This Giffgaff SIM-only deal gives you a solid data allowance at a great price, without locking you into a long-term contract
Looking for a flexible, cheap SIM-only deal? You’ve come to the right place. Giffgaff’s current crop of monthly rolling SIM-only plans allow you to get your hands on some well-priced data, without the need to sign up long-term. Our favourite amongst its monthly offers, Giffgaff’s 26GB plan should provide a satisfactory amount of data for most day-to-day users, while setting you back a very reasonable amount, at just £12/mth. Even better, the network also allows you up to 5GB of roaming data for use in the EU and selected destinations, a perk which is by no means a given nowadays.
Adding further flexibility and minising hassle, Giffgaff’s auto-renewing monthly plans allow you to switch between different tiers each month. So, if you find you need more data, or if you’re not coming close to reaching your cap, you can move down to the likes of its £8/mth 5GB plan or trade up to either its £20/mth 100GB plan and £35/mth unlimited plan.
Once the undisputed champion of cheap SIM-only offers, Giffgaff has come up against some pretty stiff competition in recent years, with networks like Voxi, Smarty, Lebara and iD Mobile stepping up their offers in terms of value, allowances and speeds. However, Giffgaff is still a network that we’re happy to recommend, with our latest full-length Giffgaff review awarding the provider a solid four star rating.
In said review, we praised the provider’s generous base package, with its standard offer of unlimited calls, texts and free EU roaming being available with all of its rolling SIM-only plans. Also worthy of kudos was the general solid value of its plans, with it generally pairing commendable amounts of data with reasonable prices, as well as its solid survey scores in terms of reliability. A virtual network run over Virgin Media O2’s infrastructure, Giffgaff didn’t score the highest for speed and breadth of coverage, however, it should be noted that O2’s 5G network has been expanding and improving steadily over the last few years, meaning it looks set to be a more attractive option as time goes on.
To see our full round-up of all the best SIM-only plans currently available from Giffgaff, you can head on over to our best Giffgaff deals page, where our handy tool will let you sort and filter all the current offers to find the perfect deal for you. Looking to see what the competition has to offer? Then you’ll want to check out our best mobile network and best SIM-only deals hubs, which feature detailed breakdowns of the top networks and cheap SIM-only offerings available in the UK.