Have you haggled with Sky, BT, the AA and more this year? Did you succeed?MoneySaving Poll Results

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Haggling can provide big savings – on anything from digital TV and broadband to credit cards, breakdown cover and insurance. Each year we try to gauge the success rates of those who’ve done it. So please let us know whether you’ve gained cheaper prices, extra goods, 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 (654 votes)
Big success288 votes (44%)
Small success234 votes (36%)
No success132 votes (20%)
EE (52 votes)
Big success19 votes (37%)
Small success16 votes (31%)
No success17 votes (33%)
Plusnet (150 votes)
Big success57 votes (38%)
Small success60 votes (40%)
No success33 votes (22%)
Sky (909 votes)
Big success501 votes (55%)
Small success271 votes (30%)
No success137 votes (15%)
TalkTalk (129 votes)
Big success39 votes (30%)
Small success64 votes (50%)
No success26 votes (20%)
Virgin Media (417 votes)
Big success164 votes (39%)
Small success180 votes (43%)
No success73 votes (18%)
Other (51 votes)
Big success21 votes (41%)
Small success20 votes (39%)
No success10 votes (20%)

Mobiles

Plusnet (45 votes)
Big success19 votes (42%)
Small success18 votes (40%)
No success8 votes (18%)
BT Mobile (75 votes)
Big success30 votes (40%)
Small success30 votes (40%)
No success15 votes (20%)
O2 (143 votes)
Big success37 votes (26%)
Small success59 votes (41%)
No success47 votes (33%)
Tesco Mobile (63 votes)
Big success19 votes (30%)
Small success27 votes (43%)
No success17 votes (27%)
EE (260 votes)
Big success118 votes (45%)
Small success84 votes (32%)
No success58 votes (22%)
Sky (59 votes)
Big success30 votes (51%)
Small success19 votes (32%)
No success10 votes (17%)
Three (141 votes)
Big success53 votes (38%)
Small success51 votes (36%)
No success37 votes (26%)
Virgin Mobile (62 votes)
Big success19 votes (31%)
Small success28 votes (45%)
No success15 votes (24%)
Vodafone (170 votes)
Big success61 votes (36%)
Small success68 votes (40%)
No success41 votes (24%)
Other (32 votes)
Big success11 votes (34%)
Small success11 votes (34%)
No success10 votes (31%)

Breakdown

AA (300 votes)
Big success169 votes (56%)
Small success96 votes (32%)
No success35 votes (12%)
Green Flag (47 votes)
Big success14 votes (30%)
Small success24 votes (51%)
No success9 votes (19%)
RAC (144 votes)
Big success89 votes (62%)
Small success40 votes (28%)
No success15 votes (10%)
Other (44 votes)
Big success18 votes (41%)
Small success13 votes (30%)
No success13 votes (30%)

