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2024 news

AA Home Insurance reveals top desires for moving home in 2024

Garden tops wish list for homeowners

17 May 2024

Quarter of Renters Shun Home Insurance

1 in 10 homeowners say they have no insurance at all

03 April 2024

2023 news

Uninsured driving conviction statistics 2022

The number of drivers found guilty at court for insurance related offences exceeded 117,000, with a third of convictions handed to drivers keeping a vehicle without insurance

20 November 2023

Accident rates increase by a quarter once the clocks go back

“When the clocks go back and the evenings draw in, crashes are more likely to happen” says AA Accident Assist MD

26 October 2023

Insurers remove windscreen cover

AA Insurance is advising drivers to check their car insurance policy as some insurers are removing windscreen cover

06 October 2023


Vehicle theft increases in 2022

“The rise in vehicle and residential thefts are worrying for everyone” says AA Insurance MD

23 May 2023

Car theft up 29% with concerns of more to come

AA reveals top three Do’s & Don’t’s to protect cars

21 February 2023

2022 news

Accident Assist launches digital claims journey

Accident Assist sees 135% increase in calls last weekend due to cold weather.

13 December 2022

Uninsured cars taken off roads

More than half a million uninsured cars have been seized since 2018 according to information collated by AA Insurance..

3 October 2022

Storm claims update: Eunice wasn’t nice and Franklin wasn’t much better

AA Insurance Services have been working hard across the weekend as customers start making raising claims following Storm Eunice.

22 February 2022

2021 news

On a wing (mirror) and a prayer: More than 14 million cars driven with damage

“Damage can be like an iceberg” warns AA Insurance MD

17 September 2021

EV Insurance worries

Two thirds of drivers have insurance worries when charging an electric vehicle

9 June 2021

Through the virtual keyhole

A fifth use online property sites for home improvement inspiration

27 April 2021

Should I stay or should I go? Holidays in 2021 remain uncertain

Come fly with me? Hope for tourism revival as more than half of Brits could holiday this year – AA Insurance

11 January 2021

2020 news

Ghost brokers lead to nightmare for drivers

Ghost brokers trick drivers into thinking they have insurance when they don’t or use false documents

18 November 2020

Brits say help our pubs, shops and plumbers

Two-thirds of Brits say that the UK hospitality trade needs the most economic assistance

23 June 2020

Travel insurance questions during coronavirus

Find out about buying insurance, making a claim and other questions which have come out of the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

30 March 2020

Flybe flight cancellations

Here's what to do if you're affected.

6 March 2020

2019 news

Catalytic converter thefts increase tenfold in 2019.

Thieves target expensive exhaust components

20 December 2019

What would you grab if your house was on fire?

Laptops, photo albums and jewellery top the list of things people would grab first if their house was on fire.

10 July 2019

flybmi flight cancellations

On the 16 February the flybmi airline ceased trading, leaving travellers at home and abroad without an onward flight. Here's what to do in case your flight has been cancelled.

18 February 2019

2018 news

Drivers might need Green Cards again

The prospect of a no-deal Brexit, meaning no transition period, will mean that insurance 'Green Cards' are likely to be required for UK drivers venturing across the Channel or into the Republic of Ireland from 29 March 2019.

28 November 2018

Going without travel insurance

Not only are travellers leaving their valuables behind, some don't even bother to take insurance abroad, according to our summer survey.

21 August 2018

Pothole claims rise

Potholes are costing drivers and their insurers at least £1 million per month due to massive car repair bills, according to AA estimates.

11 May 2018

2017 news

Monarch flight cancellations

Advice from the Civil Aviation Authority on what to do if you have flights booked with Monarch.

3 October 2017

Claims discount rate bill

The AA has welcomed the government's announcement that it will put new legislation before Parliament (7 September) which could see the so-called discount (or Ogden) rate for car insurance claims reset.

7 September 2017

Uninsured car drivers – accidents rise

The AA says that the reported rise in collisions involving uninsured drivers is deeply depressing but was avoidable.

29 August 2017

Car and home insurance news – 2017 Q1

Our take on the latest premium price movements for drivers and homeowners.

27 April 2017

Save money on energy bills with boiler cover

Our boiler cover now comes with a free energy switching service, finding the best available energy deals for our customers and switching them throughout the year.

23 February 2017

Brits are driven to ski

As Brits set off to enjoy a winter sports holiday, more than a fifth are likely to to drive. But have they remembered breakdown cover and travel insurance?

18 February 2017

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