Fuels a Year's Worth of Motoring

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Motor insurance provider has launched a competition giving motorists the chance to win a year’s supply of fuel through its website,

Swiftcover Insurance
At a time when high fuel prices are making motorists’ lives miserable, this competition will give four lucky drivers a welcome break.

The competition, which launched on Wednesday 11 July and runs until Tuesday 30 October, will give one winner a year’s supply of fuel, worth £3,000, as well as three runner-up prizes of fuel vouchers worth £200. Enter by saving a new car insurance quote, purchasing an insurance policy or renewing an existing Swiftcover policy.

The competition follows a hugely successful fuel giveaway which launched in March 2012 which the insurance provider ran through Twitter, resulting in more than 1,750 retweets of the #SwiftFreeFuel hashtag.

Amanda Edwards, head of marketing at, commented: “At a time when high fuel prices are making motorists’ lives miserable, this competition will give four lucky drivers a welcome break. Previous competitions run by with fuel as a prize have been extremely successful, and we believe that this competition will continue to build on that success.”
While fuel prices have fallen slightly in the early part of 2012, they are still close to their highest-ever levels. In June 2012, George Osborne bowed to public pressure and scrapped a planned 3p rise in fuel duty.


Based in Cobham, Surrey and employing more than 1,000 people, started trading in June 2005 and was born out of a desire to revolutionise the general insurance market by making insurance quick and easy to use. offers car, home, travel and pet insurance online, and is the only insurance provider in Britain not to use call centres, which provides cost savings that can be passed directly onto the customer, keeping premiums low. was named Best Value for Money Car Insurer in the UK in the 2010 awards.

This powerful operating model combined with successful marketing and competitive pricing has proven to be a tremendous success. In 2008 achieved over half a million live policies and in May 2009 sold its millionth policy. is considered to be one of the fastest-growing online insurance providers in the UK and, as of February 2011, has more than 800,000 policy holders.

In 2007, AXA UK acquired It is now a wholly owned subsidiary of AXA Insurance UK plc which forms part of AXA Group.

About AXA:

AXA Group is a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management, with 216,000 employees serving 93 million clients. In 2010, IFRS revenues amounted to Euro 91 billion and IFRS underlying earnings to Euro 3.9 billion. AXA had Euro 1,104 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2010.

The Group is included in the main international SRI indexes, such as Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and FTSE4GOOD.

Our previous company performance is not a guide to how we may perform in the future.
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