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Compare dual fuel tariffs and change to a better energy deal today. Here’s how to find the cheapest deals in Ireland and make switching tariff quick and easy.
A dual fuel tariff means that you get both your electricity and gas from the same energy supplier.
These plans can be cheaper and more convenient because it’s one supplier and one bill. Also, if something goes wrong you only need to contact one energy supplier.
|Bord Gáis Energy||Best Dual Fuel - 31% off Electricity & 40% off Gas (DD & eBill)||€1,611||Compare now|
|SSE Airtricity||1 Year Dual Fuel 30/30 (DD & eBill)||€1,740||Compare now|
|Flogas||Green Future Dual Fuel 40 2 Year (DD & eBill)||€1,771||Compare now|
|Flogas||Green Future Dual Fuel 40 (DD & eBill)||€1,771||Compare now|
|Flogas||Green Team Dual Fuel 2 Year 40/35 (DD & eBill)||€1,819||Compare now|
These are currently the cheapest dual fuel offers on the market, based on the national average consumption of gas and electricity. According to the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU), the average Irish household uses 11,000 kW/h of gas and 4,200 kW/h of electricity per year.
The summary can indicate the cheapest dual fuel deal, but to get a more accurate comparison of prices, you need to use our gas and electricity comparison tool based on your own energy usage.
At the moment, if you have both gas and electricity, you could save up to €476 by switching.
However, dual fuel tariffs are not always the cheapest plans. Sometimes the discounts on single tariff gas and electricity offers are significant, so it may work out cheaper than a dual fuel tariff.
It’s worth comparing both dual fuel and standalone gas and electricity deals to see which works best for you.
Switcher.ie’s free gas and electricity comparison tool makes comparing gas and electricity deals simple. We’ll guide you through the process so it’s easy to switch and start saving money on your energy bills.
You just need to give details about your current supplier, energy usage and payment method and we’ll select the cheapest dual fuel offers. We’ll even work out how much you could save.
As well as comparing how much money you could save, you may want to consider some other factors.
It only takes a few minutes to find a cheaper deal and start saving
If you wish to go ahead and change to a dual fuel tariff, it’s easy to do. We help with the switch so saving on your energy bills is simple and straightforward.
All you need to do is:
If you’d like to find out more about changing to a dual fuel plan check out how to switch your gas and electricity and see our step by step guide.
Switcher.ie is accredited by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) which means we are endorsed as an independent, impartial and accurate source of information for energy customers.
The best way to make sure you’re getting the cheapest gas and electricity price is to switch suppliers every time you revert to a standard tariff. This is usually 12 months after you’ve signed up for a discounted plan.
You can find out more about switching your electricity and gas in our helpful How to switch your gas and electricity guide.
If you’re not sure about switching, the next best way to cut down on your gas and electricity bills is to reduce your energy consumption. Our top energy saving tips guide is full of helpful ideas to help you save money in the home.
You could also make your home more energy-efficient but this may cost you more upfront.
There are also ways to get help with your energy bills if you are struggling to pay. If you want to find out about help you can get, visit our page What help can I get to pay my energy bill?.