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# 16280 2-Oct-2007 17:32
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Hot off the press!

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/personal/plans-services/plans/prepay/supa-prepay.jsp


Get onto Supa Prepay and go mad at the weekends!

Opt-in for Free Weekends then just spend $5 on calls, TXTs or video calls to any network Monday to Friday and get FREE Vodafone to Vodafone texts in New Zealand all Saturday & Sunday. Or spend $10 Monday to Friday and get FREE Vodafone to Vodafone calls and TXTs in New Zealand all weekend.



Good to see Vodafone looking after their prepay customers!


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# 89118 2-Oct-2007 17:55
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That's an awesome deal, I personally know of many people who were gutted when Free Txt Weekends stopped, now they have brought this great deal into action, which for a measly $5 a week, they can have Free TXT weekends back again!

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  # 89120 2-Oct-2007 18:00
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Why can't my friend's all have Vodafone's :-(   

 
 
 
 


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  # 89126 2-Oct-2007 18:35
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I wonder how this works in terms of BestMate/Txt2000 etc - do these contribute to your weekly spend? Because I know many a prepay user who doesn't spend much more than the monthly sub for those two packages... 






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  # 89130 2-Oct-2007 18:50
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It's a concept many other group networks have had for a long time so it's good to see it here in NZ.


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  # 89133 2-Oct-2007 19:08
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Now its telecoms turn to bring their competing services....PLEASE!?

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  # 89141 2-Oct-2007 19:27
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I am currently into TXT2000 plan which is $10 per month and you get 2000 txt messages !




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  # 89183 2-Oct-2007 22:13
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Nifty deal but spending $40 a month on an overpriced prepay plan just to get a few Vodafone texts and calls free sounds no fun to me, also the spending excludes PXT which would be my primary "weekly" spend.. In it's favour is that spend includes usage to any network.

I do not like having to go "supa prepay" just to get any deals, they should have just made motormouth-prepay the addonable plan and left the pricing intact, it would have made much more sense.

Australia are so lucky with their caps.... Simple and good value, we can only hope.


Currently i'm hoping Telecom bring in larger data caps and a bestmate equivalent.

 
 
 
 


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  # 89385 4-Oct-2007 00:08
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Can I top the spend up to the minimum to get the free weekends, or do I have to start sending texts and making calls that I dont want to do on friday just before midnight if I think I am a few dollars short?

Also, since their billing system is always behind, is there the risk that my calls on late friday wont get counted and I will end up paying for my weekend usage even tho I shouldn't be charged for it?

All up, its a very hard to keep track of plan, with me ending up getting texts during the week to let me know when I have spent enough and things like that, its just more confusion really.  




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  # 89387 4-Oct-2007 00:45
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spazz: I wonder how this works in terms of BestMate/Txt2000 etc - do these contribute to your weekly spend? Because I know many a prepay user who doesn't spend much more than the monthly sub for those two packages... 


According to their FAQs on the website, it does not include spending "towards" Bestmate, txt2000, topups, etc....

So basically, it's just calling charged/min, and txt to Telecom (if not on Txt2000 addon), that will be considered as part of the eligible spend...



Hmm, a comparison...

1:  Supa Prepay per month:

Txt2000:                 $10
1 Bestmate:            $6
$10 per week          $40


$56/mth.  2000 Vodafone txt, 1 Bestmate, 50 anytime mins, and unlimited weekend calls/txt.....


2:  Mega Plan
$40/mth.  2000 Vodafone txt, 1 Bestmate, 20 anytime mins, and 200 Vodafone mins.


3:  Txter
$40/mth.  600 any network txt, 1 Bestmate, 60 anytime mins.


4:  Talker
$40/mth.  1 Bestmate, 60 anytime mins, unlimited weekend calls/txt.





Anyone thinks that the Talker Plan seems pretty lousy in comparison now???

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  # 89391 4-Oct-2007 05:52
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jesseycy:
spazz: I wonder how this works in terms of BestMate/Txt2000 etc - do these contribute to your weekly spend? Because I know many a prepay user who doesn't spend much more than the monthly sub for those two packages...


According to their FAQs on the website, it does not include spending "towards" Bestmate, txt2000, topups, etc....

So basically, it's just calling charged/min, and txt to Telecom (if not on Txt2000 addon), that will be considered as part of the eligible spend...



Hmm, a comparison...

1: Supa Prepay per month:

Txt2000: $10
1 Bestmate: $6
$10 per week $40


$56/mth. 2000 Vodafone txt, 1 Bestmate, 50 anytime mins, and unlimited weekend calls/txt.....


2: Mega Plan
$40/mth.2000 Vodafone txt, 1 Bestmate, 20 anytime mins, and 200 Vodafone mins.


3: Txter
$40/mth. 600 any network txt, 1 Bestmate, 60 anytime mins.


4: Talker
$40/mth.1 Bestmate, 60 anytime mins, unlimited weekend calls/txt.





Anyone thinks that the Talker Plan seems pretty lousy in comparison now???


It should be $5 per week for super prepay not $10

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  # 89476 4-Oct-2007 12:54
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jesseycy:
spazz: I wonder how this works in terms of BestMate/Txt2000 etc - do these contribute to your weekly spend? Because I know many a prepay user who doesn't spend much more than the monthly sub for those two packages... 


According to their FAQs on the website, it does not include spending "towards" Bestmate, txt2000, topups, etc....

So basically, it's just calling charged/min, and txt to Telecom (if not on Txt2000 addon), that will be considered as part of the eligible spend...



Hmm, a comparison...

1:  Supa Prepay per month:

Txt2000:                 $10
1 Bestmate:            $6
$10 per week          $40


$56/mth.  2000 Vodafone txt, 1 Bestmate, 50 anytime mins, and unlimited weekend calls/txt.....


2:  Mega Plan
$40/mth.  2000 Vodafone txt, 1 Bestmate, 20 anytime mins, and 200 Vodafone mins.


3:  Txter
$40/mth.  600 any network txt, 1 Bestmate, 60 anytime mins.


4:  Talker
$40/mth.  1 Bestmate, 60 anytime mins, unlimited weekend calls/txt.





Anyone thinks that the Talker Plan seems pretty lousy in comparison now???





You would be crazy to pay $56 for something you can get on a plan for $40. I guess the only thing is that TXTER is 24mth and supa prepay isn't





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  # 89477 4-Oct-2007 12:56
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ninjabear:


It should be $5 per week for super prepay not $10


No, I compared it as unlimited weekend CALLS / txt

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  # 89480 4-Oct-2007 13:18
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macuser: Why can't my friend's all have Vodafone's :-(   



I think VF want you to do their job for them: getting them new customer by encouragin all your friends to go to VF so it's cheaper for you





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  # 89483 4-Oct-2007 13:32
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Too bad my friends are poor teenagers who refuse to work

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