Firms failing to get this right may have led to consumers losing out as they do not have the right information to decide whether or not to shop around
: Compare the cost of standard to first class when booking in advance.
The survey of 5,700 people from across Europe showed that 76% do not regularly check tyres, 38% never remove roof storage equipment, 18% never shop around
and 17% always leave extra items in the car.
Richard says the FCA reviewed existing research about the challenges consumers face when buying an annuity, and concluded that despite the various efforts to encourage consumers to shop around
, there are still significant barriers preventing them from doing so.
As a quarter of men (24%) default to their favourite shop, 48% of women shop around
, before making their final (and best) purchase online or in a sale.
We're often hammered by experts, with good intentions, telling us to shop around
and take the morning odds.
The "shop around
" price for annual comprehensive cover stands at pounds 971.40, a 5.4per cent increase from pounds 921.38 in October 2011, according to their British insurance premium index.
FAILING to shop around
for will preparation and executor services could be costing consumers around pounds 40m a year, the Office of Fair Trading warned yesterday.
- View several properties - and view them as an investor rather than as someone who will be living there.
The group claimed that, despite the fact that around three-quarters of UK drivers have a no claims discount of at least four years, only 55 per cent shop around
when they renew their cover.
Next month sees the number of motor insurance policies due for renewal reach its peak and motorists are being urged to shop around
for the best quote.
According to Charles Reed, Manager of PowerYourWay and ESCO Ombudsman, "It's important to shop around
and identify what suits your best needs.