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Compare car insurance. Which is right for you?

With the different types of car insurance available, which type should you choose? Find out more about the options you have when it comes to protecting yourself and your vehicle

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Toyota Corolla Altis

Best cars for COE renewals

As more Singaporeans renew their COEs, we ask which cars stand the test of time? Which cars make the best investment over time? Find out more.

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private settlement after an accident

When should you do a private settlement after an accident?

In most cases, when you get into an accident you would want to file a claim with your insurer. But there are times when it may be wiser to opt for a private settlement

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buying used cars

Used cars in Singapore. Where to buy and why

Buying a used car in Singapore can give you a headache. We’re here to help. Find out the best places to buy depending on your needs and budget.

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vehicle emissions

Making sense of vehicle emissions tests

Vehicle emissions tests. More acronyms, more changes and even more confusion. Here we try to make sense of the new testing procedures and how they will impact motorists in Singapore.

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motoring penalties

New harsher motoring penalties for irresponsible drivers

Increased fines and penalties for motorists in Singapore caught driving irresponsibly. Find out what this means.

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speeding offences

Speeding offences and their penalties in Singapore

The Traffic Police in Singapore has introduced new speed cameras and enhanced penalties to curb speeding

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Spot Motor Insurance Fraud

How to spot motor insurance fraud

There’s up to $10,000 reward money being offered if you report insurance fraud. But how do you spot insurance fraud? Find out what to look out for.

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Road Tax Singapore

Road Tax Singapore. All you need to know

Renewing your road tax in Singapore is a simple affair. Here we tell you all you need to know about it. Learn about the pre-requisites to doing it as well

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Car Pooling in Singapore

Carpool Singapore. Get the facts.

All your questions about carpooling in Singapore answered, including car insurance matters and LTA guidelines. Get all the facts here.

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Loading up your car or motorbike. Big fails caught on dashcam

Overloading your vehicle can land you with a hefty fine and up to 6 demerit points. Check out these dashcam videos taken on Singapore roads to find out how not to pack your vehicle.

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car accident

Will being involved in a car accident increase your premiums?

Most people think that being involved in a car accident can lead to a hefty increase in your car insurance premiums. However, there are exceptions to this rule.

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easy hacks

Easy hacks to help you save on car insurance

While owning a car can be costly in Singapore, there are a number ways car owners can save on car insurance. Here are some quick and easy hacks to cutting the cost of your car insurance premium.

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What you need to do to make a car insurance claim in Singapore

Find out all you need to know after a road accident and the process involved in making a car insurance claim in Singapore. Your expert guide.

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renew your COE

Certificate of Entitlement (COE) renewal. A handy guide

It is worth renewing your COE? Find out what you will save by renewing your COE instead of buying a new or used car. Plus, how to renew your COE.

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Authorised workshops. What are they? And can you choose your own?

As an insurance company, it’s our job to help you buy the right car insurance. You want to know more about authorised workshops – we answer

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Drive Safe Today

Bad drivers caught on dashcam blacklisted by Budget Direct Insurance

Singapore motorists caught driving recklessly on camera have been blacklisted and banned from buying motor insurance with Budget Direct Insurance. It is all part of a wider initiative to encourage safer driving.

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singapore tunnel

Drive safe in Singapore’s tunnels. Here’s what you need to know.

Useful tips for Singaporean motorists faced with an emergency in a tunnel. From a car crash and breaking down, to running out of petrol. Here’s what you need to know.

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owning car insurance singapore

How much does it cost to own a car in Singapore in 2019?

What are the costs of owning a car in Singapore in 2019? We do a full breakdown of all the costs involved including buying a new motor and the yearly running costs such as petrol and road tax. Get the full details.

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your car warning lights

Car warning lights. Guide for Singapore motorists

Car warning symbols explained for drivers on the roads in Singapore. Find out what they are and what to do when these cryptic warning symbols come on (stay lit and won’t go away.)

