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  Reply # 1131952 19-Sep-2014 09:05
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benmurphy66: what happens with Telecom if you cancel your open term contract on the first day? are you likely to get any of the $39 back or is it one months notice


You just lose the $39 you put in and you have to pay the phone in full amount if you were on interest free.

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  Reply # 1131964 19-Sep-2014 09:28
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benmurphy66: what happens with Telecom if you cancel your open term contract on the first day? are you likely to get any of the $39 back or is it one months notice



If it's open term there is no contract. You'd have the deferred payment (required to get the iPhone 6 on an open term right now), so you'd have to pay all that off if you planned to leave. If you were staying with them though, I assume you could just change plan to whatever you want. 




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  Reply # 1131991 19-Sep-2014 10:28
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I notice Vodafone doesn't have the 6 Plus available for preorder.
http://www.vodafone.co.nz/iphone6/features/

Hope the stock levels for Spark is ok.

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  Reply # 1132002 19-Sep-2014 10:42
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jeeg: I notice Vodafone doesn't have the 6 Plus available for preorder.
http://www.vodafone.co.nz/iphone6/features/

Hope the stock levels for Spark is ok.



My Mate works for vodafone and told me they only doing pre orders for iphone 6 and will only do iPhone 6 Plus on launch day. Regards to Spark even they don't have on them at the moment they will receive the stock few days before the Launch.

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  Reply # 1132005 19-Sep-2014 10:49
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tardtasticx:  You'd have the deferred payment (required to get the iPhone 6 on an open term right now), so you'd have to pay all that off if you planned to leave. If you were staying with them though, I assume you could just change plan to whatever you want. 


Don't think so, I ordered a 6+ on no term with a one off payment of $1299 + $39 monthly


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  Reply # 1132006 19-Sep-2014 10:50
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benmurphy66: what happens with Telecom if you cancel your open term contract on the first day? are you likely to get any of the $39 back or is it one months notice


I tried to read the t&cs but the links only went to the general help page.... I ticked the box so don't know if I'm actually bound to anything if the link was bad.

When I searched for the mobile postpaid terms I only read about cancelling the monthly agreement:

 

     

  1. You may end this agreement at any time after the Minimum Term, or at any time if you do not have a Minimum Term

 


Nothing on how the process of cancelling plays out. Especially regarding interest free payments. I'm keen to keep paying off the phone monthly but not the $39 plan as $19 is covering my minutes and data needs perfectly.

I'm not worried about losing the $39. I'd probably consider switching to prepay, but would like to stick with 2d since they have aussie minutes included

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  Reply # 1132014 19-Sep-2014 10:58
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lxsw20:
tardtasticx:  You'd have the deferred payment (required to get the iPhone 6 on an open term right now), so you'd have to pay all that off if you planned to leave. If you were staying with them though, I assume you could just change plan to whatever you want. 


Don't think so, I ordered a 6+ on no term with a one off payment of $1299 + $39 monthly



Thats what I did but I will stick to post paid for a month then switch back to skinny. If you cancel the order you have to cancel the full package as far as I know but if you stick to it for a month and then cancel it there shouldn't be any issues

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  Reply # 1132016 19-Sep-2014 11:01
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There shouldn't be any problems cancelling the Open Term plans.

Last year I bought a 5S in store and cancelled the plan the moment they handed me the phone, all I had to pay was the full amount of the phone plus $39 for the Open Term plan I choose.

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  Reply # 1132019 19-Sep-2014 11:04
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jeeg: There shouldn't be any problems cancelling the Open Term plans.

Last year I bought a 5S in store and cancelled the plan the moment they handed me the phone, all I had to pay was the full amount of the phone plus $39 for the Open Term plan I choose.


Yep Thats what I meant will still have to pay for the first month even we use it or not

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  Reply # 1132073 19-Sep-2014 12:02
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https://twitter.com/SparkNZ/status/512752543831572482


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weet from spark saying you can't order on open term now. I've missed out because incompetent staff never got back to me and lack of information for everyone meant contradicting left right and centre. Worst launch ever.




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  Reply # 1132083 19-Sep-2014 12:14
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tardtasticx: https://twitter.com/SparkNZ/status/512752543831572482


T
weet from spark saying you can't order on open term now. I've missed out because incompetent staff never got back to me and lack of information for everyone meant contradicting left right and centre. Worst launch ever.


*Awaits my sorry, go away email*

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  Reply # 1132089 19-Sep-2014 12:30
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tardtasticx: Worst launch ever.


Is it even worse than the confusion that occurred around the last iPhone launch?

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  Reply # 1132092 19-Sep-2014 12:32
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lxsw20: *Awaits my sorry, go away email*

From Twitter:
Hey guys if you've already completed the process then you will [get the phone] (it's just no longer available for new openterm orders)^DB

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  Reply # 1132094 19-Sep-2014 12:33
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graemeh:
tardtasticx: Worst launch ever.


Is it even worse than the confusion that occurred around the last iPhone launch?


I think theres even more confusion with this one. The agent I just spoke to was convinced that its been contract only since pre-orders opened. Even after I showed her this page she said the screenshots were not even of an order thats complete so making us all out to be liars. 





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  Reply # 1132098 19-Sep-2014 12:39
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Behodar:
lxsw20: *Awaits my sorry, go away email*

From Twitter:
Hey guys if you've already completed the process then you will [get the phone] (it's just no longer available for new openterm orders)^DB


Yeah just saw that, unexpected. Well done Spark.

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