10 times we were told to check comparison sites AND go direct

Guardian (24 Sep 2016) @rupert_jones

“It’s definitely worth spending a few minutes on the price comparison and insurer websites.”

https://www.theguardian.com/money/2016/sep/24/avoid-paying-premium-car-insurance-cut-costs

Mirror (13 Feb 2013) MoneyVista

“Compare the comparison sites to get cheaper insurance”

http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/personal-finance/cheap-insurance-compare-comparison-sites-1705747

Autoexpress (26 August 2016) @jwfinnerty

“If you have time, it can be worth putting your details through them all.”

http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/accessories-tyres/96837/compare-car-insurance-best-comparison-sites-2016

BBC(response to watchdog by the comparison sites)

“Unfortunately no single comparison site is able to display every quote from every car insurance provider — but it’s still much easier and quicker to visit two or three comparison sites” — uswitch

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2Y8ffBlpW4Tlbc6Xz27791M/comparison-sites-company-responses

CompareTheMarket.com

“Q: Shouldn’t I try more than one comparison site? A: It’s only natural to shop around for the best price.”

https://www.comparethemarket.com/#Shouldnt_I_try_more_than_one_comparison_site

Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/money/insurance/are-price-comparison-sites-the-real-deal-464598.html

“Ultimately, though, no single site covers the entire market. Perhaps the best option is to use a range of sites — in effect, comparing the comparison sites.”

Which? (March 2016) @joeelvin

“Don’t use just one price comparison site”

This is Money (7 Feb 2017) @thisismoney

http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/cars/article-1640018/How-cheapest-car-insurance-Ten-tips-cheaper-car-cover.html

Mirror.co.uk (26 Apr 2016) @FelicityHannah

http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/how-compare-car-insurance-quotes-5410779

Martin’s money saving car insurance tips (7 Nov 2016)

http://www.itv.com/thismorning/hot-topics/martins-money-saving-car-insurance-tips

The Money Advice Service

https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/articles/car-insurance-how-to-get-the-best-deal

Independent (29 Sept 2016) @JimMooreJourno

“If you’re comparing markets, you really need to try two or three of them to get the best out of them because they have a habit of throwing different deals up after you’ve given them your details. You could almost do with a Gocomparetheconfuseduswtichmarket site to tell you which one is best.”

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/comment/cma-to-investigate-price-comparison-sites-but-dont-let-that-discourage-you-from-switching-with-them-a7337596.html

Filling in your details multiple times on site designed to stop you filling in your details multiple times sucks.

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