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The fastest and most simple way to save money on your energy bill. 

Use your iPhone's camera to take a picture of your latest energy bill. We will do the hard work and get you a list of competitive gas and electricity prices. Simply pick the one that you want and we will deal with the switching hassle for you. And give you a free meerkat toy. 

With energy prices rising, up to 84% of households in the UK could save money by switching energy provider. But making sense of kilowatts and tariffs makes switching more difficult than it should be. 

Our new Snapt app takes care of the complication. No form filling or questionnaires. snapt: the simple way to save 

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PS We welcome feedback so please let us know how we can improve by contacting us via www.comparethemarket.com/contact-us 

10% of customers who used comparethemarket.com to switch their gas & electricity bill between 1st October and 30th November 2013 could have saved £350 on their annual energy bill.
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A new partnership between Gary and the nation's favourite meerkat Aleksandr Orlov could be headed to our screens.
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Save on your home insurance with comparethemarket.com

Research shows 1 in 8 savvy Brits with a spare room in the UK are now renting it out as a way of generating additional income*. 

If you’re looking for ways to make sure your hard earned money goes further in the home, you could also save by searching and comparing deals for your building and contents insurance with leading price comparison website comparethemarket.com.

 “More and more of us are looking at ways we can make savings and cut costs on our household budgets,” explains Simon McCulloch, Director of Insurance at comparethemarket.com. “You could make significant savings by looking at what you’re paying for things like home and contents insurance, to make sure you have the best possible deal.”

Shopping around for your home insurance can be stressful and time consuming. But comparethemarket.com makes it easy to find the  right deal for: 

1. Separate buildings insurance and contents insurance policies
2. Combined buildings and contents policies
3. A variety of voluntary excess on your home insurance 
4. Optional extras, including accidental damage, home emergency cover and family legal protection

And it’s not just home insurance, comparethemarket.com can easily help you find the right deal on a wide range of insurance policies to cover your car, van or bike, as well as life, travel and pet insurance. You can also quickly compare a range of credit cards, phone and energy bills, as well as broadband and digital TV providers. 

* Santander Mortgages, October 2012 
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Protect your Pet with comparethemarket.com

A study has found a quarter of Brits would rather spend time with their pets than their partner or even their children*! So with our furry friends playing such an important part in our lives and families, it’s important to take good care of them. And that means having the right insurance in place to make sure they’re well looked after should they become injured or ill.  

Animal lovers concerned about the cost of vet bills can use price comparison website comparethemarket.com to find the best deal on cat or dog insurance. After all, having the right pet insurance could save thousands of pounds in vet bills - money you could be spending on pampering your pooch...  

“The prospect of unexpected vet’s bills can be alarming, and an added worry if your pet is ill or injured,” explains James Padmore, Senior Manager at comparethemarket.com. “Many people are using sites like comparethemarket.com to find the best deal for their pet insurance and gain peace of mind.”

A few minutes on comparethemarket.com and you can be comparing the right insurance policies from leading suppliers, leaving you with the reassurance that your treasured pet can receive the best possible care should the worst happen. 

If you don’t have a pet you can get a meerkat toy when you buy your insurance, switch energy provider or get a credit card or loan through comparethemarket.com. From covering your home, car, van and bike, to life and travel insurance, comparing policies can save you money and peace of mind. You can also compare deals for a range of household bills including electricity, gas, phone, broadband and digital TV. 

*Research by Kennel Club, September 2012 
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As summer beckons, for the right travel insurance deals comparethemarket.com

Has the first warm weekend in the UK given you a taste for a sunnier climate? If you are thinking of jetting off, don’t forget to make sure you have the right holiday cover. 

1 in 4 holidaymakers plan to travel without buying holiday insurance, whilst 31% think that holiday cover is too expensive*. But by shopping around for cover with comparethemarket.com you can find the most suitable deal which needn’t break the bank. 