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car resale value

How to increase your car’s resale value. Expert tips

Keeping your car in good condition can increase its resale value by up to 20%. Here are some expert tips on how to get top dollar for your used car in Singapore.

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traffic rules

Why do Singaporeans flout traffic rules?

While generally law-abiding, Singaporeans seem to be taking road safety for granted. According to a survey, they appear to seize any opportunity to violate traffic rules

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online driving licence

How to get your online driving licence

Singapore citizens, PRs and foreigners are now required to make online applications for their qualified driving licence. Here’s an easy guide to getting your driving licence online.

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Toyota Vios vs Honda Jazz

Between the Toyota Vios and Honda Jazz, which is worth buying?

Which is better value for money between the Toyota Vios and the Honda Jazz in Singapore? Which one should you choose? Get expert advice.

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Skoda Kodiaq

Can simple also be smart? Ask the Skoda Kodiaq.

The Skoda Kodiaq in Singapore. Should you buy one? Get honest car reviews from Budget Direct Insurance.

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Buying a used car in Singapore

Buying a used car in Singapore. Tell-tale signs it’s been in an accident

Meta des – When it comes to buying a secondhand car you want to make sure it’s not been involved in a previous accident. But what are the signs to look out for? Find out.

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best electric cars singapore

Is it worth switching to an electric car?

The best electric cars in Singapore. Is it time to come clean and go electric? Save the planet and your cash. Find out more.

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car on fire

What to do if your car catches fire in Singapore.

If my car catches fire what should I do and am I covered? Expert advice. Plus see footage of a car fire in Singapore and how quickly it gets out of control.

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chinese cars

Chinese cars are coming. A good thing for car lovers?

Chinese cars are coming. What’s the latest news and will car lovers in Singapore benefit?

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accident with a foreign motorist

Accident with a foreign motorist. Your stress-free guide.

Need help after an accident with a foreign motorist? Expert tips here

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car value depreciation

How much is your car really worth?

Calculate the actual cost of your car. Car value depreciation explained.

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car insurance fraud

Car insurance fraud on the rise in Singapore. 4 tips to keep you safe.

Watch out! Car insurance fraud is on the rise in Singapore. The best ways to protect yourself.

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Autonomous cars

Autonomous cars. Insurance dream or nightmare for customers?

Most car drivers think they are very skilled. The actual facts speak differently. If autonomous cars can decrease the risk of accidents caused by driver error, how could that affect your Car insurance?

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Pay by instalments

Car insurance payment. Smart ways to save + avoid hidden costs

Pay car insurance up front or in installments? How to make a smarter choice.

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autonomous driving

Autonomous driving. Should you be scared or excited?

In simple terms, autonomous driving means that cars will be able to drive themselves without human input. So what’s it all about? And should you be worried or excited?

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Autonomous cars. Who’s leading the drive?

Do you enjoy driving? You’re showing your age. Autonomous vehicles are the way of the future. Although there is resistance. Everything you need to know here

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Audi A5 Coupe

Audi A5 Coupe. Absolutely upmarket

The Audi A5 Coupe has received acclaim as one of Audi’s better-looking cars and this new version looks set to build upon those accolades. Here’s our honest road test.

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free parking

Budget Singapore. Top 4 places for free parking

Top places to find free parking in Singapore from Budget Direct Insurance.

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bmw

Alpina XD3 Power player or hooligan?

The Alpina XD3 – what’s it all about? Here’s an honest road test.

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Volvo V90 Cross Country

Audi A3 Sedan 1.0 TFSI - Fast or furious?

The Audi A3 Sedan 1.0 – what’s it all about? Here’s an honest road test.

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Infiniti Q50 Red Sport

Cool cars for senior drivers. Top 3 sedans

Stylish sedans for senior drivers. Our road tested top three from the experts at Budget Direct Insurance.

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Porsche

Cool Cars for Senior Drivers 3 Sports Cars That Rock!

