Which firms have you haggled best with on the phone?MoneySaving Poll Results

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Digital TV, broadband, credit cards, insurance and more. It's possible to haggle with call centres across the UK whether for cheaper prices, better deals or reduced interest.

Which of these firms have you tried to haggle with IN THE LAST YEAR? (Select as many as you want from the major providers below.)

Results

TV / broadband / home phone

BT (451 votes)
Big success112 votes (25%)
Small success167 votes (37%)
No success172 votes (38%)
Plusnet (104 votes)
Big success28 votes (27%)
Small success35 votes (34%)
No success41 votes (39%)
Primus (22 votes)
Big success2 votes (9%)
Small success4 votes (18%)
No success16 votes (73%)
Sky (915 votes)
Big success432 votes (47%)
Small success317 votes (35%)
No success166 votes (18%)
TalkTalk (198 votes)
Big success82 votes (41%)
Small success81 votes (41%)
No success35 votes (18%)
Virgin Media (395 votes)
Big success123 votes (31%)
Small success167 votes (42%)
No success105 votes (27%)
Other (59 votes)
Big success25 votes (42%)
Small success19 votes (32%)
No success15 votes (25%)

Mobile phones

Carphone Warehouse (56 votes)
Small success16 votes (29%)
No success28 votes (50%)
Big success12 votes (21%)
EE (156 votes)
Big success46 votes (29%)
Small success59 votes (38%)
No success51 votes (33%)
O2 (265 votes)
Big success60 votes (23%)
Small success94 votes (35%)
No success111 votes (42%)
Orange (182 votes)
Big success45 votes (25%)
Small success69 votes (38%)
No success68 votes (37%)
Phones4U (35 votes)
Big success19 votes (54%)
Small success6 votes (17%)
No success10 votes (29%)
Tesco Mobile (58 votes)
Big success12 votes (21%)
Small success24 votes (41%)
No success22 votes (38%)
T-Mobile (151 votes)
Big success45 votes (30%)
Small success46 votes (30%)
No success60 votes (40%)
Three (157 votes)
Big success49 votes (31%)
Small success40 votes (25%)
No success68 votes (43%)
Virgin Mobile (113 votes)
Big success49 votes (43%)
Small success34 votes (30%)
No success30 votes (27%)
Vodafone (231 votes)
Big success76 votes (33%)
Small success75 votes (32%)
No success80 votes (35%)

Breakdown

AA (407 votes)
Big success258 votes (63%)
Small success109 votes (27%)
No success40 votes (10%)
Green Flag (52 votes)
Big success15 votes (29%)
Small success17 votes (33%)
No success20 votes (38%)
RAC (100 votes)
Big success42 votes (42%)
Small success36 votes (36%)
No success22 votes (22%)
Other (34 votes)
Big success11 votes (32%)
Small success16 votes (47%)
No success7 votes (21%)

Insurance

AA Insurance (87 votes)
Big success33 votes (38%)
Small success26 votes (30%)
No success28 votes (32%)
Admiral (163 votes)
Big success59 votes (36%)
Small success68 votes (42%)
No success36 votes (22%)
Aviva (123 votes)
Big success39 votes (32%)
Small success52 votes (42%)
No success32 votes (26%)
Bell Insurance (14 votes)
Big success5 votes (36%)
Small success3 votes (21%)
No success6 votes (43%)
British Gas (50 votes)
Big success10 votes (20%)
Small success17 votes (34%)
No success23 votes (46%)
Churchill (55 votes)
Big success17 votes (31%)
Small success19 votes (35%)
No success19 votes (35%)
Diamond (24 votes)
Big success7 votes (29%)
Small success7 votes (29%)
No success10 votes (42%)
Direct Line (127 votes)
Big success33 votes (26%)
Small success56 votes (44%)
No success38 votes (30%)
Elephant (28 votes)
Big success9 votes (32%)
Small success11 votes (39%)
No success8 votes (29%)
Endsleigh (15 votes)
Big success5 votes (33%)
Small success3 votes (20%)
No success7 votes (47%)
Esure (35 votes)
Big success10 votes (29%)
Small success11 votes (31%)
No success14 votes (40%)
Hastings (63 votes)
Big success20 votes (32%)
Small success24 votes (38%)
No success19 votes (30%)
Homecare (13 votes)
Big success5 votes (38%)
Small success2 votes (15%)
No success6 votes (46%)
LV (83 votes)
Big success17 votes (20%)
Small success44 votes (53%)
No success22 votes (27%)
M&S Insurance (28 votes)
Big success5 votes (18%)
Small success8 votes (29%)
No success15 votes (54%)
Morethan (49 votes)
Big success20 votes (41%)
Small success14 votes (29%)
No success15 votes (31%)
Post Office (26 votes)
Big success11 votes (42%)
Small success7 votes (27%)
No success8 votes (31%)
Sheilas Wheels (26 votes)
Big success4 votes (15%)
Small success10 votes (38%)
No success12 votes (46%)
Swinton (51 votes)
Big success25 votes (49%)
Small success14 votes (27%)
No success12 votes (24%)
Tesco Insurance (72 votes)
Big success14 votes (19%)
Small success24 votes (33%)
No success34 votes (47%)
Other (205 votes)
Big success77 votes (38%)
Small success88 votes (43%)
No success40 votes (20%)

Banks / credit cards / credit

American Express (27 votes)
Big success9 votes (33%)
Small success8 votes (30%)
No success10 votes (37%)
Barclaycard (55 votes)
Big success19 votes (35%)
Small success25 votes (45%)
No success11 votes (20%)
Barclays (39 votes)
Big success9 votes (23%)
Small success12 votes (31%)
No success18 votes (46%)
Capital One (26 votes)
Big success3 votes (12%)
Small success5 votes (19%)
No success18 votes (69%)
Co-op (22 votes)
Big success6 votes (27%)
Small success5 votes (23%)
No success11 votes (50%)
First Direct (25 votes)
Big success9 votes (36%)
Small success8 votes (32%)
No success8 votes (32%)
Halifax/ Bank of Scotland (64 votes)
Big success18 votes (28%)
Small success20 votes (31%)
No success26 votes (41%)
HSBC (35 votes)
Big success7 votes (20%)
Small success12 votes (34%)
No success16 votes (46%)
Lloyds/ TSB (54 votes)
Big success17 votes (31%)
Small success16 votes (30%)
No success21 votes (39%)
MBNA (25 votes)
Big success8 votes (32%)
Small success1 votes (4%)
No success16 votes (64%)
Nationwide (39 votes)
Big success8 votes (21%)
Small success14 votes (36%)
No success17 votes (44%)
NatWest/ RBS (51 votes)
Big success12 votes (24%)
Small success12 votes (24%)
No success27 votes (53%)
Santander (75 votes)
Big success19 votes (25%)
Small success27 votes (36%)
No success29 votes (39%)
Virgin (22 votes)
Big success7 votes (32%)
Small success5 votes (23%)
No success10 votes (45%)
Other (21 votes)
Big success8 votes (38%)
Small success4 votes (19%)
No success9 votes (43%)

I haven't haggled with any of these firms in the last year

  (362 votes)
 362 votes (100%)

                   6420 options have been selected by 2605 people.

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