New cars aren’t getting any cheaper, and when you borrow or save enough to buy a new car, you want it to last a long time. It’s an investment after all. As a result, a number of purchasers of new
1. Replacement car keys
If you’ve ever locked your keys out of your car, you know what a hassle it can be and how much stress it can quickly add to your day. If you don’t have a spare set somewhere close at hand or know someone who does, your only options become trying to pick the lock yourself, which rarely works unless you know what you’re doing, or calling the local authorities or a locksmith to help you.
The police might not be available or might not have the tools, and locksmiths cost far more than most people want to pay. As a result, it’s worth including this particular extra over just about any other when it comes to comprehensive
2. Car content coverage
While it would be nice not to have to worry about protecting the things inside your car, the truth is that there are people who will do what they can to rob you if they happen to pass your vehicle. There are all sorts of things a burglar could covet, including clothing, CDs, mp3 players, and cell phones. While it isn’t always possible to keep people from taking things that don’t belong to them, you can protect yourself by investing in
3. Windscreen repair
Windscreens are surprisingly delicate pieces of machinery. While windscreens typically will not shatter if they are hit by debris, they can certainly develop hairline cracks that can make it difficult to see at best and quite dangerous in the worst case scenario. Windshields are also expensive to replace or repair, which is why it makes sense to throw windscreen repair in as an extra when you decide to buy comprehensive
4. Courtesy cars
No matter how good one’s driving skills, maintenance habits, or mechanic is, it’s a fact of life that one day or another, your car will probably eventually break down, leaving you without anything to drive until it has been fixed. Investing in a courtesy
5. Free roadside transportation
Finally, while you can’t always prevent your car breaking down, you can invest in cover to give you free transportation to the nearest garage or to your home so you can start putting your day back together if your car breaks down.