Welcome to Plan Panda
Hello and welcome to Plan Panda, your guide to all the best BYO mobile deals in Australia.
We’ve got reviews of all the best SIM only plans on Australia’s mobile phone networks, as well as more information about how you can save money by choosing a SIM Only plan rather than locking yourself into another two year mobile phone deal. If you’re out of contract, go SIM only and save!
We compare mobile phone plans from all three major carriers (Telstra, Optus and Vodafone) plus MVNOs (mobile virtual network operators) that resell services on their networks as well. One of the benefits of going with one of these smaller operators is that they usually offer better value for money, because they have lower overheads and operating costs than the three main networks.
On our site, we have reviewed and compared a whole range of different plans, so you’re sure to find a mobile plan that caters to your needs.
If you use your mobile frequently and make a lot calls or send a lot of messages, then an unlimited mobile plan could be the best option for you. In our comparison of unlimited mobile plans, we’ve rounded up all of the options on the market and made it easy for you to find the best value plan for your needs.
Our #1 pick is Amaysim Unlimited. With Unlimited Calls and SMS plus a choice of several data packs to suit your needs on the Optus 4G Plus network, Amaysim Unlimited represents the best value unlimited plan on the market at the moment.
Prepaid Mobile Plans
With such a wide range of different prepaid mobile plans on offer from such a large number of different providers, it can be hard to compare prepaid mobile plans find the right plan for your needs.
We’ve done all of the research for you, and have compiled tables based on the different types of prepaid plans to make it quick and easy for you to find the best deal, no matter what your usage pattern.
Mobile Broadband Plans
Need to get internet access while you are outside of your home or office? Always struggling to find a WiFi hotspot so that you can get online? Make all of these headaches a thing of the past when you get your own mobile broadband service.
With a wide range of different data allocations, there is sure to be a plan that suits your needs regardless of how frequently or infrequently you will need to use it.
Browse our full mobile broadband plan comparison.
SIM Only Plans
Already got a phone that you’re happy with and just want to get a plan that provides you with the mobile service you need, without overcharging you for your calls and text messages? If so, check out our round up of the best SIM only plans to help you find the right one for your needs. You can get the same coverage and networks that you may have already been using, but at a much cheaper price.
Read our full SIM Only Plan comparison.
Travel SIM Cards
Heading overseas soon and don’t want to return home to a bad case of roaming bill shock? Then you’ll want to read our guide to the best travel SIM cards and using your mobile overseas, so that you can keep in touch while sipping on cocktails in Thailand or Bali, exploring the history of Europe or living large in the United States.
The Cheapest Mobile Plans
We’ve done all of the research on mobile plans for a number of years now, and always keep our guide to the cheapest mobile plans up to date. Whether you’re looking for a plan for low usage, the cheapest way to get a new iPhone or Samsung Galaxy on a contract or a cheap plan for a high usage user, we’ve got you covered.
The Best Mobile Phone Plans
Struggling with all of the choice of different mobile plans that are on the market today? We’ve crunched the numbers and based on four main user types, we’ve picked the best mobile phone plans for each user type. Whether you want a new phone every two years or you’re a very light user of your mobile phone, our guide will make it easy to find the best mobile plan for you.
How Do I…?
Finally, we’ve written a comprehensive selection of “how to” guides in our “How Do I…?” section of the web site. Popular guides in there include our guide to help you compare mobile phone plans, information on how to get cheap or free calls to India and the instructions on how to keep your mobile number when you change provider.