Quickstart Guide - Car Insurance
Caoimhe Bermingham
Staff Writer

At bonkers.ie we want to help you find the best value car insurance to suit your needs. To ensure your car insurance journey runs smoothly, we have created a series of helpful guides to ease you through the purchasing process.

Welcome to the first guide in our eight-part car insurance series, which aims to help you find the right cover for your needs.

This article will briefly outline the different guides available in the series and what they focus on. 

From finding the right cover for your car to understanding the different car insurance terms you will meet along the way, our series will leave no stone unturned in the car insurance process. 

Overview of the guides in our series: 

A step-by-step guide on how to get car insurance with bonkers.ie

Our guide on how to get cheaper car insurance outlines the different steps you will encounter when using our car insurance service. From inputting your driving licence number to selecting your new insurance deal, every step is outlined in an easy to understand manner.

It will also tell you what documents and information you need to have before you start comparing the different premiums available to you. 

Cancelling your car insurance policy

If you change your mind and want to cancel your car insurance policy, then we have the perfect guide for you.

Our guide on the cooling-off period and how to cancel your car insurance will provide you with everything you need to know about the cancellation process.

19 frequently asked questions about car insurance

We answer the most common car-insurance related questions asked by drivers in a two-part mini-series: 

  • Part 1 focuses on general queries about car insurance, such as how your premium is calculated and what is a no claims bonus.
  • Part 2 focuses on more niche questions, such as obtaining vintage car insurance and the effects emigration has on the price of your premium. 

21 common car insurance terms explained

This guide aims to reduce confusion around the most common and important terms related to car insurance. Each term is simply defined so you can easily understand the most complicated car insurance jargon. 

12 things to consider when taking out car insurance 

To ensure you are getting the right policy to suit your needs, check out our guide on the most important things you should keep in mind when choosing your car insurance policy. 

It will walk you through the different types of cover available, as well as other opt-ins such as being able to drive abroad or drive somebody else's car. 

Optional extras you can add to your car insurance policy

Discover the various additional extras you can add to your car insurance policy

From windscreen cover to breakdown roadside assistance, this guide explains the benefits of each add-on so that you can ensure your car is protected against the unexpected.

Cut the cost of your car insurance with bonkers.ie

Whether you are renewing your car insurance policy or taking out cover on your car for the first time, our guide series aims to help make this process as easy as possible. 

Once you are equipped with this new information, head over to our car insurance service to discover the best value car insurance policies on the market.

All you need to do is provide us with some details on your car and your driving history and within minutes you will be presented with the discounted premiums available to you. 

But why stop there? At bonkers.ie you can lower the cost of your bills across energy, broadband, banking, and other insurance products by using our free comparison tools. 

Check out our other Quickstart Guides 

Being insured protects you from the unexpected, thankfully on bonkers.ie you can find various types of cover for all aspects of life. 

Remember you can keep up-to-date with all our insurance-related news by taking a look at our guide and blog pages.

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