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By golly, you are right. It was a few cents less with data. How'd you figure out this anomaly?
Trial and error.
I contacted customer service. Here is their response

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Not sure where I am wrong.
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Which plan did you choose? I selected the $20 plan

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I selected no plan. Contradiction on their site .
Either way , I know its included since I set people up with this

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These unlimited plans are not truly unlimited, they are good for people who do not use it much, for e.g the cost for a telecom carrier for Israel mobile is around .035 cents a minute, if you use 100 or 200 minutes a month they are ok with it, if you use over 1000 minutes a month that is $35 and they lose big, so they will cap your minutes. It is cheaper and better to stay with your own carrier and buy a pinless option to Israel for e.g $3 and get close to 200 minutes for land line or 90 minutes for a cell phone, never expires, use it only when needed , can do $2, $3, $5 and all the way up. I have been in this business for over 20 years and these are the best options we sell.  Unlimited on a pinless plan is still cheaper than moving to a MVNO just because of international rates. The unlimited we do is capped at 2000 minutes a month, for eg Mexico Unlimited is $$5 a month. We are adding Israel Unlimited soon, not sure what the price will be yet.
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A friend has a plan that expired today with Total Wireless and he would like to switch to ATT prepaid. Can he port the number if the plan is technically expired?
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A friend has a plan that expired today with Total Wireless and he would like to switch to ATT prepaid. Can he port the number if the plan is technically expired?
Every company is different. Try to port out. If it gets denied because it’s inactive then either renew for another month. Or add the lowest plan available

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What are my options going for a week in Israel. Need just talk. Local and back to the USA ? If possible to have a USA number for incoming calls.
Rent for $4 a day ? Or I can get cheaper ?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #908 on: August 01, 2019, 11:37:03 PM »
I'm looking for non smartphone plan. Talk\text preferably unlimited. Need new phone too preferably with keyboard
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #909 on: August 05, 2019, 05:39:09 PM »
What are my options going for a week in Israel. Need just talk. Local and back to the USA ? If possible to have a USA number for incoming calls.
Rent for $4 a day ? Or I can get cheaper ?
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #911 on: August 06, 2019, 01:53:15 PM »
where do all these sellers get their Verizon Prepaid Cards from? i saw the price skyrocket then fall over the past 3 weeks, but not all the way back to before. this months service costed me more than i expected.
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #912 on: August 07, 2019, 04:25:21 AM »
where do all these sellers get their Verizon Prepaid Cards from? i saw the price skyrocket then fall over the past 3 weeks, but not all the way back to before. this months service costed me more than i expected.
What are you paying an what denomination?
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #913 on: August 07, 2019, 03:37:25 PM »
where do all these sellers get their Verizon Prepaid Cards from? i saw the price skyrocket then fall over the past 3 weeks, but not all the way back to before. this months service costed me more than i expected.
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What are you paying an what denomination?
$40 cards are $30 now. Used to be 25.

I messaged one of the sellers (a Jewish guy) he said he doesn't think the price increase is permanent. Just short in supply at the moment.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #914 on: August 07, 2019, 03:50:14 PM »
+1$40 cards are $30 now. Used to be 25.

I messaged one of the sellers (a Jewish guy) he said he doesn't think the price increase is permanent. Just short in supply at the moment.

You have someone I can buy direct from? How do they get them?
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #915 on: August 07, 2019, 03:50:27 PM »
What are you paying an what denomination?
40
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #916 on: August 07, 2019, 10:11:38 PM »
I got last week through “make an offer” $50 card for $30 which equals the same as $40 for $25

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #917 on: August 08, 2019, 12:47:15 AM »
I got last week through “make an offer” $50 card for $30 which equals the same as $40 for $25
There is something fishy with these discounts, $50 for $30 is 40% discount which does not exist through any official channels, like master distributors of prepaid cards who purchase in the millions $$.
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #918 on: August 08, 2019, 12:49:29 AM »
There is something fishy with these discounts, $50 for $30 is 40% discount which does not exist through any official channels, like master distributors of prepaid cards who purchase in the millions $$.
I got 2 separate codes a$20 and a $30 code.
From where they get it I have no idea.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #919 on: August 08, 2019, 12:53:56 AM »
I got 2 separate codes a$20 and a $30 code.
From where they get it I have no idea.
Stolen credit cards maybe? I have been in the telecom carrier business for a long time, never seen any official discounts any where close to this.
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