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    • anotherbob
    • By anotherbob 14th Sep 17, 1:27 PM
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    How long is AVRO deal likely to be around?
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    • 14th Sep 17, 1:27 PM
    How long is AVRO deal likely to be around? 14th Sep 17 at 1:27 PM
    I would save about £250 p.a. by switching to AVRO energy. However if I switch before 13th. October I incur £60 exit fee to Scottish Power. Still a big saving but I'd rather not pay the £60. Is it likely that the deal offered by AVRO will still be there on 13th. Oct?
    Last edited by anotherbob; 14-09-2017 at 1:28 PM. Reason: Spelling!
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    • Hengus
    • By Hengus 14th Sep 17, 1:32 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 1:32 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 1:32 PM
    I would save about £250 p.a. by switching to AVRO energy. However if I switch before 13th. October I incur £60 exit fee to Scottish Power. Still a big saving but I'd rather not pay the £60. Is it likely that the deal offered by AVRO will still be there on 13th. Oct?
    Originally posted by anotherbob
    The only people that know are Avro. Tariffs come and go every day. There is no point in asking Avro CS as tariff decisions are made at a high level within the organization. A month is a long time in the energy industry.

    However, the good news is that you can switch NOW as you are within the 49/42 day period before contract end (assuming that the 13th October is your contract end date?). Exit fees no longer apply.
    • anotherbob
    • By anotherbob 14th Sep 17, 1:40 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 1:40 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 1:40 PM
    Thanks for your reply. Actually the contract ends on 30th. November, the date I gave took account of the period before contract end.
    • Hengus
    • By Hengus 14th Sep 17, 1:44 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 1:44 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 1:44 PM
    Try Bulb then, they will pay your exit fee.
    • anotherbob
    • By anotherbob 14th Sep 17, 1:50 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 1:50 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 1:50 PM
    Try Bulb then, they will pay your exit fee.
    Originally posted by Hengus
    Sorry, I'm new here....
    What's Bulb?
    • Hengus
    • By Hengus 14th Sep 17, 1:59 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 1:59 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 1:59 PM
    https://bulb.co.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI066Ep92k1gIVwTLTCh23CwZxEAAYASA AEgJKP_D_BwE

    There are also referral fees on the Internet.

    On the subject of exit fees:

    How do I claim back exit fees?

    If your old supplier charges an exit fee, don’t worry. Email a copy of your final bill showing the exit fee to help@bulb.co.uk and we’ll credit the amount to your Bulb account. Read more
    • Wassa123
    • By Wassa123 14th Sep 17, 2:19 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 2:19 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 2:19 PM
    I'm with Avro on Simple & Fresh since last November.

    Looking at the tariffs they have had many over the last year.
    • anotherbob
    • By anotherbob 14th Sep 17, 2:42 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 2:42 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 2:42 PM
    https://bulb.co.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI066Ep92k1gIVwTLTCh23CwZxEAAYASA AEgJKP_D_BwE

    There are also referral fees on the Internet.

    On the subject of exit fees:

    How do I claim back exit fees?

    If your old supplier charges an exit fee, don’t worry. Email a copy of your final bill showing the exit fee to help@bulb.co.uk and we’ll credit the amount to your Bulb account. Read more
    Originally posted by Hengus
    Just noticed that Bulb's tariff is variable. I've used fixed price tariffs recently and both AVRO and OVO's fixed tariffs are about the same as Bulb is quoting me today. Not sure I want to chance price hikes during the contract period.
    • Hengus
    • By Hengus 14th Sep 17, 3:12 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 3:12 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 3:12 PM
    Bulb has one tariff rate. If it becomes uncompetitive, people will leave in droves.
    • anotherbob
    • By anotherbob 14th Sep 17, 3:39 PM
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    Bulb has one tariff rate. If it becomes uncompetitive, people will leave in droves.
    Originally posted by Hengus
    Thanks.
    On a different matter, I'm signed in to the Cheap Energy Club and I've entered my consumption details. The OVO Two Year fix doesn't appear in my results. I had thought I could switch to that and get £25 cashback. How can I do that if the OVO deal is not among my results?

    Edit. Found OVO
    Last edited by anotherbob; 14-09-2017 at 3:53 PM. Reason: additional info
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