Avoid Hidden Heating Oil Costs

It’s time to weed out hidden charges Give the country’s most trusted heating oil people a call Have you noticed that sometimes, when you order heating oil, the actual price

It’s time to weed out hidden charges

Give the country’s most trusted heating oil people a call

Have you noticed that sometimes, when you order heating oil, the actual price ends up being more than you were quoted? This is because certain online suppliers add some hidden charges to the total cost of your order.

What’s particularly tricky about this is that their pence per litre costs may initially seem cheap in comparison to the competition. So, you will start to fill out a quote… only to discover that the cost at the checkout is much higher than you were anticipating.

So… are you really getting a better price?

The simple answer is no.

Essentially, these suppliers are using these hidden, additional costs to increase the total amount you pay and add the additional costs onto the total cost per lite.

This means that customers don’t actually know the cost they’re agreeing to when they get a quote. Which… is surely the point of the quote in the first place?

So, at Humphreys we just wanted to clarify something…

We don’t add any hidden charges to our pence per litre price. What you see on your quote is what you will pay!

Zero hidden fees with HW Humphreys

Being part of the UK’s biggest home heating oil supplier, we’re committed to transparency. This means that, whenever you get a quote for domestic heating oil, you’ll benefit from no hidden charges as well as our trademark friendly, local service.

So, when you’re comparing quotes from different suppliers, just make sure you’re comparing the total cost payable.

Hidden charges: Traps to avoid

Next time you’re shopping around to get the best deal for your heating oil, make sure you keep an eye out for any hidden fees and penalties that may mean you’re not getting the great deal you thought you were.  

How can you do this?
  1. Watch out for under volume fines – some providers have been known to change the cost per litre when customers estimate the amount of oil they need then don’t actually need that much. This is known as an under volume fine.
  2. Watch out for service charges – some providers add a service charge to their orders. Essentially, this is a charge for using their website, and can be as high as £14.99.
  3. Watch out for fines for not being able to access the tank – some customers have also indicated that they’re being charged for deliveries not being able to access the tank. So, if your tank is hard to access, make sure you order from a supplier that doesn’t add these fees on.

Easy breezy domestic heating oil delivery

Our local experts genuinely care about the communities they live in, ensuring the best heating oil delivery experience. So, no matter where you live, you can count on Humphreys for a safe, reliable fuel delivery service. 

If you’re in need of a heating oil supplier with no hidden fees and a reliable delivery service, get a quote from Humphreys today.

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