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How much would it cost to insure the Millennium Falcon?

Getting car insurance for a young driver can be eye-wateringly high but spare a thought for the rogue smuggler who commands a ship that made the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs. 
It’s estimated, in the real world, the annual premium on the Millenium Falcon would cost £198,709.02. As with car insurance, there are several factors that cause the premium to be so high. According to Admiral, the insurance company to provide the quote, the high price is down to one of the named drivers […]

Black Friday deals not to be missed

Black Friday and Cyber Monday is this month – Friday 27th and Monday 30th November. In recent years, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales have moved from online to the high street with some retailers giving it a whole week of discounts. Amazon gives it a whole month! According to figures released by the online retailer, their customers saved a whopping £40 million on everything from juicers to dashcams. 
So, to give you a helping hand, we’ve put together a “wishlist” car essentials that our team […]

New Year, new rules – 6 New law changes for 2020

New Year, new rules.
Just a few days into the New Year and you’ve already been drunk during Dry January and had a burger in Veganuary. But with the new year, sees a wave of new laws being brought into place over the next few months.
We’ve rounded up a few of the new law changes for 2020 that could affect you.
New MOT rules
We’ve all been there, sat in the MOT test centre waiting room, praying that it’ll pass. As effect of 2020, several new requirements are […]

‘Ghost Broking’ – The ghoulish new insurance fraud

Ghost Broking – Don’t be fooled by this rising scam
A quick search online for the term ‘ghost broking’ will reveal the true extent of this scam. With car insurance prices on the rise, it’s no wonder that so many drivers are on the hunt for cheaper insurance. As with the old adage ‘If it’s too good to be true, then it probably is’.
What is ghost broking?
‘Ghost broking’ is where scammers pose as middlemen between the driver and well-known insurers claiming to offer legitimate car insurance at […]

Keycare Insurance Cover now Available from Us!

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KeyCare Insurance – The Benefits:
• Up to 35% of keys are recovered
• No excess to pay at point of claim
• Protects No Claims Record on car / home insurance policy
• Any keys attached to the fob are covered, including Infra-Red remote
• Personal security is never compromised
• Available 365 days a year, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
• Complete peace of mind
• Unlimited claims up to […]

Breakdown cover a good option

Whether it’s to the supermarket or a 200 mile trip across the country, a motorist can never be 100% certain that his car will not break down, even the most reliable vehicle will at some time fail to start. Having breakdown cover will give you the peace of mind that if you are stuck there is an outside agency to get you moving again. It really is not worth taking the gamble of not having cover and if you have to be towed away from […]

Men vs. Women: who are the better drivers?

 Men vs. Women: who are the better drivers?
Last October Lewis Hamilton once again flew the flag for Britain in the Formula One series, bringing home his 3rd world title and officially being named the best driver in the world. Some may say that this is more proof towards the belief that men are better drivers than women – however can this be true when there are notoriously few female racing drivers?
If we look at driving on a more general basis and not just on the […]

Monaco Formula One Grand Prix

 
Formula One is a great sport and even if you are not an avid follower you will probably recognise the names Lewis Hamilton or Jenson Button if they were to come up in conversation. With the Monaco Grand Prix last weekend we thought it was only appropriate to give you an update on what has happened so far.
Monaco is probably the most lavish of the Grand Prix during the season. It is usually a star studded affair with the like of Sir Patrick Stewart making […]

Beijing Motor Show 2014

 
We hope that you are all as excited as we are about this year’s Beijing Motor Show! It is currently running at the Beijing China International Exhibition Centre and kicked off yesterday. We weren’t lucky enough to go ourselves, but if you are there please tweet us your photos or share them with us on our Facebook page as we would love to see them!
There have been some exciting concept cars revealed already, so we are going to give you a quick rundown of what has […]

MotorQuoteDirect’s March Roundup of the Motor World

 
There have been some exciting announcements in the motor industry this month, which is why we have rounded up some of our favourites for our readers. Firstly, the new Range Rover Sport, which is set to be launched in 2015, has been spotted out and about, and there is also news that Dacia is planning on launching a new city car which will cost a tiny £5000, which is great news considering the extra costs that come with running a vehicle such as car insurance. […]