Monthly Archives: May 2014

Visit the Home of Conchita Wurst – Places to Visit in Austria on Your Driving Holiday

Popularly known as ‘The Bearded Lady’, Conchita Wurst recently bagged the winning title of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 for Austria with a powerhouse ballad, ‘Rise Like a Phoenix’. If you’re inspired to check out Conchita’s home country then there are some amazing sights to see in the beautiful alpine land of Austria this summer. Continue reading

The Hidden Cost of Comparison Sites

A lot of people now use comparison sites to purchase their breakdown cover: last year, 30 million quotes were supplied, and four out of ten motor policies were bought through comparison sites.

If we don’t buy through them, we at least use them to see whether or not the price we’ve been quoted seems fair. We have a tendency to manipulate our findings into regulatory standards of fairness, awarding those who come out on top with our custom – but who regulates the regulators? Who ensures that their quotations are accurate? That we pay what we think we’re signing up to pay?

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