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Everything you need to know about driving in the UK, and getting insured

Driving and UK car insurance
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What is Fully Comprehensive car insurance?

Find out all you need to know about Fully Comprehensive car insurance with this handy blog.

What car insurance documents do you need to get UK cover?

Take the stress out of signing up for UK car insurance by finding out what documents you need to get cover.

How do I exchange an international licence for a British one?

How and when to exchange an international licence for a British one. Don't miss out!

What is car insurance excess?

Want to know what an excess actually is and how it affects the price of your car insurance? Read this blog...

Top 10 tips from our new to the UK experts

Ashika, Nanelle and Tochi share what they've learned about moving to the UK to help other newcomers get settled.

Driving in winter: tips for UK drivers

Brrrr. Winter has arrived! Here's a handy guide to help you avoid icy situations on the road.

Make a crash as stress-free as possible with Bump!

The easy way to collect the information you need after an accident. Read on to find out how it works...

Smart Money People x Marshmallow: What UK newcomers need to know about the cost of living crisis

Jacqueline Dewey, CEO of Smart Money People, explains what the cost of living crisis means for people who’ve moved to the UK...

Can I drive in the UK on my license from another country?

This blog is full of info about licenses from other countries, and how they work in the UK.

Why is car insurance so expensive for young drivers?

It's the age-old question, especially for young drivers. From black boxes to app-based cover, this blog seeks to answer it.

Driving in the UK: A mini-guide for UK newcomers

Lots of useful advice about driving in the UK. Like how to get a UK driving license and UK car insurance.

Absolutely Ashika reveals the challenges of moving to the UK as an expat

We sit down with content creator and expat-life expert, Ashika (of Absolutely Ashika).

A simple guide to how car insurance works in the UK

First time buying UK insurance? There are some differences between car insurance here and in other countries. This blog covers the basics.

What is a car insurance premium?

Read this to find out what a premium is, how the price of a premium is calculated, and why UK newcomers often get charged too much for theirs.

How does UK car insurance for non-residents work?

This blog helps answer questions like: what does being a UK resident mean in practical terms? And can you get UK insurance without fitting that criteria?

What's the best car insurance in the UK for newcomers?

Why Marshmallow is the best car insurance for people who’ve moved to the UK and want to save money.

What insurance group is my car in?

Want to know how much your Renault Clio or brand-new Ford Focus is affecting your car insurance price? This blog has the answers.

Moved to the UK? Here’s how to get cheap car insurance

How we help people who’ve moved to the UK save money on their car insurance.

Buying a car in the UK: your questions answered

To help you get settled here in the UK, we’ve answered some common questions about buying a car.

Nanelle Griselda on moving to the UK and becoming a nurse

Nanelle Griselda, a YouTuber and UK registered nurse from Ghana, answers 6 questions about life in the UK.

Top 5 mistakes people make after an accident

We share 5 things not to do after an accident, because sometimes that's easier to remember!

Tochi Esther on the lessons she learned after moving to the UK

YouTuber and OISC-approved UK Immigration Advisor Trainee, Tochi Esther talks about her experience of moving to the UK.

Absolutely Ashika on getting a job in the UK

Ashika of Absolutely Ashika is back. This time she's chatting job applications, driving to work and UK workplace culture.

What is Third-party car insurance?

This blog looks at Third-party cover, what it protects you from and how it’s different from Fully Comprehensive insurance.

Why is car insurance so expensive in the UK?

We explain how insurers set their prices, why insurance is getting more expensive and what you can do to save money. 

What car insurance do I need?

This blog covers a lot... From Third-party Only and Fully Comprehensive policies, to why it matters what you use your car for.

Say hello to Marshmallow breakdown cover, powered by the AA

We’re working with the AA to offer Marshmallow customers the very best in breakdown coverage. Here's all you need to know...

What on earth is Marshmallow Plus?

‍Marshmallow Plus is our feature-packed car insurance plan, providing the highest level of cover to customers. Read on to find out more...

Why is the car insurance claims process taking so long?

We answer all your questions about delays affecting car insurance claims right now, including courtesy cars and car body repairs.

Road tripping with Marshmallow: the Brecon Beacons

A Welsh road trip itinerary starting at Hay-on-Wye and ending with a drive through the Black Mountain Pass. Time to pack your suitcases!

The women who transformed driving

We travel back in time to celebrate the women who pioneered driving and road safety. Think key inventions (indicators, windscreen wipers, GPS) and ingenious design features.

What do I need to drive on holiday in Europe?

What could be better than a European road trip? But planning a long-distance drive across borders can be confusing. This mini-guide is here to help.

What to do after a car accident

5 steps to follow after an accident so you know how to stay safe, what to say to the other driver, and when to call us.

What is a No Claims Discount and how does it work?

Confused about your No Claims Discount? Want to get rewarded for your claim-free driving experience? Here’s what you need to know.

5 easy steps to get a UK driving licence

A quick guide to help non UK-nationals get their driving licence in the UK.

Can you drive in the UK with an international licence?

All you need to know about using your international licence in the UK.