Domain Registration

Approximate prices, and features, for different registrars.

  • Price for .co.uk is price for two years divided by two (one-year UK registrations are expensive)
  • Price for .com is price for one year
  • All prices including VAT, as of April/May 2105.
Registrar .co.uk per year .com per year Business Base Comments Link
Daily £5.99 £13.20 UK Used to be competitive, now expensive. Implemented a charge to change IPS tags on UK domains for a while, but then backed down. https://www.daily.co.uk/products/domain-names/domain-name-pricing.html
UKreg £4.80 £13.20 UK Big provider, may have support problems. http://www.ukreg.com/register-domains/full-pricing-details/
MythicBeasts £4.50 £11.00 UK Auto-renewal uses GoCardless Direct Debit. https://www.mythic-beasts.com/domains
123-reg £4.20 £13.20 UK Big provider, may have support problems. https://www.123-reg.co.uk/domain-names/cheap-domain-names.shtml
Heart £4.20 £13.20 UK Part of Host Europe Group, along with 123-reg. https://www.heartinternet.uk/domain-names/domain-prices
GoDaddy £4.20 £12.00 USA Big provider, may have support problems. https://uk.godaddy.com
Gandi £3.60 £12.60 France Motto: “no bullshit”. Auto-renewal via credit/debit card mandate with French bank. Support very responsive and helpful. https://www.gandi.net/domain/price/detail/com/https://www.gandi.net/domain/price/detail/co.uk/
VidaHost £3.35 £8.99 UK Part of Paragon Internet Group https://www.vidahost.com/domains