Giff Gaff Help For An Idiot Needed...

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  1. JJ

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    I plan to be in Blighty for a couple of weeks in August.

    If I don't have the means to go online at anytime, day and night, I break out in cold sweats and develop a rash...

    I know there are some Giff Gaff bods on here.

    Am I right in thinking I can buy a one off £20 "Goody Bag" sim card and have loads of calls and texts AND unlimited data for those two weeks and then that is the end of it?

    If this true I would really appreciate help with this matter especially if the "helper" wins some Brownie points by selling it to me...

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Am I right to understand you are looking for some kind soul to buy this on your behalf so you can use it in the uK when you visit?

    Norman
     
  3. Peter & Elaine

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    Just get a 3 data sim off flea bay 12 quid 3 gig
    Or 5 quid for 1 gig
     
  4. JJ

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    Thanks for tip but...

    No calls or texts?

    £12 for 3 gig? (Giff Gaff quote £20 for unlimited gigs with calls and texts too...)

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Will be looking at that one later :thumb:
     
  6. JJ

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    Hi Norman... was planning to buy it myself but I thought I saw that a Funster was connected with Giff Gaff...

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    jj is this for a phone or a tablet or laptop as well ?
     
  8. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    When I saw the heading of this post, I thought.

    "Confession is good for the soul.”
     
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    If you press "more info on prices" on this link it shows what you describe.

    https://giffgaff.com/orders/free-sim-card?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=deals%20giffgaff&utm_content={SI:pubAdID}&utm_campaign=ps-G_PC_Brand_giffgaff+bundles
     
  10. Armytwowheels

    Armytwowheels Funster Life Member

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    Good morning
    It's jhorsf who has something to do with Giff Gaff, there is a link in his sig. :Smile:
    http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/members/jhorsf-6717.html
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    yes, exactly correct JJ .. enjoy your trip :Smile:
     
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  12. tofo

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    yes but you will only need to put £ 15 on first time
    as they give you a fiver for joining

    free calls to other giffgaffers included

    see me sig for a link

    if your comming londinium way to dartford tinnel
    i have one at home

    :thumb:
    edit it runs on 02 network

    :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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  13. buttons

    buttons Funster

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    Bit confused :Confused:never used giffgaff before, is it only giffgaff to giffgaff calls that are free. See highlighted section. Do you pay for other mobile calls.:Eek!:

    giffgaff Prices


    Minutes Texts Data Extra benefits
    60+free 300 20MB Free extra minutes
    Free calls and texts to giffgaff
    200 Unlimited 250MB Free calls and texts to giffgaff
    500 Unlimited 1GB Free calls and texts to giffgaff
    250 Unlimited Unlimited Free calls and texts to giffgaff
    400 Unlimited Unlimited Free calls and texts to giffgaff
    1200 Unlimited Unlimited Free calls and texts to giffgaff Unlimited texts and internet
    We are unlimited for personal mobile use - but not for commercial and automated use.
    Free to giffgaff
    You need to top-up by top-up voucher, top-up by credit /debit card or buy a goodybag from your credit /debit card at least every 3 months to receive free giffgaff to giffgaff calls. If you don't, other UK rates will apply as above. The free giffgaff to giffgaff calls last for 60 minutes per call, so you need to hang up and re-dial if you want to keep talking for free.

    BlackBerry Add-on

    For £2.50 extra a month get the BlackBerry Add-on to access BlackBerry Services. If you have a BlackBerry 10 handset then you will not need this add-on in order to access BlackBerry services.
    Note: The BlackBerry Add-on is available combined with all goodybags apart from data only gigabags.

    [HI]UK prices

    Calls, texts, call forwarding and video calls to giffgaff FreeCalls to other UK mobiles, landlines and call forwarding10p per minuteTexts to other UK mobiles and landlines6p per textVoice mail8p per callMobile Internet (up to 20MB)20p a day Free phone numbers (starting 080 & 0500)Free[/HI]

    International rates
    China 2p
    India 2p
    Ireland 5p
    USA 3p
    Poland 4p
    Italy 7p

    giffgaff Gigabags

    Minutes Texts Data Extra benefits
    - - 500MB Free calls and texts to giffgaff
    - - 1GB Free calls and texts to giffgaff
    - - 3GB Free calls and texts to giffgaff
    ​ ​ giffgaff runs on the O2 network
    Copyright © 2013 giffgaff
     
  14. bobandjanie

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    Giff gaff runs on O2. What I have been wondering is, if so, with my Samsung S2, which was supplied and is on the O2 network....would it need unlocking (is it locked?) I did look into it and it seemed complicated and expensive to get it done, especially if it is not required. Anyone actually just swapped the sims successfully in this case with the same phone as mine? Many thanks, Jane :)
     
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    although giff gaff use the same network won't mean their sim will work on the 02 phone i think the giff gaff is a good deal but the 02 is best for useage abroad as it onlt charges 50p to make the connection then use your own minutes and u can stay on thje phone from say spain to here for 59mins all for 50p but the data sim from giff gaff seems good
     
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    Giff Gaff state that their sim WILL work in any O2 phone without having to unlock from O2.
     
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    apparently you can use an o2 top up to top up
    a giffgaff phone
    never tried it myself


    :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    :Rofl1: :Rofl1: :Rofl1:

    I confess !!!

    But at least I am a happy and content idiot without my knickers in a twist...:Rofl1:

    JJ :Cool:
     
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  19. JJ

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    A kind Funster who is an agent for Giff Gaff has taken me under his wing... :thumb:

    I will report on the outcome in due course.

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Does Frankie know?
     
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