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Topic # 209150 14-Mar-2017 19:35
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will 2 degrees update their $19 prepay ?

 

vodafone $19 prepay has 150mins and 750MB, they all carry over.

 

is 2 degrees not competitive any more or do they have better offer coming soon ?


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  Reply # 1736503 14-Mar-2017 20:12
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There are a few other things to take into consideration.

 

The 2 degrees $19 prepay starts out at 500 MB the first month but increases in subsequent months, up to 1 GB a month.

 

The Vodafone prepay apparently has carry over limits of 500 minutes and 3.5 GB data. For people who have low usage most months but might occasionally have need for a lot of minutes or data in a single month, the higher carry over limits of 2 degrees would be a big advantage. I might never use my current 2 degrees prepay accumulation of almost 1200 minutes and 11 GB of data but it's nice to know they are there if needed.


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  Reply # 1736507 14-Mar-2017 20:19
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Vodafone also does Fantastic Fridays loads data / minutes free or real cheap

Free 3GB last week and 400 minutes week before

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  Reply # 1743242 18-Mar-2017 12:32
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Warehouse Mobile.

 

$20 gets 1.5GB data, 120 minutes, unlimited text. (Double data/minutes this month.)

 

No carryover, still the cheapest deal.


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  Reply # 1743483 18-Mar-2017 18:22
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Warehouse mobile credit expires after 31 days if not used which is a down side

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  Reply # 1743510 18-Mar-2017 19:03
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Yep, I think 2D have a great retention package in that I'll find it really hard to ever walk away from my 7Gb and 1100 minutes banked. I now effectively have an 'unlimited' plan for $19/m and feel I can call/txt/browse as I like as I'm now so far in credit.

They also do data sharing, so if/when I reach my usual scrape-through-till next data topup (been away for a while) I can start slurping SWMBO's data again too :)

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  Reply # 1743535 18-Mar-2017 20:09
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Linux: Warehouse mobile credit expires after 31 days if not used which is a down side

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Yep. I looked at switching from Skinny to Warehouse Mobile but it's too time intensive managing it to maximise value and in the end only saving a pittance.

 

 





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  Reply # 1743556 18-Mar-2017 21:07
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PhantomNVD: Yep, I think 2D have a great retention package in that I'll find it really hard to ever walk away from my 7Gb and 1100 minutes banked. I now effectively have an 'unlimited' plan for $19/m and feel I can call/txt/browse as I like as I'm now so far in credit.

They also do data sharing, so if/when I reach my usual scrape-through-till next data topup (been away for a while) I can start slurping SWMBO's data again too :)


I didn't think you could do data sharing on prepaid?

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  Reply # 1743570 18-Mar-2017 21:42
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Banking might feel good to some, but I hated paying for things I'd never use. Moved to Vodas flexi, so far had so much free data I've adjusted my plan down to $13/4weeks until I actually need to buy data again.

Could also bank then adjust down for some cheap months to chew through rollover, so lower cap isn't really an issue.

2D's decided not to keep their plans up to date, it's a shame but I can't change their minds, only my carrier.

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  Reply # 1743573 18-Mar-2017 22:03
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Shoes2468:
PhantomNVD: Yep, I think 2D have a great retention package in that I'll find it really hard to ever walk away from my 7Gb and 1100 minutes banked. I now effectively have an 'unlimited' plan for $19/m and feel I can call/txt/browse as I like as I'm now so far in credit.

They also do data sharing, so if/when I reach my usual scrape-through-till next data topup (been away for a while) I can start slurping SWMBO's data again too :)


I didn't think you could do data sharing on prepaid?


Mines prepaid, but SWMBO wanted way more minutes when we ditched the landline (chorus stupid $2,600 'connection fee' for our new build (no fibre here) so she went on the $29/m pay monthly which means she occasionally uses my banked minutes (on my phone) when her 300 run out and I get to data share on her plan for when mine ran out.

