P542 Teletext 541 Oct23 21:03:13       ——————————————————————————    DRIVING A MOTOR COVER BARGAIN For the next two weeks, motorists will be swarming in their thousands to the Midlands to see the latest offerings from car makers. Jaguar and Rover are among those hoping to attract buyers by launching new cars at the Birmingham Motor Show. However dazzled by the shiny paintwork, potential buyers of the machines on display should not forget the cost of motor insurance cover. ——————————————————————————————————1/9—— by Chris Clarke GO OFFSHORE,GET EXTRA - UP TO 8.05% GROSS P.A. - see p620 Advice Property Savings City
P542 Teletext 541 Oct23 21:04:30       ——————————————————————————    DRIVING A MOTOR COVER BARGAIN Buyers of the latest cax models on display at the Birmingham Motor Show should not forget car insurance. The UK motor insurance market is highly competitive, with new entrants every few months. Technology also helps cut the cost of providing cover with old-style manual administration being replaced by fast computer quotes. It's good news for motorists seeking cheaper deals. ——————————————————————————————————2/9—— WIN a camcorder 465 ANY PURPOSE LOANS - SEE PAGE 627 OR CALL WILMSLOW FREE ON 0800 269315 Advice Property Savings City
P542 Teletext 545 Oct23 21:00:00       ——————————————————————————    DRIVING A MOTOR COVER BARGAIN The golden rule of buxing car insurance is: shop around. Your broker or insurer will send xou a renewal premium. But you could save hundreds checking the competition. Motorists should contact two or three phone-based insurers and at least one broker for quotes. Any lower quote you receive may help persuade an existing insurer to offer a better deal. ——————————————————————————————————3/9—— Property Plus 544 Mortgage rates 545 SWITCH TO p628 AND YOU COULD SAVE ON YOUR MORTGAGE Advice Property Savings City
P542 Teletext 541 Oct23 21:00:01       ——————————————————————————    DRIVING A MOTOR COVER BARGAIN One reason it pays to shop around for car insurance cover is that lenders usb use their own statistics to set the level of premiums. Young motorists, drivers of sports cars or convertibles and city-dwellers l—| find specialist deals. Insurers may also offer deals to people who have passed, or in some cases just completed, a designated driving course. ——————————————————————————————————4/9—— Advice clinic 543 Holiday £ 548 CITY NEWS p500 Advice Property Savings City
P542 Teletext 543 Oct23 21:00:01       ——————————————————————————    DRIVING A MOTOR COVER BARGAIN One of the best ways to cut the cost of your insurance premium is to have a security device fitted. It's estimated there is a car theft, or a car is broken into or d—l—ged, every 30 seconds in the UK. Many insurers will refuse to cover some expensive cars unless they have alarms fitted. Motorists with family cars can usually benefit from a discount for having locks, alarms or a "tracker". ——————————————————————————————————5/9—— Saving cash? 546 Borrowing cash? 547 CITY NEWS p500 Advice Property Savings City
P542 Teletext 545 Oct23 21:01:01       ——————————————————————————    DRIVING A MOTOR COVER BARGAIN Car insurance premiums are heavily geared towards what kind of car you are seeking cover for. High-performance or exotic foreign-made cars may impress your friends, but ask yourself if you really need a car able to accelerate to 60mph that quickly. Insurers view faster cars as targets of theft, more likely to be in a prang, and replacement parts l—y cost more than for common family cars. ——————————————————————————————————6/9—— Are your Premium Bond numbers up? 54< CITY NEWS p500 Advice Property Savings City
P542 Teletext 545 Oct23 21:02:01       ——————————————————————————   DRIVING A MOTOR COVER BARGAIN Choosing named drivers carefully can cut car insurance premiums, says Garry Cochrane at specialist Privilege. "If you allow others to drive your car your insurance could be decided by how risky they are considered," he says. Privilege — effectively Barclays motor insurance arm — also offers 10% off for drivers who have completed a £50 course with the BSM driving school. ——————————————————————————————————7/9—— Borrowing money 547 Money news 541 finance@teletext.co.uk Advice Property Savings City
P542 Teletext 541 Oct23 21:03:01       ——————————————————————————    DRIVING A MOTOR COVER BARGAIN Motorists should not take car insurance before checking the small print. Offering to pay a voluntary excess l—x reduce the cost but you don't want to be hit by a huge compulsory excess if you do need to claim. It's also worth checking if no-claims bonus protection, legal expenses cover, and a courtesy car are included. The faster the claims procedure, the sooner you'll be back on the road. ——————————————————————————————————8/9—— Borrowing money 547 Money news 541 finance@teletext.co.uk Advice Property Savings City
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