+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Posts
    4,222
    Thanks
    894
    Thanked
    3,219
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Electricity providers

    I am moving and need to choose an electricity provider. I've found this website that compares different companies, but some of them I've never heard of. Apparently even Dodo has an electricity service! I just don't know if they're all trustworthy, and would it be safer to go with a big name company, even though they are alot dearer.

    Thoughts?
    What company are you with and are you happy with them?
    Have you ever thought of shopping around?
    Last time I lived out on my own, I thought Energy Australia was the ONLY company out there LOL, so automatically went with them.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    6,096
    Thanks
    399
    Thanked
    747
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Dodo seems to be advertising heavily at the moment, but after the bad customer experience reports I've heard about Dodo Internet and Dodo Mobile, I wont go near them.

    My research reveals Click Energy as the cheapest option (and they dont require a contract). I keep meaning to change to them, but haven't got around to it yet. I believe they offer a 9% discount if paying on time, or an 11% discount if paying in advance - though I might be wrong.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Posts
    4,222
    Thanks
    894
    Thanked
    3,219
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Thanks Sweetseven.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    846
    Thanks
    155
    Thanked
    107
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Subbing
    I'm in the same position as the op

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Posts
    4,222
    Thanks
    894
    Thanked
    3,219
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Hi Jemma,
    I just signed up to AGL. I went on to a comparison site (switchwise) and it came up with an estimation of costs through different companies and plans. One of the AGL plans was one of the cheapest, and I've been with AGL before and they were fine. This plan has a $100 credit when you sign up online and 10% discount on your bills, and no connection fee. I also get my low income rebate with them, not sure if they all do or not. It is a 3 year contract though but you can move address with it.

    All done. Yay tomorrow I will have electricity in my new place!

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to CMF For This Useful Post:

    Jemma87  (19-06-2012)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Job Network Providers - The Biggest Rort Going
    By Caviar in forum General Chat
    Replies: 33
    Last Post: 24-12-2015, 19:46
  2. Internet providers
    By onelasttime in forum House & Gardens
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 22-07-2012, 10:03
  3. ABA providers Melbourne - advice wanted.
    By Vacant in forum Parents of Children with Special Needs
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-03-2012, 21:18

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Innovations Sports PhysiotherapyWomen’s Health Physios who are able to assess and treat a wide range of Pregnancy and Post Natal Issues. We offer ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Do you think this is rude?Issues with Family Members
Yep I cavedStep-parents / Blended families
❤Joyous June/July TTC!❤Conception & Fertility General Chat
Join my pity partyGeneral Chat
IVF Babies due Sep/Oct/Nov 2017 #2pregnancy and babies through IVF
Come chat, Ladies who are 40+ TTC or ExpectingConception & Fertility General Chat
Not gaining or losing weight?Conception & Fertility General Chat
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›