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  Reply # 710333 1-Nov-2012 12:13 Send private message

johnr:
Predated:
johnr: Vodafone Family prepay members have to be on Prepay Smart or Supa prepay


Freebees works on Vodafone Family too



You are correct and I have edited my earlier post


OK cool.

Last question, can you still by bestmate addon's etc with this freebees prepay as your base plan?

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  Reply # 710336 1-Nov-2012 12:14 Send private message

That is already covered in this thread and under things you need to know on the Vodafone site




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  Reply # 710714 1-Nov-2012 22:13 Send private message

Hi,
After reading johnr's comment "Some customers would like to use Prepay credit to pay for parking or maybe music downloads or PXT (MMS)". Is there anything which prevents the use of this with something such as ASB's pago? Top up $20 to recieve monthly bonuses and then send phone credit to bank account via pago? 

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Reply # 710722 1-Nov-2012 22:18 Send private message

Xeon: Hi,
After reading johnr's comment "Some customers would like to use Prepay credit to pay for parking or maybe music downloads or PXT (MMS)". Is there anything which prevents the use of this with something such as ASB's pago? Top up $20 to recieve monthly bonuses and then send phone credit to bank account via pago? 


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  Reply # 710729 1-Nov-2012 22:24 Send private message

johnr:
Xeon: Hi,
After reading johnr's comment "Some customers would like to use Prepay credit to pay for parking or maybe music downloads or PXT (MMS)". Is there anything which prevents the use of this with something such as ASB's pago? Top up $20 to recieve monthly bonuses and then send phone credit to bank account via pago? 


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Okay /facepalm misread service. But there is similar services which exist. No restriction on premium texts correct?

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  Reply # 710731 1-Nov-2012 22:27 Send private message

Xeon:
johnr:
Xeon: Hi,
After reading johnr's comment "Some customers would like to use Prepay credit to pay for parking or maybe music downloads or PXT (MMS)". Is there anything which prevents the use of this with something such as ASB's pago? Top up $20 to recieve monthly bonuses and then send phone credit to bank account via pago? 


Slaps forehead


Okay /facepalm misread service. But there is similar services which exist. No restriction on premium texts correct?


You can use the Prepay Balance for what ever you like excluding 0900 and other services prepay customers don't get to use under normal TOS




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  Reply # 711198 2-Nov-2012 23:42 Send private message

From my understanding, this is quite a good plan instead of the $19 plan if you only need 250Mb of data and more txts than you will ever need. As you essentially get 250MB for 30 days free, and if you keep topping it up by $20 each month, that money is accumulating in your account, so that data and free txts aren't costing you anything. The problem is that you may end up with a huge amount of credit in your prepay account, but I guess you can use that for parking.

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  Reply # 711226 3-Nov-2012 08:36 Send private message

mattwnz: From my understanding, this is quite a good plan instead of the $19 plan if you only need 250Mb of data and more txts than you will ever need. As you essentially get 250MB for 30 days free, and if you keep topping it up by $20 each month, that money is accumulating in your account, so that data and free txts aren't costing you anything. The problem is that you may end up with a huge amount of credit in your prepay account, but I guess you can use that for parking.


Or Change to Prepay Smart / Supa Prepay after X number of months and use the credit up buying addon's that last another calendar month




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  Reply # 711815 4-Nov-2012 16:21 Send private message

I think this is a pretty good prepay plan for casual users.

If you don't really use the addons on Supa Prepay, and don't use that much data, text, or call that frequently each month this would work well.

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  Reply # 714053 8-Nov-2012 11:08 Send private message

What's the significance of the odd spelling of "Freebie"? I don't see anything bee related.




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  Reply # 714071 8-Nov-2012 11:18 Send private message

Ha - I was wondering that too :)

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  Reply # 723747 27-Nov-2012 17:42 Send private message

Jaxson:
With the new prepay freebee plans, are they required monthly?  It looks as if they are not, in that if you put $20 on your phone you'll get 250MB data to use over the next 30 days.  After that the data offer ends and you can just use your prepay phone as you did before, until your credit runs out, potentially many months later.  Then next time you top up, you'll get the data bonus for 30 days again.

If that's how it works then I'll change the parents over from the base prepay, but I'm not interested in monthly plans.


How is that different to prepay smart, if one doesn't recharge with prepay smart one can still use the handset at the regular casual rates, right  ?


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  Reply # 723813 27-Nov-2012 19:38 Send private message

xlinknz:
Jaxson:
With the new prepay freebee plans, are they required monthly?  It looks as if they are not, in that if you put $20 on your phone you'll get 250MB data to use over the next 30 days.  After that the data offer ends and you can just use your prepay phone as you did before, until your credit runs out, potentially many months later.  Then next time you top up, you'll get the data bonus for 30 days again.

If that's how it works then I'll change the parents over from the base prepay, but I'm not interested in monthly plans.


How is that different to prepay smart, if one doesn't recharge with prepay smart one can still use the handset at the regular casual rates, right  ?



Sorry I've never looked too closely into those plans.  What happens if you're on a plan (pay in advance/prepay) and at some point you decide not to pay any more?

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  Reply # 726602 4-Dec-2012 08:58 Send private message

$40 freebees Talk & Data is now live

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/prepay-freebees/

Data

1GB & 5000 TXTs

Talk

120 mins & 5000 TXTs




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  Reply # 726697 4-Dec-2012 11:39 Send private message

johnr: $40 freebees Talk & Data is now live


Ha, a day after I signed up too. Wink

I didn't have any addons on my prepay setup so I had nothing to lose by migrating.  And still being part of the family deal we have got going was the deal maker for me.

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