LONDON, October 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
As the nights draw in, householders are expected to seek out the best energy deals through price comparison websites, according to comparethemarket.com. Following the recent announcements of gas and electricity price rises, these costs are now being passed onto the consumer by the companies providing home energy. Last month saw Scottish and Southern Energy and E.ON's price increases come into effect meaning more energy customers will be eager to find the best deal on home utilities.
However, customers will be pleased to know that they can find great savings by visiting comparethemarket.com. Half of the price comparison website's customers have reported an average saving of £286.27* just by following 3 easy steps:
- Visit comparethemarket.com and compare energy deals according to your personal usage
- Opt for online billing and pay by direct debit - many energy providers offer discounts for these payment options
- Switch providers and benefit from lower prices
Jeremy Moll, Commercial Director at comparethemarket.com said: "With families starting to feel the effects of increased energy prices, we expect to see many more householders looking for savings and specifically fixed deals on their gas and electricity. Working with some of the biggest providers, comparethemarket.com constantly compares hundreds of prices to ensure customers get a better deal on their utility bills."
Specialising in more than just car insurance, comparethemarket.com provides customers with an easy way to find the right deal on a wide range of insurance and financial products including home insurance, van insurance, bike insurance, life insurance, pet insurance and credit cards. It also offers comparisons for a range of household utilities including electricity, gas, phone, broadband and digital TV.
comparethemarket.com works in partnership with TheEnergyShop.com to help customers find the best deals from gas and electricity suppliers.
*Based on the average annual savings amount for 50% of customers who switched energy suppliers using comparethemarket.com during the period July - September 2011, as calculated by TheEnergyShop.com
comparethemarket.com was launched in 2006 as a motor insurance comparison site, offering customers a wide range of competitively priced insurance quotes instantly online.
comparethemarket.com has grown rapidly over the past three years and is now one of the UK's leading price comparison brands.
As well as insurance, comparethemarket.com also offers comparisons on credit cards, loans, current accounts and savings accounts.
comparethemarket.com actively selects its brand partners, working with the best and most trusted organisations to ensure quality service to consumers.
comparethemarket.com is a trading name of BISL Limited. BISL Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
Registered Address: Pegasus House, Bakewell Road, Orton Southgate, PE2 6YS. Registered in England number 3231094.
- TheEnergyShop.com is a free, independent and totally impartial service that aims to help customers find the best deals on gas and electricity supplies
- TheEnergyShop.com pulls together prices and information from all suppliers in the UK energy market into a single database. Its proprietary calculators allow database searches according to personal circumstances and preferences, and to compare the best deals available.
TheEnergyShop.com is a trading name of Energy Services Online Limited. Energy Services Online Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 03798799.