On the face of it, major comparison sites provide consumers with all the information they need to quickly determine which company is offering the best value when it comes to utilities like energy and broadband. Here we look at whether these websites really do offer the best deal and if they are all they’re cracked up to be.
Big name providers, such as Confused.com and Compare the Market, only host half the available suppliers, meaning consumers are not being shown the best tariffs available. If we take energy as an example, the average comparison site hosts just 30 suppliers, when there are over 70 operating in the UK.
Comparison site giants give prominence in their search results to firms offering the biggest referral commission, pocketing vast sums of money and misleading consumers in the process …
Hoppy is a new home management site that claims to takes the stress out of the day to day running of your home. The site provides access to a vast array of energy, broadband/tv and mobile deals helping you easily compare each offer and work out which is the best deal for you.
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The Hoppy site is also home to a large directory of over 1,800 fully vetted tradespeople from decorators to lock smiths. Users can book and pay online for a local tradesperson all backed by a Plentific Guarantee, ensuring you receive the best possible service in your home. The help doesn’t end there as with …
Most of us know about Compare the Market’s cinema offer and also the Meerkat toys they give away. If you don’t here’s some info below, but it’s not just this comparison site that gives you freebies for buying through it. Now Go Compare has launched its own 2 for 1 Dine offer…see details below.
Compare the Market 2 for 1 offer
2 for 1 cinema tickets on Tuesdays or Wednesdays at participating cinemas for 12 months from date of purchase, one membership per 12 months. Standard tickets only, cheapest ticket free. Qualifying Purchases only. For new MEERKAT MOVIES members it can take up to 48 hours to validate your details and you may not be able to activate your membership on the day of purchase. Meerkat toys available to claim on Qualifying Purchases.
Who has time to manually check hundreds of sites to ensure they’re getting the best deal? Not many people, so price comparison sites are essential to get the best prices.
While many of these are full of adverts and affiliations, it’s interesting to see one that is impartial and quick and easy to use. I’ve been using PriceSpy.co.uk recently and found it to be just that. Here’s a few examples of how it works and how it could save you money.
At the moment they have 3,290,000 indexed prices, 659,000 products, 5,140,000 product properties, along with hundreds of thousands of product and shop ratings.
The search function from the home page gives instant results so it takes just a few seconds to find the type of product you want. The results clearly display the lowest …