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Ways to Save on Your Car Insurance

Here at Allianz, we know that Car Insurance can be expensive and complicated at times. This is why we have put together some simple, helpful tips on how to save and manage the cost of your Insurance with Allianz.

Excesses

Your motor premium can be reduced when a higher excess is chosen. The excess is the amount of money a customer will pay in the event of a claim. When a higher excess is selected it reduces the Insurers risk, which will reduce the cost of your premium. Excess can only be altered by phone; to learn more about our excess options please call our Customer Service Team on 01 448 48 48.

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2018 World Meeting of Families

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As the general insurer of choice for the Catholic Church and Schools business in Ireland since 1902, Allianz is delighted to be in a position to support World Meeting of Families 2018 CLG through the provision of a comprehensive package of insurances. The World Meeting of the Families will not only be one of the biggest events in Ireland in 2018, but also across Europe and the wider world. It will involve hundreds of thousands of people across 3 sites over a 5 day period from the 21st to the 26th August 2018. The much anticipated attendance of his Holiness Pope Francis brings an added spiritual and international dimen...

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Glossary of Insurance Terms

At Allianz, we realise that insurance can sometimes be complicated. This is why we've created this Glossary of Terms where insurance terminology is simplified and explained for you.

Principles of Insurance

Your policy of insurance is a contract. You pay the agreed premium. In return your insurer provides the insurance cover for a defined period of time.

The Principles of Insurance are basic rules which apply to insurance contracts. They include the following:

Utmost Good FaithA contract of insurance requires that both the policyholder and the insurer are honest with each other and that they hide no information of relevanc...

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Pearse Stadium Match Day Tips

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Parking

Salthill is a notoriously congested area on match day and Allianz League games attract increased traffic into the city; and especially to the Salthill and Pearse Stadium areas. Projected journey time tends to be a bit longer than usual as a result of traffic congestion – so make sure to arrive nice and early.

Locating parking spaces can also be challenging and on street parking is very limited. Be warned that illegally parked cars will attract unwanted fines and risk being towed away.

It is recommended to park in a designated car park along the Salthill Promenade; o...

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Spring Clean Your Car from the Inside Out

As we say goodbye to the dark and dreary winter months; now is the perfect time to spruce up your car and show it a little TLC.

There are many reasons, good reasons for cleaning your car, and it’s not just so it looks good. A clean car can reduce distractions when driving, it can ease wear and tear on the car’s interior and exterior, it can prevent corrosion and rust, remove allergens from the ventilation system and boost its resale value.

You don’t have to do much to keep your car clean. With these handy tips and tricks your motor will look marvelous in no time. With this in mind, it’s time to roll up those sleeves.

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Driving in Ice and Snow

With the cold weather approaching there is likely to be ice and snow over the coming days. This can be very dangerous for road users. Driving in these conditions is hazardous, even for the most experienced drivers among us. Visibility is affected and cars can become difficult to control. Here are some tips to ensure for a safe trip while tackling ice or snow on the roads.

Make Sure Your Car is Prepared

It is good practice to remember that your journey begins before you start the car. There are a couple of necessary checks all motorists should carry out. Firstly, it is crucial that window wipers are fully functional, bot...

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