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

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Call centre haggling can provide big savings – whether it be digital TV, broadband, credit cards, breakdown cover, insurance and more. Each year we try to gauge the success rates of those who’ve done it. So please let us know whether you 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 (473 votes)
Big success119 votes (25%)
Small success215 votes (45%)
No success139 votes (29%)
EE (88 votes)
Big success25 votes (28%)
Small success28 votes (32%)
No success35 votes (40%)
Plusnet (135 votes)
Big success70 votes (52%)
Small success41 votes (30%)
No success24 votes (18%)
Sky (1231 votes)
Big success678 votes (55%)
Small success381 votes (31%)
No success172 votes (14%)
TalkTalk (312 votes)
Big success153 votes (49%)
Small success107 votes (34%)
No success52 votes (17%)
Tesco Broadband (15 votes)
Big success4 votes (27%)
Small success3 votes (20%)
No success8 votes (53%)
Virgin Media (484 votes)
Big success182 votes (38%)
Small success206 votes (43%)
No success96 votes (20%)
Other (33 votes)
Big success11 votes (33%)
Small success12 votes (36%)
No success10 votes (30%)

Mobiles

Carphone Warehouse (58 votes)
Big success11 votes (19%)
Small success21 votes (36%)
No success26 votes (45%)
EE (246 votes)
Big success67 votes (27%)
Small success95 votes (39%)
No success84 votes (34%)
giffgaff (16 votes)
Big success5 votes (31%)
Small success1 votes (6%)
No success10 votes (63%)
O2 (200 votes)
Big success52 votes (26%)
Small success62 votes (31%)
No success86 votes (43%)
Orange (92 votes)
Big success27 votes (29%)
Small success41 votes (45%)
No success24 votes (26%)
Tesco Mobile (65 votes)
Big success13 votes (20%)
Small success21 votes (32%)
No success31 votes (48%)
T-Mobile (75 votes)
Big success23 votes (31%)
Small success19 votes (25%)
No success33 votes (44%)
Three (109 votes)
Big success23 votes (21%)
Small success35 votes (32%)
No success51 votes (47%)
Virgin Mobile (114 votes)
Big success37 votes (32%)
Small success46 votes (40%)
No success31 votes (27%)
Vodafone (202 votes)
Big success89 votes (44%)
Small success59 votes (29%)
No success54 votes (27%)
Other (25 votes)
Big success9 votes (36%)
Small success6 votes (24%)
No success10 votes (40%)

Breakdown

AA (556 votes)
Big success322 votes (58%)
Small success145 votes (26%)
No success89 votes (16%)
Green Flag (55 votes)
Big success22 votes (40%)
Small success16 votes (29%)
No success17 votes (31%)
RAC (170 votes)
Big success77 votes (45%)
Small success55 votes (32%)
No success38 votes (22%)
Other (45 votes)
Big success12 votes (27%)
Small success17 votes (38%)
No success16 votes (36%)

