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

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

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 success 288 votes (44%)
Small success 234 votes (36%)
No success 132 votes (20%)
EE (52 votes)
Big success 19 votes (37%)
Small success 16 votes (31%)
No success 17 votes (33%)
Plusnet (150 votes)
Big success 57 votes (38%)
Small success 60 votes (40%)
No success 33 votes (22%)
Sky (909 votes)
Big success 501 votes (55%)
Small success 271 votes (30%)
No success 137 votes (15%)
TalkTalk (129 votes)
Big success 39 votes (30%)
Small success 64 votes (50%)
No success 26 votes (20%)
Virgin Media (417 votes)
Big success 164 votes (39%)
Small success 180 votes (43%)
No success 73 votes (18%)
Other (51 votes)
Big success 21 votes (41%)
Small success 20 votes (39%)
No success 10 votes (20%)

Mobiles

Plusnet (45 votes)
Big success 19 votes (42%)
Small success 18 votes (40%)
No success 8 votes (18%)
BT Mobile (75 votes)
Big success 30 votes (40%)
Small success 30 votes (40%)
No success 15 votes (20%)
O2 (143 votes)
Big success 37 votes (26%)
Small success 59 votes (41%)
No success 47 votes (33%)
Tesco Mobile (63 votes)
Big success 19 votes (30%)
Small success 27 votes (43%)
No success 17 votes (27%)
EE (260 votes)
Big success 118 votes (45%)
Small success 84 votes (32%)
No success 58 votes (22%)
Sky (59 votes)
Big success 30 votes (51%)
Small success 19 votes (32%)
No success 10 votes (17%)
Three (141 votes)
Big success 53 votes (38%)
Small success 51 votes (36%)
No success 37 votes (26%)
Virgin Mobile (62 votes)
Big success 19 votes (31%)
Small success 28 votes (45%)
No success 15 votes (24%)
Vodafone (170 votes)
Big success 61 votes (36%)
Small success 68 votes (40%)
No success 41 votes (24%)
Other (32 votes)
Big success 11 votes (34%)
Small success 11 votes (34%)
No success 10 votes (31%)

Breakdown

AA (300 votes)
Big success 169 votes (56%)
Small success 96 votes (32%)
No success 35 votes (12%)
Green Flag (47 votes)
Big success 14 votes (30%)
Small success 24 votes (51%)
No success 9 votes (19%)
RAC (144 votes)
Big success 89 votes (62%)
Small success 40 votes (28%)
No success 15 votes (10%)
Other (44 votes)
Big success 18 votes (41%)
Small success 13 votes (30%)
No success 13 votes (30%)

