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Topic # 65162 30-Jul-2010 12:23 Send private message

We had a bit of a play with the Vodafone numbers, and reckon it would work out roughly like this -


Plan                                       $40         $60        $80        $130       $250
break fee 0-6 months              $450        $480      $700      $880       $1,050
break fee 0-6 months + GST    $506        $540       $788      $990       $1,181
16GB VF price                          $619       $569       $519      $319       $0
32GB VF price                          $799       $749       $699      $499       $179
cost 16                                   $1,125    $1,109    $1,307    $1,309    $1,181
cost 32                                   $1,305    $1,289    $1,487    $1,489    $1,360


If you cancel immediately after buying you probably get back a pro-rate amount of your first month's fee. Might be worth checking out, otherwise you have to add that onto the price as well. In that case obviously the $60 plan is the one to go for...

EDIT: Now with ETC GST goodness...




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  Reply # 359775 30-Jul-2010 12:29 Send private message

Are you adding GST on the early termination fee? Not too sure how you got your numbers there..



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  Reply # 359776 30-Jul-2010 12:31 Send private message

dannyres: Are you adding GST on the early termination fee? Not too sure how you got your numbers there..


Those are directly off the price list on the Vodafone website. That pages says prices are GST inclusive for the purchases, but the ETCs are exclusive. We'll redo that...




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  Reply # 359779 30-Jul-2010 12:34 Send private message

Right.. but you're not adding the GST to the ETC's in your table?

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  Reply # 359788 30-Jul-2010 12:40

SaltyNZ: We had a bit of a play with the Vodafone numbers, and reckon it would work out roughly like this -


Plan                             $40         $60        $80         $130       $250
break fee 0-6 months    $450       $480       $700       $880       $1,050
16GB VF price                $619       $569       $519       $319       $0
32GB VF price                $799       $749       $699       $499       $179
cost 16                         $1,069    $1,049    $1,219    $1,199    $1,050
cost 32                         $1,249    $1,229    $1,399    $1,379    $1,229


If you cancel immediately after buying you probably get back a pro-rate amount of your first month's fee. Might be worth checking out, otherwise you have to add that onto the price as well. In that case obviously the $60 plan is the one to go for...



I was looking at this! Maybe 2degrees should come out with plans like XT did last year...  



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  Reply # 359789 30-Jul-2010 12:40 Send private message

dannyres: Right.. but you're not adding the GST to the ETC's in your table?


Fixed. :-)




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  Reply # 359791 30-Jul-2010 12:41

I was just thinking... People like phone subsidy's. Why don't 2degrees keep the no contract thing but... Have like a HP scheme, and for every month the customer is with them $x gets taken off the HP.

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  Reply # 359795 30-Jul-2010 12:47 Send private message

Thanks for doing this.

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  Reply # 359803 30-Jul-2010 12:51 Send private message

if someone is plannoing on using a lot of data, they are probabky better off on the iphone40 plan, and waiting until October to end contract to take advantage of the the 3GB of data for free.

this depends on what prices for Data 2D come out with in the near future of course.

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  Reply # 359822 30-Jul-2010 13:05

You also forgot that you have to pay for the first month...

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  Reply # 359844 30-Jul-2010 13:18 Send private message

SteveON: You also forgot that you have to pay for the first month...

Did you read his post in its entirety? He made a different but still possibly valid assumption. I'm sure you can do the maths.



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  Reply # 359848 30-Jul-2010 13:19 Send private message

SteveON: You also forgot that you have to pay for the first month...


We're pretty sure you get a pro-rate refund of the unused month, so if you cancel straight away you get almost all of it back. But you'd have to confirm that with your friendly Vodafone rep. ;-)




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