Budget Insurance https://www.budgetinsurance.com/ Car, Home, Van & Life Insurance Tue, 09 Nov 2021 15:06:17 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8.1 https://www.budgetinsurance.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/favicon-96x96-150x150.png Budget Insurance https://www.budgetinsurance.com/ 32 32 Exploring commercial van insurance cover options https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/exploring-commercial-van-insurance-cover-options/ Tue, 09 Nov 2021 15:06:04 +0000 https://www.budgetinsurance.com/?p=10938 Last year we published a blog exploring what commercial van insurance is, how to insure a fleet of vans, and the different levels of cover available, you can take a look here – Budget: Guide to Commercial Van Insurance. But, let’s delve deeper into exactly which cover is right for you, and go over any […]

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Car Essentials UK: Top 10 things to keep in your car https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/car-essentials-uk-top-10-things-to-keep-in-your-car/ Thu, 17 Jun 2021 10:42:37 +0000 https://www.budgetinsurance.com/?p=10779 Preparation is key. By keeping the right tools and equipment in your car, you can rest assured that you’re covered for every eventuality. Here’s a list of the top 10 essentials you should consider keeping in your car. 1.      Spare tyre and jack Getting a puncture or blowout whilst driving is scary enough, but not […]

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How to Choose the Best Dash Cam for your Car https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/how-to-choose-the-best-dash-cam-for-your-car/ Thu, 17 Jun 2021 10:37:24 +0000 https://www.budgetinsurance.com/?p=10776 Recent research from Which? has found that one in three dash cam owners caught up in accidents have been able to use their footage to support a claim. There are other benefits too. Having a camera in your car might make you feel more alert and confident. In fact, Which? research found that one in […]

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5 Hassle-free UK Staycation Ideas https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/5-hassle-free-uk-staycation-ideas/ Fri, 21 May 2021 13:54:17 +0000 https://www.budgetinsurance.com/?p=10693 The recently announced cautious return to international travel has left many wondering whether the hassle is really worth it. Strict testing, quarantining and rigorous checks can quickly turn a fun holiday into a logistical nightmare. Can you really enjoy yourself whilst stuck in hotel quarantine? Luckily, we have a number of incredible destinations right on […]

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Brexit: Driving in the EU https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/brexit-driving-in-the-eu/ Mon, 11 Jan 2021 11:38:00 +0000 https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/brexit-driving-in-the-eu-2/ On 30th June 2021, the EU Commission announced their decision to waive the need to travel with a Green Card for vehicles and towed caravans and trailers when driving in the EU and EEA from 2nd August 2021 onwards. This means you DO NOT need a Green Card for driving your vehicle and towing a […]

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My car insurance price calculation: why car insurers ask the questions they do? https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/my-car-insurance-price-calculation/ Mon, 04 Jan 2021 15:29:00 +0000 https://www.budgetinsurance.com/?p=6767 When you get a quote for your car insurance, the insurer will use a range of measures to determine how much of a risk you are to insure: the higher the risk, the more they will charge you to get insured.  However, different insurance providers will decide themselves how much weight to attach to each […]

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Your guide to buying Car Insurance https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/your-guide-to-buying-car-insurance/ Mon, 04 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/your-guide-to-buying-car-insurance/ Buying car insurance can often seem complicated and a little bit scary, there’s a lot to take in, but what does it all mean? We have collated some of the frequently asked questions we get here at Budget Insurance and have written a guide to help you through your journey.  Let’s get jargon busting!  When buying car insurance you […]

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What is No Claims Discount (NCD) and how can it benefit me? https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/what-is-no-claims-discount-ncd-and-how-can-it-benefit-me/ Sat, 02 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/what-is-no-claims-discount-ncd-and-how-can-it-benefit-me/ ‘NCD’ is one of those insurance terms that is often used when purchasing car insurance. But do you know what it actually means? And do you know how it can benefit you? Have a read below to find out.  What is No Claims Discount?  For each year that you don’t make a claim and you are […]

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Your guide to short term van insurance https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/guide-to-short-term-van-insurance-2/ Wed, 23 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/guide-to-short-term-van-insurance-2/ Temporary van insurance allows you to get covered on someone else’s van on a short-term basis. Policies differ dependent upon the insurance provider, but typically you could get from 1 hour to 30 days cover. It’s a useful and flexible option to have, for instance if you’re moving to a new house and are lucky […]

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How to add a driver to your policy https://www.budgetinsurance.com/blog/how-to-add-a-driver-to-your-policy/ Tue, 22 Dec 2020 12:50:00 +0000 https://www.budgetinsurance.com/?p=5341 Adding a new driver can be straightforward to do and it’s a sensible idea if you have a family who would like to make use of the vehicle. Read our handy guide on what you need to know when adding another driver to your insurance policy. What is a named driver? An additional driver that […]

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