Posts Tagged‘car’

Buying a Used Car? 6 Things to Look Out For

The individual who first coined the Latin phrase “caveat emptor” (let the buyer beware) had probably just bought a busted chariot. Seriously though, it’s really good advice when you’re considering the purchase of pre-owned transportation. Here are six things to look out for when buying a used car. Assess Your Needs Before charging out and jumping into the first appealing thing you see, take some time to consider your lifestyle and make sure the car you buy serves it well. Do you have children? Do you have an older parent for whom you’re caring? Do you like to camp, hunt,…

Key Considerations to Make Before Buying a Car

Source Two months ago I bought my very first car and I wanted to talk a little today about the experience that I had and some considerations which you need to make if you are planning on buying a car soon. I was initially a little worried about the car buying process, I don’t really know a great deal about cars or prices and thankfully with a little bit of help form the internet and from the guys down at American Federal Auto, I was able to get the car that I wanted at a great price. I spent a lot…

Motor Insurance Pit Falls

Most insurance customers understand the term “excess” but not everyone appreciates the implications. An excess is a form of “self-insurance” or in other words a potential cost to the customer if a claim occurs. Whatever the cost of the claim, the excess is payable for the amount agreed except where the total of the claim is less than the excess amount – in which case the excess equals the cost of the claim. Most policies from large car rental companies such as Hertz and Europcar carry an excess of some kind and most discerning customers will attempt to choose a low excess…