Telstra Prepaid Mobile Phone Plans Reviews & Offers

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Planning to switch to Telstra? We have already reviewed Telstra Prepaid Mobile phone plans earlier. This time we are going to review Telstra Prepaid Mobile Phone plans.

This article goes through all the Telstra Prepaid Mobile phone plans with its features, data and call details and price to make it easy to choose the best plan for you.

We also list out the pros and cons of Telstra Prepaid and how to recharge your Telstra prepaid phone.

Telstra offers numerous prepaid plans. Main types of prepaid plans are Prepaid Plans, Simplicity Plans, and Long Life Plans. You can choose any one of them. Make use of the below list to select your best suit.

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Telstra Prepaid Mobile Plans:

Telstra Prepaid Mobile Plan Features Data Included Calls Price
Telstra $10 Prepaid Plus SIM Starter Kit-Mobile Telstra 4G network, Prepaid 7 days 1 GB Data Unlimited Calls + Messages $10 per recharge
Telstra $30 Prepaid SIM Starter Kit-Mobile Telstra 4G network, Prepaid 28 days 1 GB Data Unlimited Calls + Unlimited Messages $30 per recharge
Telstra Pre-Paid Day2Day Telstra 4G network, Prepaid 5 days, 100 MB data per day, Unlimited Wi-Fi data 100 MB Data Unlimited Calls + Unlimited Messages $5 per recharge
Telstra Prepaid Plus $50 Telstra 4G network, Prepaid 5 days, All for use within Australia 7.5 GB Data Unlimited Calls + Unlimited Messages $50 per recharge
Telstra Prepaid Plus $40 Telstra 4G network, Prepaid 28 days, All for use within Australia 5 GB Data Unlimited Calls + Unlimited Messages $40 per recharge
Telstra Prepaid Plus $30 Telstra 4G network, Prepaid 28 days 2.5 GB Unlimited Calls + Unlimited Messages $30 per recharge
Telstra Prepaid Plus $60 Telstra 4G network, Prepaid 28 days, All for use within Australia 10 GB Data Unlimited Calls + Unlimited Messages $60 per recharge
Telstra Long Life $100 Telstra 4G network, Pay-as-you-go 12 months, All for use within Australia 0 MB Data

Extra data $2/MB

200 min Calls + Messages $100 per recharge
Telstra Long Life $50 Telstra 4G network, Pay-as-you-go 6 months, All for use within Australia 0 MB Data

Extra data $2/MB

100 min Calls + Messages $50 per recharge
Telstra Long Life $70 Telstra 4G network, Pay-as-you-go 12 months, All for use within Australia 0 MB Data

Extra data $2/MB

100 min Calls + Messages $70 per recharge
Telstra Simplicity $20 Telstra 4G network, Pay-as-you-go 30 days, All for use within Australia 0 MB Data

Extra data $0.10/MB

$0 Calls + Messages $20 per recharge
Telstra Long Life $20 Telstra 4G network, Pay-as-you-go 60 days, All for use within Australia 0 MB Data

Extra data $2/MB

$0 Calls + Messages $20 per recharge
Telstra Long Life $30 Telstra 4G network, Pay-as-you-go 6 months, All for use within Australia 0 MB Data

Extra data $2/MB

$0 Calls + Messages $30 per recharge
Telstra Simplicity $30 Telstra 4G network, Pay-as-you-go 60 days, All for use within Australia 0 MB Data

Extra data $0.10/MB

$0 Calls + Messages $30 per recharge
Telstra Long Life $40 Telstra 4G network, Pay-as-you-go 6 months, All for use within Australia 0 MB Data

Extra data $2/MB

50 min Calls + Messages $40 per recharge
Telstra Simplicity $50 Telstra 4G network, Pay-as-you-go 90 days, All for use within Australia 0 MB Data

Extra data $0.10/MB

$0 Calls + Messages $50 per recharge
Telstra Simplicity $100 Telstra 4G network, Pay-as-you-go 180 days, All for use within Australia 0 MB Data

Extra data $0.10/MB

$0 Calls + Messages $100 per recharge

 

Different Services Offered by Telstra

All the prepaid mobile services operate on high-speed 4G data network throughout Australia. Each and every service which uses the 4G network is given the same data speed and high call quality. There is no alteration or variance for Telstra prepaid customers. Telstra 4G network has the widest coverage in both regional and metropolitan areas of Australia. Along with telecommunication network and high-speed network access, it is also famous for pay television, voice and other media products and services.

How Much Does Telstra Prepaid Mobile Cost?

Prepaid plans are prepaid based. It means that you have to pay a set upfront fee to get the access of 28 days or 30 days with Long Life recharges. Simplicity and Long Life recharge plans start from as low as $20. Freedom Plus recharge plans start from $30. You can select any one of them as per your requirements.

Not all Telstra plans offer unlimited calling and unlimited messaging. They give you a value that’s either directly related to your recharge amount or derived from it. After that, calls are charged at 89c/minute (Freedom Plus Plan), 15c/minute (Simplicity Plan) or 78c/minute (Long Life Plan). Some of the recharge plans do not offer unlimited calling. Rather they give low data caps or charge you a flat fee per MB data of usage.

What Extras Does Telstra Prepaid Mobile Offer?

Generally, you have to sign up for a contract plan in order to get extra features or offerings from a prepaid plan. However, Telstra offers a 200GB Microsoft OneDrive subscription to all of its mobile customers, including prepaid customers. If you are going to broadband or home phone service, then you can look for a bundled discount offer. Generally, contract phones offer various kinds of discounts. Telstra Air provides all its prepaid customers across all plan types with the public Wi-Fi network.

ADVANTAGES:

  • You cannot spend extra: If you want to spend more, then you can surely do it. But you cannot spend more by mistake on a prepaid plan.
  • Telstra Air access: Telstra Air provides all its prepaid customers across all plan types with the public Wi-Fi network. Log into Telstra Air to get the free Wi-Fi network access. This offer is valid until March 27, 2018.

DISADVANTAGES:

  • Premium Pricing: Telstra is one of the major telecom service providers in Australia. Its prepaid plans are costlier than its competitors.
  • Inconsistent expiry: Best Telstra value prepaid plan is the Freedom Plus plan. However, this plan expires after 28 days. Long Life plans expire after 365 days.

Ways to Recharge Telstra Prepaid

  • Online at m.telstra.com: Log into the Telstra web portal which is m.telstra.com from your prepaid cell phone. You will get options to view your credit balance, recharge via credit/debit card, Visa Checkout, and CreditMe2U or PayPal services.
  • Online from your Desktop: Log into the Telstra web portal which is www.telstra.com from your desktop’s web browser. Register to get your Telstra ID or link your Facebook account to handle and recharge your Telstra account.
  • Telstra 24/7 App: If you need a handy app to check your Telstra account, then download and install Telstra 24/7 app on your Android or iOS or BlackBerry phone. This app is free of charge. You can handle all the services online using your Telstra ID from the app. If you do not have a Wi-Fi connection, then the app can directly detect your SIM Card and service status.
  • Via Credit Card/ PayPal: You can choose from various payment gateway options like Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal.
  • Using Recharge Vouchers: Many supermarkets and local stores have recharge vouchers. You can purchase these vouchers and log into your Telstra 24/7 mobile app to recharge.
  • Via cell phone: Dial 125 888 from your cell phone to directly access the recharge service.
  • Automatic Recharge: If you do not wish to forget recharging every month, then log into your Telstra account and click on automatic recharge. This service will remain active until and unless you de-activate the automatic recharge service.

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