Sport cars for senior drivers. Our road tested top three from the experts at Budget Direct Insurance.

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car stolen

Singaporean neighbourhoods with the most crime

We look at Singapore’s safest neighbourhoods plus the country’s most crime prone areas including those where you’re most likely to get your car stolen.

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Buying a parallel import

Buying a parallel import. Is it worth it, and why?

Life is too short to drive a car you don’t like. Want to buy a parallel import in Singapore? Pros and cons here

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5 car fluid checks

Extend your car’s life. 5 car fluid checks to keep bills down

Want to save more money on your car? Car fluid checks to keep you on the road.

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driving in flash floods

Driving in flash floods. Hot spots in Singapore and safety tips

Want to know which roads in Singapore experience the worst flash floods? Plus expert tips on how to handle your motor in a flood. Everything you need to stay safe.

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You’ve seen a better deal on car insurance. But how easy is it to switch?

Want to switch car insurers and get a better deal? Steps to take when you decide to switch to a different car insurer.

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car accidents

Worst car accidents in Singapore involving rivers.

Some of the worst car accidents in Singapore have involved rivers. What can we learn from this type of crash?

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Worst car accidents in Singapore involving pile ups.

Some of the worst car accidents in Singapore have involved pile ups. What can we learn from this type of crash?

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Women pay a lot less for car insurance in Singapore

Women pay a lot less for car insurance in Singapore. Find out why.

Women in Singapore are safer drivers than men. And there’s no disputing the facts and figures that show women have fewer accidents. It means they pay less for car insurance too.

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What is a Certificate of Entitlement (COE)?

Acronyms such as COE, VQS and PQP can be mind boggling. Here is an easy guide to help make sense of the basics of your Ceritificate of Entitlement (COE).

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What happens if you get caught driving without car insurance

What are the penalties for driving without car insurance in Singapore? Is it worth risking? Find out what happens if you’re caught out.

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Volkswagen Tiguan. Eager and well equipped!

The Volkswagen Tiguan – an eager, well-equipped SUV. Here’s an honest road test.

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Using a handphone inside your car. What you need to know

Is it an offence in Singapore for a driver to use their handphone whilst stationary at traffic lights? Find out what the law says when it comes to using your handphone in your car.

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Renault Zoe

Unsure about going electric? The new Renault Zoe might change your mind

We all know electric cars are the future but we also have valid concerns about reliability, battery lifespan and access to charging points. But one car might just be the nudge we need. Check out the new Renault Zoe.

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toyota wish

Toyota Wish

The Toyota Wish is one of Singapore’s favourite MPVs. What’s it like? Here’s an honest road test.

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Toyota vs Honda

Toyota v Honda. Same price but which one should you buy?

The Toyota and Honda are Singaporeans favourite car makes according to a new report. Find out how much they cost to buy including car insurance. Plus get expert tips on which one you should choose.

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Toyota Corolla Altis

Toyota Corolla Altis. It’s better, but how much?

The Toyota Corolla Altis is one of the most popular cars in Singapore. Altis lovers will be delighted to know that their favourite car has now received a mid-life update to its 11th generation model. So what’s it like? Here’s an honest road test.

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Top 3 crossover cars

Senior drivers. Top 3 crossover cars

Crossover cars for senior drivers. Our road tested top three from the experts at Budget Direct Insurance.

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Toyota Vios

The new Toyota Vios. Easy on your wallet?

We quite like the Toyota Vios but does your wallet? Full details on running costs including insurance fees.

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Smoking in your car

Smoking in your car. Is it allowed in Singapore?

Smoking in cars. What is the law in Singapore? And what are the dangers? Budget Direct Insurance answers your questions and clears the air.

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In a hurry? Here’s what NOT to do. Caught on dashcam!

Impatient and inconsiderate Singapore drivers are caught on dashcam. Find out what not to do when you’re in a hurry. Some good lessons for all of us.

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Safe drivers pay less for motor insurance.

