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Airport Queue

As Border Force staff announce strike action over Christmas, Go.Compare urges travellers to check their travel insurance

Heathrow baggage handlers, Eurostar security staff and rail workers are all taking action this December

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Go.Compare urges Christmas shoppers to check insurance before stashing gifts in the car boot

Just 14% of car insurance products cover personal possessions over £400 and 18% provide less than £150 worth of cover

winter worries

Winter worries: research shows that Brits are planning to spend significantly less this Christmas

  • 33% will be more careful about spending
  • Top financial concern this Christmas is affording heating bills
  • 22% won’t be able to spend as much as usual
  • People to spend £522.20 this Christmas, down from £605.20 in 2021
blowing nose

Driving under the in-FLU-ence: Go.Compare warns poorly motorists to think twice before getting behind the wheel

Drivers should check for side-effects on any medication they are taking

power cuts

Go.Compare energy responds to the National Grid today putting its Demand Flexibility Service (DFS) on standby

National Grid earlier today warned the market that it was poised to activate its Demand Flexibility Service (DFS) tomorrow (29th November) in reaction to outages of France’s Nuclear energy fleet. This was then cancelled this afternoon after it secured more energy to withstand current demand.

The DFS is designed to avoid blackouts in the UK, and it is an initiative that will see certain households financially incentivised to turn off some household appliances between certain hours of the day.

christmas lights

One in six households won’t be turning on the lights this Christmas, to save on energy costs

  • A further 27% will be using fewer lights this Christmas
  • Just 21% of people will be putting up the same number of lights as 2021
houses

New research finds that 14% of Brits have never switched their home insurance

12% just renew their policy every year but a third (33%) shop around every 12 months

drivingdosdonts

New research shows that one in five young drivers at risk of driving over the limit this Christmas

  • One in five motorists under 35 believe that driving while hungover is legal
  • Nearly a quarter (23%) of people have admitted to having driven with a hangover previously