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I'm not sure how their Pay as you Go packages are, but i'm with 3 Mobile and they offer some of the best contracts. They use Orange for standard calls and have their own 3G network. I seem to be able to get signal most places and they have unlimited packages.
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Vodafone and O2 probably have the best coverage. I'm with Vodafone and they're pretty good, been with O2 in the past and I've had no problems with them either.
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Thanks a lot for the replies. I guess I have an idea about pre-paid offers. As soon as I land in september, I will go to either Vodafone or O2 .
 
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Make sure when you top up you listen to the offers with vodafone. They have some good deals like £10 for 100 minutes and 300 texts for the month I think it was.

Yeah here we go
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Freedom Packs

A Freedom Pack turns a £10 TopUp into £50 of talk and texts - that's 100 minutes and 300 texts. Want even more value? Get 200 minutes and 600 texts for £15. Or a whopping 300 minutes and unlimited texts for just £20.
http://shop.vodafone.co.uk/pay-as-you-go/freedom-packs/
That's more than enough for me anyway. Usually run out of minutes because I hate texts lol.
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Make sure when you top up you listen to the offers with vodafone. They have some good deals like £10 for 100 minutes and 300 texts for the month I think it was.

Yeah here we go

http://shop.vodafone.co.uk/pay-as-you-go/freedom-packs/
That's more than enough for me anyway. Usually run out of minutes because I hate texts lol.

Thanks. So in order to get this deal on an ongoing basis, I need to shell out 10, 15 or 20 quid a month depending on the deal I have?
 
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Thanks. So in order to get this deal on an ongoing basis, I need to shell out 10, 15 or 20 quid a month depending on the deal I have?
No, you should just get in any time you top-up and the deal is on (it'll be advertised if it is).
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No, you should just get in any time you top-up and the deal is on (it'll be advertised if it is).
Every 30 days when it runs out I just stick another tenner on
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No, you should just get in any time you top-up and the deal is on (it'll be advertised if it is).

That is cool. Then, as soon as I land on City will look for a shop that sells these kinds of things
 
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That is cool. Then, as soon as I land on City will look for a shop that sells these kinds of things
You want to either visit the 3rd party stores, mainly CarPhoneWarehouse, Phones4U or Jag.

Or, if you know what network you want, go to their store. For example, O2, Vodaphone, 3 Mobile, T-Mobile all have their own shops in the City.
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