Insurance

AA Insurance (76 votes)
Big success 37 votes (49%)
Small success 24 votes (32%)
No success 15 votes (20%)
Admiral (197 votes)
Big success 105 votes (53%)
Small success 71 votes (36%)
No success 21 votes (11%)
Age UK (10 votes)
Big success 4 votes (40%)
Small success 2 votes (20%)
No success 4 votes (40%)
Aviva (104 votes)
Big success 28 votes (27%)
Small success 35 votes (34%)
No success 41 votes (39%)
Axa (30 votes)
Big success 5 votes (17%)
Small success 10 votes (33%)
No success 15 votes (50%)
Churchill (59 votes)
Big success 13 votes (22%)
Small success 27 votes (46%)
No success 19 votes (32%)
Diamond (18 votes)
Big success 7 votes (39%)
Small success 8 votes (44%)
No success 3 votes (17%)
Direct Line (139 votes)
Big success 36 votes (26%)
Small success 56 votes (40%)
No success 47 votes (34%)
Elephant (22 votes)
Big success 9 votes (41%)
Small success 6 votes (27%)
No success 7 votes (32%)
Endsleigh (6 votes)
Big success 3 votes (50%)
Small success 2 votes (33%)
No success 1 votes (17%)
Esure (35 votes)
Big success 13 votes (37%)
Small success 15 votes (43%)
No success 7 votes (20%)
Hastings Direct (77 votes)
Big success 27 votes (35%)
Small success 31 votes (40%)
No success 19 votes (25%)
Legal & General (23 votes)
Big success 4 votes (17%)
Small success 8 votes (35%)
No success 11 votes (48%)
LV (97 votes)
Big success 20 votes (21%)
Small success 52 votes (54%)
No success 25 votes (26%)
M&S Insurance (17 votes)
Big success 3 votes (18%)
Small success 7 votes (41%)
No success 7 votes (41%)
More Than (29 votes)
Big success 4 votes (14%)
Small success 14 votes (48%)
No success 11 votes (38%)
Post Office (10 votes)
Big success 3 votes (30%)
Small success 4 votes (40%)
No success 3 votes (30%)
Privilege (20 votes)
Big success 10 votes (50%)
Small success 8 votes (40%)
No success 2 votes (10%)
Saga (64 votes)
Big success 19 votes (30%)
Small success 26 votes (41%)
No success 19 votes (30%)
Sheilas' Wheels (15 votes)
Big success 3 votes (20%)
Small success 7 votes (47%)
No success 5 votes (33%)
Swiftcover (7 votes)
Big success 2 votes (29%)
Small success 2 votes (29%)
No success 3 votes (43%)
Swinton (15 votes)
Big success 4 votes (27%)
Small success 6 votes (40%)
No success 5 votes (33%)
Tesco Insurance (54 votes)
Big success 10 votes (19%)
Small success 23 votes (43%)
No success 21 votes (39%)
Zurich (10 votes)
Big success 2 votes (20%)
Small success 1 votes (10%)
No success 7 votes (70%)
Other (127 votes)
Big success 51 votes (40%)
Small success 46 votes (36%)
No success 30 votes (24%)

Banks / card providers

American Express (24 votes)
Big success 6 votes (25%)
Small success 6 votes (25%)
No success 12 votes (50%)
Barclaycard (48 votes)
Big success 11 votes (23%)
Small success 16 votes (33%)
No success 21 votes (44%)
Barclays (19 votes)
Big success 6 votes (32%)
Small success 5 votes (26%)
No success 8 votes (42%)
Capital One (10 votes)
Big success 2 votes (20%)
Small success 1 votes (10%)
No success 7 votes (70%)
Co-op Bank (10 votes)
Big success 2 votes (20%)
Small success 3 votes (30%)
No success 5 votes (50%)
First Direct (15 votes)
Big success 6 votes (40%)
Small success 6 votes (40%)
No success 3 votes (20%)
Halifax / Bank of Scotland (31 votes)
Big success 6 votes (19%)
Small success 6 votes (19%)
No success 19 votes (61%)
HSBC (19 votes)
Big success 4 votes (21%)
Small success 6 votes (32%)
No success 9 votes (47%)
Lloyds (30 votes)
Big success 4 votes (13%)
Small success 8 votes (27%)
No success 18 votes (60%)
MBNA (17 votes)
Big success 5 votes (29%)
Small success 6 votes (35%)
No success 6 votes (35%)
Nationwide (33 votes)
Big success 6 votes (18%)
Small success 12 votes (36%)
No success 15 votes (45%)
NatWest / RBS (16 votes)
Big success 3 votes (19%)
Small success 5 votes (31%)
No success 8 votes (50%)
Santander (30 votes)
Big success 6 votes (20%)
Small success 9 votes (30%)
No success 15 votes (50%)
TSB (15 votes)
Big success 2 votes (13%)
Small success 5 votes (33%)
No success 8 votes (53%)
Virgin Money (23 votes)
Big success 5 votes (22%)
Small success 3 votes (13%)
No success 15 votes (65%)
Other (26 votes)
Big success 7 votes (27%)
Small success 10 votes (38%)
No success 9 votes (35%)

 

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

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