Insurance

AA Insurance (112 votes)
Big success53 votes (47%)
Small success37 votes (33%)
No success22 votes (20%)
Admiral (156 votes)
Big success63 votes (40%)
Small success71 votes (46%)
No success22 votes (14%)
Aviva (129 votes)
Big success31 votes (24%)
Small success52 votes (40%)
No success46 votes (36%)
Axa (28 votes)
Big success7 votes (25%)
Small success8 votes (29%)
No success13 votes (46%)
Bell Insurance (8 votes)
Big success3 votes (38%)
Small success0 votes (0%)
No success5 votes (63%)
Churchill (74 votes)
Big success24 votes (32%)
Small success30 votes (41%)
No success20 votes (27%)
Diamond (25 votes)
Big success9 votes (36%)
Small success9 votes (36%)
No success7 votes (28%)
Direct Line (114 votes)
Big success35 votes (31%)
Small success52 votes (46%)
No success27 votes (24%)
Elephant (25 votes)
Big success12 votes (48%)
Small success8 votes (32%)
No success5 votes (20%)
Endsleigh (12 votes)
Big success3 votes (25%)
Small success2 votes (17%)
No success7 votes (58%)
Esure (32 votes)
Big success3 votes (9%)
Small success16 votes (50%)
No success13 votes (41%)
Hastings Direct (81 votes)
Big success34 votes (42%)
Small success32 votes (40%)
No success15 votes (19%)
Legal and General (36 votes)
Big success15 votes (42%)
Small success14 votes (39%)
No success7 votes (19%)
LV (98 votes)
Big success28 votes (29%)
Small success58 votes (59%)
No success12 votes (12%)
M&S Insurance (34 votes)
Big success13 votes (38%)
Small success16 votes (47%)
No success5 votes (15%)
More Than (45 votes)
Big success10 votes (22%)
Small success23 votes (51%)
No success12 votes (27%)
Post Office (19 votes)
Big success7 votes (37%)
Small success5 votes (26%)
No success7 votes (37%)
Privilege (27 votes)
Big success9 votes (33%)
Small success12 votes (44%)
No success6 votes (22%)
Saga (80 votes)
Big success30 votes (38%)
Small success30 votes (38%)
No success20 votes (25%)
Sheilas' Wheels (29 votes)
Big success4 votes (14%)
Small success15 votes (52%)
No success10 votes (34%)
Swiftcover (7 votes)
Big success0 votes (0%)
Small success2 votes (29%)
No success5 votes (71%)
Swinton (72 votes)
Big success32 votes (44%)
Small success23 votes (32%)
No success17 votes (24%)
Tesco Insurance (56 votes)
Big success15 votes (27%)
Small success21 votes (38%)
No success20 votes (36%)
Zurich (20 votes)
Big success6 votes (30%)
Small success5 votes (25%)
No success9 votes (45%)
Other (185 votes)
Big success63 votes (34%)
Small success86 votes (46%)
No success36 votes (19%)

Banks / card providers

American Express (14 votes)
Big success2 votes (14%)
Small success5 votes (36%)
No success7 votes (50%)
Barclaycard (31 votes)
Big success12 votes (39%)
Small success9 votes (29%)
No success10 votes (32%)
Barclays (44 votes)
Big success9 votes (20%)
Small success11 votes (25%)
No success24 votes (55%)
Capital One (13 votes)
Big success0 votes (0%)
Small success5 votes (38%)
No success8 votes (62%)
Co-op Bank (9 votes)
Big success1 votes (11%)
Small success1 votes (11%)
No success7 votes (78%)
First Direct (21 votes)
Big success8 votes (38%)
Small success5 votes (24%)
No success8 votes (38%)
Halifax/Bank of Scotland (66 votes)
Big success16 votes (24%)
Small success20 votes (30%)
No success30 votes (45%)
HSBC (24 votes)
Big success3 votes (13%)
Small success8 votes (33%)
No success13 votes (54%)
Lloyds (51 votes)
Big success17 votes (33%)
Small success14 votes (27%)
No success20 votes (39%)
MBNA (11 votes)
Big success4 votes (36%)
Small success3 votes (27%)
No success4 votes (36%)
Nationwide (40 votes)
Big success12 votes (30%)
Small success15 votes (38%)
No success13 votes (33%)
Natwest/RBS (47 votes)
Big success5 votes (11%)
Small success19 votes (40%)
No success23 votes (49%)
Santander (52 votes)
Big success16 votes (31%)
Small success20 votes (38%)
No success16 votes (31%)
TSB (16 votes)
Big success4 votes (25%)
Small success0 votes (0%)
No success12 votes (75%)
Virgin Money (7 votes)
Big success2 votes (29%)
Small success1 votes (14%)
No success4 votes (57%)
Other (15 votes)
Big success1 votes (7%)
Small success8 votes (53%)
No success6 votes (40%)

 

I haven't haggled with any of these firms in the last year (370 votes)
 370 votes (100%)

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