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Old 3rd January 2022, 02:00 PM
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Approximately 650 (so about right ), according to Admiral ....

It's amazing what a short chat with your insurance company can do, just before renewal time. .

So that's Herman renewed this year for less than 150 (or ~ two front tyres ), and my Tesla covered for less than 500 - i.e. a 50% discount from what they originally "offered" me on auto renewal, which was - unusually - already less than last year's premium .
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Old 3rd January 2022, 03:42 PM
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Result! I never accept a renewal quote, even if it is better or the same as last year's premium.
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Just gone through the same thing with a 2 car policy with Admiral. They dropped 70 to 150 for the 8 and 180 for the Freelander. I just needed to provide another quote (from QuotemeHappy aka Aviva) and they managed to find some room for manoeuvre. As you say, Steve, 30mins well spent.
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Just gone through the same thing with a 2 car policy with Admiral. They dropped 70 to 150 for the 8 and 180 for the Freelander. I just needed to provide another quote (from QuotemeHappy aka Aviva) and they managed to find some room for manoeuvre. As you say, Steve, 30mins well spent.
What amused/pleased me this time David was that I didn't even have to try - other than saying at the start of the conversation that I wanted to check the best way of "shuffling" the various NCBs on my cars before getting a comparison from LV. Virtually no effort on my part, which is a first, I think
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(2) 2002 D2 S8 Final Edition: Bulletproof and faultless: Brilliant Black with Extended (Red!) Leather. Three-times winner of Best D2 1st prize
(3) 1997 Fiat Coupe 20v Turbo: Scots (! ) Green. Fragile, but beautiful.
(4) 2010 Fiat Panda 100HP. White Pandamonium (Final Edition!!). Pure old-fashioned 6-speed go-karting.
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Old 4th January 2022, 12:28 AM
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There is a new law now in place, since 1st January, to prevent price walking for loyal customers.

The law is that they must offer existing customers at least the same deal as they would a new customer
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