Prepaid Under $30 Per Month

Phone plans don’t have to be expensive. The trick is to bring your own phone. There are plenty of options $30 or under and you can save hundreds compared with familiar 24 month contract plans.

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Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

100 Minute Plan Prepaid

  • 100 Minutes
  • 0MB Data
  • $7/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Vodafone

MyMix 1 Prepaid Recharge

  • 120 Minutes
  • 500MB Data
  • $8/recharge
7
Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Daily Plus - $2 Daily Level + $10 Recharge

Starts at $2 Daily Level with auto bump up if more data used
  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 500MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

$10 Prepaid As You Go

  • $10 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
gotalk

Anytime 10

National calls 0c per minute plus 29c flagfall
  • $10 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Supa Plan 10

  • $10 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Coles

$10 Pay As You Go

  • $10 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
1
Phone available
Dodo

$10 Prepaid Recharge

  • $10 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Combo 10 Plan

  • $10 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

200 Minute Plan Prepaid

  • 200 Minutes
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

400 Minute Plan Prepaid

  • 400 Minutes
  • 0MB Data
  • $14/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
ALDI mobile

$15 Pay As You Go

  • $15 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $15/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$15 Prepaid Long Expiry

  • $15 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $15/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

$15 Prepaid As You Go

  • $15 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $15/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Kogan Mobile

1XL Plan 30 Days

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 1GB Data
  • $16.95/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

600 Minute Plan Prepaid

  • 600 Minutes
  • 0MB Data
  • $17/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$19 Prepaid Long Expiry

  • $19 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $19/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$19 Prepaid Simple

  • $19 Included Value
  • 100MB Data
  • $19/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$19 Prepaid Plus

  • $100 Included Value
  • 500MB Data
  • $19/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

$20 Prepaid As You Go

  • $20 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $20/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Supa Plan 20

  • $20 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $20/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$20 Pre-Paid Long Life

  • $20 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $20/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Boost Mobile

$20 ULTRA Pre-paid SIM

  • 100 Minutes
  • 1GB Data
  • $20/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Eazy 20 Plan

  • $20 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $20/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$20 Pre-Paid Simplicity

  • $20 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $20/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

Popular Flexible Plan Prepaid

  • 100 Minutes
  • 200MB Data
  • $21/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

1,000 Minute Plan Prepaid

  • 1000 Minutes
  • 0MB Data
  • $23/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

Unlimited Voice & SMS Prepaid + PAYG Data

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 0MB Data
  • $23.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Lebara Mobile

$24.90 Mini Mega Plan

  • $24.90 Included Value
  • 1GB Data
  • Deal: 50% off First Month + 1GB Bonus Data
  • $24.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 1.5GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 1.5GB Data
  • $24.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

VIP 25 Prepaid Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 0MB Data
  • $25/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$29 Prepaid Long Expiry

  • $29 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $29/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$29 Prepaid Simple

  • $29 Included Value
  • 100MB Data
  • $29/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$29 Prepaid Plus

  • $450 Included Value
  • 2GB Data
  • $29/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Lebara Mobile

$29.90 National Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 5GB Data
  • Deal: Online only - 50% off First Month
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

Unlimited Voice & SMS + 3GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Unlimited 30 Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 2GB Data
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 3GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
OVO

OVO for Mobile $29.95

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 1.5GB Data
  • Deal: 50% off ($14.95/month) for first three months
  • $29.95/recharge
7
Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Long Expiry - $30 Recharge

  • $30 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$30 Pre-Paid Long Life

  • $30 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

$30 Prepaid As You Go

  • $30 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Supa Plan 30

  • $30 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$30 Pre-Paid Simplicity

  • $30 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Woolworths

Pre-paid Mobile $30 Starter Pack

  • $1,000 Included Value
  • 3GB Data
  • Deal: 50% off when you buy online + Bonus 3GB for new customers in the first month (ends 30th June)
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$30 Pre-Paid Beyond Talk

  • $30 Included Value
  • 200MB Data
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Eazy 30 Plan

  • $30 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $30/recharge
7
Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Ultimate - $30 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB until 31 July 2016
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$30 Pre-Paid Freedom Plus

  • $700 Included Value
  • 1.5GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus Night Data
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

100 Minute Plan Prepaid

  • 100 Minutes
  • 0MB Data
  • $7/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Vodafone

MyMix 1 Prepaid Recharge

  • 120 Minutes
  • 500MB Data
  • $8/recharge
7
Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Daily Plus - $2 Daily Level + $10 Recharge

Starts at $2 Daily Level with auto bump up if more data used
  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 500MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

$10 Prepaid As You Go

  • $10 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
gotalk

Anytime 10

National calls 0c per minute plus 29c flagfall
  • $10 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Supa Plan 10

  • $10 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Coles

$10 Pay As You Go

  • $10 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
1
Phone available
Dodo

