ANALYSIS: Best $40 Mobile Plan (October 2017)

In this post, we’ve analysed the best mobile plans in Australia for $40 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$34.95PrepaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited2GB$34.9530 days
TPGLinkLargePostpaidVodafone 4GUnlimitedUnlimited$0.507GB10c/MB$34.99Month$10 Setup, 100 international minutes, $15 off first 6 months
AldiLinkXLPrepaidTelstra 4GUnlimitedUnlimited6GB$35.0030 daysData Rollover, 200 Minutes to 50 countries
JeeneeLink$35PostpaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimited$0.508GB4c/MB$35.00Month$10 Setup, Unlimited Jeenee to Jeenee
OptusLinkSim Only No ContractPostpaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited1.5GB$10/GB$35MonthUnlimited international calls to selected countries
TelstraLinkCasual SPostpaidTelstra 4G$300$1/minUnlimitedUnlimited500MB$10/GB$35Month
TelstraLink S - 12 month contractPostpaidTelstra 4G$300$1/minUnlimitedUnlimited500MB$10/GB$35Month
VodafoneLinkSim Only Red No ContractPostpaidVodafone 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited1.5GB$35Month
VayaLinkPower PlanPostpaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimited$0.258gb$10/GB$36.00Month
Kogan MobileLinkLargePrepaidVodafone 4GUnlimitedUnlimited10GB$36.9030 days
AmaysimLinkUnlimitedPre/PostOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimited7GB$39.9028 daysUnlimited calls to 10 countries
DodoLink4G SmallPostpaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited8GB$12/GB$39.90Month300 international minutes
YomojoLink$39.90Pre/PostOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited9GB5c/MB$39.9030 daysInternational Extra
TPGLinkExtra LargePostpaidVodafone 4GUnlimitedUnlimited$0.5010GB10c/MB$39.99Month$10 Setup, 100 international minutes, $15 off first 6 months
JeeneeLink$40PostpaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimited$0.5010GB4c/MB$40.00Month$10 Setup, Unlimited Jeenee to Jeenee
OptusLinkSim Only - 12 month contractPostpaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited12GB$10/GB$40MonthUnlimited international calls to selected countries
OptusLinkPrepaid UltimatePrepaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited6GB$4028 daysUnlimited international calls to selected countries
TelstraLinkMx - 12 month contractPostpaidTelstra 4G$1,000$1/minUnlimitedUnlimited5GB$10/GB$40Month
TelstraLinkPrepaid PlusPrepaidTelstra 4G$700$0.99/min + $0.40Unlimited$0.205GB$40Month
VodafoneLinkSim Only Red - 12 month contractPostpaidVodafone 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited6GB$40MonthChoose 2GB data or 300 mins to selected countries + 1000 to Super 1000 countries
VodafoneLinkCombo CapPrepaidVodafone 4GUnlimitedUnlimited506GB$4028 days90 mins international calls to selected couuntries

Analysis

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