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Our latest offers

Complete home protection Buy selected HomeCare and get Home Insurance from just £100

Get peace of mind with complete HomeCare cover, or choose a single-cover product that suits you.

Offer ends 27th September 2021. 1

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New boiler offer Get £200 off a new boiler if you’ve got HomeCare

Existing HomeCare customers get £200 off a new boiler when you book your free quote by 31st October 2021. 2

Plus all our boilers come with a 5 Year British Gas Warranty.

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Lock your energy prices Get an energy quote in seconds

We make it easier to do your bit for the planet. All our tariffs are zero carbon as standard, and our fixed tariffs use 100% renewable electricity.

Better still, a fixed tariff could help protect against future price rises. Whether you’re a new customer or already with us, it’s simple to switch.

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Go greener. See what sustainability looks like

From smart meters to EV chargers, we’re making it easier to do more for the planet.

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What can we help you with?

Energy Tariffs Switch and save on your fuel bills

Confused by tariffs? We’ve got a wide range of options so there’s bound to be one that’s just right for you. Just enter your postcode to find it.

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Home Protection Avoid surprises with HomeCare

Boiler breakdown? Leaky lavatory? Plumbing panic? Relax. With British Gas HomeCare, you have access to emergency engineer call-outs and 24/7 support.

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Insurance Services Look after what you love for less

Protect your property and possessions with British Gas Home and Contents Insurance. It’s Five Star rated, and you can tailor it to your needs so you have peace of mind - whatever happens.

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Smart Homes Connect up your home with Hive

Our friends at Hive have all the smart tech you need to transform your home, which can save energy and money too. From heating to lighting and home security, control it all with a tap on the Hive app.

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Need help with something specific?

Top up your prepay meter

Top up your smart prepay meter online or on our app. Don’t have a smart meter? Top up at your local Payzone or Post Office.

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Submit a meter reading

You can submit a meter reading online or on our app – it’s quick, easy and much faster than calling us.

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Manage your bills

Securely view and pay your bills online or on our app in just a few seconds.

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British Gas Rewards. Here to brighten up your day

Join Rewards to snap up exclusive offers, handy discounts and unmissable giveaways on us. It's just our way of saying thanks.

And with new drops landing every single month, there's always something to look forward to. So what are you waiting for?

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Refer a friend. Share up to £200 when you refer a friend

For every friend you send our way, you’ll both enjoy an Gift Card 3 worth up to £100 each. So you can treat yourself to whatever you fancy – just for introducing us.

And whether they switch their energy to us or take out HomeCare, it’s the ultimate win-win situation.

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Need help with something else?

Book an engineer

Whether it’s a cold home or an even colder shower you’re dealing with, book an engineer and make your problem our problem.

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Book a one-off repair

Boiler on the blink but not a British Gas customer? Book a one-off repair and we’ll sort it from as little as £99.

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Moving home

Let us know you’re moving, and we’ll transfer your energy supply to your new home. That’s one less thing to worry about.

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Additional information

  1. Offer is exclusive to new HomeCare customers who are not existing British Gas Home Insurance customers, Gas Appliance Cover, Kitchen Appliance Cover customer or tenants. Home Insurance cover subject to Terms and eligibility criteria it can be withdrawn at any time. Customers must purchase both buildings and contents insurance to be eligible for the offer. To benefit from the Home Insurance fixed premium, you will have to agree to a £100 compulsory excess and £250 voluntary excess. Customers will need to purchase HomeCare online or by phone between the 31st August and 27th September 2021. Your Home Insurance fixed premium quote needs to be accepted and purchased by 31st December to benefit from the fixed premium. In order to be eligible for the Home Insurance fixed premium, customers have to keep their HomeCare agreement for 12 months.

    British Gas reserves the right to cancel the Home Insurance policy if the above condition has not been met. Following the HomeCare purchase, we will set up an online account for you and we will send an email containing a link and a voucher code. How to claim the Home Insurance: To redeem the Home Insurance offer, follow the link, log into your online account and purchase via the British Gas Home Insurance website, using the voucher code provided. Your code should not be shared. If we find evidence of your unique code being misused, we reserve the right to withdraw the offer and cancel your Home Insurance policy. HomeCare Terms and Conditions and geographic restrictions apply.​

    British Gas is a trading name of British Gas Services Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England and Wales (No. 03141243). Registered office: Millstream, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 5GD.

  2. British Gas acts as a credit broker, not the lender and offers products from a panel of lenders. Payment options are subject to change without notice. British Gas is a trading name of British Gas New Heating Limited (No. 06723244), an appointed representative of British Gas Services Limited (No. 03141243) which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Financial Services Register No. 490568). Both companies registered in England and Wales. Registered office: Millstream, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 5GD. Availability of credit depends on status and credit checks. Terms and Exclusions apply.

    This offer is only available to HomeCare 1-4 customers. This offer is available to homeowners and landlords with a total system output of up to 50kW who already have HomeCare 1-4 at the property where the boiler would be installed. Available to 98% of UK mainland households. This offer cannot be used by tenants, British Gas multi–premise landlord customers and cannot be used in conjunction with staff/ex-staff/partner discounts. Terms and Exclusions apply. Offers are subject to change without notice.

  3. To participate in the Refer a Friend scheme, both Referrer and Friend must follow the instructions on our website, A Referrer must successfully identify as an existing British Gas home energy or services customer via their online account. A Friend is an individual the Referrer knows personally, who isn’t already our customer and who is happy to receive the Referrer’s Referral link.

    To qualify for a Refer a Friend Gift Card, as a Friend you must use the Referrer’s unique Referral link when joining British Gas on a Qualifying Product via The gift card is subject to the Friend’s Qualifying Product purchase and the Friend’s contract or policy must be active at least 60 days after the supply start date or the policy start date. The gift card Reward may take up to three months to arrive from the Friend joining British Gas.

    To qualify for a Reward for switching energy to British Gas, your Friend must not have held a British Gas energy contract within the last three months of joining. To qualify for a Reward for joining services, your Friend must not have held a British Gas services account within the last three months of joining. If after making a Qualifying Purchase your Friend cancels their agreement with us up to 60 days after the supply start date or the policy start date, then this will result in the cancellation of the Reward for the Friend and Referrer. We also require a valid email address to send you your gift card.

    Restrictions apply, see Full terms and conditions (PDF, 276 KB) of the Refer a Friend scheme are also available to view.