Singapore safe drivers make a saving on their car insurance. Find out exactly how much you can save by driving carefully.

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singapore parking app

Parking.sg. Welcome to the Singapore parking app!

An app called Parking.sg lets you pay your parking on your phone, charging your credit or debit card. It will alert you when your paid parking time is nearly up and you can extend your stay easily.

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Singapore motoring offences in Malaysia

Singapore motoring offences in Malaysia. Don’t get caught out!

How to check if you have a traffic offence across the border.

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warranty restriction

New rules take the sting out of car servicing costs.

Find out what the impact of lifting car warranty restrictions is having on Singapore motorists. Is it good news? Get the latest here.

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singapore driver

What type of Singapore driver are you?

On the busy roads in Singapore you may encounter five types of drivers - do you recognize yourself?

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driving simulation

Training Singapore’s learner motorists, virtually

From 2019 all new learner motorists in Singapore will have to undergo a simulation training test before they can get their driving licence. Get the facts here.

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Shower your car with some love and attention before the rain gets to it

Prep your car before Singapore’s monsoon season begins. Expert tips. Plus find out where the latest flooding prone hotspots are.

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Volvo V90 Cross Country

Cool cars for senior drivers. Top 3 station wagons

Sleek station wagons for senior drivers. Our road tested top three, from the experts at Budget Direct Insurance.

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senior drivers

Senior drivers + road safety. Time for the hard truth!

Researchers found that, senior drivers do not present a safety hazard. They analysed whether elderly drivers cause more crashes or not and found the following hard truth…

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Road trip Singapore

Road trip Singapore. Away from the crowds, back in time

Want to see crocodiles, monitor lizards, herons, kingfishers and even sea otters? Here’s a quick road trip planner for a #singapore adventure

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dashboard clutter

The real dangers of dashboard clutter in Singapore.

In the Philippines dangling items in cars are considered a dangerous distraction and are banned. In Singapore we love to decorate our car interiors. But what are the risks?

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Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Range Rover Evoque Convertible Rugged, and roofless!

The most attention-grabbing orange thing since Donald Trump, and arguably the most shocking thing to come out of Great Britain since Brexit. Say hello to the Range Rover Evoque Convertible. Rugged and roofless. So what’s it all about, and should you buy one?

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Drive safely while fasting during Ramadan in Singapore. Get expert tips.

Singapore motorists take extra care while driving during Ramadan. Fasting can affect the body. Get expert tips on driving safely while fasting.

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Preventing hot car deaths in Singapore

Preventing hot car deaths in Singapore. What you need to know

Leaving a child or pet in the car, either out of negligence or for the sake of convenience, can be potentially fatal. This is because of the dangers posed by heatstroke and suffocation.

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parking rage sg

Clamp down on parking rage

Carparks that drive Singaporeans round the bend.

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Owning a classic car

Owning a classic car. Lessons in love

Protect yourself from classic car problems with these expert tips.

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Opel Mokka X

Opel Mokka X - Hot or not?

The Opel Mokka X - what’s it all about? Here’s an honest road test.

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Off-Peak Cars

Off-Peak Cars. What are they? And should you get one?

Off-peak cars. Only spotted at certain times in Singapore. What actually is an OPC, and why would you get one? Advice from Budget Direct Insurance.

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Kia Cerato K3

The Kia Cerato K3 is handsome but how well does it perform?

The Kia Cerato K3 is blessed with sophisticated good looks. But what else does it have to offer? Get no-nonsense car reviews from Budget Direct Insurance.

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The Infiniti Q30

Nissan Infiniti Q30 - Fast, capable and oddly familiar!

The Infiniti Q30 – what’s it all about? Here’s an honest road test.

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new driver

New Driver? 6 expert tips to keep you safe

New driver? Top 6 tips to keep you safe on the road in Singapore.

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Mitsubishi Attrage

Mitsubishi Attrage. Better than the MRT - Budget Direct Insurance

Is the Mitsubishi Attrage the new Lancer? Not exactly, but as an everyday car, the Attrage has its appeal. Here’s an honest road test.

