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bigbo



Member Since: 07 Jul 2014
Location: Derbyshire
Posts: 366

United Kingdom 2006 Range Rover Supercharged 4.2 SC V8 Buckingham Blue
Renewed my insurance

Just renewed my insurance changed from Saga who I have been with for 2 years and changed to Tesco, Excess changed from £500 to £300 otherwise identical. Saga wanted £250 ish Tesco £190.

So the new rules have not affected me, is that because as Martin Lewis says, I've renewed before the 1st of Jan? My due date is the 12th Jan.

Are the insurance companies that stupid? I think not, so do the new rules make any difference?

What is everyone else's experience?

David Range Rover 4.2 Supercharged 2006
Ford Focus EcoBoost 1.5 2017
MG TF 2003

Previous Cars of note
Land Rover Discovery 2
Jaguar Mk2 3.8 - Company car
MG Midget 1974 - Concours

Post #618098 31st Dec 2021 12:43am
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mjdronfield



Member Since: 04 Nov 2011
Location: Derbyshire
Posts: 6520

United Kingdom 2011 Range Rover Vogue SE TDV8 Buckingham Blue

Mine is due on 15th…. Was with AA. Paid £351 last year. Their renewal came in at £347.

Went on the old Go Compare and £284 was the cheapest. Think that was with SAGA…. Rang AA to say to cancel auto renewal (another thing I despise) and I told them they need to match it at least…. £340 came the reply…. No….. (basic maths eluding them at this point…) what about £331?…. No… you need to match £284…. They put me on hold for a bit… £284 it is then… happy with that. Excess was £600 more on the other £284….

So I’ve no idea what will actually change from tomorrow, as I go through a similar thing each year. Maybe any increases will be cancelled out by the fact most of us probably doing less miles perhaps… working from home etc… plus my car is mostly in a locked garage in the day now, not mainly in a work car park.

Perhaps it’s in 12 months we will be able to tell better. There is the thinking that renewal as a new customer prices will go up a bit, so renewal prices for existing customers don’t have to come down so much…

Thumbs Up 2011 Range Rover Vogue SE 4.4 TDV8

Previous cars :
2003 Range Rover Vogue TD6
1999 Discovery Td5 ES
1995 BMW M5 3.8 6 speed
1992 Range Rover 3.9 Efi Vogue
1992 BMW M5 3.8
1988 BMW 735i SE
1989 Ford Sierra XR4x4 2.9i
1981 Ford Fiesta Supersport

Post #618137 31st Dec 2021 10:37am
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northernmonkeyjones



Member Since: 24 Mar 2012
Location: derby
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United Kingdom 2016 Range Rover Autobiography SDV8 Santorini Black

Persistence is the key.

I’m always a bit wary of fine print in policies when it comes to towing and caravans.

Quite a lot of policies are not worded right so the biggest legal caravans are excluded. I’ve found a policy with Swift cover which I’m happy covers me, and short of reading through all the replacement policy docs before buying there’s no way of knowing so I’m happy to have a “chat” with Swift before renewing. Do a quick meercat, then take it to them. Let them try and get as close a possible.

One of my labourers uses AA and he’s been able to squeeze his renewal prices down too. There is nothing that can't be fixed with a hammer😜😜
FFRR 4.4 SDV8 Autobiography Santorini Black.
Fiat 500x 1.4 multiair Lounge 2015
2010 LR D4 Commercial 2.7 TDV6

Post #618281 1st Jan 2022 1:46pm
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V8 Bob



Member Since: 15 Mar 2018
Location: Cumbria
Posts: 198

United Kingdom 2012 Range Rover Westminster TDV8 Ipanema Sand

Just renewed mine Saga wanted £229 up £9;from last year gone with RAC @ £192. 2012 tdv8 Westminster arrived Jan 19

200 TDi discovery bobtail gone
RR classic v8 bobtail gone
300 tdi Discovery 3 dr gone

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