All Articles With Category : Car Insurance

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Car Maintenance Checklist to Curb the Summer Heat

Summer’s here and you’re probably feeling the heat not only at home but also inside your car. With temperatures rising up to 42°C, driving your vehicle can be quite a challenge, especially during daytime. However, it’s not only you that’s suffering. Your vehicle experiences temperature changes as well, which may cause breakdowns and damages. Most […]

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10 Underrated Summer Destinations You Can Travel by Car

Listen up, weekend warriors: If you’re planning something different for your road trips this year (and avoid the crowded touristy places), you have a lot of wonderful summer destinations near Manila to choose from. Considerations include your budget, interests, and how far you’re willing to go. Here are some awesome summer destinations in the Philippines you […]

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Step-by-Step Guide to Car Insurance Renewal in the Philippines

Is your car insurance policy due for renewal? Here is a quick step-by-step guide: Review Your Policy Assess Your Car Insurance Coverage Decide on Your Deductible Review Your Car Insurance Provider Get and Compare Car Insurance Quotes Choose the Best Car Insurance Policy and Provider Provide or Update Your Information Pay for Your Car Insurance […]

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Top 15 Fuel Efficient Cars in the Philippines

Looking to buy a car? Don’t just look at the selling prices. With the rising fuel prices, fuel economy has become all the more important factor in choosing a vehicle nowadays. The less fuel a car consumes and the farther distance it covers per liter, the better it is for a car owner’s wallet. It […]

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#AskJames: More Car Insurance Questions Answered

Three weeks ago, automotive journalist and TV host James Deakin joined Moneymax on a Facebook Live session to answer burning car insurance questions from their viewers. While they were able to answer most of the concerns, one hour simply isn’t enough to get through all the questions. And because we don’t like leaving questions unanswered, […]

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BLOWBAGETS: 10 Things to Check Before You Drive

Ever heard of BLOWBAGETS? This motoring term stands for battery, lights, oil, water, brake, air, gas, engine, tire, and self. Sounds a little funny, yes, but it’s a serious reminder about checking your car to prevent an accident or breakdown (We have the PNP-Highway Patrol Group to thank for this handy mnemonic). Whether you’re heading […]

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How Much Does Car Insurance Cost in the Philippines?

Buying car insurance is a lot like buying a fire extinguisher: you pray that you’ll never need it, but you feel better knowing it’s there anyway. However, many car owners are concerned about car insurance cost and whether they can afford it or not. You might be wondering: “Why does car insurance cost so much?” […]

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Here’s Why You Should Visit the 2019 Manila International Auto Show

The Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) isn’t your typical auto show. Car enthusiasts all over the Philippines come together every year in this most anticipated and largest motoring event in the country. Now on its 15th year, the Manila International Auto Show 2019 carries “Experience Fun and Function” as its theme. Looking at its activity […]

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Should You Get Car Insurance Through a Bank, Dealer, or Online Broker?

Looking for comprehensive car insurance coverage for the vehicle you’re buying? Need to renew your expiring policy? You’re probably wondering where to get car insurance from. Going directly to car insurance companies to shop around for the best policy isn’t practical. Neither is randomly picking an insurance firm. The sheer number of choices in the […]

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Car Won’t Start? Troubleshooting Tips for Each Car Breakdown Symptom

Just when you’re in a hurry to drive to somewhere important, your car won’t start after you turn the key on the ignition. What could be worse than a car that refuses to start? What to do when that dreaded situation happens? Either you fix it yourself or ask for help. Take note of what […]

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How Much Does Toyota Car Insurance Cost in the Philippines?

Toyota insurance costs, as with those of other Japanese cars like Honda and Nissan, come cheap in the Philippines. What drives car insurance prices down for Toyota models is their high safety ratings. They’re equipped with topnotch safety features, which is a factor that affects car insurance costs. Also, Toyota car parts are easy and […]

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17 Car Essentials Every Woman Should Have

Female drivers often get unfairly judged for their skills behind the wheel. If you are a woman and drive a car, you’re probably tired of hearing stereotypical comments about lady drivers being slow, reckless, and accident-prone. But studies prove otherwise. Women are actually better drivers than men. They’re less pasaway and less likely to figure in an accident. So […]

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How Much to Pay for LTO Car Registration, Driver’s License, and Violation Fees?

Each transaction with the Land Transportation Office (LTO) comes with a fee—whether it’s for vehicle registration, driver’s license application or renewal, or settling a traffic rule violation. LTO fees are an inescapable reality every car owner in the Philippines must deal with. What’s worse than parting away with your money is getting shocked at the […]

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Complete Guide to Car Registration and Renewal in the Philippines

So you got a new vehicle, an SUV or even a motorcycle—congratulations! Before testing out your ride, you need to make your ownership formal with the government. Car registration and renewal are essential in the Philippines, and the LTO (Land Registration Office) is the agency responsible for it. For some car owners, registering and renewing a […]

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LTO Vanity Plate: The Pros and Cons of Customizing Your Plate Number

  You’ve probably noticed pimped cars out and about before, right? You know the type: kitted out with nice wheels, a fantastic paint job, and a license plate that’s out of the ordinary. In the Philippines, license plates for cars are segregated into private, public, and official use. Vanity license plates, officially called Optional Motor Vehicle […]

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LTO Violations Every Motorist Should Take Note Of

Everyone gets a ticket at least once in their life. Whether it’s for smoking at a non-smoking area or for throwing garbage at the wrong place. Indeed, we’ve all paid fines for something at one point or another. And if you’re a driver in the Philippines, there’s a huge chance you have received a ticket […]

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Huwag Kang Pasaway: 10 Driving Tips for Kamote Drivers

Pasaway, kamote, balinghoy, kaskasero—Pinoys on online communities for motorists use different names to refer to the bad guys on the road. Hate them? Of course, who doesn’t? It’s frustrating to encounter drivers who forget road safety tips, lack driving etiquette or break traffic rules. How about you? How would you rate your own driving habits? Are […]

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Accredited Clinics and Physicians in Metro Manila for LTO License Registration and Renewal

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has been implementing several changes to its driver’s license renewal and registration processes. Last year, the government agency launched an online appointment system called the LTO Online PASS for quicker car registration and license renewal transactions. This initiative elicited praises, criticisms, and confusion among vehicle owners in the Philippines. Starting January to […]

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What is Roadside Assistance in Car Insurance and Why Should I Get It?

When shopping around for car insurance, one of the terms you’d often encounter is roadside assistance. Wondering if you need to add it to your comprehensive insurance policy? Here are the essential facts you need to know when deciding if you should get roadside assistance coverage in the Philippines. What is Roadside Assistance in Car […]

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Getting Car Insurance Through MoneyMax.ph? Here are Your Payment Options

Paying for your comprehensive car insurance policy is one of the crucial steps in getting your vehicle insured. If you’re getting your policy from MoneyMax.ph, you’ll be glad to know that you have a lot of easy and convenient payment methods to choose from. How to Pay For Car Insurance Policy 1. Bank Deposit You […]

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