You don’t have to hit the high street to grab a cut-price mobile or broadband deal this Black Friday – there are plenty of bargains to be had online.
If your current broadband or mobile package is coming to an end, or you’re free to move to a new provider without paying an exit fee, now’s the perfect time pick up a low-cost deal. Reducing your outgoings could be a real help, especially with all those Christmas expenses looming. Some switching sites offer Black Friday incentives to switch too, with home management site www.hoppy.co.uk, for example, providing a £30 Amazon voucher for every broadband or TV switch made by December 2.
Here’s our rundown of some of the best Black Friday mobile and broadband bargains.
According to comparison website uSwitch.com, among the best Black Friday mobile phone deals are Fonehouse’s Samsung Galaxy Note 10 256GB Aura Glow with 75GB of data, unlimited calls and texts for £36 a month, and Mobile Phones Direct’s iPhone 11 for £41 a month, with 90GB of data, plus unlimited calls and texts.
Ernest Doku, tech expert at uSwitch.com said: “Black Friday is a brilliant time to snap up a great mobile phone, but getting the best deals takes a bit of preparation. Shoppers need to do their homework in advance and sign up for social media alerts from retailers and comparison sites, as many big deals will be announced on Twitter on the day itself.”
If you’re after an iPhone XR this Christmas, then comparison site Broadbandchoices.co.uk is offering a 24-month contract deal with Vodafone which costs £33 a month and comes with 60GB data and unlimited minutes and texts.
If you’d prefer a SIM-only deal, Broadbandchoices.co.uk has an exclusive deal with iD Mobile which comes with 20GB of data, costs £14 a month and has a 30-day rolling contract. You’ll get a £14 prepaid Mastercard with this deal and the offer ends on December 2.
If you just want a handset and are keen to do your bit for the environment and buy a pre-loved phone, this Black Friday www.mazumamobile.com is offering up to £120 off refurbished Apple phones, including the iPhone XS and up to £60 off refurbished Samsung phones, including the Galaxy Note 9.
If you’re looking for a great broadband deal this Black Friday, Broadbandchoices.co.uk is offering an exclusive unlimited fibre broadband deal with The Post Office costing £22.90 a month with a 12-month contract. The average download speed is 38Mb and you’ll get a £60 gift card for either M&S, Argos, John Lewis or Amazon.co.uk when you apply. You’ll need to get your skates on though, as this offer ends on December 1.
Broadbandchoices.co.uk also has an exclusive deal with SSE . You’ll pay £22 a month for 18 months and get unlimited broadband with an average download speed of 35Mb. You’ll also received a £55 Reward Card, and this deal is available until December 4.
Before choosing a broadband package, make sure it’s right for you and will provide you with a fast download speed and sufficient data. Read our Guide to choosing a broadband package for tips on picking the right deal for you.