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Hi I am on a contract but need to swap to payg. I am free to do this as I have paid of my handset. O2 international sim is what I have bought (£10 credit)and I'll contact 02 tomorrow. My question is what is people's opinion on 3 payg because it is so much cheaper than 02. I need payg and not big bundles I don't want it to expire after a month. Y
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Hi @Anonymous Welcome to the forum

You have to go with the tariff that suits your individual needs. For instance it's pointless to choose to go with 3 if the signal is poor in your area. No tariff should be chosen on price alone. I am not with 3 so can't comment.

You may be better to try a selection of different payg sims in your phone and choose the best one for you

These are O2's PAYG tariffs. Have a browse through the linl

http://www.o2.co.uk/tariffs/payandgo

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Hi @Anonymous Welcome to the forum

You have to go with the tariff that suits your individual needs. For instance it's pointless to choose to go with 3 if the signal is poor in your area. No tariff should be chosen on price alone. I am not with 3 so can't comment.

You may be better to try a selection of different payg sims in your phone and choose the best one for you

These are O2's PAYG tariffs. Have a browse through the linl

http://www.o2.co.uk/tariffs/payandgo

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Thankyou for replying,I am going overseas soon so really am using a payg to keep my number. Such a headache trying to work out which sim to get with conflicting advice from 02, who in the shop sold me the international sim because that won't expire. Will call 02 again tomorrow but will be on hold for 30mins again.
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O2 basic would also do for your needs. It's not available online and you need to request it from customer service.

You could if you wish continue with your contract or go onto monthly simplicity, download TuGo and use your calls and texts allowance over WiFi abroad. Might not be what you want but its an option. 

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Hi @Anonymous If you are switching from contact to PAYG and want to keep your number then you do have to contact O2 CS http://www.o2.co.uk/help/phones-and-devices/how-to-keep-your-mobile-number

Best time to ring is just after 8am in the morning

Edit: I notice in your second post you say you are going abroad soon. Is that for a lengthy period of time? If so it could be worth your while using a local sim....it would certainly work out cheaper...though you would need to get your phone unlocked first.....

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If travelling to one of Three's "Feel at home" countries that could save you a fortune in roaming costs.
http://www.three.co.uk/Discover/Phones/Feel_At_Home#dest
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Decided to keep my number with 02 pay as u go but customer service said the 02 basic is available anymore and hasn't been for 2 yrs. so have 35 per min. But
Will get a 3 feel at home bundle but even that has a limit apparently something like 2 months.
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O2 basic most definitely is still available - call back and speak to a different advisor who knows what they are talking about!
Three's feel at home deal is valid for 30 days from when you top up and buy the £20 unlimited add on.
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