Cheapest SIM Only Deals

We look at the cheapest SIM only tariffs that are available in the UK today. So if you are looking for the cheapest mobile deals or want to compare prices, this article will provide this to you.

Sim only deals

We also cover cheapest SIM only tariffs with International calls. Please read on.

List of providers and their cheapest SIM only tariffs

Here is a list of mobile phone provides and the cheapest tariffs they offer. The cheapest being Virgin Mobile and ID Mobile at £5.00 and the most expensive being EE at £14.00.

Virgin Mobile£5.00Unlimited3GB
ID Mobile£5.00Unlimited2GB
Sky Mobile£7.00Unlimited3GB
Tesco Mobile£7.50Unlimited2GB
Asda Mobile£9.00Unlimited 25GB
VOXI Mobile£10.00Unlimited30GB
O2 Mobile£10.00Unlimited5GB
Superdrug Mobile£10.00Unlimited5GB
BT Mobile£13.00Unlimited5GB
EE Mobile£14.00Unlimited1GB

If you don’t use data much and mainly use your phone for calling and texting, then Virgin and ID Mobile offer good value.

If you are a an average user of data, then SMARTY offers 30GB of data with unlimited calls and text for £10.00.

The cheapest Unlimited Tarffs

Here is the list for the cheapest monthly Unlimited Tariff for calls, text and data. Not all providers offer unlimited data tariffs.

ProviderPriceCalls, Text, DataContract
ID Mobile£16.00Unlimited24 months
SMARTY£20.00Unlimited1 month
Three£20.00Unlimited12 months
Asda Mobile£20.00UnlimitedNo Contract
Virgin Mobile£25.00Unlimited24 months
Tesco Mobile£25.00Unlimited24 months
Vodafone £26.00Unlimited24 months
O2 Mobile £30.00Unlimited24 months
Giffgaff£35.00Unlimited18 Months
VOXI Mobile£35.00UnlimitedNo contract
EE Mobile£35.00Unlimited24 months

ID Mobile has the cheapest Unlimited tariff at £16.00. Whilst Giffgaff, VOXI mobile and EE are the most expensive.

If you use a lot of data then the unlimited plans would probably be the best for you. Unless you mainly use your data through WiFi.

Cheapest SIM Only Tariffs with International Calls

Here are the cheapest SIM Only tariffs that also provide some Internationals call minutes.

ProviderPriceCalls, Text, DataContract
Lyca£5.00 £1.995GB data.
1000 UK minutes and text.
100 International minutes.
30 days
Lebara£5.003GB data.
1000 UK minutes and text.
100 International minutes.
30 days, no contract

Customer Service Ratings

You might want to find out what mobile providers customer service is like as well. Here are the providers as rated on Trustpilot.

  • Giffgaff – 4.3 Stars out of 5 Stars (Excellent)
  • SMARTY – 4.2 Stars out of 5 Stars (Great)
  • VOXI Mobile – 3.9 Stars out of 5 Stars (Great)
  • ID Mobile – 3.6 Stars out of 5 Stars (Average)
  • Asda Mobile – 3.1 Stars out of 5 Stars (Average)
  • EE Mobile – 2.4 Stars out of 5 Stars (Poor)
  • BT Mobile – 2 Stars out of 5 Stars (Poor)
  • Tesco Mobile – 1.7 Stars out of 5 Stars (Bad)
  • Three – 1.6 Stars out of 5 Stars (Bad)
  • O2 Mobile – 1.4 Stars out of 5 Stars (Bad)
  • Vodafone – 1.3 Stars out of 5 Stars (Bad)
  • Virgin Mobile – 1.2 Stars out of 5 Stars (Bad)

Mobile phone providers that have their own network infrastructure

These providers have their own network infrastructure for their mobile phone delivery.

  • EE
  • Vodafone
  • Three
  • O2

Mobile virtual network operators

Here is the list of Mobile virtual network operators on our list and the network they use.

MVNOHost Network
ID MobileThree
Virgin MobileEE
Tesco MobileO2
Asda MobileVodafone
VOXI MobileVodafone
Sky MobileO2
BT MobileEE

Here are links to the websites for the featured providers

Additional Information

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