insure, here Bob’s focus is on the most economical cars to drive in the UK. Cheap is good, but not too cheap that the car is not dependable and constantly breaks down, so in this guide cars with a good history of reliability are prioritised…

What are the cheapest cars to insure?


There are many different factors that can influence the cost of your car insurance premiums – your age, your driving history and your geographical location, for instance, will all have an impact on how much you have to pay. Of course, another key factor that determines car insurance premiums is the car itself. Insurers typically…

How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance As A Young Driver


Car insurance can be a big expense for new or younger drivers. In fact, according to the British Insurance Premium Index, the average car insurance price for drivers aged 17-22 is a whopping £1,198.96! But why is insurance so expensive for younger drivers? Put simply, it is because new drivers are statistically more likely to…