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How to get the best gas prices

Shopping around to get cheaper gas bills is an important way for consumers to save valuable money. Gas prices frequently fluctuate significantly, and consumers can get cheaper utility bills by performing regular searches for lower tariffs and switching their gas service provider. Both households and business gas prices can be found through these means, hence allowing you to make savings, both domestically and for your company.

Websites

See all the prices in one place Navigate into your Internet browser to find gas price comparison website, such as Uswitch.com, Gocompare.com(gas_electricity and Energyhelpline.com)compare, and enter the details of your existing tariff and contact details to help the search engine to generate your results. Compare the results provided to find the best deal available to you, either for your home or business. Official websites Navigate into your Internet browser to the official website of local and national gas providers, such as British Gas, Npower and Eon. Search through the tariffs that they are able to provide you which may differ from those supplied by price comparison websites. Look for the companies special deals, such as offers made to consumers who are willing to switch over to a particular gas provider either for their household or business.
Visit the "Help" or "Customer care" sections of the websites and e-chat with a representative of the company to discuss your options.

Negotiate

Talk to an operator -One way through which domestic and business consumers can take advantage of both the latest and cheapest possible tariffs is by talking to an energy supplier directly. -Visit the websites of the local and national gas providers and visit the "Contact us" link to find the telephone number for their customer service line. -Alternatively, search through your local telephone directory to obtain the company's customer service phone line. -Talk to an operator and inform them of your contact information, current gas tariff and your requirements on a new tariff. -While an operator may not be able to sell you the cheapest possible deal on the provision of gas itself, they might be able to offer you a special price on an additional service, such as a complimentary 24-hour repair service or a five-year warranty on a new boiler. Visit a High Street sales booth - If you find that your attempts to negotiate with a telephone operator is unsuccessful, most leading energy companies have stalls in town and city High Streets, particularly during peak times such as the weekend. -Talk face-to-face with the staff, who are there to provide you a deal, and see if you can get yourself a cheap gas deal.

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