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Student SIM card
Giffgaff is a great network for students for several reasons. Some of the key benefits of giffgaff for students include:
- Affordable prices: giffgaff offers competitively-priced plans with no hidden fees or long-term contracts, which can be a great fit for students on a budget.
- Flexible plans: giffgaff lets you choose the plan that best fits your needs, whether you want a pay-as-you-go plan or a monthly contract. This can be helpful for students who may not want to commit to a long-term contract.
- Great network coverage: giffgaff uses the O2 network, which provides excellent coverage across the UK. This can be important for students who need to stay connected while on the go.
- Helpful community: giffgaff has a strong community of users who are willing to help answer questions and provide support. This can be especially useful for students who may not be familiar with mobile phone networks.
- Innovative features: giffgaff offers unique features, such as the ability to roll over unused data to the next month, and the option to pause your plan if you’re going away for a while. These features can be especially useful for students who may have irregular usage patterns.
In short, giffgaff is a great choice for students who want an affordable and flexible mobile phone network with great coverage and helpful support.
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 many golden ones come with student discount plans at no extra cost.
Once you join you can 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 provided there is no tie in, this is the truly contract free network you will love, order your SIM today with no credit checks and enjoy a Giffgaff goodybag monthly plan soon!.
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Be rewarded with £5 free on activation, no contracts with giffgaff so what are you waiting for? Order your free SIM now. There is no need for a student discount code just the email address for your studies typically ending in .ac.uk.
How Giffgaff goodybags and GiffGaff PAYG work your SIM can 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 and enjoy student life on a student budget from one of the leading mobile network providers.
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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 will 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 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 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 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.
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.
Giffgaff's mobile phone service is based on O2's network and offers 99% population coverage across the UK.
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.