What Is iSelect?

iSelect is Australia’s go-to destination for comparing and saving across insurances, utilities and personal finance products made available from its range of providers Our trained consultants are passionate about helping Australians reduce their household bills to save money, time and effort.

What is iSelect Australia?

iSelect is Australia’s leading destination for comparison and purchasing across insurance, utilities and personal finance products Each year, our trained consultants help millions of Australians select a suitable product or plan that suits their budget.

Who owns iSelect?

Co-founded in 2000 by Damien Waller , iSelect grew out of a need to compare complex products in an easy, yet accurate way.

How big is iSelect?

iSelect employs over 460 people , operates in Australia and New Zealand, and is administered by its head office in Cheltenham, Victoria.

Do you have to pay for iSelect?

Instead of charging you a fee, we are paid a ‘commission’ by the company that owns whichever insurance, utilities or finance product you choose to purchase.

What is comprehensive car insurance?

Comprehensive car insurance is the type of insurance that covers damage to your own insured car, and the damage its use can cause to other vehicles or property Comprehensive car insurance covers repairs to your car for damage caused by unexpected things like collision, fire, theft or weather events.

How do iSelect make money?

Instead of charging you a fee, we are paid a ‘commission’ by the company that owns whichever insurance, utilities or finance product you choose to purchase Put simply, a commission is a percentage of the cost of the policy, product or plan you buy.

Is iSelect independent?

iSelect is listed on the stock exchange and doesn’t own any of the insurance brands it compares.

What is the best comparison site?

  1. Google Shopping
  2. 2. Yahoo Shopping
  3. BizRate
  4. CamelCamelCamel
  5. NexTag
  6. Pronto
  7. Shopping.com
  8. Shopzilla.

Who is the owner of Compare the market?

Compare the Market is part of BGL Group , which also owns Les Furets.com, a comparison site serving customers in France.

Who is compare the market owned by?

Both Compare the Market and Auto & General are ultimately owned by Budget Holdings Limited Three of the five home insurance brands on Compare the Market are also arranged by Auto & General.

How many customers does compare the market have?

Compare the Market experienced growth in car, home and breadth products during the year while its customers increased from 6.5 million to 7.3 million.

How do I avoid medicare levy surcharge?

If your income is less than $90,000 (singles) or $180,000 (couples, families and single parents), then you won’t need to pay the MLS at all. If your income is above these amounts, you can avoid paying the MLS by taking out a private health insurance policy that includes hospital cover.

Do you pay Medicare levy if you have private health?

The Medicare levy is in addition to the tax you pay. You may have to pay the Medicare levy surcharge if you, your spouse and dependant children don’t have an appropriate level of private health insurance.