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Topic # 151064 13-Aug-2014 00:10
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Does vodafone currently have any text plans like it used to with txt 2000? I recently turned on my vodafone sim to re use it as a personal phone, so I sometimes make the odd call but mostly txt around. :D Whenever I top up I get unlimited txts for a month, when that expires I am left with $20 credit which I am not sure what to do with since I cant buy any monthly plans other then using regular rates.

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  Reply # 1107395 13-Aug-2014 00:15
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use the credit for Data maybe?

txt is pretty much an unlimited feature on most plans from all vendors now...

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  Reply # 1107411 13-Aug-2014 03:17
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So you are on FreebeeTALK or FreebeeDATA, Supa_Prepay is what TXTNZ or TXT5000 could be purchased on

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1107443 13-Aug-2014 08:40
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You could use the credit to buy weekly deals.

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  Reply # 1107771 13-Aug-2014 16:39
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Seems to be consistent across all 3 major players - no txt only plans, which is a PITA, as all I want is txt  - have minimal use for data and voice on my secondary phone.
Only Skinny seem to have an $8 montly txt plan.




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  Reply # 1107802 13-Aug-2014 17:16
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2 Degrees are still advertising their $10.00 unlimited text pack as well

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  Reply # 1108026 14-Aug-2014 00:34
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Xeon: You could use the credit to buy weekly deals.


johnr: So you are on FreebeeTALK or FreebeeDATA, Supa_Prepay is what TXTNZ or TXT5000 could be purchased on


i'm on FreebeeTalk, :) Last time I used TXT2000 some was some 5 - 6 years ago. I read those supaprepay stuff is no longer valid for new customers. So after everymonth I am left with $20, which is good for 200 txts, but sometimes I use it sometimes I dont, weekly deals kinda suck for me, I wish there was a txt pack or a talk pack that I could buy which would last a month.

SepticSceptic: Seems to be consistent across all 3 major players - no txt only plans, which is a PITA, as all I want is txt  - have minimal use for data and voice on my secondary phone.
Only Skinny seem to have an $8 montly txt plan.


Skinny wont work on my old nokia 5800 phone,  So looking to maybe buy a n9. Alternatively I may switch to 2degrees.


Who can tell me more about 2 degrees? Do they offer some bonus every time you top up like vodafone?

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  Reply # 1108081 14-Aug-2014 08:02
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Well, tha last 2 months ice been offered an extra 100m for $1 when my $19 rollover came through, so either they notice it's always data I finish, or that's a standard for my plan... But since it also rounds my monthly bill to the min $20 I have to top up, and they charge $6/100mb pack normally... I like the bonus offer personally!

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  Reply # 1108128 14-Aug-2014 09:22
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If you use less than 250 texts a month (and no data), 2degrees $8 chat pack might also be worth a look



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  Reply # 1108510 14-Aug-2014 16:04
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wongtop: If you use less than 250 texts a month (and no data), 2degrees $8 chat pack might also be worth a look


thats pretty sweet, wish they made it 500 txtx lol. but do you know if i need to renew itafter it expires every month or whenever I like?

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  Reply # 1108534 14-Aug-2014 17:00
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Let the Prepay credit build up for many months or a year then move to a zero term contract and the Prepay balance will follow over onto the postpaid account.

Then use it for on-account and then when credit balance all gone move back to Prepay as you are on a zero term month to month contract.



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  Reply # 1108716 14-Aug-2014 22:15
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I wonder, if Skinny has got any Free online text features like My Vodafone?

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