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And the winners are…….

And the winners are…….

Category: Money
Date: 27/01/2012

And the winners are…….

The winners of the Consumer Moneyfacts Awards were announced last night at the HAC in London.

Industry professionals from leading financial services and utility providers gathered at the event hosted by television presenter Jake Humphrey.

Thousands of votes were cast by consumers which were used alongside technical analysis by Moneyfacts Group to choose the winners.

"We are delighted with the survey response which received almost 60,000 completed surveys from the general public and resulted in 500,000 answers being analysed, making this the largest annual survey of its kind," Sylvia Waycot, Publishing Director at Moneyfacts Group, said.

"The best product is not always the cheapest and sometimes benefits can be overlooked. These awards showcase the technically good products that also carry consumer approval."

Halifax/Bank of Scotland won the spoils in the Best Customer Service category, with the Post Office and Lloyds TSB receiving the Highly Commended and Commended prizes respectively.

The full list of the winners is included below.

Best Pet Insurance Provider

Best Car Insurance Provider

Winner: Petplan
Highly Commended: Animal Friends
Commended: The Co-operative Insurance

Winner: LV=
Highly Commended: Post Office
Commended: The AA

Best Health Insurance Provider

Best Travel Insurance Provider

Winner: AXA PPP Healthcare
High Commended: Simplyhealth
Commended: WPA

Winner: AA Travel Insurance
Highly Commended: Insure & Go
Commended: JS Insurance

Best Travel Money Provider

Best Prepaid Currency Card

Winner: Post Office
Highly Commended: M&S Money
Commended: Sainsbury's Finance

Winner: CaxtonFX
Highly Commended: FairFX
Commended: MyTravelCash

Best Home Insurance Provider

Best Energy Provider

Winner: Tesco Bank
Highly Commended: The Co-operative Insurance
Commended: Bank of Scotland

Winner: The Co-operative Energy
Highly Commended: e.on
Commended: EDF Energy

First Time Mortgage Buyers' Choice

Best High Street Mortgage Provider

Winner: HSBC
Highly Commended: Yorkshire Building Society
Commended: Nationwide Building Society

Winner: HSBC
Highly Commended: Halifax
Commended: NatWest/Royal Bank of Scotland

Remortgage Buyers' Choice

Best Personal Loan Provider

Winner: Nationwide Building Society
Highly Commended: first direct
Commended: Woolwich from Barclays

Winner: Sainsbury's Finance
Highly Commended: Tesco Bank
Commended: Nationwide Building Society

Best Credit Card Provider

Best Cashback Site

Winner: Barclaycard
Highly Commended: M&S Money
Commended: Tesco Bank

Winner: Quidco
Highly Commended: Topcashback
Commended: ILoveCashback

Best Current Account Provider

Best Student Account Provider

Winner: Barclays Bank
Highly Commended: Halifax/Bank of Scotland
Commended: first direct

Winner: NatWest/Royal Bank of Scotland
Highly Commended: Halifax/Bank of Scotland
Commended: Barclays Bank

Best High Street Savings Provider

Best Online Savings Provider

Winner: Yorkshire Building Society
Highly Commended: Nationwide Building Society
Commended: Post Office

Winner: ICICI Bank UK
Highly Commended: first direct
Commended: ING Direct

Best ISA Provider

Best Online Banking Provider

Winner: Aldermore
Highly Commended: Barclays Bank
Commended: Halifax

Winner: first direct
Highly Commended: Lloyds TSB
Commended: Barclays Bank

Best Customer Service

Winner: Halifax/Bank of Scotland
Highly Commended: Post Office
Commended: Lloyds TSB

Disclaimer: Information is correct as of the date of publication (shown at the top of this article). Any products featured may be withdrawn by their provider or changed at any time.

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