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driving with dogs

Drivers in the doghouse: more than 1.7 million motorists could be risking a £5,000 fine for ignoring this rule

15% of dog owning motorists admit to driving with their pet unrestrained in the car – which is against the Highway Code

aeroplane travel

One in four Brits book travel insurance just hours before jetting off

According to new data from Go.Compare, lone travellers are the least likely to book policies well in advance.

easter pets

Don’t egg-nore Easter hazards, warn pet experts

Only 8 in 10 realise chocolate is toxic to dogs and cats – and so is the classic hot cross bun

driving tests

Testing your patience: ahead of rule changes to driving test re-booking, Go.Compare reveal the hardest places to pass

  • The hardest places to pass your driving test include locations in metropolitan London and Birmingham
  • Less than 3 in 10 people pass their tests at the hardest test centres – compared to 9 in 10 people at the best
broadband

Be broadband barter ready – as price hikes of up to 14.4% are due in April

  • Increases to broadband packages come in on March 31st or April 1st
  • Around seven million households* could be out of contract and free to move tariffs
  • New Go.Compare research finds that broadband and TV packages are the most popular products to haggle
car park

Is GIPP driving up car insurance fees?

Go.Compare research reveals that the number of car insurance products now charging admin fees has risen in the 12 months since GIPP came into force

driving tests

More than 2.1million* drivers have stayed with the same car insurer for more than a decade

  • New research reveals those aged 65+ are more likely to continue with the same car insurer for ten years or more
  • Motorists in the East Midlands are the most loyal region in Britain
Cash at home

A third of Brits are haggling on bills due to cost-of-living crisis, new research reveals

  • Around 33% of UK population are bartering on bills or other financial costs
  • A further 24% say they intend to do so
  • People living in the Northeast of England are more likely to haggle than elsewhere in the UK
  • Broadband and TV are the most popular products to barter on
  • Men and those aged 55 and over are more likely to haggle
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New data shows the best day to buy home insurance

If you buy your policy 27 days before your renewal, you could pay around 19% less than if you buy the day before your renewal