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    • MSE Nick
    • By MSE Nick 4th Nov 16, 5:02 PM
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    Cheap Sim-only Article Discussion
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    • 4th Nov 16, 5:02 PM
    Cheap Sim-only Article Discussion 4th Nov 16 at 5:02 PM

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    Last edited by MSE Nick; 04-11-2016 at 5:04 PM.
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    • mcfcchris
    • By mcfcchris 11th Jul 17, 5:45 PM
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    Plusnet sim only
    Hiya,
    I recently signed up for the enhanced sim only pay monthly deal with plus net.
    i have since cancelled the option, and undid the PAC request with giffgaff.
    The initial Sim was lost in transit. The second had to be registered before use.
    After a couple of attempts where i was warned that long delays lay ahead, and three attempts in which i wasted in excess of ten minutes on hold, I started to wonder what the scenario will be if I ever need to contact them for help or assistance?
    They might be the best in the world, but I didn't really want to put it to the test

    Chris
    • PiggyBank2017
    • By PiggyBank2017 13th Jul 17, 6:38 PM
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    Hi,

    Thought it was worth mentioning that as of 15th June 2017 the EU banned roaming charges so irrespective of which SIM provider you choose you can use your calls and data exactly as if you were in the UK.

    Whether this persists beyond 2019 post brexit remains to be seen.

    Thanks, Simon
    • Herongull
    • By Herongull 15th Jul 17, 5:01 PM
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    Herongull
    Some bargains around for one month contracts:

    For £5 per month on a rolling 1 month contract. ID mobile will give you 1.5Gb, 5,000 texts and 500 minutes. You can cap this contract (but you have to request the cap) and they have data rollover so any unused data rolls over the next month, gets used first and any unused data from the 2nd month rolls over into the 3rd month. The rolllover makes it broadly equivalent to something like a 2Gb contract (given you normally go for a bit more than you need in a contract to avoid running out).

    Another interesting one is Plusnet if you already have them for broadband. On a one month rolling contract you can get 2GB, 1000 minutes and unlimited texts for £7.50 a month. Also capped.

    With any one month contract, if you see a better deal you can give notice to leave and they will improve your current deal further.

    You can get £10 cashback on Topcashback for the Plusnet contract and £5 cashback on the ID mobile contract.

    Makes more sense than 1 year contract where you are locked in for a year and so you can't negotiate a better deal until the year is up.
    Last edited by Herongull; 15-07-2017 at 5:05 PM.
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