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car insurance not on comparison websites

Some companies choose not to have their car insurance policies listed on comparison sites that show you several quotes in one go. These sites are known as aggregators.

They do this because:

  • They can keep their costs down by not paying commission to comparison sites and pass the savings on with cheap policies

  • They do not want to be undercut by cheaper quotes

Yes, you should get quotes from as many insurers as possible so you can compare as many deals as possible to find the best policy.

You will need to get a quote direct from any insurer that is not on comparison websites. You can do this by phone or online, where some providers will offer you a discount.

Make sure you get quotes from the companies shown in the above comparison together with quotes from an aggregator to make sure you get the best possible deal.

Regardless of whether you use an aggregator or get quotes from companies not on comparison sites you should not just look at price when choosing a policy.

Getting the right cover for you is the most

important thing, so make sure you think about:

  • Would a specialist policy like black box insurance or multi car cover be cheaper?

  • Do you need to add any car insurance extras to your policy?

Find out here about the different types of car insurance and what is covered.

Q

Is it cheaper to pay annually or monthly?

A

Paying annually in one go will usually work out cheaper because you will be charged interest of up to 30% when you pay monthly.

Q

What does car insurance cover?

A

It can cover damage to your and another driver's car after an accident. It can also cover theft, vandalism and fire.

Q

How do we make money from our comparison?

A

We have commercial agreements with some of the companies in this comparison and get paid commission if we help you take out one of their products or services. Find out more here.

You do not pay any extra and the deal you get is not affected.


Category: Auto Insurance

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