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 (612 votes)
Big success230 votes (38%)
Small success219 votes (36%)
No success163 votes (27%)
EE (189 votes)
Big success58 votes (31%)
Small success72 votes (38%)
No success59 votes (31%)
Plusnet (165 votes)
Big success62 votes (38%)
Small success62 votes (38%)
No success41 votes (25%)
Sky (1007 votes)
Big success513 votes (51%)
Small success329 votes (33%)
No success165 votes (16%)
TalkTalk (151 votes)
Big success48 votes (32%)
Small success56 votes (37%)
No success47 votes (31%)
Virgin Media (493 votes)
Big success181 votes (37%)
Small success191 votes (39%)
No success121 votes (25%)
Vodafone (140 votes)
Big success33 votes (24%)
Small success61 votes (44%)
No success46 votes (33%)
Other TV / broadband / home phone provider (62 votes)
Big success19 votes (31%)
Small success22 votes (35%)
No success21 votes (34%)

Mobiles

Plusnet (61 votes)
Big success19 votes (31%)
Small success20 votes (33%)
No success22 votes (36%)
BT Mobile (74 votes)
Big success21 votes (28%)
Small success36 votes (49%)
No success17 votes (23%)
O2 (188 votes)
Big success40 votes (21%)
Small success72 votes (38%)
No success76 votes (40%)
Tesco Mobile (71 votes)
Big success19 votes (27%)
Small success25 votes (35%)
No success27 votes (38%)
EE (167 votes)
Big success64 votes (38%)
Small success63 votes (38%)
No success40 votes (24%)
Sky (198 votes)
Big success87 votes (44%)
Small success64 votes (32%)
No success47 votes (24%)
Three (115 votes)
Big success48 votes (42%)
Small success41 votes (36%)
No success26 votes (23%)
Virgin Mobile (76 votes)
Big success15 votes (20%)
Small success33 votes (43%)
No success28 votes (37%)
Vodafone (113 votes)
Big success30 votes (27%)
Small success41 votes (36%)
No success42 votes (37%)
Giffgaff (18 votes)
Big success4 votes (22%)
Small success2 votes (11%)
No success12 votes (67%)
iD Mobile (21 votes)
Big success5 votes (24%)
Small success3 votes (14%)
No success13 votes (62%)
Other mobile provider (15 votes)
Big success3 votes (20%)
Small success4 votes (27%)
No success8 votes (53%)

Breakdown

AA (373 votes)
Big success211 votes (57%)
Small success117 votes (31%)
No success45 votes (12%)
Green Flag (59 votes)
Big success14 votes (24%)
Small success29 votes (49%)
No success16 votes (27%)
RAC (189 votes)
Big success92 votes (49%)
Small success69 votes (37%)
No success28 votes (15%)
Other breakdown cover provider (39 votes)
Big success5 votes (13%)
Small success13 votes (33%)
No success21 votes (54%)

