expired Telstra: $45pm for 12m with 25GB & $200 JB Gift Card or $65pm for 24m with 45GB & $300/$500 Credit for Phone Purchase @ JB Hi-Fi

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New deals for porting to Telstra through JB HiFi, no ETA on expiry (last similar deal went for 1-2 months). Like last time it is targeted at new and port in customers, or just port out of Telstra for 30 days.

$45pm for 12 months + $200 JB Gift Card
25Gb data (15+10 bonus), unlimited talk and text

$65pm for 24 months + $300 credit for phone purchase under $999 RRP
45Gb data (40+5 bonus), unlimited talk and text

$65pm for 24 months + $500 credit for phone purchase over $999 RRP
45Gb data (40+5 bonus), unlimited talk and text

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  • +7 votes

    I would wait ~ there's new plans coming ~

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    Does any plan includes international calling?

    • +7 votes

      If I am not wrong, you can add unlimited international calling to several countries incl. India for an additional $10/mo on any plan.

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    Just wondering if there is any way to get a discount for the $199 ultimate plan. Planning to use it for home internet too.

    • +1 vote

      Join Amway as a rep. and then get 20% off. Apart from that unfortunate road to getting 20% off $199 ($40 off). the most Telstra has offered is $20 off the Ultimate plan which you can get by talking to the correct person who knows what they are doing.

  • +2 votes

    Has anyone been successful in porting out to another carrier and port back in the same day? Was told by one store need 30 days and the other store told me three months (he has no clue).

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      I went through that 6 months ago.

      The most consistent answer I got was that you needed to wait a month however sometimes they are willing to try to put it through their system. It accepted it on my occasion and they were happy.

      In a nut shell, I went to one store to get the plan then took the gift card to another to buy the phone… all because only one was happy to port me back so quickly and the other offered a bit of a deal on the phone. Pays to shop around, even within the same company :)

    • +1 vote

      Did anyone visit a Telstra store and ask them to remove your old telstra account once you ported out? I remember reading this somewhere. Say something like, you want it removed to avoid any confusion if you port out of your new provider, but the porting system still thinks you are with Telstra. This is exactly what happens with Optus. Worth a shot.

      • +5 votes

        As someone that worked for Telstra. Removing the old account makes absolutely no sense in terms of how siebel works.

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          Okee dokes. I'm purely basing this on visiting a Telstra store once after my phone was stolen and they were setting up a new sim. They looked up my details and about 5 old mobile / data accounts came up. They asked me if I wanted to remove the accounts no longer needed 'to avoid future confusion'? They did it right there and then. Never had an issue porting in /out of Telstra.

          However, Optus always comes up as my number being a current customer when I port back, even though I hadn't been an Optus customer for 6 months between ports. Obviously just a coincidence, or they have changed the system recently to worm out us old sim s!uts

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            @tunzafun001: Generally You have one account with Telstra that stays active, and can't be deleted. Then you can build billing accounts within that. It's possible, if you had several "data" accounts that they were likely separate billing accounts within your account that were possibly Prepaids?

            Disconnecting the services will cause that billing account to go into inactive status, which will then delete them once they have been unused for 6 months.

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        Makes no difference I got ported back to an old account I had 5 years ago…

    • +1 vote

      I was going for the $49/model + $200 GC a few months back. I ported out to Vodafone and within 5hrs or so I went to sign up to the Telstra plan and it worked no problem. I didn't speak to any reps or anything. Just did it at home myself.

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      I can tell you that I have recently relegated my postpaid TLS to prepaid and waited 2 days and managed to get the $39/20gb + $200 JB Hifi card.

      This happened last month.

  • +1 vote

    I can't find where on the page they are offering this.

  • +2 votes

    Groundhog Day? Get voucher… port yourself in …then you port yourself out …do the hokey pokey, all gets confusing after that.

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    For $45 plan, can $200 gift card be used to purchase anything from JB Hi Fi or is it only valid to purchase a phone?

  • +3 votes

    so im on $39 for 20gb really Telstra has ramped up the price by $6 just to give you data which essentially costs them nothing…. lol good on ya Telstra

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    Didn't get a definitive answer last time - anyone tried getting this deal porting from Belong/Boost/other Telstra mvnos?

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    Phone purchase under $999 rules out all of the new iPhones doesn't it?

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      Then you go for $500 off on phones above $999 rrp.

      Instead of the $300 off on phones below $999 rrp.

  • +2 votes

    Existing customers (out of contract) can also upgrade to the $65pm deal over 24 months and claim a $300 GC towards a new phone 📱 👍

  • +26 votes

    Very smart how they advertise the deal.. Those $65 deals sound ok until you work it out eg:

    $65 x 24pm = $1560

    Say you choose a $1400 phone minus the $500 credit = $900

    $1560 + $900 = $2460 over 24m = $102.50pm

    Really your signing up to a $102pm plan over 24m (depending what phone you choose) unless you really need Telstra service I’d be shopping around

    If your going to pay up $999 upfront you shouldn’t be locking yourself in for 24m.. Work it out before signing up

    • +2 votes

      Yep in the end it works out effectively about $40-45/month (plus cost of phone) when you can get ~$39 as a fairly regular deal anyway without the circus maths and only a 12 month commitment.

  • +2 votes

    Can you still get an extra 5GB from livechat ontop of the 25?

