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I can't get insurance on my old Honda!


Is it legal to increase the price of an insurance premium times five? I was paying €400 last year (seven years NCB plus for 55 per cent discount) for a 1999 Honda Accord. I've got letter from my current insurer (AIG), with a new quote for €1,998. When I rang them, they told me the reason was that my car is too old! Car passing NCT every year, no problems whatsoever, no convictions either. Another two broker companies and three individual insurers have declined me for the same reason.

Any ideas?

Filed under insurance - Asked by Joe Black (Dublin 18) - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 21:10

Who will insure my 2003 Honda S2000?

What insurance companies will cover my 2003 Honda S2000? Currently with Aviva and it's up for renewal next month.



Filed under insurance - Asked by Barry Jones (Dublin) - Sat, 02 Jan 2016 21:03

I can't insure my 1999 Honda Civic. Help!


I am a 34-year-old with a 1999 Honda Civic four-door. NCT passed every year and I have been declined insurance this year. I have a full clean driver licenve for over seven years and no penalty points, no convictions. FBD, Aviva, Axa and AA quoted €1,300; Liberty €1,020; and RSA Via Campion €791.88. I cannot get a personal loan or finance as I am either not earning enough or I can not afford the repayments. What's a girl to do?

Filed under insurance - Asked by Martha Clancy (Longford ) - Wed, 06 Jan 2016 12:06

What insurance options for an older car?

My car is year 2000 and I can't get insurance due to being out of the country for only a year! Anywhooooo, what are my best options now? Have cancelled NCT and not buying tax!

Filed under insurance - Asked by Ash Aisling - Wed, 11 Nov 2015 13:31

Can you help me find insurance for my older car?

Hi there, it's John Hewitt again!

I'm desperate to get some reasonably priced insurance for my car. The situation is that I own a Renault 19 TR in excellent condition but because it's 24 years old (March 1990) and I use it as my main vehicle it can't come under classic car insurance and no other insurance company will insure it! I'm currently insured with Aviva and have been since 2003, 65 years of age, never made a claim, do less than 3,000 miles a year and have a clean driver's licence yet they still 'hammer' me every year. What price loyalty eh?

In normal circumstances I'd go elsewhere but they know I can't because no one else will insure me just because I use my vehicle on a regular basis. Can you please help me at all?

Filed under insurance - Asked by John Hewitt (Nenagh) - Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:52

What is the market value for a 2006 Ford Focus 1.6 diesel?

What is the market value for a 2006 Ford Focus 1.6 diesel (for insurance purposes)?

Filed under insurance - Asked by Anna Murphy (Dublin) - Fri, 15 May 2015 16:39

How can I up my Almera's performance?

Hi guys, I have a 2007 Nissan Almera 1.5 SXE; are there any parts I can get to make it have a bit more power? Would it be possible to get a turbocharger installed in that model or K&N filter? Don't know if it's possible.

Thanks, it's so sluggish and I can't afford to insure anything bigger at the moment.

Filed under insurance - Asked by Michael Shannon (Daingean) - Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:09

What should I do about my car insurance?

I am a new learner driver and hold a provisonal licence. I am interested in buying a Peugeot 206 1.1-litre. I am 24 years old; roughly how much would it cost me to insure and who are the cheapest insurance for girls? Thank you

Filed under insurance - Asked by Kirsty Harris-green (Stourbridge ) - Fri, 09 Jan 2015 00:43

Where should a young woman go to insure a Golf GT?

I'm looking to insure a 2008 Volkswagen Golf GT 140hp, but all I have is a learner permit for three years and one ear no claims as a named driver. Cheapest quote yet was €3,500. Any good cheap insurers you can recommend? I am 22 and female.

Filed under insurance - Asked by Nicola Lawlor (Limerick) - Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:38

Any idea how much insurance will be on a Toyota Corolla?

I'm 17 and bought a Toyota Corolla 1.3; around how much would insurance be on that does anyone have any idea?

Filed under insurance - Asked by Cinta Smith - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:21

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