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Charging

‘Plugs wars’: the power struggle is real for five million households

  • Average household now has 12 portable electronic devices which require charging;
  • Nearly a fifth of households have fallen out over recharging electrical items;
  • Power struggles see 11% of households squabbling when one person unplugs another’s device to charge their own;  
  • 6% have ended up in an actual fight over who gets to power-up their device.  
Airport Queue

Brexit Travel Insurance Warning: Protect your holiday NOW

• Majority of summer holidays booked in Jan/Feb will have no cancellation protection;
• Study of half a million policies reveals 58% are taken out within week of departure;
• Potential Brexit travel chaos and redundancy worries should ‘focus the mind’.

Shoppers

£143m* worth of unwanted gifts to be returned this Christmas

  • Only 69% of returns are successful;
  • More than 4 million people returned an unwanted Christmas gift last year;
  • The average value of unwanted gifts last year was £35.10;
  • 7% say they had a problem returning a gift that was purchased online.
Plane

Drone-t get caught out – know your rights if your flight is delayed

With drones causing travel chaos for tens of thousands of travellers at London’s Gatwick Airport, Matthew Sanders from GoCompare Travel Insurance has issued this guidance to anyone affected who is wondering if they are entitled to compensation, or how their travel insurance might help.

Card Payment

GoCompare partners with Featurespace to strengthen fraud detection and prevention

 New capabilities prevent fraudulent use, while ensuring a frictionless customer experience

Phone Driving

BMW drivers named most dangerous on UK roads

New research from GoCompare Car Insurance reveals BMW drivers are the most likely to speed, run a red light or make an at fault claim.

Shoppers

£143m* worth of unwanted gifts to be returned this Christmas

  • Only 69% of returns are successful;
  • More than 4 million people returned an unwanted Christmas gift last year;
  • The average value of unwanted gifts last year was £35.10;
  • 7% of people say they had a problem returning a gift that was purchased online.