I’ve saved £1,500 by haggling – it helped me cut my Sky bill by £180 a year

I’ve saved £1,500 by haggling – it helped me cut my Sky bill by £180 a year I’ve saved £1,500 by haggling – it helped me cut my Sky bill by £180 a year

GAVIN GILMAN cut his Sky TV bill by £180 a year just through haggling.

And as the cost of living crisis pushes more people to the edge, haggling is becoming more of a necessity.

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Gavin Gilman, with partner Sam Faulkner, cut his Sky TV bill by £180 a year just through haggling[/caption]

‘I’ve saved £1,500 just by haggling and looking for bargains’

The 29-year-old civil servant lives in Newport, South Wales, with his partner Sam Faulkner, 28.

Gavin says: “I am quite canny. I always look for a bargain and love to haggle.

“I said I was going to leave Sky, for which I was paying £56. After haggling, they came back with £51 a month.

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“But I said it wasn’t good enough. I got it down to £41.” 

The bargain hunter has also saved cash on his car insurance with smart negotiating.

He says: “I rang up our insurer and said another company was offering me a cheaper price and I was going to leave.

“They came back with a £180 cut in our insurance.

“Sam gets embarrassed at me haggling sometimes but I reckon it has saved us £1,500, just from making a few changes.”

Due to the energy crisis and soaring inflation, more households could benefit from haggling with providers to cut costs.

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