Frequently Asked Questions
Are these mobile offers genuine?
How does this 'cashback' work?
I'm looking for specific mobile phone, can you tell me where to find it?
I ordered a mobile phone from you and...
Can I transfer the number from my existing mobile phone?
Why do you run this site? What's in it for you?
Can you answer another question for me?
 
Are these mobile offers genuine?
Believe it or not, they are! It is completely possible to get a mobile phone for absolutely no cost to you for the length of the contract.

Here's how the mobile offers generally work:

1. You order the phone (tip: Try to get a contract which includes all the inclusive minutes and texts that you need - The retailer will not reimburse you for extra calls and texts that you make when you have used your inclusive minutes and texts up).
2. Use the phone as you normally would, you receive the phone bills, which you initially have to pay .
3. You claim back the line rental you have paid out from the retailer (often in two, three or four stages during the contract).
4. After the minimum contract term is over, you sign up for another free line rental deal and cancel your existing contract.

 
How does this 'cashback' work?
Each retailer's cashback scheme is slightly different so you need to check their terms and conditions carefully to make sure that you understand what you have to do in order to claim the money back off the retailer.

To help you to understand what it is you have to do, here are some links to the various retailers Terms and Conditions (which include their cashback instructions somewhere on the page):

e2save
OneStopPhoneShop
BuyMobilePhones
Mobile Shop
Mobiles2YourDoor
Phones4u
The Phone Spot
Dial a Phone
The Link
mobiles.co.uk
Carphone Warehouse

The retailers rely on the fact that some people will forget to claim their cashback, or will send in the wrong bill or do something else wrong - Make sure you aren't one of these people. Before you order, make sure you know what you have to do. When the phone has arrived, write the cashback dates down on your calendar (or use the mobile phones calendar or organsier to store the dates).

If the retailer sends you cashback "vouchers" with your phone, keep these really safe. If you lose them, they probably won't send you replacements.

Also, check around the newsgroups and forums on the internet. There's lots of information out there confirming that the cashback deals are genuine and detailing people's experiences.

 
I'm looking for specific mobile phone, can you tell me where to find it?
Sorry, this website shows every free line rental deal that we know about. If it's not on the website, then it's unlikely you're going to be able to find the phone you want on a free line rental deal.
 
I ordered a mobile phone from you and...
Errrm... This website doesn't actually sell phones. All we do is provide links to retailers that do have free line rental offers. You need to speak to the retailer themselves rather than us - Sorry!
 
Can I transfer the number from my existing mobile phone?
Very probably, but we aren't really the people to speak to.

Phone up your network's customer services number, they should be able to tell you what you have to do.

To transfer your number to a different network, you'll need a 'PAC' (Porting Authorisation Code) - Customer Services should be able to give you this. When you sign up for your new mobile, either give the retailer your PAC or call your new network when the phone has arrived. Your number will then automatically move over a few days later.

 
Why do you run this site? What's in it for you?
We initially set this site up because we'd heard about these free line rental offers and had trouble finding them on the internet.

Some of the other sites that did mobile phone comparisons seemed to miss out some of the offers that we found when looking ourselves. As a result, we thought we'd set up our own site, purely dedicated to free mobile phones.

It's no secret that most of the retailer links on this site are 'affiliate' links. This means that the retailer offers us a payment if you click on a link to their site and then go on to buy a mobile phone from them. This doesn't affect the price you pay and doesn't in any way affect the offers that we show on this site. We'll show a deal on here whether or not there's any financial incentive involved.

 
Can you answer another question for me?
Of course we can, just click here and send us a question, query, feedback or any other comments you might have.

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