Tuesday, March 20, 2012

The Best Cell Phone Deal!

I'm sure everyone has heard of Prepay Cell phones.  Well I have been using one since last summer.  Alex and I have only had ONE cell phone between the two of us for a long time.  When Alex got busier with work he needed to take it with him.  Leaving me with just a home phone (which by the way is Magic Jack, also another discussion).  Anyway, it just wasn't working out.  Well our cell was under my parents Verizon Plan and they were capped.  We couldn't add another line.  So, I opted to buy a cheap prepay phone and just add minutes as I needed them.  I chose Net 10 and bought 750 minutes for $25.  When I would run out, I would buy more.  Texting would take 1 minute per text and so on.  This has been working really well.  I found on average I spend about $35-40 per month on minutes.  So the other day I was doing some research on how to use an iPhone with a prepay plan.  Come to find out...IT IS POSSIBLE?  What?  Essentially I needed to have an AT&T or Tmobile iPhone or and unlocked GSM phone.  Then I can order a SIM card and activate it with monthly Unlimited minutes for $45/month.  Sounds good to me!  So will it work?

Here is my current CHEAP prepay cell phone.


I purchased a USED iPhone 3G from a guy on Craigslist for....get this....$70!!!


I ordered a Sim Card from Net 10 for $15.

When it gets here I will insert it into the iPhone and activate Monthly Unlimited Talk/Text/Web for $45 per month!  I think that is quite the deal :)

1 comment:

  1. It will totally work. As soon as our contracts are up with Verizon, this is exactly what jd and I have discussed we are going to do! Genius! Going to save us between 100/150 bucks a month. Crazy!