AGL Seniors Discount & Seniors Plan

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AGL Seniors Discount

The AGL Seniors Saver plan is an energy plan for Australians with a Seniors Card. With the cost of energy on the rise, no one wants to spend their golden years worrying about electricity and gas costs. What many don’t know is that energy providers often offer additional and niche energy plans outside of what they advertise. AGL Seniors Saver is one of these plans. Find out how to sign up for, and save with, the AGL Seniors plan with the AGL Seniors Discount guide below.

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What is the AGL Seniors Saver Plan?

Seniors Card holders can benefit from the AGL Seniors Saver plan, available in NSW, Victoria, Queensland, and South Australia for both electricity and gas.

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With the AGL Seniors Saver plan, Seniors Card holders can get:

  • Fixed rates for 12 months, no lock-in contracts, and $0 exit fees
  • A bigger discount off the reference price
  • Eligibility for additional energy concessions for seniors and pensioners
  • Up to $50 energy bill credit ($25 per fuel type)
  • 24/7 AGL Seniors Team support
  • Flexible billing and AGL bill payment options
  • AGL Rewards offers

Below, we outline the discount off the reference price for the AGL Seniors Saver plan by state. Your actual discounts may vary by location and are subject to change at any time.

AGL Seniors Discount
StateAGL Seniors Plan DiscountEstimated Annual Cost
New South Wales5% discount$1,730 / year
Victoria14% discount$1,280 / year
Queensland5% discount$1,870 / year
South Australia3% discount$2,210 / year

*Figures are for illustrative purposes only and don’t compare all products, providers, plan features, offers, or rates. Products are compared like-for-like and any distinctions between products are clearly marked. Not all offers may be available in all locations or distribution networks. Rates based on electricity distributor for the capital city of each Australian state. Calculations are based on the reference price. Any offers or estimated costs compared are for example purposes only and may change based on your individual circumstances or habits. Offers and availability are subject to change. Read more about Basic Plan Information here. Valid July 2024.

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According to a 2023 study undertaken by Energy Umpire, the AGL Seniors Plan can save users in each state the following amounts:

  • NSW: $287/year
  • QLD: $340/year
  • VIC: $465/year
  • SA: $150/year

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[Discontinued] AGL Seniors Fixed Plan & AGL Seniors Plus Plans

AGL Seniors Fixed Plan & AGL Seniors Plus Plan AGL Seniors Fixed and AGL Seniors Plus plans are now discontinued and no longer available. Both have been replaced by AGL Seniors Saver.

AGL has recently streamlined their AGL seniors plans and now only offers AGL Seniors Saver to Seniors Card holders, discontinuing their previous energy plans with senior and pensioner discounts.

The previous two AGL Seniors energy plans were AGL Seniors Fixed, and AGL Seniors Plus Plan. While these plans were pretty similar, these two AGL Seniors plans had one notable difference:

  • AGL Seniors Fixed Plan: Get fixed rates for 12 months
  • AGL Seniors Plus Plan: Get variable rates on an ongoing plan

While AGL Seniors Fixed and AGL Seniors Plus are discontinued, Seniors Card holders can still sign up for AGL Seniors Saver.

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Is the AGL Seniors Plan Any Good?

Is the AGL Seniors Saver plan actually better than other AGL energy plans?

AGL Seniors Saver plan is usually a bit cheaper than the other offers available through AGL. However, it's important to consider all AGL benefits and discounts, such as:

  • AGL Super Saver: Fixed rates for 12 months and eBilling
  • AGL Value Saver: Variable rates and eBilling
  • AGL Flexible Saver: Variable rates and flexible billing methods
  • AGL Solar Saver: For Australians with solar panels
  • AGL EV: For Australians with electric vehicles

Below, we compare the AGL Seniors discount to the cheapest AGL market offer available in each state. It’s important to remember that your actual discounts might vary, depending on your location.

How Does AGL Seniors Saver Compare?
StateAGL Seniors DiscountAGL Market Offer Discount
New South Wales5% discountAGL Value Saver
5% discount
Victoria14% discountAGL Value Saver
9% discount
Queensland5% discountAGL Value Saver
5% discount
South Australia3% discountAGL Value Saver
3% Discount

*Figures are for illustrative purposes only and don’t compare all products, providers, plan features, offers, or rates. Products are compared like-for-like and any distinctions between products are clearly marked. Not all offers may be available in all locations or distribution networks. Rates based on electricity distributor for the capital city of each Australian state. Calculations are based on the reference price. Any offers or estimated costs compared are for example purposes only and may change based on your individual circumstances or habits. Offers and availability are subject to change. Read more about Basic Plan Information here. Valid July 2024.

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Across the board, it’s easy to see that if you’re a Seniors Card holder, you can benefit even more when you sign up for AGL Seniors Saver plan, and this doesn’t include the additional energy concessions and rebates you might be eligible for in your state.

How to Sign Up For AGL Seniors Plan

Does the AGL Seniors Plan sound like a good deal for you?

Even though the AGL Seniors Saver plan might be difficult to find online, you can sign up for AGL Seniors Saver by giving AGL a call.

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Sign up for the AGL Seniors discount takes about 5 minutes on the phone. All you need is valid identification, an email address, and your Seniors Card.

To sign up for the AGL Seniors Saver plan:

  1. Call AGL at 1300 001 504
  2. Mention AGL Seniors Saver
  3. Provide a valid Seniors Card number that matches the name on your AGL account

Should I Sign up For AGL Seniors Saver?

In our research of the AGL Seniors plan, it’s clear it can be a good deal if you’re looking to lock in your rates for 12 months and save more on your energy bill.

Between sign up credits and discounts off the reference price, Seniors Card holders can save even more when you sign up for AGL Seniors Saver. In addition, you can still benefit from additional government energy concessions for seniors and pensioners that may be available in your state.

It’s always a good idea to do your own research when comparing energy plans, and you might find cheaper energy plans from another provider. Comparison services like Selectra can help you find the best electricity and gas offers for your household.

AGL Seniors Discount FAQ

Does AGL have a seniors discount?

AGL offers a discount to seniors with the AGL Seniors Saver plan. The Seniors Saver plan replaces the previous AGL Seniors Fixed plan, and AGL Seniors Plus plan. In addition to the AGL Seniors Saver plan, energy customers might also be eligible for certain seniors energy rebates and energy concessions.

Are AGL Seniors customers still eligible for energy concessions?

If you’re on the AGL Seniors Saver plan, you can still apply for government energy rebates and energy concessions for pensioners in your state. If you’re not sure what energy rebates you might be eligible for, contact AGL directly to find out what other options are available to you.

What do I need to sign up for the AGL Seniors Plan?

It’s easy to sign up for the AGL Seniors Saver plan. You just need to call AGL and give them your Seniors Card information and make sure the name on the card matches the name on your AGL energy account, along with a valid email address and personal information.

What other energy discounts or rebates are available for seniors and pensioners?

If you sign up for the AGL Seniors Saver plan, you can still include energy rebates and concessions on your account. There are numerous energy rebates available, including those for seniors and pensioners. You can find a full list of available in our 2022 Senior Energy Rebate guide. If you’re experiencing sudden financial hardship, you can also find emergency energy assistance payments to help with your energy bills.

Can I bundle AGL services?

AGL offers energy, mobile, and broadband services. You can get a $15/month discount when you sign up for AGL Internet, and AGL Energy, as well as $5 discount when you add an AGL mobile plan. Find more NBN plans for seniors to see what other broadband plans are available to those with Seniors and Pensioners cards.

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