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    Hi,

    I just had a letter from Orange saying they are upping the cost of my current plan by 3.5%. I was minded to go somewhere else but see they have a SIM-only 200 minute plan on 30 days notice for £15 which would suit me fine. I don't use a lot of minutes and am happier to buy phones than have them included on plan so I just wondered if anyone knows a better business plan than Orange's ?

    I value data more than minutes and minutes more than texts.

    Thanks in advance,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boo View Post
    Hi,

    I just had a letter from Orange saying they are upping the cost of my current plan by 3.5%. I was minded to go somewhere else but see they have a SIM-only 200 minute plan on 30 days notice for £15 which would suit me fine. I don't use a lot of minutes and am happier to buy phones than have them included on plan so I just wondered if anyone knows a better business plan than Orange's ?

    I value data more than minutes and minutes more than texts.

    Thanks in advance,

    Boo
    Orange are also offering a 12 month sim only deal at half price £7.50 - Im going to switch over to that deal as Im happy with my old'ish phone

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    I'm currently 12 months into a 24month Orange contract. Once it's over I'm moving to giffgaff

    For £15 a month you get:

    400 UK minutes
    Unlimited UK texts
    Unlimited Internet
    Free to giffgaff

    Or £10 gets you 250minutes...no contract....

    Pay As You Go SIM Cards and Deals | giffgaff.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mehmeh View Post
    I'm currently 12 months into a 24month Orange contract. Once it's over I'm moving to giffgaff

    For £15 a month you get:...snip...
    Thanks for the reply but if I'm not mistaken that is not on a contract hence not provideable under HMRC's concession ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boo View Post
    Thanks for the reply but if I'm not mistaken that is not on a contract hence not provideable under HMRC's concession ?

    Boo
    And that 20% of £15 is really important isnt it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boo View Post
    Hi,

    I just had a letter from Orange saying they are upping the cost of my current plan by 3.5%. I was minded to go somewhere else but see they have a SIM-only 200 minute plan on 30 days notice for £15 which would suit me fine. I don't use a lot of minutes and am happier to buy phones than have them included on plan so I just wondered if anyone knows a better business plan than Orange's ?

    I value data more than minutes and minutes more than texts.

    Thanks in advance,

    Boo
    currently with vodafone.

    600 mins
    unlimited texts
    500mb of data

    samsung galaxy phone

    £12.99 a month.

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    First check which provider gives good enough reception in areas where you plan to use - no point paying less for a plan when you can't use it due to tulip reception.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mehmeh View Post
    I'm currently 12 months into a 24month Orange contract. Once it's over I'm moving to giffgaff

    For £15 a month you get:

    400 UK minutes
    Unlimited UK texts
    Unlimited Internet
    Free to giffgaff

    Or £10 gets you 250minutes...no contract....

    Pay As You Go SIM Cards and Deals | giffgaff.com
    Giffgaff does not allow businesses to use their sims though, so would you still be able to claim on expenses? I am currently with Giffgaff (great value for money, btw), but dont claim as the account is in my name, not the Ltd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    First check which provider gives good enough reception in areas where you plan to use - no point paying less for a plan when you can't use it due to tulip reception.
    And don't trust their little postcode checkers. Best to get somebody you know with a phone on their network to check the reception in that area.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scope View Post
    Giffgaff does not allow businesses to use their sims though, so would you still be able to claim on expenses? I am currently with Giffgaff (great value for money, btw), but dont claim as the account is in my name, not the Ltd.
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