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Why You And Your Kids Should Go SIM-Only This Christmas



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There’s no time like Christmas for bleeding our wallets dry. It’s not just the endless pressies that cost a bomb, it’s the food and drink, travel, decorations and any other festivities you take outside your house and into restaurants and bars.

We could all stand to pinch the pennies a bit around the festive season, and going SIM-only is one great way to do it. Here’s a few reasons why you and your family should go SIM-only this Christmas:

Less commitment

“Free to stay, free to go” - that’s the name of the giffgaff game. Going SIM-only means you can opt out of your plan whenever you like, without any messy contracts getting in the way. Because a SIM-only deal won’t lock you into a two year contract, it also gives you plenty of flexibility when changing your phone and your allowance.

It’s cheaper

One of the biggest perks of a SIM-only plan is it works out cheaper, overall, compared with having a contract mobile phone plan. For example, for just £5 a month, giffgaff can offer you 500GB of data, 150 minutes and 500 texts - how ace is that? If you want to push the boat out, you could take it to £7.50 a month and get 2GB of data, 250 minutes and unlimited texts.

Check out all our plans, here.

Roll over your plan

Go over your limit a bit in December? Don’t worry, you can start using your next month’s allowance and just start your next plan a bit earlier. So, you don’t need to fear paying for more data or minutes like you would if you were on a contract.

Pay as you go

Going SIM-only is the only way you can get a pay as you go plan, so if you’re not a fan of being locked into a long-term contract, going SIM-only cuts this stress out. Stop fretting about allowances you might never use and set the allowance that suits you.

No credit checks

If you’re thinking of swapping over to SIM-only, it’ll remove the need for a credit check. So, if your credit score isn’t that great it doesn’t matter because remember, you’re paying as you go. If you’re using credit cards to pay for long lists of pressies this year, going SIM-only is a real stress-buster.

That’s gotta’ be enough reasons to opt for a SIM-only this festive season, right? So, head over to our site and order your free SIM in time for Christmas.

Written by hellen_b

Hellen is a content expert at giffgaff.