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£5 free to get you started!

All new free giffgaff SIM cards receive a free £5 once you use your SIM which will appear on your giffgaff account.

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If you call abroad frequently, just add some credit and enjoy low international rates.

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Student SIM card

Giffgaff is a UK mobile network that uses the high quality O2 network spreading across the UK, SIM cards are free, and once you activate your student SIM you are awarded with £5 credit as a thank you!. The next stage is to choose if you want a great value giffgaff goodybag or simply student PAYG at cheap prices per minute or SMS, data is great thanks to the modern O2 network.

Support is via other customers in the community, no need to wait in phone queues as with other networks, GiffGaff has a simple portal with a community where within minutes of you posting a question you will be flooded with answers from other giffgaffers who have been enjoying the network for years.

Get all your mates to join via giffgaffed.com and you can all talk for free as much as you like, great network coverage ensures you are always connected GiffGaff 4G is as good as it gets! Order your student nano SIM here today.

Once you join you are able to switch goodybags or change to PAYG as you like, you can also port in your main number, or port that number out to any other provider there is no tie in, this is the truly contract free network that you will love, order your SIM today and enjoy giffgaff goodybags soon!.

Please enter address to send your free student SIM card and it will be with you within 2 business days, easy!.

Be rewarded with £5 free on activation, no contracts with giffgaff so what are you waiting for? order your free SIM now.

How giffgaff goodybags and GiffGaff PAYG work
Your SIM can be used to buy credit which you can use as you like and rolls over month to month with no hidden costs. The same SIM card can also have giffgaff goodybags purchased which typically last for one month and offer you minutes, SMS and data in various amounts according to the goodybag you purchase. You can buy bigger and smaller goodybags each month to suit your needs or auto-renew to keep it simple.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

Don’t just take it from us, let our customers do the talking!

“Only just joined GiffGaff but it was a seamless and very simple thing to do. It seems to be the cheapest and most generous network that exists! A lesson to the other networks possibly?, I love GiffGaff goodybags”,  giffgaffed since 14/08/2011
Paul Coops

“I joined as you get the best network with packages to suit you changeable month on month based on how YOU want to manage your account. IT’S SIMPLY BRILLIANT”, giffgaffed since 02/09/2019

Shawn Denton

Frequently Asked Questions

What are giffgaff goodybags?

Giffgaff is a mobile network that offers pay-as-you-go sim cards or pay monthly contracts, with the focus on low-cost, no frills services. It has a socially-responsible ethos, and its customers are encouraged to help each other out by sharing information about the service on the giffgaff forum. Goodybags, introduced in 2007, are giffgaff's most popular deals. They come with unlimited minutes, texts and a certain amount of data traffic, and as their name suggests, you get a goodybag every month. However, giffgaff's main selling point is its high-speed 4G network, which covers 99% of the UK population.

How do I get my free sim card

Getting a free Giffgaff sim card is super easy, and it only takes about 3 minutes - follow these steps. First, you'll need to have a mobile phone - either a new one or an old one that you don't use. Then, click here to sign up for a free Giffgaff sim card that will be delivered straight to your door. Your new sim card will come with a number of free texts and minutes, and if you choose to top-up, you'll be paying a lot less than you would with the network you're currently with.

How can I cancel a goodybag

You've signed up for a goodybag on giffgaff, but now you want to cancel it. But how do you go about doing that? Well, there are two ways to cancel your giffgaff goodybag. The faster way is to call giffgaff customer service, as this is the only way to do it if you're outside the UK. The other way is to cancel your giffgaff goodybag online.

How do I change my goodybag

The first step to changing your giffgaff goodybag is to log into your account, and locate the goodybag section. You'll be pleased to know that it's very easy to find, appearing right at the top of your account's homepage. Next, you need to choose the goodybag you want to change. You have two goodybag options: Pay as You Go (PAYG) and Flex. The Flex goodybag is a great option for those of you who want the best possible talk, text and data deal for your money, and with over 60 bundles to choose from, you're sure to find one that fits your needs.

I have just finished the goodybag, can I have a new one

The giffgaff sim card is a type of sim card that you can get for free; all you have to do is register for a free account and then go to a shop and pick it up. You then put the sim card in your phone and it will start working immediately. You need to make sure you have a phone that can take a sim card before you can use the giffgaff sim card.

Can I use my goodybag in the EU?

Sure thing. While roaming in the EU your goodybag works just like it does at home. Members on the Always On and £20 goodybags, as well as our £15, £20 and £35 golden goodybags will be able to use up to 20 GB of their allowance while roaming in the EU and selected destinations.

Can I keep my old phone number?

Sure thing. We'd love to bring your old number to giffgaff. After you've activated your SIM, we'll give you a link to transfer your old number. You'll just need your PAC code from your previous network.

Payback

Giffgaff offer payback points to members who recruit other members, suggest ideas on their crowdsourcing platform (giffgaff Labs), as well as those who provide customer service on the giffgaff community.

Payback points can be exchanged for real money, airtime credit, or donated to five charities (new 2020) nominated by members and paid out biannually in June and December. Giffgaff promise to match their members charitable donations, pound for pound. Giffgaff is an old Scottish word for 'mutual giving' and the company maintains that ethos, as much as possible.

5G

Giffgaff implemented 5G on their golden goodybag range using their new 5G sim on the 7 January 2021.

Existing 4G Giffgaff SIMs will continue to work.

Giffgaff's 5G, like all their network services runs on the O Network. O2 rolled out their 5G network access to O2 customers in October 2019.

Coverage

giffgaff's mobile phone service is based on O2's network and offers 99% population coverage across the UK.

Customer Service

In keeping with its strapline: ‘the mobile network run by you' giffgaff's customer service is operated by its own customers, dubbed members, who answer your queries and help you out when you're stuck. Anyone can sign up to be a member. And for their efforts, they'll be rewarded with giffgaff points, not to mention the satisfaction of helping others.

giffgaff claims that its team of members allow you can get help at any time, day or night, unlike big mobile networks' call centres that are only open between certain times. And it should mean there's no need to wait in long call centre queues either.

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