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Who are you insured with?

ENZO Apr 7, 2013

  1. ENZO

    ENZO Member

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    Hi,
    im looking at changing my insurer, currently with ecar but my premium has gone up this year even with no claims.

    Any recommendations?
     
  2. Simon16

    Simon16 Member

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    Give flux a go mate, they are a good broker
     
  3. Ben S3 8P3

    Ben S3 8P3 Member

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    Sainsburys Bank, 1100 for an S3. Only 21 with 3 years NCB
     
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  4. Rhyso

    Rhyso Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    Just insured mine with all mods declared with Greenlight Insurance
     
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  5. ENZO

    ENZO Member

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    Was looking at them, got a quote of £788.53 for an 07 S3.

    Though i was unsure about this:
    "Quote Subject to you having owned, drivin and insured a comparable performance car."

    as im going from a standard 1.4 golf to either an A3 170 or an S3
     
  6. Rhyso

    Rhyso Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    that bit I cant help you with sorry :(

    i did find them very helpful and they were over £100 cheaper than other insurers and I have a very comprehensive policy :)

    best thing to do is to ring them and speak to them :)
     
  7. ENZO

    ENZO Member

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    really?
    i get this lol (and this is for an 05 TDI 2.0 Quattro S Line)

    [​IMG]

    dont understand that, i have 4 years no claims and just one conviction - SP30
     
  8. Ben S3 8P3

    Ben S3 8P3 Member

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    hmmm, try doing it through money supermarket.com

    it gave it me cheapest that way. Also makes it cheaper by putting both my parents on as names drivers
     
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    Lee540 Member

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    Am with Sky. They are great! Not the cheapest but by far the best customer service and extremely low excess. Think £100 compared to minimums required on price comparison sites.
     
  10. wuta3

    wuta3 Well-Known Member

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    I got the best quote with Tesco. Im 26, had a few bumps, £900 fully comp for my 06 2.0T
     
  11. Bullys3

    Bullys3 Member

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    RAC £380 31 year old and 28 year old wife 8 years no claims audi s3
     
  12. Avantsline

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    Quotemehappy.com are the best for me at the moment!
     
  13. XFi

    XFi In need of a V8.

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    I'm with admiral who have always given good prices for me. 09 S3 at 24 with 6 years no claims £630 for the year.
     
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    Im 22 with a 2.0 TDi 170 and I am 525 fully comp with Directline
     
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    g dawg Member

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    Greenlight know the s3 well speak to Neil my insurance is 500 stage 1 and mods declared beat everyone by 100+
     
  16. Lordloverocket

    Lordloverocket S3 Newbie

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    £455 Fully Comp....29/M/Full no claims. Reasonable post code. Misses named driver.

    Esure :)
     
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    If you have any mods done to your call then get in touch with greenlight insurance as they are very reasonable

    Greenlight Insurance
     
  18. buz

    buz Flat out

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    I've been with Admiral for about 5 years now as friendly with up to 6 mods and always price match cheaper quotes. I'm 38 with full NCD and pay £399 for a 2012 S3 but £70 of that is the price I pay for having a 25 yr old girlfriend :icon_thumright:
     
  19. Kelza

    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3

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    Esure was about £550 with 9years no claims...
     
  20. BEII NJA

    BEII NJA New Member

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    I've been with elephant and admiral for a while and always cheapest for me. £700 '12 S3. 3yr NCB.
     
  21. skyinsurance

    skyinsurance Site Sponsor Site Sponsor

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    Hi,

    please feel free to get in touch.

    You are welcome to call us on Tel:01707 642552 or PM over your contact details if you'd like a call back?

    Thanks

    Car Club Insurance - Sky Insurance
     
  22. TDI140

    TDI140 Well-Known Member

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    With tesco im i sured on my dads name im 21 with three years driving experience for an outrageous price of £1800 i love being ripped off
     
  23. Ben S3 8P3

    Ben S3 8P3 Member

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    Looking at this, I have got such a good price for the S3. I would have had it cheaper as well but I lost 9 months of NCB when switching policy from Aviva to Sainsburys :(
     
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    Elephant (I Know, I know) - £1070 // 07 S3 Stage2+ / 22 years old / 0 NCB (been out of the country + not driving for 2 years so lost my previous NCB)

    I've heard some nightmare reviews about Elephant/Admiral Group but they've been pretty good so far.
     
