Household bills will rise in the coming months … but you can still save
Customers are encouraged to shop around as bills will rise in the coming months.
Everything from phone bills to NHS recipes will go up from today, but there are still ways to save money.
BT, EE, O2, Three and Vodafone are all walking prices between now and May.
Everything from phone bills to NHS recipes will go up from today, but there are still ways to save money
O2 and Three delivered the highest increases, with both companies up 2.7 percent in April and May, respectively.
If you no longer have a contract, you don’t have to pay to switch to a better deal, but those mid contracts may incur penalties.
Sky is also raising prices for its TV and broadband deals starting today. Which? says you can try negotiating with Sky if you have been a customer for a long time.
Gareth Shaw, head of money at Which? Says, “Whether you’re requesting a special discount, haggling, or if you don’t have a contract, you can save by switching providers.”
The water bill in England and Wales will drop by 4 percent, but for some customers, the price will increase by 4 percent, as prices vary by supplier.
You cannot switch providers, but switching to a water meter can save money.
NHS prescription costs are up 15 pence to £ 9.15 today in line with inflation. A prepayment certificate can save you money if you need a lot of regulations.