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Andorra - Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Water)

The power rating is 220-240 volts. The cost of electricity is 20% cheaper than in the UK. There are minimum charges for empty property. There is a government tax of 10% on all electricity and telephone bills.

Oil and electricity are the most popular methods of central heating and the cost is about 20-30% cheaper than the UK. The cost of heating a three bedroom apartment might be around 900 Euros per annum.

Connection charges

Normally charges for connection to the services of water and drainage are included in the purchase price, the exception is when buying a new chalet or town house. These charges are fixed by the developer and therefore cannot be quoted accurately, however, they are unlikely to exceed a total of 300 Euros.

Charges for connection to the services of electricity, gas and telephone, if applicable, are:

Electricity (Encamp, Canillo, Les Escaldes & Andorra for 8.8 Kw.) 185.-Euros
Electricity (La Massana and Ordino) 117.-Euros
Electricity (Sant Julia) 90.-Euros
Gas 150.-Euros
Telephone (Not including installation) 36.-

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