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How to switch power plans during Covid-19

switching power plans during lockdown
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

As we head through 2020 and New Zealander begin to feel the impact of Covid-19 on the economy and their home, many Kiwis are worried about paying their power bill.

The good news is that Power is classified as an essential service. That means that you can switch to a different plan or different provider, even during Lockdown.

At Power Compare, we are committed to helping you find the best Power Plan for your home. We can help you compare Power Plans, choose a new Provider, find great deal and help you save money.

Keeping your home power up with Power Compare

At Power Compare we have tried to make it as easy as possible to compare power plans online, and sign up through our website. We have embraced flexible working – our team is working safely from home during lockdown. That means our services are available 24/7 online, even in Lockdown.

Our team of Comparison Consultants are ready and waiting to help you find the best power plan over the phone. Just give them a call on 0508 2COMPARE (0508 226672). They’ll take the time to understand your needs, talk you through the options and recommend the best plan for you. If they think you’re already on the best plan, they’ll let you know.

What should I do if I am worried about paying my power bill?

A key first step is to reach out to your power provider to discuss your situation and ask for assistance if you need it. Your provider should discuss flexible payment options, and make sure you are on the right plan.

Cameron Burrow, Electricity Retailers Association CEO, encouraged anyone who is concerned about paying their bill to reach out to their power company. The Association represents power retailers like Contact, Genesis, and Mercury Energy. Burrows reassured Kiwis that the association don’t want to see anyone falling into debt or choosing not to heat their homes because they can’t pay their bill.

Get Guaranteed Savings on your Power Bill

As we head through these unusual times, this is the perfect time to check that you are on the best Power Plan for your situation.

If you feel that you are paying too much for power, you can still switch power companies during lockdown. There are a number of power companies you may not have considered who are doing innovative things to help customers control and reduce how much they pay for power. This includes companies offering bundled plans, free hours of power, and guaranteed savings in the first 12 month.

Which Power Deals are best right now?

We have a number of exciting Power deals available right now. Simply enter your address to see the best power deals available now.

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