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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by valyboi, Feb 17, 2013.

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    [Feb 17, 2013]
    its finally time to re-insure my car so guy iv scrapped my corsa and bought myself a 1.6 a3 8l they want 1800 to insure my audi a3 1.6 any ideas on getting it lowwer or some sort of company to help,
    my insurance before was on a corsa 1.2 for £2600 and i think for a 1.6 a3 its expensive £1800

    any help will be appreciated
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    [Feb 17, 2013]
    depends on age
    location
    driving history etc
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    If you have specific issues with getting low cost cover (points etc) you might be better finding a specialist insurance broker - they often have access to insurance markets that do not deal direct to the public. A good starting point would be the British Insurance Brokers Association to find a broker near you.
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    Whats a insurance broker may I ask, BTW I'm only with 1 no cliam, iv never had a crash or accident nothing
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    Im a insurance brooker i do insurance car house etc
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    Any chance you be able to mail me mate little confused what a broker is, is it just normal insurance company or something
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    I repeat.
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    I do it for u and make little cash etc

    But if a modded a car try 1st central im with them
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    [Feb 19, 2013]
    We actually have a specific thread on this forum, precisely for this purpose.

    Click here to read it. I'm sure you'll find it helpful.
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    No I haven't tried moneysupermarket I will have a look once home from work
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    I now understand what a broker is, im in south Wales is there any local if anyone knows
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    Yellow Pages?

    Have you looked at the forum thread I linked you to? There are brokers on there who are forum sponsors; they have arranged good quality cover at good prices for many members on here, including me..
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    just go on gocompare money supermarket etc
    theres loads on the net
    very easy to do
    a few members have posted the same
    i dont see what the problem is.
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    I have nothing against brokers, they take the stress out of finding insurance for you. But when you have online site like GoCompare and Moneysupermarket, then brokers are pretty much obsolete for 10 minutes of your time in front of a computer.! Of course this is based on you have a standard car. For modified cars, then I suggest you try the forum sponsors.

    In my opinion of course.
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    All sorted thanks guys iv looked up a fee site and my best price is 1585 thats good enough and that's in Moneysupermarket, thanks a lot hope to see you all at show season one day :D nick
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    And guess who gave you the first reply with this site? :arco:
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    Why do you think £1800 for the A3 is too much, but £2600 for a Corsa is fine? Either way, you should always check insurance before you buy a car, so you don't end up having to settle for a really high premium. confused.com, comparethemarket.com moneysupermarket.com all do comparisons from lots of the big names. DirectLine you have to go to separately, and some of the more specialised/specialist brokers you're better dealing with over the phone. They should also be able to help you get the best deal, without potentially making yourself underinsured, or insurance void by giving false details.
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