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Manuals versus automatics in Singapore. Which one is right up your street?

Manual cars in Singapore are cheaper to buy and run than automatics. So, should you opt for manual over automatic?

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kia niro

Kia Niro. In love with the shape?

Hybrid cars are hot. As are crossovers, which are selling like hot cakes, except with a higher price tag! Now, say hello to a new combo – the shapely Kia Niro. So what’s it all about, and should you buy one?

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C-HR a Toyota

Is the C-HR a Toyota quite unlike any other? Find out.

The C-HR a Toyota. Should you buy one in Singapore? Honest car reviews from Budget Direct Insurance. We tell it like it is.

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Is premium petrol worth the price?

Premium petrol is expensive in Singapore. Find out if your car really needs it. Expert motoring tips from Budget Direct Insurance.

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Is car insurance cheaper if you’re married?

If you are married or in a domestic partnership, do let your car insurance company know about it. By revealing this, you may be able to obtain lower premiums on your car insurance policy.

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Invite a friend! 4 brilliant ways to relax and play #fomo

If you invite a friend to buy their Car, Motorcycle or Annual Travel insurance from us, you both win. Refer a friend today and get $20*. Your buddy gets 5% off.* Find out more.

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Invite a friend! 4 Kickass things to do in Singapore #bojio

If you invite a friend to buy their Car, Motorcycle or Annual Travel insurance from us, you both win. Refer a friend today and get $20*. Your buddy gets 5% off.*

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Hyundai Avante vs Elantra

Hyundai Elantra vs. Hyundai Avante Capable of trading punches

Step into a Hyundai now and you’ll find a car that’s a world apart from its predecessors. So what is the Hyundai Avante, or Elantra, like? Here’s an honest road test.

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Toyota Prius

Hybrid car. A lot more benefits than a cronut!

One day, a bored chef put together a croissant and a doughnut. The result? The Cronut. The planet could have done without it. But hybrid cars? Better for us, and our planet’s health. So what are the benefits?

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Hybrid car. Ahhh the bliss!

Put simply, a hybrid car is one that runs on two powertrains, an electric motor and a regular engine. Both work seamlessly in various situations to offer maximum fuel efficiency, hence ‘hybrid’. Awesome!

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car insurance premiums

How is car insurance calculated?

You may be confused as to how car insurers calculate the cost of your premium. We look at some common factors insurance companies use to set the cost of your car insurance.

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How does COE open bidding work? Your handy guide.

Does the thought of bidding for your own motor’s COE fill you with dread? Yes, we get it but it’s not as difficult as you may think. You can also get yourself a bargain bid and potentially save thousands. Next time, don’t ask your car dealer to do it. Follow this easy step-by-step guide to COE open bidding.

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Hyundai Kona

The Hyundai Kona is full of Korean drama. Should you get one?

Trust the Koreans to bring the drama and excitement from the television screens and into the cars that roll off their production lines. The Hyundai Kona. Should you buy one? Honest car reviews for Singapore motorists.

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Volkswagen Golf TSI

Volkswagen Golf TSI

Get honest, no nonsense car reviews for Singapore motorists on a budget. Find out whether the Golf hatchback 1.0 series is a pint-sized powerhouse or a pushover.

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Hyundai i30

Hatchback, wagon or fastback? Find your Hyundai i30 match.

The third generation Hyundai i30 range debuted in Singapore with the five-door hatchback variant, and is now joined by a wagon and most recently, a fastback coupe. Which one is right for you? Expert tips.

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grab

Is it cheaper to own a car or use Grab? Get the facts here.

Technological disruption is changing the way we live. Only a decade ago a chauffeur-driven car was a fantasy for most of us, but now with Grab it is an everyday reality.

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new car

Go easy on your new car. Expert tips.

