How do you know which deal is best for me?

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We take your kilowatt hour usage figures for a 12-month period, and then compare the rates you're paying with the best rates on the market to find you a deal that suits your needs. The figures we use should come from a recent bill, which we can get in one of two ways:

  1. Connect us to your online energy account (if you don’t have one, we can create one for you) and we’ll download it from there, or
  2. Upload your latest PDF bill for us to check.

If this figure is estimated, our calculations won't be quite as accurate. We don't compare what you PAY for your energy with what you WILL pay – the amount you're billed doesn't directly relate to how much energy you use. Our calculations always assume that you'll have a settled balance after 12 months.

Exit fees

When we switch you, you may have to pay exit fees. We calculate our savings with these exit fees included — so the saving figure you see is how much you'll save AFTER the fees are deducted — but the exit fees will be payable separately. Sometimes, there'll be a window period of 40 or more days at the end of your tariff where exit fees won't be charged. If we've already switched you to a tariff that has exit fees, and we switch you again further down the line, it'll be because you're saving more money even after the exit fees have been paid.

As we switch you to better tariffs throughout the year, our algorithm considers more than just savings when determining your best deal. We take your current exit fees into account, and compare both savings and exit fees on available new tariffs to ensure you get the greatest long term savings.

Exclude suppliers from our searches

We also give you the option to exclude any suppliers you wish to avoid from our searches during signup.

About our unique savings algorithm

Our savings algorithm was developed to save you even more on your energy bills. Here’s what separates our new algorithm from the others.

Fairer

Our algorithm ensures that whenever you're switched, you will never pay more for energy than you should. The traditional method of calculating savings isn't always fair for UK energy customers, and can result in heavily inflated “phantom” savings.

Smarter

As we switch you to better tariffs throughout the year, our algorithm considers more than just savings when determining your best deal. We take your current exit fees into account, and compare both savings and exit fees on available new tariffs to ensure you get the greatest long term savings.

Quicker

Our algorithm takes ‘switching times’ into account, prioritising tariffs that you’ll benefit from sooner. The faster you can switch to a cheaper tariff, the less time you spend on your more expensive current deal — and the more you save.