Which companies have you best haggled with in the past year?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 service companies have you successfully haggled with IN THE LAST YEAR? (Select as many as you want from the major providers below.)

Results

 

I have never haggled with any of the firms below in the last year (320 votes)
  320 votes (100%)

TV / broadband / home phone

BT (555 votes)
No joy168 votes (30%)
Minor reduction206 votes (37%)
Big saving181 votes (33%)
O2 (180 votes)
No joy53 votes (29%)
Minor reduction46 votes (26%)
Big saving81 votes (45%)
Orange (93 votes)
No joy61 votes (66%)
Minor reduction23 votes (25%)
Big saving9 votes (10%)
Other (60 votes)
No joy31 votes (52%)
Minor reduction16 votes (27%)
Big saving13 votes (22%)
Phones4U (57 votes)
No joy38 votes (67%)
Minor reduction11 votes (19%)
Big saving8 votes (14%)
Plusnet (102 votes)
No joy40 votes (39%)
Minor reduction30 votes (29%)
Big saving32 votes (31%)
Primus (38 votes)
No joy33 votes (87%)
Minor reduction3 votes (8%)
Big saving2 votes (5%)
Sky (903 votes)
No joy147 votes (16%)
Minor reduction331 votes (37%)
Big saving425 votes (47%)
TalkTalk (283 votes)
No joy69 votes (24%)
Minor reduction106 votes (37%)
Big saving108 votes (38%)
Virgin Media (584 votes)
No joy121 votes (21%)
Minor reduction234 votes (40%)
Big saving229 votes (39%)

Mobile phones

Carphone Warehouse (86 votes)
No joy47 votes (55%)
Minor reduction22 votes (26%)
Big saving17 votes (20%)
EE (100 votes)
No joy44 votes (44%)
Minor reduction31 votes (31%)
Big saving25 votes (25%)
O2 (334 votes)
No joy134 votes (40%)
Minor reduction120 votes (36%)
Big saving80 votes (24%)
Orange (265 votes)
No joy98 votes (37%)
Minor reduction83 votes (31%)
Big saving84 votes (32%)
T-Mobile (169 votes)
No joy66 votes (39%)
Minor reduction51 votes (30%)
Big saving52 votes (31%)
Tesco (75 votes)
No joy43 votes (57%)
Minor reduction22 votes (29%)
Big saving10 votes (13%)
Three (170 votes)
No joy69 votes (41%)
Minor reduction54 votes (32%)
Big saving47 votes (28%)
Virgin Mobile (163 votes)
No joy47 votes (29%)
Minor reduction50 votes (31%)
Big saving66 votes (40%)
Vodafone (232 votes)
No joy78 votes (34%)
Minor reduction88 votes (38%)
Big saving66 votes (28%)

Breakdown

AA (520 votes)
No joy73 votes (14%)
Minor reduction98 votes (19%)
Big saving349 votes (67%)
Green Flag (61 votes)
No joy35 votes (57%)
Minor reduction15 votes (25%)
Big saving11 votes (18%)
Other (59 votes)
No joy27 votes (46%)
Minor reduction14 votes (24%)
Big saving18 votes (31%)
RAC (180 votes)
No joy59 votes (33%)
Minor reduction60 votes (33%)
Big saving61 votes (34%)

Insurance

AA Insurance (122 votes)
No joy33 votes (27%)
Minor reduction46 votes (38%)
Big saving43 votes (35%)
Admiral (196 votes)
No joy44 votes (22%)
Minor reduction79 votes (40%)
Big saving73 votes (37%)
Aviva (144 votes)
No joy45 votes (31%)
Minor reduction54 votes (38%)
Big saving45 votes (31%)
British Gas Homecare (79 votes)
No joy38 votes (48%)
Minor reduction33 votes (42%)
Big saving8 votes (10%)
Churchill (107 votes)
No joy49 votes (46%)
Minor reduction29 votes (27%)
Big saving29 votes (27%)
Diamond (43 votes)
No joy20 votes (47%)
Minor reduction11 votes (26%)
Big saving12 votes (28%)
Direct Line (155 votes)
No joy65 votes (42%)
Minor reduction54 votes (35%)
Big saving36 votes (23%)
Elephant (55 votes)
No joy25 votes (45%)
Minor reduction13 votes (24%)
Big saving17 votes (31%)
Endsleigh (28 votes)
No joy22 votes (79%)
Minor reduction3 votes (11%)
Big saving3 votes (11%)
Esure (51 votes)
No joy26 votes (51%)
Minor reduction14 votes (27%)
Big saving11 votes (22%)
LV (103 votes)
No joy36 votes (35%)
Minor reduction52 votes (50%)
Big saving15 votes (15%)
Other (329 votes)
No joy53 votes (16%)
Minor reduction111 votes (34%)
Big saving165 votes (50%)
Swinton (76 votes)
No joy34 votes (45%)
Minor reduction19 votes (25%)
Big saving23 votes (30%)
Tesco Insurance (109 votes)
No joy53 votes (49%)
Minor reduction32 votes (29%)
Big saving24 votes (22%)

Banks / credit cards / credit

American Express (39 votes)
No joy25 votes (64%)
Minor reduction6 votes (15%)
Big saving8 votes (21%)
Barclaycard (89 votes)
No joy47 votes (53%)
Minor reduction24 votes (27%)
Big saving18 votes (20%)
Barclays (49 votes)
No joy32 votes (65%)
Minor reduction11 votes (22%)
Big saving6 votes (12%)
Capital One (38 votes)
No joy29 votes (76%)
Minor reduction8 votes (21%)
Big saving1 votes (3%)
Co-op (31 votes)
No joy24 votes (77%)
Minor reduction5 votes (16%)
Big saving2 votes (6%)
HSBC (69 votes)
No joy45 votes (65%)
Minor reduction11 votes (16%)
Big saving13 votes (19%)
Lloyds TSB/ Halifax (90 votes)
No joy52 votes (58%)
Minor reduction25 votes (28%)
Big saving13 votes (14%)
MBNA (46 votes)
No joy30 votes (65%)
Minor reduction9 votes (20%)
Big saving7 votes (15%)
Nationwide (48 votes)
No joy24 votes (50%)
Minor reduction13 votes (27%)
Big saving11 votes (23%)
NatWest/ RBS (59 votes)
No joy32 votes (54%)
Minor reduction18 votes (31%)
Big saving9 votes (15%)
Other (56 votes)
No joy33 votes (59%)
Minor reduction13 votes (23%)
Big saving10 votes (18%)
Santander (79 votes)
No joy49 votes (62%)
Minor reduction19 votes (24%)
Big saving11 votes (14%)
Virgin (32 votes)
No joy23 votes (72%)
Minor reduction4 votes (13%)
Big saving5 votes (16%)

                   7911 options have been selected by 2950 people.

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