Scottish motorists who are planning to take their car abroad during the holidays could end up out of pocket unless they check their insurance, experts warn.
Many of the big name insurers, including Aviva and Direct Line, offer only minimum European cover as standard.
Scott Kelly, head of car insurance at Gocompare.com, says: "Most drivers assume that their policy offers the same level of cover on the Continent as in the UK. But cover varies significantly between insurers. So it's important to check your policy documents and to always inform your insurer before you travel."
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