“Travel insurance is as essential for a holiday as suntan lotion,” explains Russell Davies, Director of Life, Money and Utilities at comparethemarket.com. “It means having peace of mind so you can enjoy your holiday knowing that if something goes wrong, you’re covered. But by comparing policies you can make sure your travel insurance doesn’t eat into your spending money.”

At comparethemarket.com you can view the best quotes for travel insurance from the UK’s leading insurance providers. Whether it’s single trip, annual, cover for all the family, for the over 65s, or special winter sports and cruises policies; you could make a significant saving. Meaning you can kick back and enjoy your holiday knowing you’ve got all the cover you need. 

It’s not just holiday and car insurance, comparethemarket.com can also help you find the right deal for a wide range of insurance policies. From insuring your home, van or bike, to life and pet insurance. There are also easy ways to compare a range of credit cards and household bills including electricity, gas, phone, broadband and digital TV. 

*ABTA study, February 2013
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Switch and save on energy bills during the cold snap.

With the current cold weather keeping heating systems on longer it’s never been more important for consumers to find ways to make savings on their energy bills. Especially when a recent survey has found 1 in 5 households in Britain spend more than 10% of their income on gas and electricity*. 

One of the easiest ways to find out if you’re paying over the odds for your gas and electricity bills is to compare energy prices with comparethemarket.com, ensuring you have the most affordable deal out there. 

“Energy bills take up a significant percentage of household income for many people, so making a saving can mean a big difference to the household budget,” explains Russell Davis, Director of Utilities at comparethemarket.com. “At comparethemarket.com, we make it quick and easy to compare tariffs from some of the leading electricity and gas providers to see if you could save money on your bills.” 

You don’t even need a bill to hand to see if you could save money. Just enter your postcode, current energy supplier, tariff, and how much you roughly pay for gas and electricity into comparethemarket.com and all the hard work will be done for you. 

And it’s not just energy prices, comparethemarket.com can help customers find the best deal on a wide range of insurance policies – from covering your car and travel, to pet and life insurance  – as well as financial products like credit cards and loans. And there are also quick and easy comparisons for broadband and digital TV deals. 

*MoneyMood survey from Legal & General, January 2013
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Planning to holiday lots in 2013? You could make savings on your travel insurance with comparethemarket.com

We Brits are planning to travel more in 2013 than ever: 71% of us are hoping to have more than one holiday in the next 12 months,  with 42% planning to get away at least three times between now and December* . So with more journeys on the to-do list, make sure you use comparethemarket.com to get the right holiday insurance. 

Here at comparethemarket.com, one of the UK’s leading price comparison sites, we want to help you find travel insurance at the right level of cover so it doesn’t eat into your precious Euros, Dollars or Yen. We work with leading travel insurance providers to make sure you receive the most competitive quotes, whether you’re after single trip, multi trip or annual cover for individuals, families or business travellers.

 “Holidays are still very much a focus for this year for many people, but with rising costs it’s important to make sure your money goes further than it has done before,” explains Amanda Butterworth, Senior Manager at comparethemarket.com. “Looking for the right deal on travel insurance can be one way of making a saving and with comparethemarket.com, you can find and compare a wide variety of providers in one place, ensuring you have the right policy for your trip.”

We’ll help you find competitive holiday insurance by asking a few quick questions and within minutes you’ll be comparing quotes, so you can enjoy your holiday knowing you’ve got it all covered. Here’s what you can compare:
1. Single and annual travel policies
2. Specially designed travel insurance for the over 65s and families
3. Cruise and ski insurance 

And if you’re in a comparing mood, comparethemarket.com does more than just travel insurance. We can help you hunt out the deals for all kinds of insurance and financial products - from policies for vans, bikes, life and pets, to finding the deals on credit cards and loans. 

You can also compare energy prices and gas and electricity suppliers, as well as the most competitive quotes for your phone, broadband and digital TV. 

