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Tesco Compare Sweeps Up at the 2012 What Mortgage Awards With Wins in Two Categories

EDINBURGH, Scotland, October 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Tesco Compare is delighted to have been announced winner of the highly prestigious What Mortgage award for both, Best  Mortgage Comparison Site and Best  Insurance Comparison Site.  

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This year marked the 19th annual What Mortgage Awards which celebrates the best businesses in the UK consumer Mortgage and Insurance markets, as voted for by What Mortgage readers.  Over 25,000 votes were placed and represented What Mortgage's biggest awards year to date.  

Best Insurance Comparison Site

As an established comparison site and part of a trusted brand, Tesco Compare offers a comparison service for an extensive range of Insurance products including Car, Motorbike, Van as well as Travel, Business, Health, Life and Home Insurance.  The Price Comparison Site constantly monitors its panels of companies to ensure a wide choice from recognised brands as well as reflecting the latest market trends and innovation.  

Vikki Macleod, Director of Tesco Compare, said: "What makes these awards so special is that they were voted for by the public. This emphasises how we've improved the service we give and our commitment to helping our customers find the best deals for them.

 "As you would expect from a service bearing the Tesco brand, we are committed to not only offering our customers good value but also rewarding loyalty by offering Clubcard points and regular promotions and we believe this commitment led to our success at the 'What Mortgage' Awards."

Best Mortgage Comparison Site

 The Mortgage Comparison Service offered by Tesco Compare helps users to compare over 1,500 mortgages whether looking to remortgage, a new buyer looking for the best rates or a landlord looking for exclusive deals, Tesco Compare can help.  

The website includes value add services including tips, a jargon buster as well as some handy calculators to help you crunch the numbers and give an indication of what you could borrow and what your typical monthly costs could be.  

Tesco Compare partner with London & Country Mortgages Ltd to offer the service which lets customers see the best deals available by giving the option to narrow searches based on circumstances. Not only will they help you find the right deal for you, but can also help with your application and paperwork.

Vikki Macleod summed up by adding: "I would like to thank everyone who voted for Tesco Compare in both awards.  We will ensure we continue to provide a great service and user experience in order to help our users buy better."  

To experience Tesco Compare for yourself this Autumn, visit http://www.tescocompare.com and compare the market for your Insurance, Money and Utilities.  

YOUR HOME OR PROPERTY MAY BE REPOSSESED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE.

Tesco Compare is a trading name of Tesco Personal Finance Compare Limited. Registered in Scotland No: SC318925. Registered Office: Interpoint Building, 22 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh, EH12 5BH. Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Services Authority.

The mortgage comparison and advice service is provided by London & Country Mortgages Limited (L&C).  The Motorbike and Van Insurance comparison services are provided by The Bike Insurer/The Van Insurer which are trading styles of Vast Visibility Ltd.  The Travel Insurance comparison service is provided by theidol.com, a trading style of Investment Discounts On-Line Limited.  The Business Insurance comparison service is provided by Simply Business which is a trading style of Xbridge Limited.  The Life Insurance comparison service is provided by theidol.com which is a trading style of Investment Discounts On-Line Limited.  For more information please visit http://www.tescocompare.com.  

Notes to editors:
Tesco Personal Finance Compare Limited (trading as Tesco Compare) is part of the Tesco Personal Finance Group Limited, the financial services arm of the UK's number one supermarket chain, which is fully owned by the Tesco Group. Tesco Personal Finance Compare Limited, registered in Scotland No.318925. Interpoint Building, 22 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh EH12 5BH. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.

For media enquiries please contact:

Gemma Whitton:+44(0)131-203-5516, or email gemma.whitton@tescobank.com


SOURCE Tesco Compare




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