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# 242399 26-Oct-2018 16:32
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Hey! Free Data Weekends are here! Keep renewing your current plan & get 2GB free data to use every weekend until 3rd March. Starts 5PM today, ends midnight Sunday. Free 2GB doesn't rollover. See skinny.co.nz/fdw for more info. /Skinny

Just received the above text..... awesomeness (if that’s a word 😁)

I’m only on $16 plan.

https://www.skinny.co.nz/freedataweekends/

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  # 2114594 26-Oct-2018 18:04
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good deal :P should be useful for those busy weekends.





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# 2114613 26-Oct-2018 18:27
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But your rollover data gets used first 


 
 
 
 




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  # 2114616 26-Oct-2018 18:33
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Nope.

My roll over data has stayed the same, and the bonus data has dropped to 1.99 GB available.

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  # 2114626 26-Oct-2018 19:02
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@livingskinny can you confirm what data should be being used first?


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  # 2114668 26-Oct-2018 19:33
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just done a speedtest and it pulled from the bonus data first.





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  # 2114743 26-Oct-2018 23:56
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Just downloaded a 2.2GB file used up the bonus, still have 4point something Gig left in rollover. Can confirm out works as it should, bonus first.

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  # 2114745 27-Oct-2018 00:01
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Super tempted to switch from Skinny Direct for this :(





 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2129795 19-Nov-2018 20:15
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You may find this table useful.
Using a combination of the $66 and $16 plans over 1 year (365/28=13)


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  # 2129817 19-Nov-2018 21:18
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Peppery:

Super tempted to switch from Skinny Direct for this :(



I did. There’s now no fee to do it. Go for it.

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  # 2129827 19-Nov-2018 21:29
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Jase2985:

 

can you confirm what data should be being used first?

 

 

 

 

Your earliest expired data is always used first. Since rollover data expires in 365 days time, the 2GB weekend pack will be used first. I can confirm in the two weekends that I have been on the plan, no usage comes from my rollover data during the weekend

 

josephhinvest:
Peppery:

 

Super tempted to switch from Skinny Direct for this :(

 



I did. There’s now no fee to do it. Go for it.

Cheers,
Joseph

 

I have a feeling that Spark are going to ditch the Skinny Direct brand sooner rather than later. They haven't had any advertsing in ages, and compared with the plans that Skinny released earlier this year, there really is no huge different in the price. Skinny Directs roaming rates (at least to Australia) are also a shocker compared to Skinny.


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  # 2129881 20-Nov-2018 05:44
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stinger:

 

Jase2985:

 

can you confirm what data should be being used first?

 

 

 

 

Your earliest expired data is always used first. Since rollover data expires in 365 days time, the 2GB weekend pack will be used first. I can confirm in the two weekends that I have been on the plan, no usage comes from my rollover data during the weekend

 

 

thanks but this is something that should be listed on the website to save confusion.


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  # 2139223 4-Dec-2018 13:10
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stinger:

 

I have a feeling that Spark are going to ditch the Skinny Direct brand sooner rather than later. They haven't had any advertsing in ages, and compared with the plans that Skinny released earlier this year, there really is no huge different in the price. Skinny Directs roaming rates (at least to Australia) are also a shocker compared to Skinny.

 

 

Yep, I'd say so:

 

 

How can I buy a Skinny Direct Plan?

 

We’ve stopped selling Skinny Direct plans to new customers. That’s because Skinny’s mobile plans have got more awesome, and offer just as much (if not more) data, so we’ve decided to keep things simple.

 

So, if you’re looking for a great new mobile plan that’s loaded with data, check out Skinny’s plans here. Join today and get 2GB Free Data Weekends on any mobile rollover plan all summer long*. 

 

If you’re already with Skinny Direct, don’t worry! You can continue using your plan and account for now, just as you always did. Log into your dashboard here.


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  # 2139235 4-Dec-2018 13:26
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Still think 2D Dataclock ‘free hour’ every day works out way better for big downloads/app updates though 🤔

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  # 2139238 4-Dec-2018 13:35
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PhantomNVD: Still think 2D Dataclock ‘free hour’ every day works out way better for big downloads/app updates though 🤔

 

I mainly use it on the bus home to contact friends - been handy :)

 

 





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  # 2139280 4-Dec-2018 14:56
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Just made the move from Skinny Direct $30 to Skinny Mobile $16.

 

My Skinny Direct was due to renew on Saturday.... So good timing.

 

 





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