Do: Switch supplier if it means you will save money.
Don’t: Assume your new energy tariff will remain the cheapest forever.
Do: Use an online comparison site to find your cheapest deal.
Don’t: Switch to a supplier without checking their track record.
Do: Switch to a supplier with a proven track record.
Don’t: Be afraid to switch your supplier. It’s very straight forward these days (providing you go through accredited channels).
Do: Switch your supplier again when they increase your tariff.
Don’t: put yourself off because you think it will be a load of hassle (there’s some serious money to be saved by switching to an online energy deal).
Although you may be tempted to switch to the cheapest, please be careful.
I would most likely skip through the cheapest in most cases and, switch to one of the following suppliers cheapest online tariffs.
If you are going to switch to a cheaper online energy deal, then use one of the Ofgem Accredited sites. They are governed by a strict set of rules which put the consumers needs first!
This is a full list of the Accredited sites
|Comparison Site||Our Ratings||Status||Go There|
|Energy Smart at Energylinx||Connected to energy systems which give more accuracy on your actual address. |
|Energy Helpline||Good functional website.|
|The Energy Shop||Good functional website|
|uSwitch||Good functional website|
|My Utility Genius|
|Unravel It||Old fashioned with fewer tariffs|
|Switch Gas & Electric|
|Moneysupermarket||Want your email address before quote|
|Quotezone||Want your email address before quote|