Your new car needs lots of tender loving care. Go easy. Afterall, it cost you a small fortune. Here’s what you need to know to get the best from your new car.

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How to get a cheaper car service in Singapore

With a little care you could get a much cheaper car servicing in Singapore. Here’s how.

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Worst car insurance mistakes. All about fronting

Want to cut the cost of your son or daughter’s car insurance? Read this first.

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E-scooter accidents

E-scooter accidents. Jaw-dropping footage caught on dashcam.

E-scooters are driving Singapore motorists and pedestrians round the bend. But it is hoped that new tighter regulations will see an improvement on our roads. Here is some jaw-dropping footage of e-scooter accidents caught on dashcam.

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Electric cars. Is Dyson ahead? Maybe…

Dyson vs. Jaguar? Electric vehicles are set to take off, and new players are emerging. Who’s ahead, and what does it all mean for car buyers?

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electric cars are coming

Electric cars are coming. How soon?

Will your next car be electric? All the details about who is driving the debate, and who is making the best electric cars on the market.

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Driving over the border. What you need to know

Some car owners can be anxious about driving over the border because they are unsure what to do if they break down or have an accident. Budget Direct Insurance has it covered.

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Don’t buy your car insurance before you’ve read this!

Don’t buy your car insurance before you’ve read this!

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Dogs in cars. Six minutes is all it takes.

Dogs in cars. Warning! Six minutes is all it takes…

Don’t leave your dog in a hot car. Six minutes makes all the difference. Here’s how hot it can get in a car and expert help on how to protect your pet.

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driving your dog wild

Drive your dog wild! 5 dog walks in Singapore

Drive your dog to the best walking spots in Singapore. Here are 5 of the best places for dog walks on the Little Red Dot.

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Most common car accidents in Singapore.

These are the most common car accidents on Singapore roads. But does your motor insurance cover you? Get the facts.

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Dashcam videos to restore your faith in Singapore motorists

Check out these inspiring dashcam videos of Singapore drivers doing good deeds that will help to restore your faith in humanity. Do send us your own dashcam videos too.

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Off-Peak Cars

Dangers of driving in the dark in Singapore and how to stay safe.

Singapore may be well-known for its high-octane Formula 1 Night Race, but for the regular motorist driving at night is not without its own special risks.

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dangers of driving abroad

Understanding the real dangers of driving abroad.

A full safety checklist for Singaporeans driving overseas.

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Does your car insurance cover hail damage in Singapore?

A hailstorm hit Singapore recently. But does your car insurance protect you against hail damage?

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Cheap and good. Not possible? Let’s hear it from our customers.

Insurance companies like to talk and talk but at Budget Direct Insurance we believe our customers have far more interesting things to say…

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car nicknames

Beyonce and David Beckham have one. What’s yours?

Blue Thunder, Princess, Twinkie and The Scooby. Yes, really, these are popular nicknames we give our cars. What do you call yours? #beyonce loves hers.

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Autonomous driving. What’s on offer right now?

Autonomous driving means your car will be able to drive itself without human input. So what’s available now? We take a look at semi-automated functions that point the way to the future of autonomous driving

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budget car hacks

Save an easy 14% on petrol. 4 more #budget car hacks

Want to save more money on your car? Expert car hacks right here.

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PARF and COE cars. The definitive guide

PARF and COE cars. The definitive guide

Get it right when buying a car in Singapore. Expert advice from Budget Direct Insurance

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learn to drive in singapore

First driving lesson. How to prepare for yours

Your first driving lesson is a mix of excitement and anxiety. Here’s how you can prepare for yours.

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learning to drive in singapore

Learning to drive in Singapore: Driving School vs. Private Instructor

Tips and advice to help you make the best choice and get your license

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Learning to drive in Singapore

Learning to drive in Singapore - Part 5: Ace the practical driving test!

Tips and advice to help you relax and pass your practical driving test.

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Learning to drive in Singapore - Part 3: Ace the driving course!

