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The hotukdeals Sim only deals thread - all of the cheapest sim only deals and free sim offers
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Welcome to the official hotukdeals Sim only thread!

In the thread you'll find sim only deals of all types, for all types of talkers!

Whether you need lots of minutes, or lots of data, have a look at the list of deals below to find something right for you! We'll be updating this post as frequently as possible to ensure YOU get the best possible deal,as well as letting you know the best ways to get the most out of your sim. Whether it 's free WiFi, reward schemes, or discounts... we'll have you covered!

What is a Sim Only Deal?

A Sim only deal is a usually a package of Minutes, Texts and mobile Data for a monthly cost

Sim only deals can either be 30 days or 12 months depending on the contract and whats included.

They'll be no handset included hence the name 'Sim Only' which keeps the costs down as you use your existing phone/handset

TOP SIM ONLY DEALS - February 2019

EE Sim Only

EE Student offer- 20gb for £16/12months with unidays student discount + unlmtd calls/texts

EE 4G SIM Only Mobile Phone Deal - 60GB + Unlimited Calls & Text - £15.84pm / £190 annual (after cashback + amazon voucher) @ EE Store

4G SIM Only Mobile Phone Deal 60GB + Unlimited Calls & Text £30.00pm / £360.00pa - £15.84pm/£190.00pa (After cashback + Amazon voucher) @ EE

6 Months Free Apple Music - All EE Customers

O2 Sim Only


O2 (12mo) - Unlimited Minutes, Unlimited Texts, 25GB 4G £25PM here (https//ww…als

O2 now offer Teachers 40% off Mobile Phone bills (also NHS, Armed forces, Police)



Plusnet 3gb with unlimited SMS and minutes £8.50pm /12mths £102 with £30 voucher (equivalent of £6 pm )3 0 Quidco available £3.50 pm eq

Plusnet 30 Day Rolling Sim 4GB for £8 or 6Gb for £10

Plusnet - 3GB Unlimited Minutes/Texts - £6 per month on 30 day contract @ Plusnet (via call)

Three Mobile Sim Only

Check out all Three SIMO offers HERE

Three Data Reward SIM now *FREE* with 200MB FREE every month (with no topup required, ever!), at Three

SMARTY : Unlimited SIMO - Unlimited Minutes, Texts and Data for £25 per month (1mo contract) @ Smarty

Virgin Mobile Sim Only


5 GB of data for £9 a month on a 12 month SIM only contract

12GB of data for £12 a month (usually 4GB) on a 12 month SIM only contract £12pm

45GB of data for £18 a month (usually 15GB) on a 12 month SIM only contract £18pm

Free SIM tool @ Virgin (You don't need to be a customer)

Vodafone Sim Only


Vodafone SIM Only Unlimited Mins and Texts, 100GB data £20 pm 12 months + £84 cashback by redemption effective £13 pm @ Affordable Mobiles

Vodafone Sim only offer - 100GB Data, Unltd Mins & Texts £20pm 12 months (£13pm after redemption = £156) @ Mobiles.co.uk

Free Vodafone international calling add-on for entire contract. Normally £5/month

Vodafone "Basics" Sim only deal 8GB data + unlimited mins/text £10 pm 12 months

No Contract - 2GB data + 250 mins + Unltd. texts @ £5p/ - £30 OR 8GB data, 1,000 mins, Unltd. texts @ £10p/m - £60 - Vodafone

Vodafone SIM deal. 4GB data & Unlimited calls. £8 a month. 12 month contract. Extra 3GB free.

Vodafone Basics 6GB Data and Unlimited UK minutes / Texts £10 p/m 12 months - £120

Giff Gaff Sim Only

giffgaff Goodybag - Unlimited Calls, Texts and 4G Internet for £20 topup each month - here (https//ww…ns)

iD Mobile Sim Only

9GB Data (4G) / 300 mins / Unlimited texts £10 - 30 day rolling contract @ iD Mobile

iD Mobile + 50% Data on all Sim Offers. e.g 4G 7.5GB /500 min / Unlimited texts - £10 ppm.

iD Mobile 30 day 10GB/1200 min/ultd text £12 @ ID Mobile

10GB 4G Data, Unlimited Mins, Unlimited Texts + Data Rollover - £13pm (30 day rolling sim only) @ ID Mobile

All Sky mobile offers

Sim Free / Unlocked Handsets

S10+ Sim Free Dual Sim for the price of an S10! 8GB 128Gb G975 @ eGlobalCentral EU £769

Google Pixel 3 Refurbished 64GB Sim Free £389 + more @ MobilePhonesDirect delivered

SIM Free Nokia 7 Plus 64GB Mobile Phone at Argos for £229.95

Honor 8X Blue 6.5" 64GB 4G Dual SIM Unlocked & SIM Free £199 @ Laptops Direct

Network News - 2019

THREE ROAMING AND TETHERING UPDATE - No caps tethering and HD video streaming when roaming in the EU

Good news if you are on Three, they have agreed to remove restrictions to their services in the EU when roaming, including removing restrictions for VPN users, removing restrictions to streaming video quality, and much more.

Thanks to @Onais_Khan you can read the full details here

Coverage checker links

As noted in the FAQ, EE, Three, Vodafone and o2 are the main networks in the UK, so you can use the links below to check for coverage using your address or postcode.

Check coverage with Three HERE
(Use Three for iD Mobile, PG Mobile, TPO Mobile...)

Check coverage with o2 HERE
(Use o2 for Giffgaff, Tesco Mobile, Lyca Mobile...)

Check coverage with EE HERE
(use EE for ASDA Mobile, BT Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Life Mobile, Vectone Mobile...)

Check coverage with Vodafone HERE
(use Vodafone for Talk Mobile, TalkTalk Mobile...)

Ofcom checker HERE (checks ALL major networks)

Prices may rise annually - full details here

Mobile contract providers tend to increase your monthly tariff by inflation - and exactly which measure depends on the network:

Three: a Fixed Annual Price Change, 4.5% this year.
O2: RPI plus 3.9%.
EE, Vodafone: Consumer Price Index plus 3.9%.

The date of the adjustment also varies by provider:

Three: April
O2: Announced in Feb, effective from April
EE: Announced in Jan, effective from March
Vodafone: Announced in Jan, effective from April
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