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    • andrew4344
    • By andrew4344 13th Sep 17, 9:34 PM
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    Should i fix a gas/electricity tariff just before i move house?
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    • 13th Sep 17, 9:34 PM
    Should i fix a gas/electricity tariff just before i move house? 13th Sep 17 at 9:34 PM
    Hi, my gas/electricity tariff fix with npower has just finished - but I'm hesitant to commit to a better pricing tariff with another supplier or npower as i'll be moving house in about 2.5 to 3 months.

    So my direct debit has just shot up.

    Any advice or thoughts?

    Thanks
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    • Ectophile
    • By Ectophile 13th Sep 17, 11:15 PM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 11:15 PM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 11:15 PM
    Does the new fixed tariff have an early exit fee? If so, don't bother. If not, you could sign up if you wanted.

    Personally, if I was about to move house, I wouldn't be faffing about switching suppliers. Yes, the fixed deals are cheaper, but the difference over just a few months won't be huge, and it's one less thing to worry about.
    If it sticks, force it.
    If it breaks, well it wasn't working right anyway.
    • dogshome
    • By dogshome 14th Sep 17, 9:06 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 9:06 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 9:06 AM
    Sorry - Disagree with the above
    We are talking of staying on the Standard tariff for most of the winter months,
    it will really cost.

    Most suppliers do not charge Exit Fees for house moves - Check it with n'power and get onto cheaper fixed tariff a.s.a.p
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    • 14th Sep 17, 10:01 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 10:01 AM
    Hi, my gas/electricity tariff fix with npower has just finished - but I'm hesitant to commit to a better pricing tariff with another supplier or npower as i'll be moving house in about 2.5 to 3 months.

    So my direct debit has just shot up.

    Any advice or thoughts?

    Thanks
    Originally posted by andrew4344




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    • Cardinal-Red
    • By Cardinal-Red 15th Sep 17, 1:01 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 1:01 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 1:01 PM
    I don't see why you shouldn't especially as the process is so simple nowadays.

    We did the same thing. No fee for moving house. Was so happy with new supplier we set up a new contract at the new house too. (Be aware though I think it's pretty common that you can't port your deal, but have to set up a new contract... this might mean fixed deals have ended etc.)
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