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2012-05-20 22:21:37

LONDON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleksandr Orlov, founder of comparethemeerkat.com [http://www.comparethemeerkat.com ], is set to follow-up the success of his no.1 bestselling autobiography, A Simples Life, with a series of six books about the colourful characters from his home village Meerkovo, Russia. Ebury Press signed a new deal with Aleksandr Orlov, following the success of the last book. The series, aimed at Aleksandr fans, young and old, will be published in time for...

2012-01-25 03:00:00

LONDON, January 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - One claim every 30 seconds - In just 6 months over 500,000 people across the UK have already received a free meerkat toy based on characters from the popular comparethemarket.com advertising campaign and the fun is set to continue with the launch of Simples Rewards on credit cards and loans too, the company revealed. The new credit card comparison service...

2012-01-12 07:00:00

LONDON, January 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The hugely successful comparethemarket.com rewards campaign [http://meerkovo.comparethemarket.com/rewardings ] has reached a major milestone with the 500,000th claim for its exclusive meerkat toys, the company revealed today. The toys, based on characters from the company's popular TV adverts, have been in huge demand ever since the campaign started six months ago. comparethemarket.com [http://www.comparethemarket.com ] estimates...

2011-10-17 03:00:00

LONDON, October 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the UK's leading price comparison sites comparethemarket.com has launched the latest in a series of TV adverts promoting its Simples Rewards Scheme [http://meerkovo.comparethemarket.com/rewardings ]. The scheme, which offers customers a free exclusive meerkat toy based on characters from its popular ad campaign, has been extended to include motorbike and life insurance. The new advert features Aleksandr and Sergei travelling...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

LONDON, September 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Price comparison website, comparethemarket.com is preparing for a surge in car, bike and van insurance quotes this September as excited owners of brand new vehicles look for insurance at the best possible price. From 1st September 2011 the latest registration age identifiers (61) are issued. Having already paid out for a brand new car, van or motorbike, those looking to insure their new vehicle will want the best insurance deals...

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...