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Topic # 101803 9-May-2012 09:47 Send private message

So I am currently on the $39 pay per month plan and was thinking about getting a newer smart phone and was wondering is there any way that I can buy the phone cheaper on plan but use my current plan and just change it to the 24 month contract?




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  Reply # 622086 9-May-2012 09:49 Send private message

Yes, call customer care and discuss it. Alternatively go to a 2degrees shop. You can 're-sign' onto a term and get the term benefits.




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  Reply # 622097 9-May-2012 10:03 Send private message

nedkelly: So I am currently on the $39 pay per month plan and was thinking about getting a newer smart phone and was wondering is there any way that I can buy the phone cheaper on plan but use my current plan and just change it to the 24 month contract?


Yep, if you convert from a month-to-month to a 24 month term, then you're entitled to get the same free phone benefits as someone signing up new.





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  Reply # 622108 9-May-2012 10:25 Send private message

What if there are 8 months left on the existing 24 month plan? Can I 're-sign' now too for another 24 months and get a new smartphone with discounted prices? Or do I have to wait out the 8 months?

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  Reply # 622111 9-May-2012 10:27 Send private message

minigopher17: What if there are 8 months left on the existing 24 month plan? Can I 're-sign' now too for another 24 months and get a new smartphone with discounted prices? Or do I have to wait out the 8 months?


There are some ETCs depending on how long it is, but I don't recall off the top of my head at what point they are no longer required. You'd have to ask a shop or the call centre.




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  Reply # 622112 9-May-2012 10:45 Send private message

SaltyNZ: There are some ETCs depending on how long it is, but I don't recall off the top of my head at what point they are no longer required. You'd have to ask a shop or the call centre.


Thanks. I thought it might have to be a question for in store or call centre, but had the hope an answer would come easier here. All good, will have to use my voice rather than my fingers to find out.

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  Reply # 622115 9-May-2012 10:49 Send private message

You can re-sign when you have three or fewer months remaining on your 24 month term, or... two or fewer months remaining on a 12 month term.




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  Reply # 622118 9-May-2012 10:55 Send private message

amanzi: You can re-sign when you have three or fewer months remaining on your 24 month term, or... two or fewer months remaining on a 12 month term.


Thank you! That saved me having to call up the call centre. I will wait out 5 more months then.

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  Reply # 622124 9-May-2012 11:07 Send private message

Was in your situation last year, ended up waiting until contract came up and renewing for 12 months - which according to the website should entitle me to $100.

Spoke nicely to the Business Account Manager and got $5 off the bill for the duration plus a $200 handset voucher for each plan I renewed.

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  Reply # 622254 9-May-2012 14:35 Send private message

Here's the black & white - http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=cf1098b4-e432-46db-82d6-378d6ab333f7&groupId=10128

23. If you decide to sign up to a 12 month or 24 month Plan prior to the expiry of the term of your current
Plan, we will waive any early termination charges only if you re-sign to a new 12 or 24 month term in the
following periods:
(a) If you are on a 12 month Plan you re-sign to a new term anytime within 60 days prior to the expiry
of your 12 month term; and
(b) If you are on a 24 month Plan you re-sign to a new term anytime within 90 days prior to the expiry
of your 24 month term

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