Guide to making a success of your driving course from Budget Direct Insurance’s own learner driver

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Learning to drive in Singapore - Part 1: A quick guide to getting started

Worried about getting your driver’s license? Our very own learner driver shows you how.

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driving in snow

Driving in snow. Winter driving tips to keep you safe

Safety tips for driving in the snow. Hiring a car on holiday is a good option – it gives you independence. Here’s how to navigate winter driving.

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False or inflated car insurance claim. 5 ways to protect yourself

Help and advice for a car insurance claim. Expert ways to protect from false claims

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New car seat research. Advice on travel with newborns

New car seat research. Need to know for Singaporean parents with newborns

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child seatbelts

Child seatbelts. Number 3 may be a life saver

The reasons why some parents still don’t buckle up

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distracted driving

Distracted driving. The cost and 6 ways to stay safe

How to avoid distractions whilst driving. Stay safe with Budget Direct Insurance

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car accidents in singapore

Worst car accidents in Singapore involving dangerous driving.

Some of the worst car accidents in Singapore have involved dangerous driving. What can we learn from this type of crash?

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3 hacks for common car troubles

What To Do If… 3 hacks for common car troubles

Being prepared is half the victory. Advice for common car troubles

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driving in flip-flops

Top 3 dangers of driving in flip-flops

We love flip-flops in sunny Singapore but don’t wear them whilst driving. Top 3 dangers revealed.

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Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Jeep Grand Cherokee. Another huge American personality?

The Jeep Grand Cherokee – what’s it all about? Car guru Ben Chia investigates

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tailgating in singapore

Tailgaters in Singapore. Dangers and how to deal with them

Tailgating in Singapore could land you in court and lead to a driving ban with thousands of dollars in fines if a serious collision occurs as a result. We reveal the dangers and how to deal with them safely

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off peak car

Off-peak car. When is an OPC the smart option?

An Off Peak Car (OPC) is a smart, cost-cutting option that bring motoring expenses right down. Your easy guide to OPCs.

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nissan pusar

Nissan Pulsar. It’s back baby! Car guru Ben Chia investigates

The Nissan Pulsar – what’s it all about? Car guru Ben Chia investigates

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Need options for your 10-15 year old car? No jargon, no math guide

Need help with options for your 10 – 15 year old car? Expert advice from Budget Direct Insurance

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Need car insurance? Avoid this money pit

If the movies have taught us anything it’s that agents can be expensive. They don’t always tell the truth and they spend a lot of time in super cars and casinos.

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Road tax disc

Motoring News. Road tax discs no longer needed

Road tax disc news from the LTA. Declutter your car windscreen from February 15th 2017. All the details here.

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Kiasu drivers

Kiasu drivers in Singapore - How to come out ahead

Beat kiasu drivers and save money on insurance. Find out how.

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Jaguar F-Pace

Jaguar F-Pace. Cool, groovy, slightly mad?

The Jaguar F-Pace – what’s it all about? Car guru Ben Chia investigates

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International driving permit

International driving permit. Easy answers to tough questions

Singaporeans motoring overseas. Do you need an international driving permit? Quick guide here

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car nightmare

Imported car nightmares and how to avoid them

Want to protect your investment when buying an imported car? How to steer clear of the bad guys

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valentines day

Hot wheels. Best Valentine’s Day places to cuddle in your car

Want a secluded cuddle in your car with the one you love? Best places in Singapore to enjoy some alone time this Valentine’s Day. Zoom zoom!

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Singapore street names

From Sago Street to Rotan Lane. Where do Singapore street names come from?

From Sago Street to Rotan Lane…Where do these Singapore street names actually come from?

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driving on the right

Driving on the right. How to adjust and stay safe!

In Singapore we drive on the left. We have our colonial history, specifically the Brits, to thank for this as they brought their driving habits with them. But what about everywhere else? How to survive a holiday while driving on the right

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COE LTA OMV

COE, LTA, OMV - it’s enough to make you CRY

Get it right when buying a car in Singapore. Expert advice from Budget Direct Insurance

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Car insurance excess

Car insurance excess in Singapore. Your smart guide

Car insurance excess in Singapore. Your quick guide.

