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    Could someone please tell me if I have to pay 60 excess for a windscreen repair/replacement? I'm a bit confused! I would appreciate someone helping me.

    On one part of the policy documents, it says that you have unlimited cover if you use their approved repairer, but then when I looked at the schedule, it said there is a 60 excess to pay.

    Do I have to pay the excess even if I use their approved repairer?

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    Most insurances work on repair free replacement x in the form of an excess windscreen glass is expense starting prices often 500 upwards so yes 60 is cheap.

    Miss breakdown

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    Many years ago windscreen cover was often provided without the excess being charged. These days the cost of windscreens and other glass has increased to such an extent that I know of no insurance Co that offers it now.

    Many of them offer a free repair service for minor chips though, so if you see a chip it is always a good idea to get it repaired before it turns into a crack.

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    Its not just the price of glass that has gone up. I can remember when even motor insurance was a lot cheaper, and I'm sure a few of the others on here can remember that as well.

    I think it was about 5 for my first policy, when I got my first motorbike back in the 60s

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