Money-saving expert Martin Lewis has urged people to make sure they take pictures of their gas and electricity meters before energy prices go up to the limit on April 1.
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Martin Lewis has urged people to take pictures of their gas and electricity meters tomorrow before energy prices hit the ceiling.
The money-saving expert hosted the cost of living special on ITV’s Good Morning Britain today, where he discussed rising energy prices, whether people should fix it as he helping people deal with the huge increase from April 1st.
Before prices go up, Martin urges people with regular or prepaid meters to take a picture of their gas and electricity meters and email them to themselves before the price spikes so they can save themselves some money. amount of money.
Speaking on the ITV breakfast programme, he said: “One important thing that I would like to tell you is take a picture of your prepayment meter by March 31st. If they try and charge you. back to you you can say i know exactly what i used up to that date and emailed it to yourself so you have a timestamp on it so you can prove it was taken in March 31st.”
Explaining why it is so important, Martin urges people to include their meter readings in their suppliers.
“The most important thing, tomorrow – March 31 – if you don’t remember tomorrow, do it today,” he added.
“Because that draws a line in the sand with the energy company. Every unit of energy I’ve used up until this meter reading has to be cheap. Don’t overestimate it. more. So get your watch preferably read tomorrow. You don’t have to if you’re using a smartwatch, it will help you and draw that line in the sand.”
The energy price cap is set to increase for those paying with £693 direct debit from £1,277 to £1,971 from April 1. Prepaid customers are set to see a bigger jump, with their price cap going to £708, from £1,309 to £2,017.
Martin also recently warned that the trick to saving cash by accumulating prepaid meters may not work for everyone, as several energy companies have confirmed they will raise prices on the 1st. April.
“I want to write this personally, as unfortunately the information we’ve been given by energy companies and regulators is no longer watertight,” he said recently, confirming that at least Scottish Power and E.on will pay higher rates for energy from April 1 regardless of .
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/martin-lewis-warns-people-take-26589507 Martin Lewis warns people to take pictures of gas and electricity meters before Friday