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Mobiles: How to switch

Everyday newer and newer mobile phone models are entering the UK market. Hence the British people have a wide choice when they would like to buy mobile phones. As a result we see the British people changing their mobile phone models often. This is because the prices of a model begin to decrease after just 3 months of its entry in the market. However the British people also change their mobile tariff plans often as they would like to bring their call costs as much as possible.

How to switch plans?
There are a lot of switch calculator sites in the UK that you can log on to. On these sites you can find a lot of information on the different tariff plans offered by different UK companies. Before choosing or changing your plan, find out how much on an average you will be going to use your mobile phone. You can have a look at some of the previous bills. In case you think that you are going to use your mobile for a considerably more or lesser time, then you should seriously think of changing your plan. The mobile phone companies charge a lesser rate per call in case you take their expensive rental plans due to heavy use. Hence you stand to gain in the end. In case you are not a very low user, you should not go for a plan that is the cheapest as the cost of calls that are not included in your package tend to go up.

You can use the product and the tariff picker on any one of the hundreds of UK websites and select the best deal for yourself. You will have to enter information like the type of plan you are currently using, how much you are spending on an average on your monthly mobile bill and the amount of usage of your mobile phone. The tariff picker will then calculate if your current plan is suitable for you or not. In case it is not suitable for you, then it will advise you to take a plan that will work well for you.

Upgrading your handset
Once in a while you would like to upgrade your handset. Most of the mobile tariff plans come with a handset included in the package. However most of the dealers will also give you an upgrade handset option so that you can continue their patronage. You may have to sign up for a new 12 month or an 18 month contract once again in case you want to upgrade your handset. You can browse through the leaflets and the brochures in the dealer’s showroom to find out the best option for you. Also ask your dealer what are the best handset deals he can offer you. You can also ask your friends and relatives about their opinions of a particular handset. You can also visit other handset companies and use their information to bargain with your current handset dealer. In most cases your dealer will oblige you.


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