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Broadband for My Second Home

Find the perfect broadband package for your second home catered to your specific needs.

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Broadband for My Second Home
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Rated 5/5 on Trustpilot

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Offers from over 15 providers

Offers from over 15 providers

Onestream Broadband

Jetstream Fibre Unlimited Broadband

18 month contract Fibre + Phone

17Mb / second

Average speed

Unlimited

Usage

£19.95 / month

£0 upfront fees

John Lewis Broadband

Fibre Broadband + Evening and Weekend Calls.

12 month contract Fibre + Phone
John Lewis £45 E-Giftcard

36Mb / second

Average speed

Unlimited

Usage

£26.00 / month

£0 upfront fees

TalkTalk Broadband

Fibre 35 TV

18 month contract Fibre + TV + Phone

38Mb / second

Average speed

Unlimited

Usage

£26.00 / month

£4.95 upfront fees

Vodafone Broadband

Pro Xtra Superfast 2

24 month contract Fibre + Phone
£75 Amazon.co.uk Gift Card

63Mb / second

Average speed

Unlimited

Usage

£45.00 / month

£0 upfront fees

Virgin Media Broadband

Bigger Oomph bundle + Movies

18 month contract Fibre + TV + Phone

213Mb / second

Average speed

Unlimited

Usage

£70.00 / month

£35 upfront fees

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Do I need broadband for my second home?

Whether or not you need broadband for your second home is largely dependent on how much time you intend to stay there. If it’s empty for most of the year then you’re better off getting a broadband deal without a long-term contract for each time you intend to visit. Bear in mind that you will need to order this a couple of weeks in advance of your visit. Alternatively, if you only use a small amount of internet or are willing to use it less when you’re away, a mobile broadband hotspot may be more suitable.

If you rent out your second property then you can use a temporary contract for your own stay, leaving your tenants to make their own broadband arrangements. You could also get a permanent contract and include the cost in the tenants’ rent during their stay.

If you plan on moving to your new home, or making regular visits to it, then a permanent, long-term broadband contract may work better for you as you will not have to worry about arranging a temporary contract every time you visit. This will also allow you to avoid any set up or connection fees that you may have to pay on a short-term contract.

What if I have a holiday home abroad? What alternatives are there?

If your holiday home is outside of the U.K. then you could consider either a satellite broadband or mobile broadband connection. Satellite broadband will require you to have a satellite dish installed if you do not already have one, while mobile broadband should be available in any location that receives a 3G or 4G connection.

Last reviewed: 01 April 2021

Next review: 01 May 2021