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    • MSE Archna
    • By MSE Archna 21st Jan 14, 6:00 PM
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    Add your feedback on heating oil comparison Heating Oil Shop
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    • 21st Jan 14, 6:00 PM
    Add your feedback on heating oil comparison Heating Oil Shop 21st Jan 14 at 6:00 PM
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    • Shopper666
    • By Shopper666 21st Feb 14, 12:02 PM
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    • 21st Feb 14, 12:02 PM
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    • 21st Feb 14, 12:02 PM
    "Heating Oil Shop" NOT recommended by me.
    I submitted my details, I received 2, "we do not deliver to your area" and no price quotes.
    So my personal details were distributed and I received nothing useful.
    I emailed them about this and they asked that I tell them who the "no delivery" replies were from so that they could update their records.
    "It's your business, run it yourself!"
    • milliemonster
    • By milliemonster 23rd Feb 14, 5:17 PM
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    • 23rd Feb 14, 5:17 PM
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    • 23rd Feb 14, 5:17 PM
    started filling in the details but it wants to know too much!, ie wants full name address and personal details so they can pass them to each supplier in order for them to give an accurate quote, so its not a comparison site at all, just a way for oil suppliers to have all my details.

    There is no need for a requirement for all this information just to give me a quote for x amount of litres of oil to x postcode.

    Not impressed
  • MoiraMan
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    • 5th Mar 14, 11:53 PM
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    • 5th Mar 14, 11:53 PM
    That level of information required by the site to simply get a quote is normally not required. Furthermore, the terms and conditions on the site set alarm bells ringing in my head:

    We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others unless Users have specifically selected to obtain petroleum product quotes from one or more various petroleum suppliers listed on our site.

    My reading is that if you choose to get a quote via their website, then they are at liberty to sell, trade and rent your personal information. Aside from post code, quantity and fuel type... no further information should be ordinarily required to get a quote.
    • G_M
    • By G_M 6th Mar 14, 7:46 PM
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    • 6th Mar 14, 7:46 PM
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    • 6th Mar 14, 7:46 PM
    I too stopped my quote request when I saw the number of questions you have to complete.

    Totally unecessary. I'd rather ring round the list of suppliers myself, get a phone quote, and keep my information to myself.
    • Ictmims
    • By Ictmims 7th Jan 15, 6:17 PM
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    • #6
    • 7th Jan 15, 6:17 PM
    Best quote for my area - boilerjuice,com
    • #6
    • 7th Jan 15, 6:17 PM
    I am not impressed with having to input all my details before getting a quote from the sites suggested. I love this freephone number to fill their forms tho... 08001380369 ! Sorry you are barred from calling this number! (Anyone get something else?)Best quote for my area is from Boilerjuice.

    Hope this helps someone.
    • smallblueplanet
    • By smallblueplanet 8th Jan 15, 4:02 PM
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    • 8th Jan 15, 4:02 PM
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    • 8th Jan 15, 4:02 PM
    started filling in the details but it wants to know too much!, ie wants full name address and personal details so they can pass them to each supplier in order for them to give an accurate quote, so its not a comparison site at all, just a way for oil suppliers to have all my details.

    There is no need for a requirement for all this information just to give me a quote for x amount of litres of oil to x postcode.

    Not impressed
    Originally posted by milliemonster

    +1


    Will stick with DirectOil & Boilerjuice.
    • Ictmims
    • By Ictmims 4th Dec 15, 3:22 PM
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    • #8
    • 4th Dec 15, 3:22 PM
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    • 4th Dec 15, 3:22 PM
    Best quote I got for December 2015, at heatingoil with a 10 off code FLASH-D10 I got 500L for 157.66 today, 4th Dec 15. That is 31.532 pence a litre. (HEATINGOILdotCOdotUK). Because I got... Sorry as a new user you are not allowed to post with links. This is done to stop spammers clogging up the site. Please edit your message below to continue.
    • flossy_splodge
    • By flossy_splodge 8th Dec 15, 9:36 PM
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    • #9
    • 8th Dec 15, 9:36 PM
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    • 8th Dec 15, 9:36 PM
    I've just had a full tank load (1000l) and paid 28.5 p per l.
    I have a table of suppliers in my area and ALWAYS check at least 4, then add Boilerjuice and a local buying group I found by searching online.
    I then phoned my preferred supplier and asked if they could/would like to match my best price.
    They came down 5p per litre and delivered in 2 days.
    My only complaint with Boiler juice is the uncertainty of delivery date and the lead time is usually over a week.
    Worth doing the work.

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    • NDN007
    • By NDN007 5th Jan 16, 1:18 PM
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    Website not easy to use. Asked me to select either "Existing Customer" or "New Customer". No matter which one I selected it kept saying "You must choose at least one option"..............gave up and went to the other sites suggested on MSE
    • AnthonyBoyd16
    • By AnthonyBoyd16 2nd Nov 16, 10:03 AM
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    Different price comparison site
    I've been using !!!!!!!!!.com who apparently recently changed business model to go price comparison, they always seem to be able to beat Boilerjuice's price, just an FYI
    • Ebe Scrooge
    • By Ebe Scrooge 2nd Nov 16, 10:51 AM
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    I've been using !!!!!!!!!.com who apparently recently changed business model to go price comparison, they always seem to be able to beat Boilerjuice's price, just an FYI
    Originally posted by AnthonyBoyd16

    If you're going to spam then it's considered good form to let us know the name of the website to whom we should entrust our credit card details
    I may not know much about art, but I know what I like.
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