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Mobile Plans with Three Mobile

Get an affordable mobile plan with Three and enjoy the benefits of their reliable 4G network.

Three mobile is a telecommunications provider in the UK. Three launched back in 2003 (03/03/03) and has been growing its network capabilities ever since. They claim to be best network provider for data in the UK, offering all of their customers either 3G or 4G coverage.

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3 Mobile has been rated the best network for data they offer a variety of different, affordable mobile plans.

  • Number one network for data
  • Use abroad for free
  • Excellent customer service

    What services does 3 mobile offer?

    If you’re looking for a reliable mobile network then you might want to consider opting for Three. 3 Mobile were voted number one network for mobile internet in December 2016 by YouGov. Three offer all of their customers access to either 3G or 4G networks, and they claim to provide 3G and 4G coverage network coverage to 98% of the UK population.

    With Three’s inTouch Wi-Fi Calling you cab call and text using Wi-Fi even when there is no signal. This includes the London underground where as a Three customer you will have access to Wi-Fi at over 250 stations.

    You can use the network calculator on 3’s website to check which networks are available in your local area. Simply enter in your postcode on their website to find out which networks cover you.

    3 Mobile offer 24 month contracts, SIM only plans which run on a 30 day and 12 month basis, as well as pay as you go plans.

    In terms of customer service, there is a live chat available on 3 Mobile’s website to help you with any queries you may have about joining Three.

    How much does it cost?

    3 mobile offers 24 month pay monthly plans, SIM only plans, and pay as you go plans. These range in terms of contract length, price and package inclusion. You can top up your 3 mobile pay as you go plan at any time online via your 3 Mobile account, by using a store voucher or visiting a cashpoint credit. The minimum amount top up amount is £10.

    Additional charges will apply to calls, texts and data usage outside of your plan.

    DataMinutesTextsDurationCost
    Cheapest contract & phone500MB300unlimited24 Months£7pm
    Most expensive contract & phone30GBunlimitedunlimited24 Months£99 upfront, £62pm
    Cheapest 30 day SIM500MB200unlimited30 days£10pm
    Most expensive 30 day SIMunlimitedunlimitedunlimited30 days£35pm
    Cheapest 12 month SIM500MB200unlimited12 months£5pm
    Most expensive 12 month SIMunlimitedunlimitedunlimited12 months£32pm
    PAYG1p per MB3p per min2p per text30 daysn/a
    PAYG Bundle1GB100300030 days£10pm
    PAYG Bundleunlimited500300030 days£25pm
    • Please note that prices and plan inclusions may vary, please check 3 Mobile’s website for up to date prices.

    How much data do I need?

    The amount of data you require depends on how much internet you will be using on your mobile each month.

    It is difficult to determine an exact correlation between data and internet usage but approximately 1GB would allow you to view either around 3000 web pages, 10 000 emails or spend 4 hours streaming videos.

    What extras do 3 Mobile’s plans offer?

    • Add ons. 3 Mobile allows you to purchase extra data if you run out of your monthly amount too quickly.
    • Spending limits. 3 Mobile allows all customers to set spending limits to avoid overspending. You can also benefit from text alerts when you get close to your limits.
    • Use abroad. From 15th June 2017 Three’s Advanced mobile plan customers can use their mobile plans (including data) in 60 destinations worldwide at no extra cost.
    • Wuntu offers. Three customers gain exclusive access to new offers, rewards and prizes every week with Wuntu. You simply have to be a Three mobile customer and download the Wuntu app.

    Pros and cons

    Advantages

    • Variety. 3 Mobile offers a variety of different plans to suit the different needs of its customers
    • Unlimited data. 3 Mobile offers unlimited data packages with their pay as you go SIMs.
    • Flexibility. 3 Mobile allows you to swap and change plans every month.
    • Use your phone abroad. 3 Mobile allows you to use your phone in 42 worldwide destinations at no extra cost.

    Considerations

    • Bolt ons. 3 Mobile only allows customers to buy additional data, however all plans offer unlimited texts.
    • Limited wifi hotspots. 3 Mobile only offers free 3 Mobile Wi-Fi on the London underground.

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      DrJanuary 1, 2019

      Can I have a mobile plan which I can use in London and in Florida, USA?

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        JoshuaJanuary 2, 2019Staff

        Hi Dr nat,

        Thanks for getting in touch with finder. I hope all is well with you. :)

        Yes, you can use your mobile plan in London and Florida, USA. Upon checking, you can take advantage of Three Mobile’s Data Passport. You can pay £5 a day and you will enjoy unlimited unrestricted data. Moreover, you can also use Three Mobile’s Go Roam which allows you to use your SIM with no extra cost as long as you use it in one of the countries covered by the promo.

        I hope this helps. Should you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach us out again.

        Have a wonderful day!

        Cheers,
        Joshua

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      PatriciaJuly 24, 2018

      Hi,

      Is there a Company that covers my phone for largely emergency use. I like the comfort of having a mobile I know I can use when travelling on a Motorway and not much else, maybe the very occasional short call. I dislike the one’s that you pay for per month and if you don’t use it then it’s gone! Perhaps should add I am 71 and find myself driving less and less too.

      Thanks,
      Pat

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        JoshuaAugust 5, 2018Staff

        Hi Patricia,

        Thanks for getting in touch with finder. I hope all is well with you. :)

        Generally, if you will subscribe to a prepaid promo, the expiration of your credit will shorten. However, if you want to keep it longer than usual, you may want to top up your phone with regular load or credit. This way, your credit will stay with you longer.

        Unfortunately, it is difficult to find a company that allows you to carry credit without any expiration. So, you just have to choose between topping up with a regular load, which have a longer expiration date or simply subscribing to a prepaid promo, which comes with more perks though it expires faster.

        I hope this helps. Should you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach us out again.

        Have a wonderful day!

        Cheers,
        Joshua

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      GlendaApril 1, 2018

      I am journeying to the UK for approximately 12 months and would like to know what you would suggest for a sim card. I won’t be making a lot of calls, so it is mainly data for photos etc.

      • Avatarfinder Customer Care
        JoshuaApril 1, 2018Staff

        Hi Glenda,

        Thanks for getting in touch with finder.

        I may not be able to give you an exact SIM card to use, but let me help you make a better decision.

        On this page, you will find a list of mobile plan providers. They are conveniently arranged on a table for convenient comparing. On that page, you will get more information on what they have to offer their customers.

        Once you find your SIM card, you can simply click the “Go to site” green button to learn more.

        I hope this helps. Should you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach us out again.

        Have a wonderful day!

        Cheers,
        Joshua

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      JeffreyMarch 11, 2018

      I am going to Bali and would like to use my phone there what is my best plan?

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        LiezlMarch 26, 2018

        Hi Jeffrey,

        Thanks for visiting finder!

        Depending on how heavy are you on calls and data, you may compare Three Mobile’s roaming features such as Feel At Home and Data Passport which allow you to use your plan overseas. Alternatively, you may also check local sims in Indonesia and see if their rates are cheaper than your provider’s roaming charges.

        Feel free to message us if you have other questions.

        Best regards,
        Liezl

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