6 Ways Motorists Can Easily Save Money
As you will be aware COVID-19 is currently causing major challenges to businesses and the wider community. Understandably, people are looking for ways to save money and we want to help. At GB Vehicle Leasing, we’ve put together a list of ways motorists can currently save on their motor costs. Follow these tips and start saving money.
Searching for the cheapest fuel available could save you a lovely amount on fuel over the year. PetrolPrices.com allows you to search over 8,000 petrol stations so you can find the cheapest fuel prices near you. This free app is easy to use and you can even opt-in to be sent fuel prices alerts via email. According to PetrolPrices.com, you could save over £220 per year by comparing fuel prices. Over 2.1 million UK drivers have already started saving money by using it so don’t miss out.
Shop Around for Car Insurance
Many people decide to accept their auto-renewal quote immediately, however before doing this you should call your insurer and try to haggle for a reduced price. It’s also a good idea to compare different insurance quotes to see if you can get a cheaper quote with a different insurance company. Websites such as gocompare.com and moneysupermarket.com are great for comparing car insurance quotes.
Wash it yourself
Your car is a breeding ground for germs and therefore should be washed on a regular basis. This is especially recommended during the rapid spread of Covid-19. However, during this period, clean the car yourself in order to save money. Also, you can rest assured the car is cleaned to your standards.
For those of us who are still enjoying days out, have you tried Parkopedia? Parkopedia enables users to check the cost of parking in different car parks near your selected location. It’s a good way to compare parking prices instead of just settling for the first car park you come across. Their database allows you to choose from over 70 million parking spaces in 89 countries.
Empty Your Boot
Carrying unnecessary weight will increase your fuel consumption. Therefore, it’s recommended you remove any junk from your car boot or even roof bars for your roof rack if possible.
Get cashback on fuel purchases
For motorists, fuel costs are one of the biggest motoring expenses. However, there are cashback options where people can get cashback on their fuel purchases. This is often only a small percentage back and last for a limited time, but this does add up over time. Options such as www.topcashback.co.uk are available to get cashback on fuel purchases. Search the internet as you may find other useful options too.