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Help to get cheap car insurance for a young driver

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MartinAllen 18 Oct 2010

I passed my test a week ago and i am looking for a car. An old style Corsa or renault is what i would like. but when i do quotes for these im getting quotes saying nearly £4000 what the hell is going on! im young yes, but i shouldnt be branded the same as every other young driver. some of us dont want to thrape the cars we get. can anybody help me to get a cheaper quote and how to do so? thanks


themslygers 25 Oct 2010

unfortuatley this is the current economical situation the country is in. your best bet is to find an old (and i don't mean 5 years, we're talking 10+) car with low engine capacity (1 litre max) you may have to get an 'un-cool' car unfortuately, do your pass plus (this took £700 of my premium when i passed) and get it insured with those specialised companies for young drivers (in that book they give you when you pass your test). make sure you collect 5+ seperate quotes, don't just use the comparison websites. and make sure they recognise your pass plus as well. tie it all together and you'll hopefully get a quote for less than £2000. hope this helps. - and oh yeah, whatever you do, don't speed and show off cos this will defo lead to a crash. don't listen to anyone ripping into your sensible driving and your premium year by year will drop like a brick.

anonymous_2 07 Apr 2013

There's also insurance companies offering little box(admiral) which is like a black ox in a plane it records your driving admiral offer a discount if U have the box fitted and cheaper premiums the year after I've used admiral as an example but there may be other insurers offering this obviously if you drive like a loon then this is no good