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Topic # 109578 22-Sep-2012 12:38
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Wife and I have iPhone4s we got from VF on a really good plan for us (30 mins/2500 txt/3Gb data)

These plans end in about 2-3 months.

According to the VF FAQ it says the following. What I want to know is - can we buy an iPhone5 and get a new nano-sim and stay on the plans we are on (which are legacy plans not eligible for resigning) ???

From the VF Support pages:

"What happens when I'm out of termYour account will run as it did before with the same features, but you are now free to re-sign and upgrade your phone as you wish.

The contract carries on as a month-by-month plan untill you decide to change it. You can change the type of plan you have, have a chat with us and we'll see what the best options are for you."

Edit: Found this thread on the VF Forums which seems to answer my question except for the Nano-SIM switch part
http://forum.vodafone.co.nz/topic/10321-smart-1-plan-after-24-months-contract/





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  Reply # 689875 22-Sep-2012 13:53
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Hi there

You can keep your current plan until further notice. If you want to switch to a nano sim that's absolutely fine, we'll have them in store from 28 September. I'm not certain about sim pricing at the moment, I imagine it'll be similar to micro sims.

We only have the iPhone 5 available on new Smart Data plans at this time. We will have options to purchase it outright on Prepay in future but can't confirm when that will be.

Cheers

Dylan

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  Reply # 689895 22-Sep-2012 15:32
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If I sign up for a 24 month plan, can I release my original number and substitute it with another number later (e.g the wife's) without breaking contract? That way I can use my original number for another purpose but the contract as such will remain.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 690028 22-Sep-2012 22:02
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Changing to a nano SIM is just a simple SIM swap when they reach the shops,

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  Reply # 690029 22-Sep-2012 22:03
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Godzjr: If I sign up for a 24 month plan, can I release my original number and substitute it with another number later (e.g the wife's) without breaking contract? That way I can use my original number for another purpose but the contract as such will remain.


Yes this is possible but a little more complex,



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  Reply # 690117 23-Sep-2012 12:00
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Thanks for the info. Looks like I can keep my plan and get a new iPhone without much trouble.

Pity I can't get the phone from VF but I guess I'll just have to deal with that.




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