Reduced car warranty costs

By: Keith Barrett

The main problem with buying motoring warranty policies is that they always seem like such a fine idea at the time. After all, given that they promise you peace of mind, almost any price seems worth paying.

Except that, when you think about it, these documents aren't so fantastic that they are really worth paying over the top for.

I've lost count of the number of friends who have scare stories to tell about having inadequate cover. The key to purchasing intelligently would seem to be finding a good standard of warranty cover at a reasonable price.

Taking a look at an expensive policy that I was offered, I saw little or no reason why it should have such a high price tag.

I'd decided to purchase from a local car dealership, as that had seemed like an obvious place to buy from.

Having subsequently decided to read up on the subject, it's now clear to me that purchasing direct from a car retailer is rarely the best route to take.

Car dealerships will often be acting as resellers, meaning that the costs paid by you and I will be higher than they really need to be.

If car owners want to get the best car warranty deals then we need to be getting in touch with the specialist car warranty companies.

Fortunately, the internet provides us with a great tool to do just that. Many independent warranty companies are set up to sell direct to consumers online.

In the case of my policy, I found that I could save almost 50% by buying direct. I was also able to compare policies more easily, with websites providing far greater transparency.

If you want to pay less, then I'd urge you to look at buying car warranty online.

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