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Car Insurance

Discussion in 'Driving and DVLA' started by joanne75, Jun 11, 2018.

  1. joanne75

    joanne75 · Well-Known Member

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    Anyone know the cheapest place for car insurance please. Type 1
     
  2. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Contact a insurance broker, give them your details and see what they can do for you.
     
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    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    joanne75 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you I will do but looking for companies that specifically deal with diabetes.
     
  5. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Save your legs, and let the broker do it.
     
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    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Brokers advise you to go with the company that gives them the biggest commission.
     
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    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am type 2 but I don't remember being asked any questions about diabetes when getting quotes for car insurance.
     
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    miahara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    By all means check price comparison sites but also check sites that do not advertise on comparison sites as these can often offer better deals.
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I have always been offered a choice of several quotes with the broker I use.
     
  10. joanne75

    joanne75 · Well-Known Member

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    I have just done some quotes declaring it and not and it’s £120 more I was under the impression there were companies who supplied diabetics with insurance and not whacked the price up I’ll google it, yes you do have to declare t1 not sure about t2
     
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    helensaramay Type 1 · Expert

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    I always tell the insurance company I have diabetes but don’t think it makes a big difference in my quote.
    I just use comparison sites ... an check out a few that don’t advertise there.
     
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    Draco16 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, take your pick of a couple of comparison sites and see what you get. When doing your quote don't declare you're T1. When you want to go ahead and purchase do it by phone. Once you've run through the details at that point declare. I've done this numerous times and the premium has never been increased. They would be in a potentially very awkward position if they did.
     
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    ringi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sometimes the automated systems exclude companies who computer can not automatically quote for someone with diabetes. Hence some of the cheaper insurance companies may not to be included if you tick the box on the comparison sites.
     
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    joanne75 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you took your advice and it didn’t change

    Draco16, post: 1807687, member: 467776"]Hi, take your pick of a couple of comparison sites and see what you get. When doing your quote don't declare you're T1. When you want to go ahead and purchase do it by phone. Once you've run through the details at that point declare. I've done this numerous times and the premium has never been increased. They would be in a potentially very awkward position if they did.[/QUOTE]
     
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    red1mot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My premium was not increased by LV when I told them taking insulin and on a 3 year licence they said no problem
     
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