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Tell me about PAYG - I know nothing

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banned5y, 10m agoPosted 5 years, 10 months ago
Wagwan homies.

I’m looking at moving from a pay-monthly contract to PAYG. Mainly because I only use my mobile for texts, emails and a bit of Twitter / Facebook. Paying £30+ a month for 18 months is a complete waste of money when most PAYG seems to be £10 a month top-up

I’ve had contract phones for the past 13 years so know nothing about PAYG and what the best deals are. All I know is that I want a couple of hundred free texts a month and enough data allowance for light web-browsing and always-on email retrieval.

What do you recommend?
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banned5y, 10m agoPosted 5 years, 10 months ago
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#1
Have a look at Giffgaff.. stupid name but you get quite a lot for your tenner every month. Runs off the O2 network so coverage is pretty good

£10/month gets you
250 mins
unlimited internet + texts

maybe wait until Tesco have their 1 month contract offer on again... I'm on 500 mins, 500MB internet and "unlimited texts" for a tenner per month -- it's a contract but PAYG is almost like a contract these days anyway as you have to top up £10 every month to get the stuff on offer, or else you'll miss out for that month


Edited By: oldmanhouse on Jan 27, 2011 13:59
#2
giffgaff,

pay a tenner a month and you get truly unlimited data, for the time being 250 mins and unlimited txt.

Been with them since october and can't really fault them.

http://giffgaff.com/
#3
I use o2 text and web tariff,

Top-up £10–£14 and get 300 UK texts, 500MB UK data & unlimited Wi-Fi
Top-up £15–£29 and get 500 UK texts, 500MB UK data & unlimited Wi-Fi
Top-up £30+ and get unlimited UK texts, 500MB UK data & unlimited Wi-Fi
#4
DawnLouiseMahon
i also know nothing about PAYGso will keep an eye on this thread


HAHA ........;)
1 Like #5
McBrilliant
#6
Why don't you work out exactly what you use each month first so that you know what package will suit you?
If you make a lot of calls over your allowance it will cost you dearly.
1 Like #7
Oh I am confused again, is this a joke thread?
banned#8
Cheers guys, that's great stuff.

Can I take my number with me to GiffGaff?
#9
Tesco
£10 a month
600 mins
unlimited txts
500gb data.

Find out how many minutes txts and data you average a month and then find out how much that would have cost on PAYG before jumping into PAYG. Or post your useage on here and thenask for the best deal.
banned#10
Thought this thread was about PAWGs for a moment...
#11
asda unlimited PAYG deal is best £25 a month
#12
imalwaysatwork
asda unlimited PAYG deal is best £25 a month

Kinda defeats the need paying £25.
Another one for giffgaff here. It's a Telefonica (the company that owns o2) venture so it shouldn't vanish in the way of blyk and easy mobile.
You can port/take your number with you. Only potential downside on giffgaff is all support is online, on the plus you can actually make money from answering the odd query.
#13
It may be worth venturing into

this new HUKD 'thingy' for mobiles

for more opinions.

I have no other useful advice I'm afraid, as I tend to get those cheap Nokias with cash back that make the £10 top up cheaper.

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