Monday, May 05, 2008

The votes have been counted...

So T-Mobile made me an offer for 2 new Blackberries and were prepared to throw in a PS3 and a Wii.

I phoned up Orange to get my PAC codes and they made me a counter offer...

No fancy freebies but similar minutes, texts, email and data to T-Mobile at about 2/3 of the monthly price; the WiFi versions of the phones instead of the GPS versions, and across the two contracts, £180 of cash-back.

When you compare the two contracts over 18 months, the Orange one comes out £630 cheaper but doesn't give you the two consoles.  The two consoles have a street price of under £500 so this is a no-brainer for me and Serena.  We stay with Orange and buy the Wii soon and the PS3 a bit later.

Oh and we have to wait until 22 May for the new phones as that is when our current contract ends.  Big deal!


GF said...

I'd do the same as you mate.

When you said you were going with Carphone Warehouse I thought they would be more expensive about 1/4 to 1/5, not 1/3. Mind you I didn't mention as I assumed you'd already checked that.... else do they afford the free consoles!?!?

Get Wii Fit, it's great... ;)

Jase said...

Carphone Warehouse were useless.
I shopped around on the net and fuond a better deal by a mile, still Orange came up trumps in the end.

GF said...

I knew CW would be mate, I just didn't want to say if that was what you were wanting to go with....glad you found a better deal though.