Giffgaff is owned by O2s parent company Telefónica and runs on O2s network so youre guaranteed great coverage. Giffgaffs flexible 30-day SIMs let you choose the perfect mix of allowances for you but if you want to change to a different plan then thats fine too, because at giffgaff youre the boss theyll even tell you if you can save money by changing to a different Goodybag! Refer your friends to earn PayBack points and then chat for free with free-to-giffgaff calls.
giffgaff uses O2's network to provide coverage to its customers. They are a virtual network operator (MVNO) meaning that they have an agreement with O2 to use their network space, enabling them to offer mobile plans without maintaining the infrastructure. Coverage is identical, so if you live in an area with good O2 coverage then you'll find giffgaff to be equally as good with the same number of signal bars on your phone.
Pay as you go phones from giffgaff can be found in the PAYG tab from £39.00 to buy outright. You'll usually have to pay an initial top-up charge of £5-10 which is included in our totals, but there are no ongoing fees.
giffgaff SIMs are available from £5.00 per month. These are pay-as-you-go.
You'll automatically receive cashback (usually via BACS) after your contract is connected.
Requires you to take some manual actions to receive e.g. Send in your 6th, 9th & 12th bill to the retailer. These deals can often be the cheapest if you're willing go through the steps.
Better deals may be available if you're an existing customer taking out other services. e.g. you already have Sky TV or BT Broadband. These are not upgrades, and not for existing mobile phone customers.