Addon Products

Four types of other car insurance to protect your vehicle

Four types of other car insurance to protect your vehicle

In the UK, it is a legal requirement to have car insurance. However, there is a wide range of insurance policies you can look into, all of which provide different levels of protection for different aspects of your vehicle. This makes it hard to determine the best one for your needs. Read on to learn more about four possible insurance options and why these can protect you from significant financial harm in the long run.…

Read More
Why you might need scratch and dent cover

Why you might need scratch and dent cover

Car insurance comes in many different forms. While standard motor insurance is compulsory to drive your vehicle on UK roads, other kinds of cover have been created to suit specialist circumstances. When you buy a new car, you may consider additional insurance options available to protect your new car. For example, you could take out Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP policy) or even a built-for-purpose insurance product for tyres or alloys. Another type of specialist cover you may want to consider is scratch and dent insurance. In the following sections, we take a closer look at this type of insurance and why it might have value for you as a driver.…

Read More
Why it makes sense to consider scratch and dent insurance

Why it makes sense to consider scratch and dent insurance

There is no escaping the odd ding or scratch on your car - from overgrown hedges scraping your paint to clumsy manoeuvres in a car park causing a dent, there are countless ways you can end up damaging your vehicle. It doesn’t matter how safely you drive on the road, as even everyday things like grit or small pebbles can cause scratches and damage to your car's paintwork and bodywork. There are many reasons to consider protecting your vehicle with Scratch & Dent Insurance.…

Read More
Why do I need alloy tyre insurance in autumn/winter?

Why do I need alloy tyre insurance in autumn/winter?

Generally, we recommend that you fit your car with a set of alloy wheels when possible. It's best to do this ahead of the autumn and winter seasons to prepare your car for harsher weather. One drawback to alloy tyres, however, is their price, so it makes good sense to protect them.…

Read More
Is purchasing scratch and dent cover for your new car worth the cost?

Is purchasing scratch and dent cover for your new car worth the cost?

Dedicated scratch and dent insurance is designed to cover smaller amounts of damage inflicted on a vehicle’s bodywork. Sometimes referred to as cosmetic cover, vehicle owners will typically find this specific insurance is much less expensive to purchase than a standard policy and will enable them to claim for a wide range of scrapes, scuffs and dents that are dished out in car parks. However, this kind of cover will not pay out for major damage.…

Read More
Is tyre and alloy wheel insurance really worth the cost?

Is tyre and alloy wheel insurance really worth the cost?

If you’re the kind of driver who prefers to buy a brand-new car, you may have already been offered additional forms of insurance. From exterior paint and interior upholstery cover to scratch and dent insurance, you’ll find a wide range of optional extras you can pick up to protect your car. Two other forms of insurance offered when you buy from the dealership may be alloy wheel cover and dedicated tyre insurance. In the next sections, we’ll explore these two additional policies, explaining what they insure drivers against and in what circumstances they may be a beneficial option worth having in place.…

Read More
What is tyre insurance, and why do you need it?

What is tyre insurance, and why do you need it?

Tyre insurance becoming increasingly popular for UK drivers, and for good reason. But what actually is tyre insurance, what does it cover, and why should you think about investing in it?…

Read More