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Consumer Moneyfacts Awards 2011 winners announced!

Consumer Moneyfacts Awards 2011 winners announced!

Category: Money

Updated: 28/01/2011
First Published: 28/01/2011

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The winners of the Consumer Moneyfacts Awards were announced last night at the Guoman Tower Hotel in London.

Industry professionals from leading financial services and utility providers gathered at the event hosted by television presenter Mark Durden-Smith.

The awards were voted for by thousands of consumers and designed to recognise the best 'all round' products with the widest appeal.
The winners were chosen by taking an average score for each provider as voted for by the public, ensuring fairness across responses from different sized organisations.

The winners are as follows:

Best Pet Insurance Provider

Winner – M&S Money
Highly Commended – Petplan
Commended – More Th>n

Best Car Insurance Provider

Winner – LV=
Highly Commended – The AA
Commended – Swiftcover

Best Health Insurance Provider

Winner – Simplyhealth
Highly Commended – Bupa
Commended – Aviva UK Health

Best Travel Insurance Provider

Winner – M&S Money
Highly Commended – LV=
Commended – Direct Travel Insurance

Best Travel Money Provider

Winner – The Post Office
Highly Commended – M&S Money
Commended – Travelex

Best Home Insurance Provider

Winner – The Co-operative Insurance
Highly Commended – Direct Home Insurance
Commended – M&S Money

Best Communications Service Provider

Winner – Plusnet
Highly Commended – Virgin Media
Commended – Talk Talk

Best Energy Provider

Winner – OVO Energy
Highly Commended – E.ON
Commended – Sainsbury's

First Time Mortgage Buyers' Choice

Winner – HSBC
Highly Commended – The Post Office
Commended – The Co-operative Bank

Best High Street Mortgage Provider

Winner – HSBC
Highly Commended – Barclays (Woolwich)
Commended – Nationwide Building Society

Remortgage Buyers' Choice

Winner – ING Direct
Highly Commended – first direct
Commended – HSBC

Best Credit Card Provider

Winner – Sainsbury's Finance
Highly Commended – Tesco Bank
Commended – M&S Money

Best Pre-paid Card Provider

Winner – Tuxedo
Highly Commended – Travelex
Commended – O2

Best Current Account Provider

Winner – first direct
Highly Commended – The Co-operative Bank
Commended – HSBC

Best Student Account Provider

Winner – Barclays Bank
Highly Commended – HSBC
Commended – Lloyds TSB

Best High Street Savings Provider

Winner – The Post Office
Highly Commended – Nationwide Building Society
Commended – Halifax

Best Online Savings Provider

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

Best ISA Provider

Winner – Aldermore
Highly Commended – Halifax
Commended – Nationwide Building Society

Best Online Banking Provider

Winner – Lloyds TSB
Highly Commended – HSBC
Commended – Barclays Bank

Best Customer Service

Winner – LV=
Highly Commended – HSBC
Commended – first direct

Best Branch – Leeds Building Society (York Branch)

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.