Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile’s SIM-only deals

Virgin Mobile’s flexible SIM-only plan is packed with unlimited data, calls and texts - and you don’t need Virgin Media broadband to benefit.

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SIM-only deal

Virgin Mobile’s flexible SIM-Only deal is packed with unlimited data, calls and texts and 27GB of EU roaming data.

The perfect plan for streaming, gaming and travelling. Enjoy:

  • 27GB EU roaming
  • Unlimited calls, texts and data
  • No joining fees

This is a SIM-only, 30-day contract you can cancel anytime. This means no ties, and you can switch plans whenever you like.

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Why choose Virgin Mobile?

Virgin Media are an award-winning communications provider, offering superfast broadband, TV and mobile services across Ireland.

  • It’s powered by the Three network for 99% population coverage
  • Keep your mobile number for a hassle-free switch
  • Next day delivery of your new SIM at a time and place to suit you
  • Switch plans whenever you like; no ties and no hidden charges
  • Manage your bills and plans easily online with the My Virgin Media account
  • Order up to 6 SIMs if you’ve been with Virgin Media for over 3 months
  • Generous EU roaming data allowances

Add-ons for international calling

Virgin Mobile’s fixed-cost add-ons are ideal for keeping in touch with family and friends in the UK and abroad.

To help you keep track of costs, Virgin Mobile will notify you by text to stop you from going over your allowance when 80% and 100% of your allowance has been used.

There are two options:

  1. UK Call Pack for 500 minutes a month to the UK and Northern Ireland
  2. US, Canada & Europe CallPack for 350 international minutes a month to US, Canada and 44 EU and other European destinations.

Can you get Virgin mobile if Virgin Media broadband isn’t in your area?

Yes, Virgin mobile is available nationwide, not just in their cable areas.

The Virgin Mobile network is powered by the Three network, which is 99% for 4G services and 99.9% for calling services. Your mobile coverage with Virgin will be the same.

Get a SIM only deal with the calls, texts and data you need for less.

It only takes a few minutes to find a cheaper deal and start saving.

What are the advantages of a SIM-only plan?

You’ll save money by switching to a SIM-only deal if you’ve paid off your phone and are happy with your existing handset.

Advantages of switching to a Virgin Mobile 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

Virgin Mobile’s network coverage

Virgin Mobile is powered by Three, one of Ireland’s biggest mobile networks. Virgin claim to offer the best deal for unlimited data, calls and texts with 99% of Ireland covered.

Virgin Mobile currently does not offer 5G mobile coverage in Ireland.

What else do Virgin Media offer?

Besides some great SIM-only deals, Virgin Media also provides superfast, reliable broadband and TV bundles. Check out what Virgin Media Broadband & TV bundles are available in your area with our free broadband checker.

Virgin Mobile FAQs

Can I keep my mobile number if I switch to SIM-only?

Yes, you can keep your number when you switch to a Virgin Mobile SIM-only plan.

On receipt of your SIM, register for a My Virgin Media account (or sign in if you’re an existing Virgin Media customer).

You’ll then be taken through 3 easy steps to move your existing number to your new Virgin Mobile SIM.

Is Virgin Mobile's mobile data truly unlimited?

Yes. With Virgin Mobile’s Unlimited Plan, you don’t have to worry about a fair usage policy or any data caps as the mobile data really is unlimited

Can you change from a Virgin Mobile SIM-only plan to a bill pay plan?

With a 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.

Virgin Mobile is also really flexible, even if you don’t want to upgrade you have the option move to a cheaper plan, or add more minutes, texts and data, at any stage, and the change will take effect on your next billing date.

What do I need to switch to a Virgin Mobile SIM-only plan?

Sign up for your chosen plan on the Virgin Media website. You’ll need to provide your contact and bank account details; your IBAN and BIC or account number and sort code is enough.

You may be asked for proof of identity, for example, your passport, driving license or National ID card.

You may also need to contact your current mobile phone provider if you need to unlock your handset.

If you place your order before 8pm you’ll be offered next day delivery from Virgin Mobile. Once the order goes through, you’ll get an email and text with delivery details, and ways to change them if they don’t suit you.

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Call Virgin Mobile on 01 568 0931