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Topic # 223148 15-Sep-2017 07:25
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It looks like Vodafone have finally moved to catch up with the competition. Their web site is now showing these open term plans:

 

 - 10Gb + 1Gb Bonus, $60

 

 - 22Gb + 1Gb Bonus, $80

 

Good on them for not doing any of that 'unlimited data' nonsense.

 

The $60 plan is exactly what I've been waiting for because I really like Vodafone's global roaming package and this price is pretty close to 2degrees.


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  Reply # 1866615 15-Sep-2017 07:28
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Wonder if Spark will respond updating their recently updated plans


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  Reply # 1866616 15-Sep-2017 07:32
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The older on account plans have new data caps as well

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Reply # 1866617 15-Sep-2017 07:34
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I see Red Essentials open term is $79.99 with 23GB data (including the 1GB Bonus). What is different with Red+ @ $99 per month? Doesn't seem to offer anything extra for an additional $20 per month, and comes with less data @ 20GB?

 

Am I missing something?


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  Reply # 1866618 15-Sep-2017 07:37
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gmball:

I see Red Essentials open term is $79.99 with 23GB data (including the 1GB Bonus). What is different with Red+ @ $99 per month? Doesn't seem to offer anything extra for an additional $20 per month, and comes with less data @ 20GB?


Am I missing something?



They are contract not open term plans, clearly they did not want to give away too much

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  Reply # 1866619 15-Sep-2017 07:38
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gmball:

 

I see Red Essentials open term is $79.99 with 23GB data (including the 1GB Bonus). What is different with Red+ @ $99 per month? Doesn't seem to offer anything extra for an additional $20 per month, and comes with less data @ 20GB?

 

 

 

Am I missing something?

 



They are contract not open term plans, clearly they did not want to give away too much

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Both are open term plans, Red Essentials open term and Red+ open term.


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  Reply # 1866620 15-Sep-2017 07:39
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See below:

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1866621 15-Sep-2017 07:40
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gmball:

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gmball:


I see Red Essentials open term is $79.99 with 23GB data (including the 1GB Bonus). What is different with Red+ @ $99 per month? Doesn't seem to offer anything extra for an additional $20 per month, and comes with less data @ 20GB?


 


Am I missing something?




They are contract not open term plans, clearly they did not want to give away too much

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Both are open term plans, Red Essentials open term and Red+ open term.



Dam you are correct I suspect more changes coming then

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  Reply # 1866626 15-Sep-2017 07:55
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Do people need to change plans or are those on existing upgraded automatically? I just loaded the VF app but my data allowance is still 3.5GB.

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  Reply # 1866627 15-Sep-2017 07:56
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quickymart: Do people need to change plans or are those on existing upgraded automatically? I just loaded the VF app but my data allowance is still 3.5GB.


Plans don't update till the next bill cycle date normally anyway

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gmball:

 

Linux:
gmball:

 

 

 

I see Red Essentials open term is $79.99 with 23GB data (including the 1GB Bonus). What is different with Red+ @ $99 per month? Doesn't seem to offer anything extra for an additional $20 per month, and comes with less data @ 20GB?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Am I missing something?

 

 

 



They are contract not open term plans, clearly they did not want to give away too much

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Both are open term plans, Red Essentials open term and Red+ open term.

 



Dam you are correct I suspect more changes coming then

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And there's the changes. Now reflected on their website, they no longer offer the open term Red+ $99.99 plan as the open term Red Essentials $79.99 plan offers more data. 

 

I'm on the $99.99 plan currently, so will call to downgrade. Nice to know I'm going to get more data and pay less for it :-)


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  Reply # 1866633 15-Sep-2017 08:07
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Oh, and it looks like the 1GB bonus was an error, the new open term plans are 2.5GB, 10GB, and 22GB. 


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  Reply # 1866635 15-Sep-2017 08:10
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Well these blow spark now.  It is a good counter move by vodafone.  Not as cheap as 2degrees but vodafone does have better roaming etc.


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  Reply # 1866637 15-Sep-2017 08:13
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tripp:

 

Well these blow spark now.  It is a good counter move by vodafone.  Not as cheap as 2degrees but vodafone does have better roaming etc.

 

 

 

 

Cant beat Vodafones $5 daily roaming.

 

With Vodafone Red Share, adding up to 4 family members @ 19.99 per member per month is quite a bit cheaper than the $25 per member that 2degrees charge. 


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  Reply # 1866639 15-Sep-2017 08:19
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gmball:

 

tripp:

 

Well these blow spark now.  It is a good counter move by vodafone.  Not as cheap as 2degrees but vodafone does have better roaming etc.

 

 

 

 

Cant beat Vodafones $5 daily roaming.

 

With Vodafone Red Share, adding up to 4 family members @ 19.99 per member per month is quite a bit cheaper than the $25 per member that 2degrees charge. 

 

 

It does seem that each telco has just a little 1 or 2 things different to each other

 

2degrees = more data on top plan + roll over data (no limit)

 

Vodafone = roaming 

 

Spark = extras (spotify etc). 

 

 

 

If i traveled more i would be going with vodafone.


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  Reply # 1866674 15-Sep-2017 09:12
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Hmmm,

 

Tablet share is free if added up till until 30 sept as well

 

But there will be a pricing increase on PXTs on 1st Nov (in "Important stuff to know" link)

 

 

 

PXTs To mobiles NZ the rest of the world: 49c per PXT (Effective from 1st Nov 2017)

 

 

 

So based on my current plan I can get an extra 4GB and not lose anything or cost anything more - but as mine is a grandfathered plan, might be a good time to change :)

 

 

 

Clint


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