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  25. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost Regional Rep VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    Haven't had to make a claim, so can't really judge one company against an other, but I'm with Admiral as they've always offered me the best deal (apart from the first year with Direct-Line, who were pretty rubbish for allowing modifications).
     
  26. ENZO

    ENZO Member

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    thats a pretty good price for an s3 at 22. Especially with the stage 2
     
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    JudderMan Well-Known Member

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    I'm 29 (30 soon), 0 NCB (same, out the country lost 4 years NCB), A3 150bhp and I'm paying £1200 through Admiral. I must have a really bad post code and it's social only and parked on the street.
     
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    Yeah was very surprised - have made sure all modifications on there aswell

    I'm in SE26 and parked in a private car park next to my building - I used CTM to find the cheapest insurance whilst I was shopping for my car and found that even though 2 cars are exactly the same year/spec the insurance can differ by up to £200 when putting in the reg... not too sure why.
     
  29. Goremarine

    Goremarine New Member

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    2001 A3 1.8T with Admiral for £350 I'm 29 / Full NCB / Fully comp
     
  30. notta3

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    it is interesting seeing the variation in prices in this thread.
    24/m/4yrs no claims 58 tdi140 £800 through KWI.
     
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    4 years ncb, 3 points, 30+ age, driving since 17, high risk area, audi a3 2.0tfsi sport 8p2 s-tronic... £720 per annum with £400 excess with the A&A Group fully comp. Oh and missus is insured on it too.
     
  32. Andy_a3_2013

    Andy_a3_2013 New Member

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    Adrian flux for me £630 1.6... 5ncb no points or convictions 25 years old driving since 18
     
  33. Kaza

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    Brentacre were brilliant for my previous car and not too bad for the A3 either. 25 year old female, 4 years NCB, £490.

    It's slightly more expensive than my previous MK2 Leon TFSI, but only because the A3 is a newer car.
     
  34. sliced

    sliced Drive safe, stay alive.

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    mate just checked a quote on a s3 and its only £200 more then my 2.0 TDI :wtf: @ age 20
     
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    A3 1.6 SE, £590, 20 Years Old, 3Years NCB. Price would be considerably cheaper on a car of exact same spec if it were newer.. Admiral.
     
  36. thebluefox

    thebluefox Active Member Team Sepang Audi S3

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    My insurance has been really weird for the past few years.

    My old modified mk4 Golf, cheapest I got was £1500 with Brentacre.

    Bought the S3 and it halved with Aviva, £760 - but Brentacre wanted to charge me £1700+!! Crazy considering they're meant to be performance car friendly.

    2 years NCB, 25, accidentent in Jan 2010, lowest risk Pcode, '10 S3.

    I'm going to look elsewhere soon though as they won't be mod friendly.
     
  37. ENZO

    ENZO Member

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    What insurer would you recommend for a new driver? My cousin passed his test today, he's 21
    I remember paying £2200 for mine the first year which is ridiculous.

    He's after an old audi a3 / or a mk4 golf
     
  38. Lordloverocket

    Lordloverocket S3 Newbie

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    Why anyone would pay over £1000 is beyond me!!! Sod that
     
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    ch11zzy New Member

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    I'm with esure. 28yr old male, 5 yrs no claims, decent post code and pay £253 protected no claims. Got a quote on 2 litre diesel Quattro sline a3 and was actually more expensive than the s3.
     
  40. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost Regional Rep VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    I know a few guys who had, for example, a £10k budget and spent £8k on a car and £2000 on insurance, instead of £9500 on the car and £500 on insurance. It depends on how much you want the car, as you will lose money in depreciation on a car, but you're just throwing money away on insurance.
     

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