I've been away and managed to bank a lot with my 1GB/m loyalty bonus, but the next time we go off in the Motorhome for a week or two I'm bound to have flattened the lot so DO get what I paid for (data wise anyway)...

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  Reply # 1744497 20-Mar-2017 13:27
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Linux: Warehouse mobile credit expires after 31 days if not used which is a down side

 

Is this fundamentally different from the prepay combos from other providers which all expires after a month as well?


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  Reply # 1744508 20-Mar-2017 13:43
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DarkShadow:

Linux: Warehouse mobile credit expires after 31 days if not used which is a down side


Is this fundamentally different from the prepay combos from other providers which all expires after a month as well?



Yes, warehouse your $ expires after 31 days.

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  Reply # 1744544 20-Mar-2017 14:40
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PaulBags:
DarkShadow:

 

Linux: Warehouse mobile credit expires after 31 days if not used which is a down side

 

 

 

Is this fundamentally different from the prepay combos from other providers which all expires after a month as well?

 



Yes, warehouse your $ expires after 31 days.

 

I top up $20 into Warehouse mobile and it expires after 31 days. I need to top up every month to keep it going.

 

I buy a $19 combo from 2degrees and it expires after a month. I need to buy the $19 combo every month to get it going.

 

I still don't see a big difference here, am I missing something?


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  Reply # 1744562 20-Mar-2017 15:16
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DarkShadow:

 

PaulBags:
DarkShadow:

 

Linux: Warehouse mobile credit expires after 31 days if not used which is a down side

 

 

 

Is this fundamentally different from the prepay combos from other providers which all expires after a month as well?

 



Yes, warehouse your $ expires after 31 days.

 

I top up $20 into Warehouse mobile and it expires after 31 days. I need to top up every month to keep it going.

 

I buy a $19 combo from 2degrees and it expires after a month. I need to buy the $19 combo every month to get it going.

 

I still don't see a big difference here, am I missing something?

 

 

@DarkShadow Yes you are missing the point, Your unused credit expires after 31 days not like the others which is 12 months,

 

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  Reply # 1744564 20-Mar-2017 15:20
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DarkShadow:

 

PaulBags:
DarkShadow:

 

Linux: Warehouse mobile credit expires after 31 days if not used which is a down side

 

 

 

Is this fundamentally different from the prepay combos from other providers which all expires after a month as well?

 



Yes, warehouse your $ expires after 31 days.

 

I top up $20 into Warehouse mobile and it expires after 31 days. I need to top up every month to keep it going.

 

I buy a $19 combo from 2degrees and it expires after a month. I need to buy the $19 combo every month to get it going.

 

I still don't see a big difference here, am I missing something?

 

 

 

 

Your Warehouse data/minutes are gone after your 31 days, my 2D data minutes are still mine for up to 12 months,(as long as I remain a customer) which is why I currently have 7Gb and 1000+ minutes available for when I go away from my home base data/phone and I can still binge online videos and call to my (wife's) hearts content...


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  Reply # 1744607 20-Mar-2017 16:08
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Linux:

 

DarkShadow:

 

PaulBags:
DarkShadow:

 

Linux: Warehouse mobile credit expires after 31 days if not used which is a down side

 

 

 

Is this fundamentally different from the prepay combos from other providers which all expires after a month as well?

 



Yes, warehouse your $ expires after 31 days.

 

I top up $20 into Warehouse mobile and it expires after 31 days. I need to top up every month to keep it going.

 

I buy a $19 combo from 2degrees and it expires after a month. I need to buy the $19 combo every month to get it going.

 

I still don't see a big difference here, am I missing something?

 

 

@DarkShadow Yes you are missing the point, Your unused credit expires after 31 days not like the others which is 12 months,

 

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I think his point is if you're only ever going to have $20 in your account, and top up exactly $20 every month to buy the $20 Warehouse Mobile plan every month with no unused credit, it really doesn't matter unless you forget to top up. Then it might be a pain to reactivate everything. But then again, I'm not sure if Warehouse Mobile offer a "grace period" for this sort of stuff.





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