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Make the minimum top-up £5

By: saadiyahk | 06-05-2014 13:47

Hi, this is a little idea.
The minimum top up is £10 so maybe giffgaff should let us top up £5. I'm a light user and don't need much of anything. So being able to top up £5 would be nice.

Comments

by: grandadbob
on: 15-07-2015 08:43

I very rarely use my phone and £10 lasts me at least 6 months, only use wifi on it too so the 3 month free calls expire well before my airtime, question is would £5 come with 3months or 6 weeks free giffgaff to giffgaff calls?

but must admit a £5 option would be handy in times of need

by: egglassa
on: 09-07-2015 08:05
Good idea
by: koshka
on: 30-06-2015 17:07

I think this is something many want but as far as I know  its not cost effective to process smaller payments.  I will support all the same, you never know. 

by: clarioncall
on: 28-06-2015 03:25

If the problem is having an 'odd' amount of credit left that won't cover the cost of a goodybag and adding small amounts isn't practicable, then why not allow any top-up if more than £10? Example: if you have £3 credit and need £10 for your goodybag allow a top-up of £17 to give you £20 = two goodybags.

by: bnajak
on: 26-06-2015 14:20

??suggestion Submitted by: peterpiper2 on 05-06-2015 15:40 is NOT valid because

You HAVE to use up goodybags within one month - no good for someone who say only uses phone and needs £2 or £3 worth of calls in a month.

by: bnajak
on: 26-06-2015 14:16

Agree 100%. I only use mobile for emergencies, so less that £5 per month.

by: navvy
on: 16-06-2015 14:29

"credit/debit card in increments of £1 with a minimum of £1 top up. I am sure this would not cost the company any more than topping up with £10."

You are right that it wouldn't cost any more in cash terms, but it would be a much bigger percentage of the topup.  I don't know the figures, but 50p in a £10 topup may be affordable but 50p in a £1 topup is not.  How much does it cost when you withdraw cash from a machine that is not your own bank?  I believe some charge well over £1.

 

by: pwincess2k13
on: 16-06-2015 00:27
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by: pwincess2k13
on: 16-06-2015 00:27
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by: subasht
on: 13-06-2015 09:15

been suggested so many time before, but giffgaff have said that this is just not possible due to cost reasons