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    • AlanB1979
    • By AlanB1979 19th Sep 19, 4:58 PM
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    Best Car Insurance for new-ish but older driver - almost 40
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    • 19th Sep 19, 4:58 PM
    Best Car Insurance for new-ish but older driver - almost 40 19th Sep 19 at 4:58 PM

    Could someone advise on who would be best for cheap car insurance for an older driver.

    To explain, I have several years experience in my home country however since moving to the UK /London 7 years ago I have not had the need to drive, pubic transport has been more than sufficient.

    In the last year I have been getting out of the city more and exploring the UK, its now time to get back on the road. As I like to surf I am considering an SUV so I can haul my stuff with me and that of my friends.

    With that in mind could someone recommend an insurance provider that would take into consideration a new-ish (as I have not driven in several years but still know how) driver about to hit 40. I will be taking top up lessons in Oct before resitting the test as my old licence has been out of date for several years. I intend to have passed by end of Nov all going well.

    A few further questions too, would an insurance provider take into consideration time spent driving a rented car as proof of driving competency?

    Would getting black box insurance and doing an intensive driving course help reduce my first years premium?

    Any advice greatly appreciated!

    Thanks in advance!
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    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 25th Sep 19, 1:53 AM
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    • 25th Sep 19, 1:53 AM
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    • 25th Sep 19, 1:53 AM
    There are no insurance companies that are cheaper than the rest for everyone.

    My insurer may quote triple the price for you and may quote triple the price for me if i moved one street away.
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