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    • SarahTTT
    • By SarahTTT 14th Feb 18, 9:01 AM
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    EE mobile phone contract
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    • 14th Feb 18, 9:01 AM
    EE mobile phone contract 14th Feb 18 at 9:01 AM
    Hi!


    My EE mobile phone contract runs out in January 2019, but I'm thinking of paying it off early at a cost of 380. Is this the right thing to do? The reason I'm thinking of doing this is because I took out a contract thinking I would need a lot more data than I actually do, so it's costing me about 40 per month. I think if I paid off the contract and went Pay As You Go, I could probably just pay 10 per month. Thank you!
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    • Inner Zone
    • By Inner Zone 14th Feb 18, 9:39 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 9:39 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 9:39 AM
    Hi!


    My EE mobile phone contract runs out in January 2019, but I'm thinking of paying it off early at a cost of 380. Is this the right thing to do? The reason I'm thinking of doing this is because I took out a contract thinking I would need a lot more data than I actually do, so it's costing me about 40 per month. I think if I paid off the contract and went Pay As You Go, I could probably just pay 10 per month. Thank you!
    Originally posted by SarahTTT
    380 works out at 34.54 per month over 11 months plus 10 PAYG per month = 44.54 per month, so you would effectively be 4.54 per month worse off, unless the VAT gets removed from the final bill?
    • mobilejunkie
    • By mobilejunkie 14th Feb 18, 10:07 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:07 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:07 AM
    Not sure where basic maths went. You'd obviously be paying for the contract anyway PLUS the cost a of new one.
    • overpricedcoffee
    • By overpricedcoffee 14th Feb 18, 10:45 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:45 AM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 10:45 AM
    I think they are simply looking at the monthly cost not the cost of paying it off even though yes I agree effectively they have paid off the contract plus an additional 10 per month for PAYG.
    • d123
    • By d123 14th Feb 18, 1:42 PM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 1:42 PM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 1:42 PM
    Not sure where basic maths went. You'd obviously be paying for the contract anyway PLUS the cost a of new one.
    Originally posted by mobilejunkie
    Agreed, any additional costs are really stupid when the lump sum payoff is virtually the same as just paying it monthly until the end of the minimum term.
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