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We use an independent company to review all pay monthly published prices across the internet in what we call clicks and morter. This means those websites we check also have stores too. We want to keep our comparison fair and simple for you so we compare against those in the market that offer a similar deal and service to us, including all the major networks 02, Vodafone, 3, EE, Orange and T-mobile as well as the independent retailer Phones4U.
We then check our prices against the competition to ensure we are never beaten on price.
Our Live Tariff Checker is one of the ways we show you how we compare and you save, to find you the best deal. It checks and updates twice a day to show you our pay monthly deals where there are no upfront phone costs for our top ten best-selling pay monthly phones.
The Live Tariff Checker does not compare upgrade deals and does not include special offers, limited time promotions, web exclusives and free gifts from other retailers and mobile networks.
No, it isn't an interactive tool and will not tailor or build tariffs for you. It shows the comparison we do to check our deals are competitive, it can't be used to check a specific deal you have found.
Our Live Tariff Checker is a tool our colleagues will use in store to provide you with confidence about the competitiveness of our deals. It will be available on our website and also via our colleagues on the phone too.
The role of the checker is to help you compare easily the deals available on the top phones across all our key competitors. We use it to reassure you on the competitiveness of our deals, so there is no need to go anywhere else.
To produce the Live Tariff Checker, we use an independent company to review current pay monthly prices published online by companies who also have stores like Carphone Warehouse. We search their websites to compare the lowest monthly cost of a contract that includes the phone at no upfront cost. This means that the amount of minutes, texts and data do not form part of our comparison and so may differ from those deals compared.
To find out more about how we can find the best deal for you, have a chat to a member of our instore team or call us on 0800 049 6250.
Live Tariff Checker updates the latest prices twice a day, every day
We look at all published online tariffs from major networks and Phones4U, then compare them with our prices on the same phones and closest tariffs for comparison.
It is important to us to ensure our comparisons are fair. It is not an easy comparison to take one off special deals from specific retailers as there would be limited ways to compare. So, we find it best to not include them to keep it fair and consistent.
MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) networks, supermarkets such as Tesco, Sainsburys and Asda and small local high street independents are not included given the limitations on comparing these and showing a fair comparison.
We want to ensure our comparison is fair so some exclusions are necessary. However, our comparison covers 60% of the market, so we are confident we check against what most customers would be researching. The major networks and major mobile phone retailer Phones4U are included to ensure all major providers are covered.
We would hope that doesn’t happen given we use an independent company to check our prices twice a day to stay competitive. For our upgrade customers we do have our Compare and Save Upgrade Promise which states that if you want to upgrade with your current network and find a deal cheaper than ours, we will match it and pay your first month.
We are fully committed to saving you money. Our policy is to always be competitive and never to be beaten on price, even if the system is not running – so come in and talk to us. We’ll still aim to provide you with a great deal.