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What's the highest bill you've racked up on your phone?

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5y, 7m agoPosted 5 years, 7 months ago
I hit £260 a few year back, decided to increase my tariff after that....
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5y, 7m agoPosted 5 years, 7 months ago
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#1
I'm on a £15 tariff and hit £60 1 month. Not that extreme but is to me lol.
#2
Never gone over my allowance on my personal mobile but my work one usually has a bill in the hundreds. Never reached the £1000 mark though I have been close a couple of times.
#3
£275.. euro 2004, drunken phonecalls!
3 Likes #4
back in 1994 over £1100, first bill I ever had on one of my first mobile phones which was an analogue Nokia 100 on a BT mobile per minute tariff. Blooming thing was used non stop like a walkie talkie

Handsome isn't it? At the time we thought having 20 phone number memory was great.

http://www.cntr.salford.ac.uk/comms/resources/artefacts/mobile_phones/ETACS/Nokia_100.JPG

Edited By: simplyjimbo on Jun 08, 2011 15:42
#5
£151 last month, but I was calling from abroad quite a bit
#6
£672.. my fiancée was in USA and was making international calls and msgs with out using any phone cards + was using data connection on my Nokia 6230i in 2006 at that time there weren't any free internet or any data plan was there.
I remember Tmobile used to charge me £3 per MB.
4 Likes #7
Never. Funnily enough when I got my contract I did some reasearch and picked a plan that was suitable for me...
#8
dcx_badass
£20 went over to £27 due to the odd international EU call and text.
I've got a sim only contract so match it to my needs instead of getting a contract which doesn't do what I want just for a shiny phone.
I wish we could all be as wise as you.
#9
£800 calling the UK from Kuwait in the late 90's. Having issues with my then wife.
#10
i've moved up to £45 a month, i've literally get everything, still getting 3GB of data, Unlimited messages and Landline calls, 2,000 cross network minutes. Most months i'll use half, occasionally i'll hit 1500 on minutes, but it's so costly to be over any tariff.
#11
simplyjimbo
back in 1994 over £1100, first bill I ever had on one of my first mobile phones which was an analogue Nokia 100 on a BT mobile per minute tariff. Blooming thing was used non stop like a walkie talkie

Handsome isn't it? At the time we thought having 20 phone number memory was great.

http://www.cntr.salford.ac.uk/comms/resources/artefacts/mobile_phones/ETACS/Nokia_100.JPG

Totally different subject,but back in the nineties when there were no internet packages and you had to pay for the internet as you used it i used to rack up 500 quid bills every month.

I also remember my then boyfriend having a brick (moby) like that,with an aerial lol
1 Like #12
Never. Funnily enough when I got my contract I did some reasearch and picked a plan that was suitable for me...

Thought your benefits would pay for it all so it wouldnt matter :p
#13
Never. Funnily enough when I got my contract I did some reasearch and picked a plan that was suitable for me...

Thought your benefits would pay for it all so it wouldnt matter :p
#14
Over a grand, but it was a client's company phone I was using, whilst I was over in Norway...nice place pity the beer costs an arm & a leg especially when ya want to get p!ssed! X) lol
#15
£120.... was talking and texting constantly for a month. have reduced that now and decided to fap on line instead of these expensive girlies X)
#16
yeah £500 ish back in the day, big contrast to £10 a month now
1 Like #17
was £400 when I was young and naive! Now I am on a £20 a month contract with tesco, get 750 mins, 1GB Wap and 1000 text messages. Just get charged for 0845 numbers and MMS.

Its a fab deal, only prob is the OH mum thought it was great too and went out and got the same deal and phone!

Not cool having the same phone as a 70yr old woman!
#18
£300/month+ on my work phone for the last 18 months, can't remember my highest personal phone bill but it was high :( Whoops.
#19
Did a £240 one in the late 90's early 2000...

Last "big" one was 2 years ago, £180 while calling from the states
banned#20
Never had a big bill other than when using a company phone.
banned#21
about £1500, lot of years ago, before you got inclusive minutes - thought I better mention that before some smartarse comments on how you should pick a contract that suits your needs :)

Edited By: colinsunderland on Jun 08, 2011 19:29
#22
i went over about 200 but know i have unlimited text phone calls and internet i use on av about 4000-5000 mins a month =] x
#23
xbecky07x
i went over about 200 but know i have unlimited text phone calls and internet i use on av about 4000-5000 mins a month =] x


You'll need to take notice of the latest health scare with using mobile phones using that amount of airtime
1 Like #24
£420 many moons ago when it was dial-up internet!
1 Like #25
StevenA2000_uk
£420 many moons ago when it was dial-up internet!

won't ask what you were downloading (_;)

How's you?
#26
£147 last October sticks in my mind. No international calls or premium rate lines, just went over my 600 minute allowance a little too early into the month, and didn't realise how much I'd gone beyond my limit until the bill txt came through.
#27
Little Munchkin
StevenA2000_uk
£420 many moons ago when it was dial-up internet!


won't ask what you were downloading (_;)

How's you?


Many transgressions ;-) all gd here x hows u? x
#28
numptyj
Never. Funnily enough when I got my contract I did some reasearch and picked a plan that was suitable for me...

That must have been difficult...you had a chance to write "tree fiddy" and passed! - Impressed.
#29
£50 on my mobile... but years ago (dial up days) I had my own phone line in my bedroom just for internet... I formatted my computer and entered the dialling number wrong... mum got a £400 phone bill, just from internet usage.
#30
did a couple of months in Canada in '02. when i got home the bill for the phone i'd "rented" from vodafone came - £850 :( boo lol
#31
Most i've gone over is about £40...

On a GiffGaff £10pm plan at the moment and that's fine for me.
#32
Probably thousands, flatmate had one of the faulty BT Cellnet handsets which topped up £10 every time it was turned off and on again. we were on it constantly for months, even ringing those premium rate prize lines, best thing we managed to win was a Dreamcast

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