Car insurance tips and guides

Car in snow
Tips for driving in snow, ice and hail

Tips & guides

20 September 2018

Advice on driving in snow, ice and hail to help you stay safe on the roads this winter.

Woman and child
5 countries where you must drive on the left

Tips & guides

20 September 2018

Looking for a holiday destination with a view to hire a car and drive on the left? View holiday destinations that drive on the left

Car dashboard lights
Seven causes of summer car breakdown and how to solve them

Tips & guides

27 July 2018

From low oil pressure to soft tyres, summer can exacerbate underlying car issues. Here are some common problems to look out for and how you can resolve them.

Woman driving convertible car on Tuscan country road
Highway to holiday: how to take a summer road trip

Tips & guides

15 May 2018

Whether exploring childhood haunts or roads less travelled, there's something special about summer driving holidays. Stay safe, home or away, with AXA.

Man checking car in garage
The new MOT test: what’s changing in 2018?

Tips & guides

14 May 2018

With 70% of us not up to speed on the new MOT test, AXA breaks down what's changing in 2018 and what the new MOT test will mean for you.

Checking the tire pressure
Taking care of your tyres

Tips & guides

20 March 2018

Advice on tyre care and maintenance to maintain tyre safety and performance throughout the year.

Under the car bonnet
How to put water in your car's radiator

Tips & guides

20 March 2018

Car engines lead a hard life, so it’s very important to keep enough water in the radiator to cool down those fast-moving, high-performing components.

Lady in car collecting keys
Hiring a car while on holiday

Tips & guides

20 March 2018

Hiring a car on holiday makes it much easier to explore at your own pace. However, the process itself is often not as straightforward as it could be.

Car heater
Car starter problems: How to get your car started in the cold?

Tips & guides

20 March 2018

Cold weather can play havoc with a car’s engine and electrics. Here’s a few simple tips to help get your journeys off to a smooth start this winter.