New Driver? 5 Ways to Save Money at the Dealership

AD | Collaborative post Now that you’ve passed the test, the open road is ahead of you. The only snag is that you need to find the perfect set of wheels for the occasion that won’t break the bank.  Along with high insurance premiums and mounting pressure to go green, simply popping down to your local dealership and bagging a bargain isn’t as simple as Hollywood would have you believe. But, it is possible.  Money might be tight, but there are plenty of ways for your to save yourself some cash at the dealership. Read

Opting for Alloy Wheels to Pump Up Your Ride

Some people simply use their cars as a means to an end – a form of transportation like any other, while others can become deeply committed to their vehicle, wanting it to look and perform at its best at all times. If you are one of the latter, here are some excellent reasons to choose alloy wheels over steel wheels to keep your car at the top of its game! Looking Good! The racing world discovered the practical benefits of alloy wheels before the regular Essex motorists began to adopt them, which happened fairly fast

Things To Consider When Travelling As A Family By Car

AD | Collaborative post Nowadays more and more families are choosing to travel by car, whether that be in the UK or while travelling abroad. There are plenty of reasons why travelling by car can be the best choice for families but there are also lots of different things to consider. Here are some tips for travelling by car as a family. Plan your breaks It doesn’t matter how long you are travelling for, both you and children need regular breaks. Driving for a long time can make you tired so it’s important to be

5 Tips For Buying Your Dream Family Car

AD | Collaborative post  Purchasing a family car is not as straightforward as you may think. Unlike in the past where you may have solely focused on what car you liked the look of most, with young children to think about, it’s important that you pick a vehicle that offers maximum safety and security. To help, here are 5 tips to consider when buying your dream family car. Create a Budget Before splurging out on a family car, it’s vital that you set a budget beforehand. Whether you’re on a tight budget, or can afford

When Do Number Plates Change?

AD | Collaborative post With a new car comes a new number plate, and one of the busiest times of the year for car sales is when a new number plate is released. But when is the best time for you to pick up a brand spanking new plate?  Over the years the number plate system has changed several times to ensure that no two number plates are the same. Each system has a unique trend in the way it formats number plates, however, there will come a point with every system that the number

Great Road Trips To Take In The UK This Summer

We’re in the middle of some absolutely beautiful weather here in the UK and I know it might be too warm for some people but personally, I’m loving the heat! While it’s nice to stay home with all of the windows open I can’t help but think that there are some great road trips to take. Here a just a few ideas to keep you busy: The Norfolk Coast I may be a little bit biased here because I live in Norfolk but I think it’s such a beautiful place to visit, especially if you have

Road Trip Car Safety: Know Before You Go

Summer may be nearly over but there is plenty of time left this year to fit in a road trip, whether it be long or short. Living in the UK, we have so many beautiful and fun places to discover and it would be a shame to not make the most of what is right on our doorstep. If you’re taking a road trip though, it’s really important that you make sure your car is as safe as possible before you go anywhere. Kwik Fit have a really important campaign at the moment called Know

The Best Cars For Family Road Trips

More and more families are opting for a ‘staycation’ and exploring the UK in their spare time, rather than paying expensive airfares to holiday abroad. If you’re regularly driving around, you’ll want to have a car that can stand up to the varied UK roads, whilst being comfortable for both you and your passengers. Here are some of the best cars for road trips. Honda Accord The Honda Accord has long been known as a road trip car, because of its reliability and the fact that it has plenty of space. The boot is large