Tips and Help

7 ways to reduce your car’s running cost

Buying a car is a significant expense, but the costs don’t stop there. To help you manage your money and get the most out of the life of your vehicle, Real Insurance has put together this practical guide to more economical motoring to help reduce the ongoing costs of running your car.

Car emergency kit checklist

A well-prepared emergency kit in your car could be the difference between getting back on the road, or hours spent beside it in the dark. Constructing one is about being prepared for the unexpected in the event of an emergency. It can be worth the extra money and organisation it takes to be prepared, to help you get back to driving without having to wait for roadside assistance, or to keep safe before they arrive in the event of an emergency.

Car Series: How to handle the handover process when selling your car

A private sale can be a rewarding experience and more often than not leave you with a better deal than a trade-in. However, a private sale does come with an element of uncertainty and vulnerability, especially in the handover process. It is important when a seller is handing over their vehicle to a buyer that they understand the risks that can occur. Following the information below can create a simple and smooth handover process, keeping you safe and financially bruise-free.

How to organise and declutter your car

Taking inspiration from the global decluttering movement led by Marie Kondo, Real Car Insurance presents these top tips for organising your car…

Car Series: Should you buy a petrol or diesel car?

Right now, in Australia, when it comes the preferred fuel for passenger vehicles, petrol is more popular than diesel. However, when thinking about buying a car, it is important not to immediately dismiss diesel before really considering it as an option.

Car series: Private selling guide

Selling your car privately can get a little confusing and stressful sometimes. Learn how to negotiate the private sale of your car with ease here.

Time and money saving motoring apps and websites

Driving can be awesome, especially when you know where you’re going, when fuel is cheap and plentiful, and when parking is easy. But some days just don’t go like that.

Complete guide to car repairs and maintenance

As a car owner, choosing a reputable, experienced car repairer ensures your car gets the level of quality care it needs, whether you’re dealing with accidental damage or a break down.

Driving and mobile phones in Australia

Mobile-phone use can be a serious threat to road safety, for drivers and passengers as well as other vehicles.

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