Latest Simples Stories

2011-07-22 03:00:00

LONDON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the UK's leading price comparison sites, comparethemarket.com, has launched the second in a series of TV adverts promoting its new Simples Rewards campaign. The loyalty scheme offers customers who buy car, van, home and pet insurance via comparethemarket.com an exclusive meerkat toy, based on characters from its popular ad campaign. The new advert features Aleksandr and Sergei visiting a woman at home to deliver a toy as a...

2011-07-04 03:00:00

LONDON, July 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Exclusive Meerkat Toy for all Car, Home, Pet and Van Insurance Customers One of the UK's leading price comparison sites comparethemarket.com today announced the launch of its new rewards scheme, with customers able to claim an exclusive meerkat toy, based on the characters in its popular advertising campaign. Under the scheme, called Simples Rewards, all customers who buy pet, van, home or car insurance...

2011-05-11 03:00:00

LONDON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meerkats show off their vocal talents in the latest comparethemeerkat advert, which aired this week. To the melody of the children's song, "The wheels on the bus..." a young meerkat choir sings an impassioned protest song, describing how they have been affected by people searching incorrectly online for comparethemarket and cheap car insurance. The ad, which aired on Sunday 1 May 2011, is the fifth instalment in the latest series of TV and radio...

2011-04-08 03:00:00

LONDON, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The hunt for a UK Ambassador to represent the Meerkat village of Meerkovo was launched today by best selling author and founder of comparethemeerkat.com, Aleksandr Orlov. The six month, home based role will pay 40,000 pounds Sterling, gross, and the successful applicant will become the country's most famous meerkat's first ever, human, UK based Ambassador. The role will be advertised in The Sunday Times, The Times and The Guardian this week with...

2011-02-12 03:00:00

LONDON, Feb. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend fans of the popular comparethemeerkat.com campaign will be treated to a whole new 20 second advert, featuring the local meerkat school and its meerpups. The advert, shot as an investigative documentary, reports that the pupils cannot use their new computer because the site they want to access, comparethemeerkat.com, is being overloaded by UK visitors looking for cheap car insurance. The ad, which airs on 13 February, is the third...

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