*Survey of 1,000 holidaymakers by travel search site Skyscanner, December 2012
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comparethemarket.com won an award for best comparison website of the year: 

This award is fantastic recognition for comparethemarket.com and demonstrates why it is the UK’s favourite comparison website. Our core purpose is to ensure our customers have the very best choice of products and services available while at the same time putting them in control of their finances. We are doing the right thing for our customers by listening to them and developing a website with compelling content that they find easy to navigate.
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The nation's favourite meerkat Aleksandr Orlov is on a mission to track down his idol Gary Barlow for a special performance: http://bit.ly/HC9XPv
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Find the best life insurance quotes on comparethemarket.com

Research has revealed the secrets to a long life, with owning a dog, a happy marriage and plenty of good friends leading the way*. 

And the good news is we’re living on average six years longer**, but this doesn’t have to mean bad news for life insurance quotes. By using price comparison website comparethemarket.com you can be confident you’re getting the  right deal for you.

“Many people assume that life insurance is costly, but that needn’t be the case,” explains Russell Davies, Head of Life at comparethemarket.com. “Customers can find great deals by comparing life insurance from a wide variety of providers on comparethemarket.com, so you can be sure to get right level of cover at the right price to suit your lifestyle and circumstances.”

“And even though we’re all set to live longer, having the right life insurance can provide peace of mind in case the worst happens. This could mean making sure that your home is paid for and your loved ones’ welfare is taken care of.” 

By entering a few details about yourself you can compare life insurance policies from some of the UK’s leading insurance providers. And if you’re not sure about the level of cover you’re looking for, the life insurance calculator can help you work out how much cover you may need.

And it’s not just life insurance, comparethemarket.com can help you find the right deal on a wide range of insurance policies – from covering your car, van and bike, to pet, home and travel insurance. It also offers comparisons for a range of household bills including electricity, gas and phone, as well as comparing deals for credit cards, loans, broadband and digital TV. 

*Grant study, Harvard Medical School, November 2012
** Office for National Statistics: Mortality in England and Wales: Average Life Span, 17 December 2012
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Maurice Wigglethorpe-Throom, founder and CEO of comparethemarket.com has some advice to save you money on your energy bills 

Founder and CEO of comparethemarket.com, Maurice Wigglethorpe-Throom has some advice if you’re looking to save money on your energy bills. 

In his video message, eccentric Maurice uses his assistant Spencer to demonstrate that you should never take the first thing you’re offered – when it comes to gas and electricity suppliers and everything else [including chocolate cake…]. 

“Maurice is correct – taking the first price you’re offered can mean missing out on the best deal,” explains Russell Davis, Director of Utilities at comparethemarket.com. “By comparing a range of the best energy prices on the market, comparethemarket.com makes it easier for you to save money.”

And it’s not just energy bills, comparethemarket.com can easily help you find the right deal on a wide range of insurance policies to cover your home, car, van or bike, as well as life, travel and pet insurance. You can also quickly compare a range of credit cards, phone bills, broadband and digital TV providers. 

For more words of wisdom from Maurice, check out comparethemarket.com/Maurice.
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Make the most of your savings this new tax year

What are your new tax year resolutions? According to a recent survey, 32% of Brits regret not putting more cash into their savings last year*. But it’s also important that the money you do put away works as hard as you do, so use price comparison comparethemarket.com to find out the right savings account for your nest egg. 

 “Putting away money regularly into a savings account is only half the story,” explains Russell Davies, Director of Life, Money and Utilities at comparethemarket.com. “It’s important to make sure you have a saving accounts which offers you the best interest rate on the market, so that your money is working hard for you in the bank.” 

comparethemarket.com will do all the hard work so you can quickly and clearly compare the best savings accounts by household brands - from top rate easy access accounts to cash ISA’s and fixed rate bonds - all in one click. 

You can also spring clean all your financial affairs by comparing deals on credit cards, loans, mortgages and current accounts with comparethemarket.com, to see if you could save money with a variety of the market’s best deals and offers.

And it’s not just financial products, comparethemarket.com can also help you find the right deal on a wide range of insurance policies - from covering your home, car, van and bike, to life, pet and travel insurance. It also offers simple comparisons for a range of household bills including electricity, gas, phone, broadband and digital TV. 

*First Direct Survey of 2,002 respondents, February 2013
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