ANALYSIS: Best $20 Mobile Plan (August 2017)

In this post, we’ve analysed the best mobile plans in Australia for $20 or less. We’ve analysed both prepaid and postpaid options across a variety of different carriers and have compared them by the number of calls you can make, number of texts, amount of data as well as network coverage and speed.

Scroll down for our written analysis on the best option depending on your requirements, so you can choose the best plan that suits your needs.


 Company PlanTypeNetworkCreditNational CallsNational TextInternational TextDataExcess DataPriceExpiryOther
OvoLink$9.95PrepaidOptus 4G$200$0.99/min + $0.40UnlimitedUnlimited1GB$9.9530 days
SpintelLink$9.95PostpaidOptus 4G200 minsUnlimited0.5GB$10/GB$9.95Month1.5GB first 6 months
OvoLink$14.95PrepaidOptus 4G$500$0.99/min + $0.40UnlimitedUnlimited1.5GB$14.9530 days
TPGLinkExtra SmallPostpaidVodafone 4G$275$0.99/min + $0.40$0.25$0.501GB10c/MB$14.99Month$10 Setup, Unlimited TPG to TPG
AldiLinkSPrepaidTelstra 4G$25.00$0.10/minUnlimited500MB$15.0030 daysUnlimited Aldi to Aldi
DodoLink4G SmallPostpaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited1GB$12/GB$16.00Month
VayaLinkPower PlanPostpaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimited$0.251GB$10/GB$16.00Month
Kogan MobileLinkSmallPrepaidVodafone 4GUnlimitedUnlimited1GB$16.9030 days
JeeneeLink$18PostpaidOptus 4G200 minsUnlimited$0.501.8GB4c/MB$18.00Month$10 Setup, Unlimited Jeenee to Jeenee
YomojoLink$19.90Pre/PostOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited2GB5c/MB$19.9030 daysInternational Extra
TPGLinkSmallPostpaidVodafone 4G$550$0.99/min + $0.40$0.25$0.501.5GB10c/MB$19.99Month$10 Setup, Unlimited TPG to TPG
AldiLinkMPrepaidTelstra 4G$75.00$0.10/minUnlimited1.5GB$20.0030 daysUnlimited Aldi to Aldi
JeeneeLink$20PostpaidOptus 4G200 minsUnlimited$0.502.5GB4c/MB$20.00Month$10 Setup, Unlimited Jeenee to Jeenee
TelechoiceLink$20 LIVEPostpaidTelstra 4G$500UnlimitedUnlimited$0.502GB$10/GB$20.00MonthUnlimited Telechoice to Telechoice

Analysis

Our overall best value option is Ovo’s $14.95 Plan. Powered by the Optus 4G network, the plan offers an extremely generous $500 calls, unlimited text, and the substantial standard data allowance (1.5GB).

Need calls?

Dodo, Vaya and Kogan Mobile offer unlimited calls.

Need texts?

Several of our options offer unlimited texts – including Vaya, Telechoice, Boost, while Aldi offers an almost unlimited 50,000 texts.

Need data?

Ovo’s $14.95 plan offers good bang for buck with 1.5GB, and Jeenee’s $20 plan offers a substantial 2.5GB.

Who offers the best value $20 mobile plan in Australia? We’d love to hear your thoughts, as well as any feedback or discussion related to the article – comment using the text box below.

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