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No-show snow trip? Don’t drift into the wrong insurance cover

New research from Go.Compare travel insurance shows huge variation in payouts for no snow ski holidays

healthcare

More look to private health insurance as strikes and uncertainty hits UK’s healthcare system

Go.Compare has seen a 74% increase in people looking at private health insurance quotes in January 2023

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1 in 5 Brits with contents home insurance don’t know their excess

21% of people are clueless about how big their insurance bills could be in the event of a claim

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Cost of living: A fifth of 18-24 year olds will be cancelling their home contents insurance at renewal to save money

A further 11% of 25–34-year-olds will also be cancelling their contents policy, due to the cost-of-living crisis

financial worry

Three out of five Brits are anticipating a difficult year financially, according to new research from Go.Compare

  • 25% are seriously concerned about their finances in 2023
  • 15% will start the year with credit card debt
  • 18- to 24-year-olds most optimistic, with 68% expecting a good year financially
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Mistle-NO: Go.Compare reveals the Christmas hazards that pet owners don’t know about

Over half of dog owners (54%) don’t know that mistletoe is toxic to their furry friends

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The UK’s New Year resolutions revealed for 2023

  • Environmental concerns drop out of the top ten resolutions for 2023, in favour of addressing work life balance concerns
  • Top financial resolutions include, curbing their grocery spend, cutting back on take aways and possibly not going on holiday
  • 48% of the population will be making some sort of resolution in 2023, the highest number of people in the last three years
  • Only one in ten resolutions lasts a whole year
Energy Prices

Heavier curtains, quicker showers and slow cooking: the top ways people are trying to save on their energy costs

New research from Go.Compare reveals the measures people are taking to try and save on their energy bills at home

driving tests

The best test around: top ten BEST and WORST places to pass your driving test revealed

  • All ten of the best places to pass your driving test are in Scotland
  • The hardest places to pass include locations in metropolitan London and Birmingham
  • Nearly 9 in 10 people pass their tests at the best locations – compared to less than 3 in 10 at the worst.