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    I am with AldiMobile. Wondering if I am eligible to get this deal since Aldi Mobile is using Telstra Network?

  • +1 vote

    Do you think there will be a $10 port in credit for this new $45 plan? I dont see how thus plan is better as they claimed but only pay $6 more to get 5gb.

    If not, do they still have the old $39 (incl $10 port credit) for 20gb + $200 voucher?

    Also with the $10 port in credit, does it stick for the life of the contract (until you change plans) or only for the first 12 months?

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    Pixel 2 for $49/month with 20gb is what I got last Christmas so it's bound to get better than that right?

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      Still envious of people who managed to get $10 off that amazing price. I signed up in March, but they refuse to provide any other discounts or bonuses other than the 5GB bonus data.

  • +2 votes

    I'm out of contract with Optus and this deal is enticing. However, Telstra getting rid of their shared data SIMs recently is a deal breaker :(

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    Can someone confirm if this deal is available on all JB Store? Just called Bankstown and they do not have this promotion. Thanks.

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    Would have preferred they just bring back 39/20. Still factoring in the 200 it's better value PM than the optus deal if you don't need 30gb.

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    I was on telstra prepaid and moved to Vodafone postpaid and within 24hrs went to JB Hifi for Telstra 45$ plan - everything worked like a charm. My number ported back to Telstra in 10 mins.

    Collected my 200$ card - it lowers my payment to 28.33$/month overall.

    Thanks OP!!

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    So I did the similar deal earlier this year ported out to Optus and back in to Telstra and scored the $200 gift card. Am in the last couple months of my contract and Telstra is telling me it'll set me back $84.50 to end my contract early. Almost worthwhile porting out again and coming back in!

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    How long is this likely to run for? I'm only out of contract in December but this would be a huge upgrade for me.

  • +1 vote

    Ported in this arvo. Got an email saying 15GB of data. Checked the telstra app and it said 15GB. Rang JB and they said give it a couple of days and the extra 10GB will be added. Now what to spend the $200 on.

    • +1 vote

      Got an email saying 15GB of data. Checked the telstra app and it said 15GB.

      Go to 24/7 live chat and get them to check your account. And if they say its not there. Get them to add it.

    • +1 vote

      I had the same issue yesterday afternoon. Got onto live chat last night and they added the 10GB on.

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      Spoke with Telstra today and they also the extra credit will appear in a couple of days. I'm guessing I'll be chasing it up again in a few days.

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        Sure enough I had to contact Telstra AGAIN today to get my plan to reflect the 25GB. The online consultant didn't seem to know about the 25GB and had to look into it before updating my account.

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          Telstra are doing my head in. Had to speak with them again today to get the data added. Somehow the girl managed to do on the spot what the past 3 people couldn't do at all. Go figure!!!!

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            @kaboomxyu: FYI its currently a bug with provisioning the extra 10GB
            Mine still hasnt been done..

            I contacted Live Chat - They said "please wait while we provision the 10GB" and they give me a $5 discount and bumped to 20GB
            I'm like what about my 10GB? No idea whats going on

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    I am out of contract with my iPhone 6 plus with Vodafone. I pay around $40 a month and get 20gb. I’d be looking at doing the $45 pm with 40gb.

    I’m reading a lot about people porting back. Why would I want to do that? Would it be useful for me to do that?

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      Read properly..people on telstra or associates are porting out and then porting back to get the Jb deal.

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        people on telstra are porting out and then porting back to get the Jb deal.

        Except YMMV as others who tried. Some got told they have to clear a billing cycle or 30 days before they can port back to telstra.

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        Thanks mate

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    I've got a prepay telstra sim that I've used for years as I like the phone number.

    Would I have to port into someone like vodafone to take advantage of one of these JBHIFI deals?

    • +1 vote

      As an existing customer you can sign up to the $65 plan and would qualify for a $300 gift card.

      If you were to port out you'd have to wait 30 days before porting back in, at which point the offer might have ended.

      • +1 vote

        Thanks for the speedy response.

        I've just been using the $50 a month prepay which I think gives about 7 or 8gb.

        To keep my number I think I'll try to port to vodafone for a month or two in order to be ready to jump on the next deal.

        $65 plan is outside of my present budget unfortunately and I don't want to be stuck with a 2 year contract.

        I'm pretty happy with my iPhone 6 and don't see any pressing need to upgrade.

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        Is the $300 gift card only towards a new phone?

        Also not everyone has had to wait 30 days when porting out…I certainly didn't last time.

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    Ported in today and just wanted to let people know that the gift card is valid for one day only unless you get the staff to transfer it to a normal (plastic) gc. Thanks OP

  • +2 votes

    If you are with Telstra,just get a new number and call telstra to transfer your old number to the new plan and new number to old plan then cancel old plan. No need to port out and in

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      Let me see if I've got this right:
      1) buy Optus prepaid & activate
      2) sign up to $45 jb hifi plan, port in & receive $200 gift card
      3) call Telstra & transfer your old number to the new plan and new number to old plan then cancel old plan
      4) win

      Is transferring numbers to different plans really a thing?? Didn't even know this

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        Let me see if I've got this right:
        1) buy Optus prepaid & activate

        1) Buy telstra prepaid and activate.

        Steps 2, 3 and 4 remain same.

        FTFY