Is there a Lebara PAYG no monthly charge option?

Richchad
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edited 28 October 2023 at 10:33AM in Mobiles
Is there a payg plan with no monthly charge available with Lebara?
What happens to my account if I turn off the automatic renewal, can i just then top up and payg, although I haven't seen anywhere the calls, sms and data charges anywhere?
Are there any really true payg providers now, we used to just buy £10 top up with tesco mobile but I think even they have monthly plans now?

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  • Try Googling "Lebara PAYG rates"
  • eDicky
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    Just order a free SIM and buy top-up...

    Evolution, not revolution
  • reddwarf2002
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    edited 28 October 2023 at 12:53PM
    The only problem with PAYG on Lebara is data is turned off without a bundle/plan. Their reasoning is to stop inadvertently using up credit through data use. I'm not sure if customer services can enable this for you if you contact them though - worth a try.
  • The only problem with PAYG on Lebara is data is turned off without a bundle/plan. Their reasoning is to stop inadvertently using up cresit through data use. I'm not sure if customer services can enable this for you if you contact them though - worth a try.
    Good spot, I hadn't noticed this change. Seems that since 24 May 23 no data outside a bundle/plan. If your Lebara SIM was active before this it will still have PAYG data available.
  • Richchad said:
    Is there a payg plan with no monthly charge available with Lebara?
    What happens to my account if I turn off the automatic renewal, can i just then top up and payg, although I haven't seen anywhere the calls, sms and data charges anywhere?
    Are there any really true payg providers now, we used to just buy £10 top up with tesco mobile but I think even they have monthly plans now?

    I know someone who has PAYG with O2. I sometimes buy a top-up for him at the post office.
  • Richchad said:
    Is there a payg plan with no monthly charge available with Lebara?
    What happens to my account if I turn off the automatic renewal, can i just then top up and payg, although I haven't seen anywhere the calls, sms and data charges anywhere?
    Are there any really true payg providers now, we used to just buy £10 top up with tesco mobile but I think even they have monthly plans now?

    I know someone who has PAYG with O2. I sometimes buy a top-up for him at the post office.
    Yep, O2 Classic tariff SIMs still available on eBay for a quid or so.
  • zagfles
    zagfles Posts: 20,220
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    Richchad said:
    Is there a payg plan with no monthly charge available with Lebara?
    What happens to my account if I turn off the automatic renewal, can i just then top up and payg, although I haven't seen anywhere the calls, sms and data charges anywhere?
    Are there any really true payg providers now, we used to just buy £10 top up with tesco mobile but I think even they have monthly plans now?
    You need to top up at least £10 every 120 days, so £30 a year minimum spend
  • savergrant
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    Richchad said:
    Is there a payg plan with no monthly charge available with Lebara?
    What happens to my account if I turn off the automatic renewal, can i just then top up and payg, although I haven't seen anywhere the calls, sms and data charges anywhere?
    Are there any really true payg providers now, we used to just buy £10 top up with tesco mobile but I think even they have monthly plans now?
    With tesco you need to opt out of buying a rocket pack and ask to be transferred to triple credit or preferably lite tariff.

    All payg providers will offer monthly packs now, but they aren't compulsory.
  • jimjames
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    Richchad said:

    Are there any really true payg providers now, we used to just buy £10 top up with tesco mobile but I think even they have monthly plans now?
    I still have Tesco PAYG sim and haven't topped up for a couple of years. Credit was £10, now down to £5.50 and still working ok
    Remember the saying: if it looks too good to be true it almost certainly is.
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