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Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

Winter driving can be challenging for even the most experienced of motorists, especially when snow and ice are involved.  If you've never experienced it before it can be even more daunting, so here are some winter tips   Driving on Ice Firstly, you should think...

Preparing Your Car for Winter

Preparing Your Car for Winter

The clocks going back at the weekend was a sure sign that winter is on the way, and with the nights getting longer and the days getting colder what can you do as a driver to prepare you car for the winter months?  Well, here are a few things that you might like to...

What To Do After a Car Accident

What To Do After a Car Accident

Accidents often occur completely unexpectedly, and when they do, everything seems to happen incredibly quickly. It’s common to go into shock, panic and worry about (or even forget) what you should do next, so we've put together a list of what you should do in the...

What You Can Do Before Your MOT Test

What You Can Do Before Your MOT Test

Getting your car through an annual MOT can be a worrying event, especially if you rely on your vehicle to get to school and work, but there are things you can do to make sure that your car stands the best possible chance of getting through its MOT test.  One thing you...

Tips for Car Valeting At Home

Tips for Car Valeting At Home

Over the last year, car detailing has become more popular among car owners. With the pandemic keeping many car washing facilities closed, motorists have had little choice but to pick up the bucket and sponge themselves. But while cleaning a car doesn’t sound all that...

Buying The Right Car For Family Use

Buying The Right Car For Family Use

Buying a car is almost never as fun as it’s supposed to be. There’s way too much choice, it’s tough trying to work out how far your budget can actually get you and you’ve got all sorts of finance offers being thrown at you which you can’t figure out as to whether...

Top Tips for Road Trips

Top Tips for Road Trips

With the Covid pandemic making foreign travel still seem like a distant hope, more people than ever will be taking road trips around the UK this summer. But, it's fair to say that, whilst we carefully plan our destinations, one thing people often forget to plan for,...

When To Fix And When To Sell?

When To Fix And When To Sell?

A good goal for a car owner is to decide when to trade a vehicle rather than repair it.  Toward that end, here are some tips and tricks to figure out whether you should sell or repair an old car. New Tyres If your tires are worn, torn or otherwise in bad shape, you...

Get the Best Trade-In Deal

Get the Best Trade-In Deal

Maximise your trade-in value with a few simple tips: Your car is an investment. At some point, the investment starts to lose value. If you can see that early, you can trade-in your car for the best rate and start over again with something better. How can you tell when...

Stick or Twist: Trade In or Repair?

Stick or Twist: Trade In or Repair?

It's a very common thing for most car owners to reach a point during their ownership of a vehicle where they find themselves thinking about selling and moving to a different vehicle. Let's discount, for the purposes of this article, a simple "I'm just fed up with the...

Beware of Outdated Used Car Buying Advice

Beware of Outdated Used Car Buying Advice

Here at Anglesey Car Sales, in Llangefni, on an almost daily basis we get all sorts of questions from buyers based on outdated advice. If you’re looking for a used car, unless you’re an expert, you’ll probably be looking around for good advice about how to get a good...

Used Cars For New Drivers: Street Cred!

Used Cars For New Drivers: Street Cred!

In our ongoing series of articles about the best used cars for new drivers we have concentrated on items which are relevant to a tight budget. We have covered purchase price, insurance and running costs. This is because it's reasonable to assume that most new drivers...

Used Cars For New Drivers: Purchase Price

Used Cars For New Drivers: Purchase Price

It's very tempting for youngsters to try to find the cheapest car they can as a first vehicle after passing their test. And on used car forums such as Facebook marketplace there are huge numbers of what look like bargain vehicles. The main problem with these, of...

Used Cars For New Drivers: Running Costs

Used Cars For New Drivers: Running Costs

It can be tough finding the money to buy your first car, perhaps you have a part-time job, maybe mum and dad will help you out, or even a bank loan? So, once you have managed to get enough cash together for the purchase you really don't want to be spending too much...

Used Cars For New Drivers: Insurance Group

Used Cars For New Drivers: Insurance Group

One of the very first things that a new driver will always look at in terms of running costs will be the bill for their insurance. There is no getting away from the fact that insurance for new drivers can be absolutely horrendous especially when youngsters often have...

Best Used Cars For New Drivers

Best Used Cars For New Drivers

Buying a first car is a rite of passage every driver remembers. That first taste of car ownership is liberating, exciting and exhilarating, allowing you not just to experience true independence, but also to choose a car that expresses your personality or suits your...

Nissan Crossovers Hit One Million Sales!

Nissan Crossovers Hit One Million Sales!

The next time you spot a Nissan crossover on how are used car sales forecourt in Llangefni, if it's even close to the sort of thing you're looking for it's well worth your while snapping it up. There is a really good reason why Nissan recently celebrated Becoming the...

Avoid A Declined Insurance Claim – Part 3

Avoid A Declined Insurance Claim – Part 3

Following on from posts over the last couple of weeks, where we've covered Possible insurance claim is traps after you've driven away from our quality used cars forecourt in Llangefni, Anglesey. Here is the last batch to bear in mind to avoid declined claims with your...

Avoid A Declined Insurance Claim – Part 2

Avoid A Declined Insurance Claim – Part 2

Following on from last week's post where we talked about collecting your next quality used cars from our forecourt in Llangefni on Anglesey. Here are some more things to remember with regards to avoiding declined claims with your insurance policy. Here are a few more...

Avoid A Declined Insurance Claim

Avoid A Declined Insurance Claim

When you drive your next quality used cars from our forecourt in Llangefni on Anglesey, you will probably have spent a good deal on an insurance policy. But there are quite a few things to bear in mind should you ever need to claim on this policy, or worse get pulled...

Why buying used beats new

Why buying used beats new

If you have the budget, or even if you don't in these days of competitive personal contracts, the lure of a brand new vehicle is very tempting. Main dealer back to warranties, knowing that no one else has driven your car, and even that fabulous "new car" smell make it...

Set Up For A Winter Driving Test

Set Up For A Winter Driving Test

Covid has seen learners and instructors badly affected. But lessons and tests have continued. So, to make good use of your time, here are some tips for preparing to take a driving test in winter. Braking distance You may have come across this in your theory test, but...

What To Expect from the AVS Blog

What To Expect from the AVS Blog

When it comes to used cars on Anglesey, there's an awful lot of them about, but not that many reputable dealers. But we are committed to helping people not have to travel across the mainland to find a decent vehicle at a fair price. And more than that, we are happy to...

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