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Kraven

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#303848 14-Mar-2023 12:49
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https://www.skinny.co.nz/17-plan

 

 

 

On Tuesday 18th April 2023, your $16 4-weekly plan will change to $17 every 4 weeks.

 

You will be charged the new price from the first time your plan renews after 18th April 2023.

 

The good news is your data has increased to 1.5GB. every 4 weeks.

 

 

So an increase of $13 per year.

 

My wife is on this plan and uses barely any data, might finally get around to switching to a plan that better suits her needs. It's funny how a seemingly insignificant increase will cause us to re-evaluate things, but the money is better in my pocket! πŸ˜„

 


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rugrat
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  #3050062 14-Mar-2023 13:17
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I use all my data on $16 one, so have been on $26 or $36 one.

 

Have been on $16 since 2GB weekends, and had a little data left end of each month.

 

Now that the weekend deal has ended will give $17 one a go. If I run out of data with two or three days before renewal, won’t worry me, the extra bit of data may make it work for me.


 
 
 

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  #3050090 14-Mar-2023 14:33
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Kraven:

 

So an increase of $13 per year.

 

My wife is on this plan and uses barely any data, might finally get around to switching to a plan that better suits her needs. It's funny how a seemingly insignificant increase will cause us to re-evaluate things, but the money is better in my pocket! πŸ˜„

 

 

Would you consider Kogan Mobile (Vodafone network)?

 

Now and then they do decent offers like this

 

SMALL 1.5Gb per 30 days ($80 for 365 day plan)
MEDIUM 4.0Gb per 30 days ($125 for 365 day plan)
LARGE 15.0Gb per 30 days ($165 for 365 day plan)


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  #3050103 14-Mar-2023 15:03
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$1 for the customer is here nor there, but its 6.25% increase. For Skinny thats an extra 6.25% revenue which will be significant. 




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  #3050109 14-Mar-2023 15:21
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Looks like all the plans are changing:

 

 

 

https://www.skinny.co.nz/17-plan - $16 becomes $17 - 1.25GB to 1.5GB

 

https://www.skinny.co.nz/27-plan - $26 becomes $27 - Stays the same

 

https://www.skinny.co.nz/40-plan - $36 becomes $40 - 4.5GB to 5GB

 

https://www.skinny.co.nz/50-plan - $46 becomes $50 - 12GB to 15GB





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  #3050149 14-Mar-2023 16:03
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Wakrak:

 

Kraven:

 

So an increase of $13 per year.

 

My wife is on this plan and uses barely any data, might finally get around to switching to a plan that better suits her needs. It's funny how a seemingly insignificant increase will cause us to re-evaluate things, but the money is better in my pocket! πŸ˜„

 

 

Would you consider Kogan Mobile (Vodafone network)?

 

Now and then they do decent offers like this

 

SMALL 1.5Gb per 30 days ($80 for 365 day plan)
MEDIUM 4.0Gb per 30 days ($125 for 365 day plan)
LARGE 15.0Gb per 30 days ($165 for 365 day plan)

 

 

 

 

Yep I moved from Skinny $16 to Kogan Large in the January offer.  Don't even think about data anymore, with Skinny 1.25 was really easy to blow it out accidentally.


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  #3050161 14-Mar-2023 16:42
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Thinking of moving my partner off, she's suddenly using up the 1.25gb up and the end of the free weekends will mean she's running out of data.

Considering moving over to spark as a long term plan as the data stack thing really adds up. The first few months at $20 there's less data but once you hit the third month you're getting more data than the skinny plan and each month it will only accumulate further. Could just go to the next plan up for month 1 to get some rollover data then I think it'll be fine and build up the stack, or stick a $5 kogan starter in sim slot 2 to get through 1 months without touching the spark data. Long term the value gets great, just need to ride it the short term.

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  #3050162 14-Mar-2023 16:50
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Does Kogan do Wi-Fi calling? Vodafone coverage at our place can be a bit patchy.




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  #3050163 14-Mar-2023 16:51
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Damn. My three teens and I are all on the $36 plan. Another 8 bucks a fortnight gone to inflation. Along with groceries, water going up 10% soon too. It’s piling on.

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  #3050168 14-Mar-2023 17:24
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Ouch for people on casual, I received follow up text:

 

FROM SKINNY: From Tuesday 18 April 2023, the price of your $16 4-weekly mobile plan ……

 

We're also adjusting our standard and overage mobile rates. From Tuesday 18 April 2023, our rates for minutes and data usage will change from 20c to 40c per min/mb. The rates for text/MMS will remain the same.


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  #3050173 14-Mar-2023 17:56
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Kraven:

 

Does Kogan do Wi-Fi calling? Vodafone coverage at our place can be a bit patchy.

 

 

Yes. Wi-Fi calling on Kogan works fine


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  #3050174 14-Mar-2023 18:02
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My work phone's on casual rates but I mainly receive calls and only make the odd one or two. Vodafone have put their casual rates up too so might switch to Warehouse mobile - their's have also gone up!, but still lower than the others.


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  #3051181 17-Mar-2023 12:53
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Wakrak:

 

Kraven:

 

So an increase of $13 per year.

 

My wife is on this plan and uses barely any data, might finally get around to switching to a plan that better suits her needs. It's funny how a seemingly insignificant increase will cause us to re-evaluate things, but the money is better in my pocket! πŸ˜„

 

 

Would you consider Kogan Mobile (Vodafone network)?

 

Now and then they do decent offers like this

 

SMALL 1.5Gb per 30 days ($80 for 365 day plan)
MEDIUM 4.0Gb per 30 days ($125 for 365 day plan)
LARGE 15.0Gb per 30 days ($165 for 365 day plan)

 

 

 

 

Or WarehouseMobile packs if she does not want any data

 

$4 unlimited txt + $4 200min nz/aus calling saved my parents a bunch for their minimal phone use.


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