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Insurance Time but without the spam?

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by ScottD3, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
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    Getting insurance is not a problem, moaning about the price hike or lack of discount even with another year's no claim is normal but what I really want to know is how do you stop all the spam phone calls, emails and other such **** you get after you looked for insurance?

    I know my insurance is due without looking at my documents or getting the renewal quote from my current insurance company cause of all the phone calls I get some people saying my insurance is due, do I want a quote.

    Is there some database you have to remove yourself from or some tickbox you have to tick to stop this bombardment of sales **** from companies?
     
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  3. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    put your phone number in as 09999999999, thats all i do
     
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  4. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
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    with a fake email?
     
  5. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    nah i do the email, you could put anything in there though.
     
  6. palfy86

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    Yeah register your phone number with tps (telephone privacy service) this should stop any unwanted marketing calls etc. and as for emails just mark the address as spam then it should go straight to spam box. :icon_thumright:
     
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  7. kwistof

    kwistof South East Events Moderator
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    Their should be a tick box to be able to opt out through the web journey....

    If you are calling insurance companies up, then the majority will never ask you about if you want to receive marketing rubbish....you need to tell them clearly on the phone you want to be opted out.
     
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  8. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
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    Did not know them.
    Just signed up all numbers.
    That should help.

    Next time I speak to a insurance company I will make sure I tell them.
     
  9. palfy86

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    Yeah scott, works with landlines too, great for those f*@ckers chasing ppi claims etc. :icon_thumright:
     
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  10. Andy Crooks

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    clever thinking, didnt know you could block callers on a mobile, i new you could on a landline though, but them pip claims w4nk3rs do annoy the hell out of me though so i just tell them to shove it up there arse
     
  11. Oranoco

    Oranoco Well-Known Member

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    The ones that get me are the letters round about insurance renewal "We guarantee to beat your renewal quote".

    Give them a call to either be quoted 3 times my renewal or for them to say we can't insure that car.
     
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    No insurance company can be the best for everyone.
     
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  13. Oranoco

    Oranoco Well-Known Member

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    Exactly why I find it so funny.
     
  14. skyinsurance

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    It's like any product though.. prices will vary.. as will service, level of cover etc
     
  15. Oranoco

    Oranoco Well-Known Member

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    Agreed, some insurers are a total shower of **** *cough*Admiral*cough*
     
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  16. Gops

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    Insurance is on it way down (generally) but if you use websites be sure to tick that you do not wish to be contacted!
     
  17. hades-

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    this maybe childish
    but i was geting a lot of calls from swinton
    so i did a few quotes with there number
     
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