SIM Only Under $30 Per Month

Phone plans don’t have to be expensive. The trick is to bring your own phone. There are plenty of options $30 or under and you can save hundreds compared with familiar 24 month contract phone plans.

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Bring Your Own Phone
SpinTel

Flexible Mobile Plan Medium

SIM Only - No Contract
  • 300 Minutes
  • 300MB Data
  • $17/mth + $10 upfront
Bring Your Own Phone
Jeenee Mobile

$18 Essentials Pennywise Plan

  • 200 Minutes
  • 2GB Data
  • Deal: Includes a Bonus 200MB
  • $18/mth + $10 upfront
Bring Your Own Phone
TeleChoice

LIVE $19 Plan No lock-in contract

Unlimited standard national calls TeleChoice to TeleChoice
  • $300 Included Value
  • 1.5GB Data
  • Deal: Includes 1GB bonus data
  • $19/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
Think Mobile

Super $20 Plan

  • $500 Included Value
  • 750MB Data
  • $20/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 1.5GB

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 1.5GB Data
  • $24.90/28 days
Bring Your Own Phone
Jeenee Mobile

$25 Pennywise Unlimited Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 2.5GB Data
  • Deal: $0 Set-up Fee
  • $25/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 3GB

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.90/28 days
Bring Your Own Phone
Jeenee Mobile

$30 Pennywise Unlimited Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 4GB Data
  • Deal: $0 Set-up Fee
  • $30/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$30 SIM Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 1.5GB Data
  • Deal: 1GB Bonus Data Included
  • $30/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
Vodafone

$30 Red SIM Only Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 500MB Data
  • $30/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
SpinTel

Flexible Mobile Plan Medium

SIM Only - No Contract
  • 300 Minutes
  • 300MB Data
  • $17/mth + $10 upfront
Bring Your Own Phone
Jeenee Mobile

$18 Essentials Pennywise Plan

  • 200 Minutes
  • 2GB Data
  • Deal: Includes a Bonus 200MB
  • $18/mth + $10 upfront
Bring Your Own Phone
TeleChoice

LIVE $19 Plan No lock-in contract

Unlimited standard national calls TeleChoice to TeleChoice
  • $300 Included Value
  • 1.5GB Data
  • Deal: Includes 1GB bonus data
  • $19/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
Think Mobile

Super $20 Plan

  • $500 Included Value
  • 750MB Data
  • $20/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 1.5GB

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 1.5GB Data
  • $24.90/28 days
Bring Your Own Phone
Jeenee Mobile

$25 Pennywise Unlimited Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 2.5GB Data
  • Deal: $0 Set-up Fee
  • $25/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 3GB

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.90/28 days
Bring Your Own Phone
Jeenee Mobile

$30 Pennywise Unlimited Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 4GB Data
  • Deal: $0 Set-up Fee
  • $30/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$30 SIM Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 1.5GB Data
  • Deal: 1GB Bonus Data Included
  • $30/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
Vodafone

$30 Red SIM Only Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 500MB Data
  • $30/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
SpinTel

Flexible Mobile Plan Medium

SIM Only - No Contract
  • 300 Minutes
  • 300MB Data
  • $17/mth + $10 upfront
Bring Your Own Phone
Jeenee Mobile

$18 Essentials Pennywise Plan

  • 200 Minutes
  • 2GB Data
  • Deal: Includes a Bonus 200MB
  • $18/mth + $10 upfront
Bring Your Own Phone
TeleChoice

LIVE $19 Plan No lock-in contract

Unlimited standard national calls TeleChoice to TeleChoice
  • $300 Included Value
  • 1.5GB Data
  • Deal: Includes 1GB bonus data
  • $19/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
Think Mobile

Super $20 Plan

  • $500 Included Value
  • 750MB Data
  • $20/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 1.5GB

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 1.5GB Data
  • $24.90/28 days
Bring Your Own Phone
Jeenee Mobile

$25 Pennywise Unlimited Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 2.5GB Data
  • Deal: $0 Set-up Fee
  • $25/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 3GB

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.90/28 days
Bring Your Own Phone
Jeenee Mobile

$30 Pennywise Unlimited Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 4GB Data
  • Deal: $0 Set-up Fee
  • $30/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$30 SIM Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 1.5GB Data
  • Deal: 1GB Bonus Data Included
  • $30/mth
Bring Your Own Phone
Vodafone

$30 Red SIM Only Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 500MB Data
  • $30/mth

Prepaid vs Postpost

The mobile market is split into two broad categories: prepaid and postpaid. The core difference between the two is in the naming; prepaid plans are bought in advance of their use, postpaid plans are paid for at the end of a set period, usually a month.

Practically, the difference is that prepaid plans have a hard limit. You get a set amount of credit (calls, SMS and data) and when you’ve used this you need to recharge your account to get more. Postpaid plans can be used before the agreed limits in the plan, but you will pay extra for this excess usage. For example, if you have used all the included data in your plan for the month your carrier might automatically top-up for account for a set fee.

Both account types serve a purpose and should be part of your consideration. If you want an always-on style of service you should get a postpaid plan. If you want total control over how much you spend each month you should consider going prepaid.

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