Comparing the comparison sites

If it is big-ticket bargains in homeware you are after, then there are a number of money -saving and price comparison sites you should know about that will save you time and money
If it is big-ticket bargains in homeware you are after, then there are a number of money -saving and price comparison sites you should know about that will save you time and money.

MegaShopbot.com will simultaneously search up to 11 shopping-comparison services to help find the lowest prices for white goods, televisions and other products. Searched sites include Kelkoo, BuyCentral and Nextag. Moneysavingexpert.com points out that not all comparison services cover the same retailers, so MegaShopbot’s users are improving their chance of locating the cheapest price by searching a range of these services. This can be particularly worthwhile for higher value purchases. On electrical items costing a few hundred pounds, prices can vary by tens of pounds, it says.

AuctionAlfie.com searches auction and classified advertising websites, including Ebay, Loot, Gumtree and Amazon Marketplace for the item you want.

Alternatively, FatFingers.co.uk and Goofbay.com will sift through eBay for items that have been listed with spelling mistakes. The idea is that few bidders find them, so they sell for lower prices.

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