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Compare Pay As You Go SIM Deals

Check out how our pay as you go rates compare with some other UK networks, including per minute calls (UK & international), texts, data and SIM-free phones.

Also, check out our awesome SIM-only deals for great value monthly bundles.

Network Calls Texts Mobile Internet
giffgaff Free to giffgaff*
15p to other networks
Free to giffgaff*
5p to other networks
5p per MB
(2p per MB after inclusive data in goodybag has run out)
EE 30p 12p Available with Bundle
Vodafone 35p 14p £2 per day
(Fair use of 50MB/day)
*Calls to other giffgaff numbers are free when you top up or buy a monthly plan at least once every 3 months.

International rates

Country giffgaff Lebara Lycamobile O2
Spain 9p 9p 19p 9p
France 5p 9p 19p 5p
Germany 5p 9p 19p 5p
Greece 6p 5p 9p 10p
Australia 12p 9p 9p 12p
Italy 3p 9p 19p 10p

Why choose giffgaff pay as you go?

We may not always be the cheapest but there are some great reasons why we think our pay as you go is the best option for you.

  • We only charge you for data that you use, so giffgaff pay as you go fits with your needs to a tee.
  • Our smart and speedy online community provides help within 90 seconds on average. So, goodbye frustrating call centre queues, hello rapid replies.
  • You can use your credit to call and text in the UK and internationally, or use it to buy a monthly bundle.
  • We don't tie you down, which is why all our phones come unlocked. And you can check out some of our phone prices below.


SIM Free phones

Phone Model giffgaff CarphoneW BT
Samsung Galaxy S8 £579 £779 £639
Samsung Galaxy S8+ £619 £869 £746.47
Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra £299 - £359.98
Alcatel Pixi 4 4" 36 £29 £39 -
HTC U11 £589 - £629

What is pay as you go?

It's the term that folks use to talk about phone usage outside of a fixed contract. You pay for credit upfront then use it however you like. Avoid hefty bills at the end of the month by controlling what you spend. And our monthly plans work in a similar way, so they're a great option to getter better value for your money without the scary bills.

Our comparison

Prices quoted were checked on individual network websites September 2017. They are for standard rate charges for calls, texts and data from a mobile to other UK and international mobile networks, as well as SIM Free phone prices. Prices quoted are based on specific tariffs and do not include online or exclusive promotions. This is not a reflection of the whole market. For more information on other charges for calls to special, fixed line or international numbers, please refer to individual networks for their complete price lists.

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