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What is Lycamobile?

Lycamobile is the the world’s largest mobile network and home to millions of global customers. It aims to connect friends and family around the world while providing low-cost calls, texts and data.

In particular, Lycamobile offer a variety of bundles for SIM cards. At the moment it is offering a fantastic 50% off for new customers. Read on to find out a bit more or simply click below and head to the Lycamobile site.

What services do Lycamobile offer?

Lycamobile offers 2G, 3G and 4G coverage to the UK. You can find out which networks cover you by using Lycamobile’s network calculator. Simply enter in your postcode or the name of your town on the website to discover which networks cover you.

Lycamobile offers a free SIM with either a bundle or pay as you go service. Lycamobile offers a range of different bundles, from simple data bundles, international bundles, unlimited call and text bundles or generous calls, texts and data bundles. These bundles last 30 days.

You can also order a SIM with credit and simply top up when you need to. To top up your phone you need top-up vouchers which can be purchased from various locations as well as on Lycamobile’s website. You can use Lycamobile’s store location feature on their website to locate where you can get these top up vouchers from.

If you have any further queries about which mobile plan is right for you visit Lycamobile’s website which can provide further information.

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How much does it cost?

Lycamobile requires a minimum top up amount of £5 for their PAYG SIM only plan. They offer a free extra credit service when you top up, for example if you top up £20 they give you an extra £5. Also if you select the auto top up service then you are able to receive even more extra credit, for example for £20 you get an extra £10 credit.

Cheapest SIM onlyunlimitedunlimited30 days£1.50pm
Most expensive SIM only12GBunlimited +100 abroadunlimited30 days£25pm
Cheapest data SIM500MB30 days£5pm
Most expensive data SIM only6GB30 days£25pm
PAYG12p per MB19p per min12p per text30 daysn/a
  • Please note that prices and plan inclusions may vary, please check the Lycamobile 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 Lycamobile plans offer?

  • Data add-ons. Lycamobile allows you to purchase additional data between 200MB and 3GB of data.
  • International calling add-ons. Lycamobile offer 30 day bundles which allow you to use your phone internationally.
  • Switching credit vouchers. If you switch to Lycamobile they sometimes offer vouchers.
  • 10% student discount. If you have a valid NUS card you are able to receive a 10% student discount.
  • Airtime transfer service. This extra allows you securely transfer mobile credit to people abroad, they don’t even need to be Lycamobile customers.

Lycamobile also offers special rates on specific networks worldwide, see their website for details.

What are some of Lycamobile’s pros and cons?


  • Network. Lycamobile runs off the O2 network and so offers 2G, 3G and 4G coverage across the UK.
  • Low cost. Lycamobile offers competitive prices starting from £1.50 a month for their SIM only plans
  • Add ons. Lycamobile allows customers to buy a variety of additional features and add-ons


  • Variety. Lycamobile doesn’t offer a great variety of different mobile plans.

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    EricMarch 10, 2019

    I’m interested in your £1.50pm sim only deal as I don’t want to use any data but how do I keep the number I already have?

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      JoshuaMarch 12, 2019Staff

      Hi Eric,

      Thanks for getting in touch. I hope all is well with you. 😃

      Just a quick note Eric, you have reached Finder, a comparison website. We don’t represent Lycamobile. With that being said, you can keep your number even after switching to a new provider. What you need to do is get in touch with your current provider and request a Porting Authorisation Code (PAC). This is a numerical code that you must then give to your new provider. Please note that the PAC is only valid for 30 days.

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

      Have a wonderful day!


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    MichaelSeptember 7, 2018

    How do I buy Lycamobile £1.50 a month bundle deal paying by debit on the internet?

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      JhezSeptember 8, 2018Staff

      Hello Michael,

      Thank you for your comment.

      You can absolutely order a Lycamobile sim plan over the internet using a debit card, preferably Visa and Mastercard. Just visit the website of Lycamobile and select the plan, then click Buy Now and proceed to check out. I hope this helps.

      Should you wish to have real-time answers to your questions, try our chat box on the lower right corner of our page.


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    HARIApril 22, 2018

    I am going for 22 days to PERU, BOLIVIA, ARGENTINA & BRAZIL and want a Data Pack mainly, though some calls to and from uk would be useful but not essential. Can you recommend a suitable provider and alternatives.
    Thank you.

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    JJuly 23, 2017

    After registering my SIM card can I use it as a pay as you go to top up whenever needed?

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      AnndyJuly 23, 2017Staff

      Hi J,

      Thanks for your question.

      For Lycamobile, you can register your SIM for auto-top-up. You also have the option to top-up just when you need it.


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    SonataJuly 4, 2017

    I wanna order internet data for facebook and YouTube so how i should order? Thanks for your help

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      AnndyJuly 23, 2017Staff

      Hi Sonata,

      Thanks for your question.

      If you want to order a Lycamobile plan with data, just click on the “Apply now” button above. When you are already on the provider’s website, just click the Bundles/Plans tab and compare your options.


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