$10 Prepaid Recharge

  • $10 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Combo 10 Plan

  • $10 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

200 Minute Plan Prepaid

  • 200 Minutes
  • 0MB Data
  • $10/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

400 Minute Plan Prepaid

  • 400 Minutes
  • 0MB Data
  • $14/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
ALDI mobile

$15 Pay As You Go

  • $15 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $15/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$15 Prepaid Long Expiry

  • $15 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $15/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

$15 Prepaid As You Go

  • $15 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $15/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Kogan Mobile

1XL Plan 30 Days

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 1GB Data
  • $16.95/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

600 Minute Plan Prepaid

  • 600 Minutes
  • 0MB Data
  • $17/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$19 Prepaid Long Expiry

  • $19 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $19/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$19 Prepaid Simple

  • $19 Included Value
  • 100MB Data
  • $19/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$19 Prepaid Plus

  • $100 Included Value
  • 500MB Data
  • $19/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

$20 Prepaid As You Go

  • $20 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $20/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Supa Plan 20

  • $20 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $20/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$20 Pre-Paid Long Life

  • $20 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $20/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Boost Mobile

$20 ULTRA Pre-paid SIM

  • 100 Minutes
  • 1GB Data
  • $20/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Eazy 20 Plan

  • $20 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $20/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$20 Pre-Paid Simplicity

  • $20 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $20/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

Popular Flexible Plan Prepaid

  • 100 Minutes
  • 200MB Data
  • $21/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

1,000 Minute Plan Prepaid

  • 1000 Minutes
  • 0MB Data
  • $23/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

Unlimited Voice & SMS Prepaid + PAYG Data

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 0MB Data
  • $23.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Lebara Mobile

$24.90 Mini Mega Plan

  • $24.90 Included Value
  • 1GB Data
  • Deal: 50% off First Month + 1GB Bonus Data
  • $24.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 1.5GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 1.5GB Data
  • $24.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

VIP 25 Prepaid Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 0MB Data
  • $25/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$29 Prepaid Long Expiry

  • $29 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $29/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$29 Prepaid Simple

  • $29 Included Value
  • 100MB Data
  • $29/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$29 Prepaid Plus

  • $450 Included Value
  • 2GB Data
  • $29/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Lebara Mobile

$29.90 National Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 5GB Data
  • Deal: Online only - 50% off First Month
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

Unlimited Voice & SMS + 3GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Unlimited 30 Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 2GB Data
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 3GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
OVO

OVO for Mobile $29.95

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 1.5GB Data
  • Deal: 50% off ($14.95/month) for first three months
  • $29.95/recharge
7
Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Long Expiry - $30 Recharge

  • $30 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$30 Pre-Paid Long Life

  • $30 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

$30 Prepaid As You Go

  • $30 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Supa Plan 30

  • $30 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$30 Pre-Paid Simplicity

  • $30 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Woolworths

Pre-paid Mobile $30 Starter Pack

  • $1,000 Included Value
  • 3GB Data
  • Deal: 50% off when you buy online + Bonus 3GB for new customers in the first month (ends 30th June)
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$30 Pre-Paid Beyond Talk

  • $30 Included Value
  • 200MB Data
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Eazy 30 Plan

  • $30 Included Value
  • 0MB Data
  • $30/recharge
7
Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Ultimate - $30 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB until 31 July 2016
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$30 Pre-Paid Freedom Plus

  • $700 Included Value
  • 1.5GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus Night Data
  • $30/recharge

Why Prepaid?

A prepaid plan is the ultimate way to control your monthly mobile phone bill. If you’ve ever been caught out with by a huge phone bill and you want to make sure it never happens again, prepaid is the perfect solution .

A prepaid plan is also a great idea for young kids. Teaching youngsters the value of money through a prepaid plan with a finite limit of credit is a great idea. They get a limited number of calls and SMS to make to stay in touch with you and their friends, plus some data to use browsing the web and staying up to date on social media.

Many people also find prepaid plans are a great tool for older people who may not use a mobile phone often. There are numerous plans which include a long expiry period: 90 to 365 days. Pop a SIM card into a cheap phone and it is available when it is needed, but it won’t need to be recharged every month.

Prepaid vs Postpost

The mobile market is split into two broad categories: prepaid and postpaid. The core difference between the two is in the naming; prepaid plans are bought in advance of their use, postpaid plans are paid for at the end of a set period, usually a month.

Practically, the difference is that prepaid plans have a hard limit. You get a set amount of credit (calls, SMS and data) and when you’ve used this you need to recharge your account to get more. Postpaid plans can be used before the agreed limits in the plan, but you will pay extra for this excess usage. For example, if you have used all the included data in your plan for the month your carrier might automatically top-up for account for a set fee.

Both account types serve a purpose and should be part of your consideration. If you want an always-on style of service you should get a postpaid plan. If you want total control over how much you spend each month you should consider going prepaid.

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