Swiftcover Car Advice

Our car advice section offers top tips and practical information to help keep your car on the road.

Read our useful articles below.

  • Swiftcover's Top Tips: Caring for your car's windscreen

    Car windscreens are tough to enable them to stand up to the everyday elements. It's vital to keep your windscreen in good condition as even though they are tough and can handle every day elements,...

  • How to change your car's engine oil

    Oil needs to be changed regularly as without oil, your car's engine will gradually come to a standstill. This sounds scary but changing your car's engine oil is easy once you know how.

  • How to Camp out of your Car

    Camping, and its sassy sister "glamping", have become increasingly popular in recent years. But if you don't fancy hiking into the middle of nowhere to enjoy the great outdoors, you can always rely on...

  • How to Take the Stress out of Parking in the City

    Whether you're in town to finish some shopping, attend an important business meeting or meet up with friends, there's one thing every trip to the city has in common: the panicked search for parking...

  • The Essential Wedding Car Checklist

    Everyone wants their big day to go with a bang, but nobody wants to arrive in a banger. To ensure that everything runs smoothly and you arrive in style, we've compiled everything you need to do to...

  • How to get your car Looking Super Clean

    We've all seen them on the roads - hapless car drivers with 'Clean Me' written across their dirty paint work by a "hilarious" passerby. We're looking at you, white van men

  • Ultimate Summer Playlist for your Car

    So you've checked the spare tyre and got your car insurance sorted; the last important thing to do is plan the perfect playlist for your road trip. To turn those miles into minutes, we've got just the...

  • How to Make Cleaning your Car More Fun

    Messy cars aren't just unappealing, they can also be dangerous. Empty bottles rolling around can easily become lodged underneath the peddles, while a dashboard full of old rubbish can distract your...

  • How to Deal with Car Sickness

    Whether you're enjoying a staycation or visiting relatives, car sickness can turn what should've been a fun trip into an uncomfortable slog. Fortunately, it's simple to prevent, or at the very least...

  • How to Ask for Directions Abroad

    When you're lost abroad, speaking louder and slower in your mother tongue isn't likely to get you any further than a quick shove in the wrong direction. But with a little preparation, some street...

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