Tag: Gocompare.com

Car insurance prices fall 11%

Car insurance prices fall 11%

The average cost of car insurance premiums has fallen by nearly 11 per cent, according to research by price comparison website MoneySupermarket. Premiums have been rising for some time but increased competition among insurers and the use of price comparison sites, has finally helped prices to fall across the UK. Motorists in Cleveland and Harrogate […]

September 24, 2012 More
Brits downbeat about economic future

Brits downbeat about economic future

The majority of UK consumers believe the recession will continue for most of 2010, a new study has discovered. Research by Gocompare.com found 52% of Brits think the UK economy will remain in recession for most of the year ahead. A further 29% said the recession will continue until at least 2011. Just 19% expect […]

January 4, 2010 More
Premium hikes to ‘infuriate’ motorists

Premium hikes to ‘infuriate’ motorists

Premium hikes on car insurance will leave motorists ‘infuriated’, a price comparison site claimed this week. Gocompare.com said insurers are raising premiums by record amounts due to soaring claims costs and increased insurance fraud. Hayley Parsons, Gocompare.com chief executive, said: “These increases are likely to infuriate drivers when they are passed on via their renewal […]

Car insurance switching more fruitful than ISAs

Car insurance switching more fruitful than ISAs

Looking for the best available car insurance deal is more cost effective than investing savings in a Cash ISA, price comparison site GoCompare.com claimed yesterday. British motorists are wasting up to £1 billion per year on unnecessary insurance costs by not taking the time to compare prices, GoCompare.com’s research found. One in five (19%) drivers […]

Comparison sites mislead on excess

Comparison sites mislead on excess

Consumer advice group Which? has criticised several price comparison websites for failing to provide customers with accurate information. Which? investigators examined six of the most popular price comparison sites, and found that on some sites, car insurance quotes were given with a different excess to what the customer asked for. Some websites, including Gocompare.com, altered […]