LONDON, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- comparethemarket.com, one of the UK's leading price comparison websites, welcomes leading insurance brand Legal & General from April to its home insurance provider panel. The insurer will boost the price comparison website's offering with its Essentials and Extra home insurance cover. These products provide our customers with a wider degree of cover and so greater choice in the most appropriate home insurance to suit their needs.
Legal & General's affordable, good quality home insurance cover supports comparethemarket.com's commitment to offer choice that is also an easy user experience for our customers.
Founded in 1836, Legal & General is one of the UK's leading financial services companies. As at 31 December 2010, they had over seven million customers in the UK with life assurance, pensions, investments and general insurance plans. They were also recently voted Best General Insurance Provider*. Their customer-friendly approach and great service is completely in line with comparethemarket.com.
The comparison website is a modern phenomenon. When comparethemarket.com launched in 2007 we were receiving 50,000 hits a month. It's now in excess of 2 million, with more and more customers returning every day to find the right product on the market, at the right price for their insurance needs.
"Legal & General is one of the most established names in the business," says comparethemarket.com Commercial Director, Jeremy Moll. "We are all about quality, transparency, and the right choice every time for consumers. It's great to have a partner which believes in the same."
Mike Lawler, Direct & Affinity Director at Legal & General's general insurance business, said, "Legal & General understands that comparethemarket customers all have very different requirements and want to be able to choose home insurance cover that actually suits their particular needs. Essentials and Extra provides comparethemarket.com ( http://www.comparethemarket.com/home-insurance/) customers with the choice to arrange home insurance that offers fundamental cover or more comprehensive cover, if that is what is needed. Plus, giving them the reassurance that comes with the Legal & General brand, and excellent service, especially when they need it most."
- comparethemarket.com was launched in 2006 as a motor insurance comparison site, offering customers a wide range of competitively priced insurance quotes (http://www.comparethemarket.com/) instantly online. It is now one of the UK's leading price comparison brands.
- As well as insurance, comparethemarket.com now also offers comparisons on credit cards, loans, current accounts and savings accounts.
- comparethemarket.com has grown rapidly over the past three years from 50,000 monthly visitors to around 2 million a month
- comparethemarket.com actively selects its brand partners to ensure quality service to consumers.