Insurance

AA Insurance (69 votes)
Big success24 votes (35%)
Small success25 votes (36%)
No success20 votes (29%)
Admiral (205 votes)
Big success87 votes (42%)
Small success79 votes (39%)
No success39 votes (19%)
Age UK (14 votes)
Big success1 votes (7%)
Small success1 votes (7%)
No success12 votes (86%)
Aviva (103 votes)
Big success20 votes (19%)
Small success41 votes (40%)
No success42 votes (41%)
Axa (48 votes)
Big success13 votes (27%)
Small success17 votes (35%)
No success18 votes (38%)
Churchill (66 votes)
Big success15 votes (23%)
Small success29 votes (44%)
No success22 votes (33%)
Diamond (16 votes)
Big success2 votes (13%)
Small success6 votes (38%)
No success8 votes (50%)
Direct Line (171 votes)
Big success33 votes (19%)
Small success76 votes (44%)
No success62 votes (36%)
Elephant (10 votes)
Big success3 votes (30%)
Small success3 votes (30%)
No success4 votes (40%)
Endsleigh (10 votes)
Big success0 votes (0%)
Small success0 votes (0%)
No success10 votes (100%)
Esure (39 votes)
Big success5 votes (13%)
Small success21 votes (54%)
No success13 votes (33%)
Hastings Direct (102 votes)
Big success37 votes (36%)
Small success36 votes (35%)
No success29 votes (28%)
Legal & General (31 votes)
Big success8 votes (26%)
Small success11 votes (35%)
No success12 votes (39%)
LV (93 votes)
Big success15 votes (16%)
Small success48 votes (52%)
No success30 votes (32%)
M&S Insurance (22 votes)
Big success3 votes (14%)
Small success5 votes (23%)
No success14 votes (64%)
More Than (38 votes)
Big success5 votes (13%)
Small success15 votes (39%)
No success18 votes (47%)
Post Office (22 votes)
Big success5 votes (23%)
Small success8 votes (36%)
No success9 votes (41%)
Privilege (18 votes)
Big success3 votes (17%)
Small success3 votes (17%)
No success12 votes (67%)
Saga (84 votes)
Big success35 votes (42%)
Small success30 votes (36%)
No success19 votes (23%)
Sheilas' Wheels (20 votes)
Big success3 votes (15%)
Small success10 votes (50%)
No success7 votes (35%)
Swiftcover (13 votes)
Big success5 votes (38%)
Small success2 votes (15%)
No success6 votes (46%)
Swinton (14 votes)
Big success4 votes (29%)
Small success0 votes (0%)
No success10 votes (71%)
Tesco Insurance (46 votes)
Big success9 votes (20%)
Small success20 votes (43%)
No success17 votes (37%)
Zurich (14 votes)
Big success1 votes (7%)
Small success4 votes (29%)
No success9 votes (64%)
Other insurance provider (129 votes)
Big success38 votes (29%)
Small success49 votes (38%)
No success42 votes (33%)

Banks / card providers

American Express (16 votes)
Big success0 votes (0%)
Small success4 votes (25%)
No success12 votes (75%)
Barclaycard (39 votes)
Big success6 votes (15%)
Small success9 votes (23%)
No success24 votes (62%)
Barclays (22 votes)
Big success5 votes (23%)
Small success3 votes (14%)
No success14 votes (64%)
Capital One (19 votes)
Big success4 votes (21%)
Small success7 votes (37%)
No success8 votes (42%)
Co-op Bank (10 votes)
Big success2 votes (20%)
Small success0 votes (0%)
No success8 votes (80%)
First Direct (20 votes)
Big success3 votes (15%)
Small success5 votes (25%)
No success12 votes (60%)
Halifax / Bank of Scotland (37 votes)
Big success8 votes (22%)
Small success12 votes (32%)
No success17 votes (46%)
HSBC (20 votes)
Big success6 votes (30%)
Small success5 votes (25%)
No success9 votes (45%)
Lloyds (35 votes)
Big success11 votes (31%)
Small success9 votes (26%)
No success15 votes (43%)
MBNA (16 votes)
Big success0 votes (0%)
Small success2 votes (13%)
No success14 votes (88%)
Nationwide (26 votes)
Big success5 votes (19%)
Small success7 votes (27%)
No success14 votes (54%)
NatWest / RBS (27 votes)
Big success2 votes (7%)
Small success8 votes (30%)
No success17 votes (63%)
Santander (40 votes)
Big success8 votes (20%)
Small success14 votes (35%)
No success18 votes (45%)
TSB (19 votes)
Big success6 votes (32%)
Small success3 votes (16%)
No success10 votes (53%)
Virgin Money (10 votes)
Big success0 votes (0%)
Small success4 votes (40%)
No success6 votes (60%)
Other bank/card provider (23 votes)
Big success7 votes (30%)
Small success2 votes (9%)
No success14 votes (61%)

 

I haven't haggled with any of these firms in the last year (170 votes)
 170 votes (100%)

                   6542 ratings have been selected.

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