Insurance

AA Insurance (76 votes)
Big success37 votes (49%)
Small success24 votes (32%)
No success15 votes (20%)
Admiral (197 votes)
Big success105 votes (53%)
Small success71 votes (36%)
No success21 votes (11%)
Age UK (10 votes)
Big success4 votes (40%)
Small success2 votes (20%)
No success4 votes (40%)
Aviva (104 votes)
Big success28 votes (27%)
Small success35 votes (34%)
No success41 votes (39%)
Axa (30 votes)
Big success5 votes (17%)
Small success10 votes (33%)
No success15 votes (50%)
Churchill (59 votes)
Big success13 votes (22%)
Small success27 votes (46%)
No success19 votes (32%)
Diamond (18 votes)
Big success7 votes (39%)
Small success8 votes (44%)
No success3 votes (17%)
Direct Line (139 votes)
Big success36 votes (26%)
Small success56 votes (40%)
No success47 votes (34%)
Elephant (22 votes)
Big success9 votes (41%)
Small success6 votes (27%)
No success7 votes (32%)
Endsleigh (6 votes)
Big success3 votes (50%)
Small success2 votes (33%)
No success1 votes (17%)
Esure (35 votes)
Big success13 votes (37%)
Small success15 votes (43%)
No success7 votes (20%)
Hastings Direct (77 votes)
Big success27 votes (35%)
Small success31 votes (40%)
No success19 votes (25%)
Legal & General (23 votes)
Big success4 votes (17%)
Small success8 votes (35%)
No success11 votes (48%)
LV (97 votes)
Big success20 votes (21%)
Small success52 votes (54%)
No success25 votes (26%)
M&S Insurance (17 votes)
Big success3 votes (18%)
Small success7 votes (41%)
No success7 votes (41%)
More Than (29 votes)
Big success4 votes (14%)
Small success14 votes (48%)
No success11 votes (38%)
Post Office (10 votes)
Big success3 votes (30%)
Small success4 votes (40%)
No success3 votes (30%)
Privilege (20 votes)
Big success10 votes (50%)
Small success8 votes (40%)
No success2 votes (10%)
Saga (64 votes)
Big success19 votes (30%)
Small success26 votes (41%)
No success19 votes (30%)
Sheilas' Wheels (15 votes)
Big success3 votes (20%)
Small success7 votes (47%)
No success5 votes (33%)
Swiftcover (7 votes)
Big success2 votes (29%)
Small success2 votes (29%)
No success3 votes (43%)
Swinton (15 votes)
Big success4 votes (27%)
Small success6 votes (40%)
No success5 votes (33%)
Tesco Insurance (54 votes)
Big success10 votes (19%)
Small success23 votes (43%)
No success21 votes (39%)
Zurich (10 votes)
Big success2 votes (20%)
Small success1 votes (10%)
No success7 votes (70%)
Other (127 votes)
Big success51 votes (40%)
Small success46 votes (36%)
No success30 votes (24%)

Banks / card providers

American Express (24 votes)
Big success6 votes (25%)
Small success6 votes (25%)
No success12 votes (50%)
Barclaycard (48 votes)
Big success11 votes (23%)
Small success16 votes (33%)
No success21 votes (44%)
Barclays (19 votes)
Big success6 votes (32%)
Small success5 votes (26%)
No success8 votes (42%)
Capital One (10 votes)
Big success2 votes (20%)
Small success1 votes (10%)
No success7 votes (70%)
Co-op Bank (10 votes)
Big success2 votes (20%)
Small success3 votes (30%)
No success5 votes (50%)
First Direct (15 votes)
Big success6 votes (40%)
Small success6 votes (40%)
No success3 votes (20%)
Halifax / Bank of Scotland (31 votes)
Big success6 votes (19%)
Small success6 votes (19%)
No success19 votes (61%)
HSBC (19 votes)
Big success4 votes (21%)
Small success6 votes (32%)
No success9 votes (47%)
Lloyds (30 votes)
Big success4 votes (13%)
Small success8 votes (27%)
No success18 votes (60%)
MBNA (17 votes)
Big success5 votes (29%)
Small success6 votes (35%)
No success6 votes (35%)
Nationwide (33 votes)
Big success6 votes (18%)
Small success12 votes (36%)
No success15 votes (45%)
NatWest / RBS (16 votes)
Big success3 votes (19%)
Small success5 votes (31%)
No success8 votes (50%)
Santander (30 votes)
Big success6 votes (20%)
Small success9 votes (30%)
No success15 votes (50%)
TSB (15 votes)
Big success2 votes (13%)
Small success5 votes (33%)
No success8 votes (53%)
Virgin Money (23 votes)
Big success5 votes (22%)
Small success3 votes (13%)
No success15 votes (65%)
Other (26 votes)
Big success7 votes (27%)
Small success10 votes (38%)
No success9 votes (35%)

 

I haven't haggled with any of these firms in the last year (347 votes)
 347 votes (100%)

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