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Buying your first car

Buying your first car? 4 tips to make the best choice

Want the best advice on buying your first car? Expert tips here.

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drive real bargain

Buying a used car? Tips to drive a real bargain

Protect yourself from used car problems with these expert tips.

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stay safe

Buying a used car in Singapore? Stay SAFE + protect your purchase

Want to protect your investment when buying a used car in Singapore? Expert tips here.

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Buying a used car in Singapore. 5 expensive problems to avoid

Buying a used car in Singapore. 5 expensive problems to avoid

Common used car problems and how to spot them. Expert tips here.

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Cars Autonomous

Autonomous driving. What could possibly go wrong?

As an insurance company, it’s our job to protect you from things that can and do go wrong. Autonomous driving is a thing, and it’s only going to get bigger. What does it mean for you?

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money pit

5 Ways to avoid turning your car into a money pit

Singapore tops the list when it comes to expensive cars. One accolade we could do without! Don’t skip on car maintenance to try save. Five ways to avoid turning your car into a money pit.

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buying used cars online

Buying a used car online? Don’t fall for this

Get it right when buying a used car. Expert advice from Budget Direct Insurance

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how cars are priced in Singapore

How cars are priced in Singapore? Your 2-minute guide

Your quick guide to how cars are priced in Singapore

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extend your car's life

Extend your car’s life. 5 wheel checks to keep bills down

Want to save more money on your car? Wheel and tyre tips to keep you rolling.

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Windscreen repairs

Windscreen repairs. Are you covered?

Windscreen repairs can mean your car is out of action while you figure out how to pay for the damage. Here’s expert help.

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hacks for common car troubles

What To Do If… 3 more hacks for common car troubles

Being prepared is half the victory. More advice for common car troubles

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pets on the move

Pets on the move. Top tips for stress-free car journeys

Budget Direct Insurance’s easy guide to transporting your pet

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easiest cars to park in singapore

The Easiest Cars to Park in Singapore

Don’t sweat the small stuff! Top 5 easiest cars to park in Singapore.

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change a tyre

Don’t be deflated! Easy steps to change a tyre

Want to save more money on your car? Tyre tips to keep you rolling.

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car insurance flood damage

Warning! Check your car insurance. Does it cover flood damage?

This might surprise you about car insurance and flood damage in Singapore. Get the facts here.

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emergency vehicle

Help Emergency Vehicles Save the Day

Despite reports of some drivers deliberately going out of their way to obstruct emergency vehicles, most Singaporeans do want to help. Thankfully the majority of Singapore motorists are keen to...

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child car seat

Choosing Children’s Car Seats In Singapore

When it comes to putting children in car seats we still fall short here in Singapore. Far too often youngsters are seen sitting on parents’ laps, not a child car...

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car accessories

10 Car Accessories For Your Inner Geek

It's well known that here in Singapore we are a nation of gadget geeks. And the last two decades have seen extraordinary rollouts in auto innovation designed to make getting...

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cut down fuel cost

Cut Down Your Fuel Costs

Air-con on full blast, stop-start driving in the city streets… Cutting down your fuel bill in Singapore isn’t easy. But there are ways to make sure your car is getting...

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save dollars

Love Your Car And Save Your Dollars. More #budget car hacks

Want to save more money on your car? Expert car hacks right here.

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budget car hacks

Save 33% by not doing this. Top 4 #budget car hacks

Want to save money on your car? Expert car hacks right here.

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driving test

The Polite Driving Test

Most of us like to think of ourselves as pretty good drivers, don’t we? Many of us passed our driving test with flying colours, sailed through our theory test and have...

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cleaning car

Want that new car smell back? 7 car cleaning hacks

Want to save more money on your car? Expert car cleaning hacks right here.

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