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Jan
21
2022

Toyota reigns supreme as world’s most desired car

Google Trends data analysed by Compare the Market have revealed that Toyota is the world’s most searched car brand for the second consecutive year The Japanese car manufacturer was the top search term in 47 out of 154 countries for 2021 Toyota has held the title for 3 out of 4 years that Compare the […]

Jan
19
2022

Yes, Australia can have tsunamis. But does your insurance cover them?

This week Australia received its first tsunami warning in 11 years.1 For many coastal homeowners, it’s the first time they’ve had to think about whether their home is adequately insured for such an inundation. According to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM), there have been over 50 recorded incidents of tsunamis affecting the Australian coastline since […]

Jan
14
2022

Australia’s top road trip destinations for 2022 revealed

More than a third of Aussies are planning a great Australian road trip this year with the majority planning to spend a week or more travelling the country, according to new research by Compare the Market which has revealed some of the country’s top destinations. In a survey of 1,000 people, 39% said they would […]

Jan
13
2022

Queensland crowned Australia’s top domestic destination for 2022

Queensland is the top domestic travel destination for Australians in 2022, according to a new survey by Compare the Market, revealing a pent-up desire to cross borders following another difficult year of lockdowns. The survey of 1,000 Australians revealed the vast majority intend to travel interstate this year with 40% planning their first holiday at […]

Dec
23
2021

Private health insurers announce lowest average rate rise in 21 years

Australian health insurance premiums will increase by an average of 2.7% in 2022.  It’s the lowest annual increase since 2001. Speaking on the announcement, Compare the Market’s health insurance expert Anthony Fleming said: “We know even a small change can have a big impact on household finances. “As the pandemic has turned our thoughts and […]

Dec
17
2021

Most Australians unsure if next car will be electric

More than two-thirds of Australian motorists plan to replace their current car or buy a new one in the next few years, but only a small fraction say they will go electric, with the vast majority still undecided. Compare the Market surveyed 1,000 Australians and found just over 70% said they would replace their current […]

Dec
15
2021

Low deposit loans up 33% as homebuyers jostle with rising prices

The number of properties purchased with lenders mortgage insurance increased 33% in the year to September 2021, despite government support schemes for first home buyers, the latest figures show. A Compare the Market analysis of Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) data found Lenders Mortgage Insurance (LMI) was used to purchase 183,000 properties in the year […]

Dec
13
2021

Out of lockdown travellers urged to lock-up homes

Out of lockdown travellers urged to lock-up homes As holidaymakers pack their bags for the first time in months, insurance experts from Compare the Market have warned the festive season is no time to be complacent about home security. The comparator surveyed 1,500 Australians on home security and found 42% had taken steps to protect […]

Nov
29
2021

Boxers live five years less on average, study finds

New research by Compare the Market has uncovered links between sport and life expectancy, with boxers living nearly five years less on average Head trauma could be linked to elite athlete boxer deaths in about 1 in 5 of cases Athletes from every other discipline considered saw an extended life span, with tennis players enjoying […]

Nov
29
2021

Double whammy could hit insurance bills – but there are still ways to save

Double trouble caused by increased construction costs and heightened risk of wild weather could see insurance premiums rise for Australians over the next year. Experts at Compare the Market have warned that a medley of issues could see bills rise, including building material and labour supply shortages caused by increased dwelling approvals and growing demand […]

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