Tesco Mobile SIM-only deals
Tesco Mobile offers great value prepay and bill pay SIM-only deals. These affordable and flexible plans are ideal if you love your phone and want the freedom of SIM only.
Why choose Tesco Mobile?
Tesco Mobile has a range of SIM-only plans to suit every user and some other great perks.
Tesco Mobile’s network coverage
Tesco Mobile is powered by the Three network, one of Ireland’s biggest networks. They boast 99.6% population coverage and 99% coverage for 4G data services.
Tesco Mobile is the biggest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) in Ireland, so, if you have good reception from Three, Tesco Mobile will work well for you too.
For coverage information see Tesco Mobile’s Network Coverage page.
Double your data with Tesco Clubcard
You can double your data when you register your Clubcard to your new Tesco Mobile account and top up with €15 or more.
If you’re on a Tesco Mobile prepay plan, you can also double your data when you register your Clubcard on the Tesco Mobile app and top up with €15 or more.
You can change plans by texting Join Prepay 15 to 1744 or call customer services on 1749.
Boost your Clubcard vouchers
If you regularly shop at Tesco and collect Clubcard vouchers, you’ll also benefit from:
What are the benefits of SIM-only?
If you’ve paid off your phone and are still happy with your handset, you’ll save money by switching to a SIM-only deal.
The advantages of switching to a SIM-only deal include:
- You can keep your existing phone
- SIM-only plans are cheaper
- It’s flexible, with no contract tie-ins
- It’s a good way to check how a new network performs without locking into a 2-year deal
Sometimes it’s cheaper to buy your phone outright and then go for a SIM-only deal, especially if you don’t mind buying a refurbished phone.
How do you switch to a Tesco Mobile SIM-only plan?
To switch to a Tesco Mobile SIM-only plan, view all plans in our comparison table and click through to Tesco Mobile for further details.
Once you receive your SIM, you simply need to pop it into your phone and then either register your number or move your existing number to your new SIM by logging into My Tesco Mobile.
You may also need to contact your current mobile phone provider if you need to unlock your handset.
Can I upgrade or change my Tesco Mobile SIM-only plan?
With a Tesco Mobile 30-day SIM-only plan, you have the freedom to upgrade or change your plan at any time without worrying about exit fees or charges. You can also customise your plan at any stage with add-ons like extra texts or more data.
Thinking about a new phone?
If you are looking to snap up one of the latest iPhones or Samsung phones, then choosing a Tesco Mobile Bill Pay plan is a great way to get your hands on a brand new phone with all your minutes, calls and data thrown in.
Tesco Mobile FAQs
How long will it take for my SIM to arrive from Tesco Mobile?
If you order your SIM card before 1pm, Tesco Mobile will aim to have it delivered by courier the next working day.
When you place an order through Tesco Mobile online, you’ll get an Order Tracking number by email so that you can track your delivery.
What is an MVNO?
An MVNO uses an established network to provide its customers with a mobile service. Tesco is the biggest MVNO in Ireland and uses the Three network to power its mobile service.
What is a SIM-only plan?
A SIM-only plan allows you to just pay for data, calls and texts. When you sign up you’ll get a SIM card with an allocation of data, texts and minutes, but the deal won’t include a phone.
SIM-only plans are generally cheaper and will save you money if you already have a phone you are happy with.
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