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MoneySupermarket Offers Helping Hand to Cash Strapped Brides

CHESTER, England, February 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

MoneySupermarket, the UKs number one comparison site has today (28 February, 2013) launched a competition for wedding bloggers to find out the best money saving tips for tying the knot on a budget without sacrificing the things that are important to them for the big day.

With the average wedding cost in the UK reaching over £16,000*, brides all over the UK need to get clever with their cash to make it stretch further so they can have their dream wedding. For many women their wedding day is something they have been fantasising about and planning since they were a young girl. Newly-weds or brides to be who have stretched their budget to fund their dream wedding can share their money saving tips and creative ideas. One lucky winner will receive £400 worth of John Lewis vouchers. From making your own stationary or wedding cake, enlisting friends to take your photos to buying a second hand dress or even having a picnic for your reception meal, your top money saving tips could earn you even more funds.

To enter the competition, write a short blog detailing how you saved money on your big day or how you are planning on saving money when you get married. Include as many cash saving-tips and ideas as well as listing your top 10 most important spends for your day such as photographer, food, entertainment or rings. Competition closes 29th, March, 2012.

Notes to editors

* http://www.idealbridemagazine.co.uk/features/2011-05-01-wedding-budget.php

1st prize - £400 John Lewis vouchers

2nd prize - £150 John Lewis vouchers

3rd & 4th prize - £25 John Levis vouchers

MoneySupermarket.com compares (at 30th Jan 2013)

  • 134 car insurance brands and 97 home insurance brands
  • 9 broadband providers and 20 energy providers   
  • 31 unsecured loan and 5 secured loan providers
  • 62 mortgage lenders and 27 credit card providers
  • 62 savings providers and 37 current account providers.
  • Over 630,000 mobile phone deals

Our customers

We help our customers to save money on all of their household bills by providing a free, easy to use online service so they can compare a wide range of products in one place and find the product most suited to their needs. Our size means we are able to offer our customers exclusive, market-leading deals, including some they can't even get direct from providers.

Our providers

By having considerable volumes of informed customers actively looking for products and ready to purchase, we offer our providers an efficient and cost effective customer acquisition solution across all of our channels. This enables our providers to target their marketing spend in an effective and completely measurable way.

Our revenue comes predominantly from fees paid to us by product providers when a customer clicks through to their website and actually applies for or purchases a product. It is a success based marketing fee.

Our customer commitment

  • We make it easy to find the brands you expect to see
  • We strive to ensure a product cannot be found cheaper by going direct
  • We let you remain in control of your personal data
  • We are independent and impartial
  • We make it easy to switch and save
  • We strive to always show the most competitive product available

For further information contact:
Kate Murphy / Ann-Marie Price
+44(0)1244-221978 / +44(0)1244-370318
[email protected] / [email protected]

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