Monday, January 4, 2010

Confused. com Welcomes Women on Wheels to Insurance Panel

Confused. com Welcomes Women on Wheels to Insurance Panel

Confused. com offers extended choice of insurers for female drivers.

Cardiff, UK (PRWEB) April 18, 2009

Confused. com, the UK's leading price comparison site, has announced the addition of Women on Wheels to its extensive panel of car insurance (http://www. confused. com/) providers.

Statistically, women make fewer claims than men, and therefore are rewarded with cheaper premiums for car insurance. Women on Wheels combines these discounts with cover that automatically includes a free replacement car (on comprehensive) and free legal cover. They also include a free European driving extension for up to 90 days.

Female drivers who purchase motor insurance from Women on Wheels through Confused. com will also get the additional benefit of a free Keycare policy worth £11.99. This will cover the cost of locksmith charges, replacing keys and locks and even reprogramming the immobiliser on vehicles, if the customers' set of keys is lost.

Commercial director at Confused. com, Peter Ablett, comments:
"Over a million women have visited Confused. com to compare car insurance (http://www. confused. com/) already this year - an increase of nearly a third on last year - so we are delighted to welcome Women on Wheels to our insurance panel. We are committed to finding our customers the best motor insurance policy for their circumstances at the right price.

"By adding another female-only insurer to our already extensive panel, we can offer our female customers both choice and competitive prices. A typical customer using Confused. com can save £206* on their car insurance policy."

For further information please contact:
Press office, Confused. com. 02920 434 398
Joanna Harte/ Gug Kyriacou, Polhill Communications. 020 7655 0550

*Information taken from www. womenonwheels. co. uk

Notes to editors
About Confused. com:
Confused. com is one of the UK's biggest and most popular price comparison services. Launched in 2002, it generates over one million quotes per month. It has expanded its range of comparison products over the last couple of years to include home insurance (http://www. confused. com/home-insurance), travel insurance, pet insurance, van insurance, motorbike insurance, breakdown cover and energy, as well as financial services products including credit cards, loans, mortgages and life insurance.

Confused. com has a panel of 85 motor insurers, its typical customer saves up £206.16* on their annual car insurance policy.

Confused. com is not a supplier, insurance company or broker. It provides a free, objective and unbiased comparison service. By using cutting-edge technology, it has developed a series of intelligent web-based solutions that evaluate a number of risk factors to help customers with their decision-making, subsequently finding them great deals on a wide-range of insurance products, financial services, utilities and more. Confused. com's service is based on the most up-to-date information provided by UK suppliers and industry regulators.

Confused. com is owned by the Admiral Group plc. Admiral listed on the London Stock Exchange in September 2004. Confused. com is regulated by the FSA.

  • Based on the average customer savings made in 2008.


University of California Schools to Host Virtual College Fair at CollegeWeekLive on October 1st

University of California Schools to Host Virtual College Fair at CollegeWeekLive on October 1st

Free Online Event at http://www. CollegeWeekLive. com for Students Interested in Attending a UC System University

Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 18, 2009

CollegeWeekLive (http://www. collegeweeklive. com/en_CA/guest/refcode=Press), the world's largest college fair, is pleased to announce that the University of California system will be hosting a virtual college fair through CollegeWeekLive for prospective students specifically interested in attending a school within the University of California system. The only event is free for students, parents and guidance counselors. CollegeWeekLive's University of California Day, is slated for Thursday October 1st from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM Pacific Time. Participating University of California schools include: Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, and San Diego.

CollegeWeekLive events (http://www. collegeweeklive. com/en_CA/guest/refcode=Press), which meet several times a year online and which are free to attend, make the college admissions process easier by eliminating the usual obstacles of cost and distance from the college search for high school students and their families. The CollegeWeekLive University of California Day will feature virtual booths for each university within the UC system designed to address different aspects of student life at each of the schools, such as admissions, academics, athletics, financial aid and campus housing. Attendees can also participate in any of several live video webcam sessions with currently enrolled students from the different UC system schools to get a more informal take on collegiate life.

"CollegeWeekLive University of California Day enables us to extend our reach to students interested in exploring a UC school for their college education," said Bob Patterson, Deputy Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, University of California, Berkeley. "Now students and parents can get a taste for what a UC education is all about without incurring travel and hotel expenses by visiting with us virtually--something that makes good sense in this tight economy."

"We have found participating in CollegeWeekLive events an effective way to reach prospective students online, said Emily Engelschall, Director of Undergraduate Recruitment, University of California Riverside. "WE are excited to be a part of a dedicated University of California day at CollegeWeekLive."

To learn more or to register for free for CollegeWeekLive, visit http://www. CollegeWeekLive. com (http://www. CollegeWeekLive. com). To learn more about exhibition or sponsorship opportunities with CollegeWeekLive, call 617.938.6000.

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