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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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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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certificate of entitlement

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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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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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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caught driving without car insurance

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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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 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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monsoon season singapore

How to care for your car in rainy Singapore | Car Insurance

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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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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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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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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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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car insurance for married drivers

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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Buying a used car in Singapore

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

When it comes to buying a secondhand car in Singapore 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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