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Old 10-08-2013, 08:48 PM
 
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I only use 200-300 minutes per month. Unlimited+Text doesnt suit me.

Is there a great service out there for me?
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Old 10-08-2013, 08:52 PM
 
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Pay as you go would probably be the most cost effective for you.
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Old 10-09-2013, 07:06 AM
 
Location: Florida & Cebu, Philippines
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1000 minutes for $100 for one year with TMobile or ATT go phone seems to be one of the least expensive way to go for people who do not use a phone too often. I used to use a couple of thousand minutes a month while on an unlimited plan and now use less than 100 a month on a prepaid so it cost me about $10 a month this way.

Most of us talk more because we have the included minutes to talk but if we were paying by the minute then we would possibly do as I now do and call people back with a landline and in my case a Magic Jack at home which gives me free unlimited calls (within reason) and the Magic Jack application on an android while on wifi also gives unlimited calls (within reason) to anywhere in the US or Canada.

200 minutes would be $20 a month and 300 would be $30 a month, no longer a bargain when too many minutes are used.
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Old 10-09-2013, 07:10 AM
 
Location: california
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I pay about $20. a month for my trac phone
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Old 10-17-2013, 09:49 AM
 
Location: Chesapeake Bay
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Take a look at Pure Talk. Their rates are cheap, no contract. They even provide a free flip phone (if you want to go that way).
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Old 10-18-2013, 10:29 PM
 
Location: In the realm of possiblities
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I pay about $20. a month for my trac phone

Our Tracfone doubles our minutes when we add them. Works fine for us. We usually don't use that many minutes, and go 3 months between adding air time.
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Old 10-18-2013, 10:57 PM
 
Location: Mountain Home, ID
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T-Mobile pay as you go. Put in $100 and get 1,100 minutes. It's actually 1,000 minutes but you get gold status when your account reaches $100 total so you get 10% extra automatically. The minutes don't expire for a year.
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Old 10-18-2013, 11:30 PM
 
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Page Plus $12 per month sounds like a good match, unless you want data.
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Old 10-26-2013, 02:19 PM
 
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I've been using virgin mobile pay as you go because for talk and text i'm at very low numbers. Very much an emergency, on the road kind of use.
That said I would like to move to a smart phone and had thought about Tmobile's 100.00 a year plan. But I would like to also have a similar deal for ocassional internet access for those times I'm on the road out of town.
They have some sort of by the week or by the month data plan - can you have 100.00 for text/talk a year and then add a week or a month of data randomly?
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