Around the site, you'll see that we use examples of the great savings you could make when you compare and switch with uSwitch.
We think these figures are a good indication of how much money you might be able to save - but because we're all different, you might find that your savings are less or maybe even more than the amounts we use in our examples.
You can find the details of how we calculated these savings in the table below.
|Product||Potential savings||How was the potential saving worked out?|
|Energy||£512||Between 1st December 2014 and 31st May 2015, at least 10% of people who switched energy supplier for both gas & electricity with uSwitch saved £512 or more.*|
|Car insurance||£72||Based on research conducted online by Opinium between 2nd - 5th June 2015 among 2,005 UK adults. When asked "How much money did you save last time you switched to a different provider?" 1,183 people who had switched car insurance saved an average of £72.|
|Home insurance||£56||Based on research conducted online by Opinium between 2nd - 5th June 2015 among 2,005 UK adults. When asked "How much money did you save last time you switched to a different provider?" 1,142 people who had switched home insurance saved an average of £56.|
|Broadband & home phone||£149||Average out-of-contract costs for TalkTalk Unlimited Broadband, Sky Unlimited Broadband, BT Unlimited Broadband & Calls, EE Unlimited Broadband and Calls, Plusnet Unlimited Broadband & Phone Line at £326.30 per year. EE Unlimited Broadband at £177 per year (includes line rental saver). Correct as of 1st October 2015.|
|Mobile phones||£80||Based on average 24-month contracts plus any upfront handset costs from high street retailers versus the same contract via resellers on uSwitch.com. Phones compared were: iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, Samsung S6, Samsung 6S Edge. Average saving per year. Correct as of 13th October 2015.|
|Credit cards||£186||Based on a credit debt of £1,200 on the average interest rate of 17.84% (source: Bank of England) transferred onto a 0% interest balance transfer card with the average transfer fee of 1.63%. Correct as of 6th June 2015.|
|Current accounts||£70||Source - Competition and Markets Authority, Retail banking market investigation, Provisional findings report, 22nd October 2015. By switching to the cheapest personal current account product, on average customers would save £70 a year.|
That means you could save more than £1,000 with uSwitch!
If you add up all the savings you could make by switching your energy, car insurance, home insurance, broadband, mobile phone, credit card and current account with uSwitch, you could save £1,125! Imagine how that could impact your household budget!
*Between 1st December 2014 and 31st May 2015, people who switched energy supplier for both gas & electricity with uSwitch saved an average of £292.