Car insurance shock – How your email address could increase your premium cost | Express.co.uk

The investigation found that several insurance companies gave different quotes depending on whether it was a Gmail, Yahoo or Hotmail address being used.

Three quotes were ran on three different comparison sites, with the same details on each, with the type of email address being the only variant.

The first 12 quotes received on the Confused.com and then compared with the quotes on GoCompare and MoneySupermarket.

Six of the 12 companies quoted the same prices for different email address. There firms were Brightside, Churchill, Privilege, Rias, Swinton and Tesco.

The six to quote different prices were Admiral, Diamond, Elephant, Hastings Direct, One Call and People’s Choice.

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