Aviva Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: up to £300
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive , TPFT & Multi car
Discounts
20% Online, Multi car & No claims
5 Star car insurance from £191 – 10% paid this for standard cover. You could save up to 20% online - 54% of customers are expected to receive the maximum saving. T&Cs apply. Aviva car insurance is not on price comparison sites.
Direct Line Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: up to £450
Inexperienced drivers: up to £200
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive & TPFT
Discounts
Second car & No claims
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Additional Excess
Under 21's: up to £400
Inexperienced drivers: varies
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive , TPFT & Blackbox
Discounts
No claims
You could pay as little as £158 for Car Insurance (online only). Based on 10% of new online customers, excludes optional extras. More> data Nov 2013 – May 2014.
Admiral Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: £250
Inexperienced drivers: up to £150
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive , TPFT, Multi car & Blackbox
Discounts
Up to 10% Online, Multi car & No claims
Save up to 10% by quoting online! Plus, many other benefits as standard.
M&S Bank Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: up to £400
Inexperienced drivers: up to £150
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive & TPFT
Discounts
Second car & No claims
Churchill Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: up to £400
Inexperienced drivers: up to £250
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive & TPFT
Discounts
10% Online, 15% Multi car & 80% No claims
Protect your claim free years from uninsured drivers. Terms and conditions apply. 80% off for 8+ years No Claim Discount, an introductory discount to reward safe drivers.
Tiger.co.uk Car Insurance
0800 781 4464
Additional Excess
-
Types of Policy Available
varies
Discounts
Online, Second car & No claims
John Lewis Insurance Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: varies
Inexperienced drivers: varies
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive & TPFT
Discounts
15% Online & 75% No claims
John Lewis Car Insurance is a Which? Recommended Provider June 2013.
LV= Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: up to £300
Inexperienced drivers: up to £200
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive & TPFT
Discounts
Online, Second car & 79.5% No claims
75% no claim discount with five years claim free. 98% of customers would consider using LV= again (Reevoo)
AA Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: varies
Inexperienced drivers: varies
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive
Discounts
No claims
For the third year running, AA Car Insurance has been awarded a 5 star rating from Defaqto. Uninsured Driver Promise – you won't pay an excess or lose your NCD if your car is hit by an uninsured driver, and the accident is not your fault. T&C's apply.
Post Office Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: up to £400
Inexperienced drivers: up to £150
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive & TPFT
Discounts
Second car & No claims
Over 50? At Post Office we've got great deals on Car Insurance. We'll guarantee to save you at least £50 on any like for like quote on your car insurance renewal plus free Keycare for life of the policy.
The Co-operative Insurance Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: £300
Inexperienced drivers: £150
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive & Blackbox
Discounts
up to 70% No claims
70% No Claim Discount for 5 or more claim free years.
Hastings Direct Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: £295
Inexperienced drivers: £195
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive , TPFT & Blackbox
Discounts
up to 65% No claims
We'll compare prices so you don't have to, searching our panel of leading UK car insurers to get you our very best price.
Privilege Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: up to £400
Inexperienced drivers: up to £200
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive & TPFT
Discounts
10% Multi car & 65% No claims
10% multicar discount
Elephant Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: £250
Inexperienced drivers: up to £150
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive & TPFT
Discounts
Second car & No claims
Seriously good car insurance. Every comprehensive policy comes with courtesy car and stereo cover as standard.
Marmalade Car Insurance
Additional Excess
-
Types of Policy Available
Learner driver
Discounts
No claims
Exclusively available to learner drivers.
Diamond Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: £250
Inexperienced drivers: up to £150
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive & TPFT
Discounts
10% Online, Second car & No claims
Car insurance shaped for women. You could get £300 Handbag & Contents cover, 24-hr accident helpline and a Courtesy Car when yours is repaired at an approved garage.
Nationwide Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: up to £300
Inexperienced drivers: up to £200
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive & TPFT
Discounts
Online, Second car & 75% No claims
Courtesy car and cover for up to 180 days in EU countries (excludes 3rd party only policies). Up to 75% no claim discount for 5+ years claim free.
RAC Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: up to £400
Inexperienced drivers: up to £150
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive & TPFT
Discounts
No claims
Cover for less than £145*(that’s what 10% of our customers paid)
Debenhams Car Insurance
Additional Excess
Under 21's: £250
Inexperienced drivers: £100
Types of Policy Available
Comprehensive & TPFT
Discounts
No claims
90 day European Driving Cover as standard and optional extras available to suit your individual needs - all signs point towards Debenhams Car Insurance.

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How to Get Cheap Car Insurance at 18

by DaisyLill

Car insurance is a necessary evil for all motorists and keeping costs to a minimum in return for the most comprehensive cover is a high priority for any driver.

How to Get Cheap Car Insurance at 18

However, car insurance for 18 year old drivers is particularly expensive, partly because of the lack of experience on the road and partly because statistically they are far more likely to have an accident than any other motorist.

Cheap car insurance for 18 year olds is a relative thing but it is possible to slice a large chunk off the premium if you know what insurers are looking for. We take a look at the steps you can take to shrink the cost of car insurance for female or male drivers without compromising the quality of cover.

What is the cheapest car insurance for 18 year olds?

The very crux of the matter is the cost of insurance for teenage drivers. At 18 car insurance won't be cheap especially as the maximum possible no claims discount you could have is just one year.

Although you might want to know how to find the cheapest car insurance for 18 year old drivers, unfortunately there is no single answer. There are many ways to lower the overall cost, but each 18 year old car insurance quotes depend on the individual.

We will now take a look at some options you might want to consider, all of which will lower the average car insurance for 18 year old drivers.

The cheapest way to get car insurance for 18 year olds

If you are looking for cheap car insurance 18 year old drivers may need to take some additional measures to reduce the premium.

One of the issues car insurers have with young drivers is their relative lack of experience. Taking a Pass Plus course can help negate this and offer a cheap way to get car insurance for.

Another option worth considering is telemetric car insurance; this used to be known as black box insurance. If your teen is a careful driver, this can be the best car insurance for 18 year olds. The box records the way the car is driven, the speed, the time of day or night when the most driving is done and calculates the premium based on the assessment. A very high-tech option but one which is becoming increasingly common.

Of course, the usual factors apply too: buy a car in a low insurance group, which has a small engine and is eco-friendly, don't add any modifications and take additional security measures such as adding an approved immobiliser and steering lock. Keeping the car in a garage or on a secure drive can also help to push down the cost.

If you aren't sure how much difference these various factors will make, compare insurance and look at the quotes on offer. This will help you decide whether it's worth paying for the improvements.

Why car insurance for 18 year old male drivers is cheaper than ever before

Young males have a reputation for being quoted the most expensive car insurance rates but this is no longer the case. Whilst they still remain statistically in the highest risk group of drivers, an EU Directive means that insurers can no longer discriminate based on gender.

Car insurance for 18 year old boy drivers is now equivalent to an 18 year old female driver; the law now states insurers cannot offer different rates based on gender alone.

This means that cheap car insurance for 18 year old boys is now much easier to obtain whilst the cost of car insurance 18 year old female drivers has typically gone up.