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Do I need to insure a car before scrappage?


I'm enquiring about scrappage deals and am wondering if I need to have the car insured as I can't afford a new car until 2017 and the insurance is due for renewal on my car now and as I don't need the car until January I don't know if I need to reinsure it before then.


Filed under scrappage - Asked by Rita Bo (Tipperary) - Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:29

Can I not use scrappage if car won't start?


We are seriously considering scrapping a Fiat Cinquecento that we have owned from new. The car's NCT is due in August, it's taxed etc. have been to a dealership (Hyundai) who have given it the thumbs up. However, today, the car has just stopped and won't start, may be electrics or a new battery. Would this mean the car can now not be scrapped?



Filed under scrappage - Asked by Neil Farrell (Dublin) - Sat, 28 May 2016 15:28

Can I trade my damaged Santa Fe in?


My 2004 Hyundai Sante Fe was just written off by the insurance company. Car is still driving, with only some medium bumper damage. It has a bull bar up front and a tow bar out back. Another car rear-ended me. My car was up to date with tax, insurance and NCT all good. Will I qualify for a scrappage scheme? I'm thinking of getting a new Berlingo or Peugeot van.

Thank you

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Stephen Larkin (Galway) - Sun, 10 Apr 2016 19:17

How can I get scrappage for my Hyundai?

Hi, I have a 2004 Hyundai Getz that I'd like to sell for scrappage. How do I get a quote with you? The last place quoted 75 Euro. This seems very low for a good car.


L Morrison

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Leni Morrison (Dublin) - Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:55

What is the best 'scrappage' deal this year?

What is the best scrappage deal for cars this year?

Filed under scrappage - Asked by T Treacher (Galway ) - Sat, 16 Jan 2016 13:03

Can I get a used car on scrappage?

Hi I have a car from three years a go, a 2000 model bought second hand and I want to buy other one second hand from 2007. Will I be eligible for scrappage?

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Pedro Boussinet (Clane) - Mon, 14 Dec 2015 23:45

How does the car scrappage scheme work?

How does the car scrappage scheme work? Is it up to individual garages or are there a set of guidelines?

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Nicola Kelly (Drogheda) - Mon, 23 Nov 2015 19:11

Does my broken down car qualify for scrappage?

My car has recently broken down, head gasket has gone, can I still qualify for a scrappage scheme?

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Mark K (Dublin) - Tue, 03 Nov 2015 17:39

Does my car need to drive to avail of scrappage?

My husband is doing a scrappage scheme with a garage. Deposit is already paid. We have been away and my husband went to start his car and it won't start. The garage said in order to avail of the scrappage scheme you have to be able to drive car to garage. Is this true?

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Frances O' Driscoll (Stepaside,) - Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:44

What's the best way to scrap my old Volvo?

Hi there, I have a 15-year old Volvo I would like to scrap; can you tell me the best way to go about this?

Many thanks, Annemarie

Filed under scrappage - Asked by Annemarie Andreasson (Dublin) - Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:42

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