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agingrocker Report 11 Jan 2024 00:18

My renewal quote was a huge increase, from £204 to £360. Not 100% but not that far off either.

I urge everybody (not you Florence, £4 a month not worth the bother!) to use at least one comparison site every time, for any insurance renewal, and also look at cashback sites.

Last year for example:-

Home Insurance renewal quote was £360
I switched to Policy Expert, still a major company, for £179.
Saving of £181.

Car Insurance renewal with breakdown cover quote was £381.
I separated the insurance from the breakdown cover:-
Switched insurance to Dial Direct for £277
Breakdown cover £91.
Saving of £13.

In addition, I purchased all 3 via Topcashback and was paid:
Breakdown cover £45
Car Insurance £38
Home Insurance £32

So total saving of £194, and a bonus payment to me of £115.

These sites are all free to use, it's well worth spending an hour or so using them.


LindainHerriotCountry Report 10 Jan 2024 22:26

Definitely use a comparison site to find a better quote. The premiums have gone up this year, but if you don’t leave, you will pay far more than you need to.


JustGinnie Report 10 Jan 2024 21:29

Ann an increase of that much is terrible. If this is your insurance I wold definitely change. Our insurance has increased by almost £45 for this year. It renewed the beginning of Jan. for both building and contents..


AnninGlos Report 10 Jan 2024 21:28

Sorry should have read buildings and contents.


SheilaSomerset Report 10 Jan 2024 21:25

I've just had a renewal quote for car insurance - increase of over 50% :-S


Florence61 Report 10 Jan 2024 21:15

Im with SAGA, just contents at £4 a month same as last year


AnninGlos Report 10 Jan 2024 21:13

Anyone else had a renewal increase of over 100%?