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Award winning price comparison site is proud to announce that AQuote has added van insurance to its comparison website. AQuote has been offering car insurance through since April 2008, and the success of this product has led to the expansion.

During 2008 saw a significant rise in both quotes and insurance customer numbers. Now with 62 contracted motor insurers on its panel, it has defied the credit crunch and doubled the number of insurance policies sold through the site since the beginning of 2008.

Commenting on the news, Ian Meyer, Development Director of AQuote, said:
"We are thrilled to be involved in the insurance panel as we are always looking for ways to expand our offering to our customers. is now an established name within the UK price comparison market so this is a great opportunity for us all."

Russell Bellamy, Head of Sales - Insurance at said: "We are very pleased that such a long standing personal lines insurer has chosen to expand its offering on the motor insurance panel. This brings us ever closer to offering a true 'one stop shop' solution to enable UK drivers to find a competitive policy to suit all their needs". continues with its strategy of teaming up with the best UK insurance providers to extend its consumer offering, giving 2 million visitors a month access to some of the leading insurance products and most competitive deals on the market.

AQuote offer great insurance deals for all their customers motoring needs, with competitive premiums for all levels of cover. They search more than 40 leading insurance schemes across their product range to find the best deals.


Notes to Editors:

About is a price comparison web site that helps people find the very best deals on a range of financial products and services that includes mortgages, credit cards, loans, home and car insurance, annuities and investments. Last year extended its offer to include utilities, travel and shopping price comparison. is an independent company owned by the people who work there. In April 2008 it was voted number one in the 'Start-Ups Top 100'
new companies. In 2006 it won the Growing Business Awards 'Young Company of the Year' award as well as being the NatWest Startups 'Business of the Year' and 'Online Business of the Year' winner. also reached the national finals in the Orange National Business Awards, and the HSBC Start-Up Stars awards.

Independent net ratings agency Nielsen Online announced in February 2008, that was the UK's fastest growing website in 2007, beating Facebook into second place. In January 2008 Comscore noted as one of the UK's top 100 most visited web sites.

About AQuote

AQuote is a trading style of Hero Insurance Services Limited. Hero Insurance Services Limited is a leading UK Insurance Broker with over 240,000 policies covering car, bike, van, home, pet and travel insurance.

For further information please contact:

The HERO PR Department:

Laura Downing or Kelly Bishop +44 (0)1277 266036

For further information please contact the BTQ press office:
Kirsten Smith or Narda Shirley +44 (0)207 935 4800

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