How to find the best phone contract

When the time comes, and your smartphone contract ends, you have to choose a new provider or extent the current one. Extending or finding a new one shouldn’t be for free, though. When you sign up to a new provider, make sure that you get the best deal and some extra’s included.

They want you

From the provider’s point of view, they want to make the deal as expensive as possible to get the most money out of the customer. Their money hunger does not mean that providers are criminals, but they try to make as much money as possible from one sale. 

We, as the customers, need to be smart to know that the providers want our money. However, we can make them give us as much as possible for that amount of money. 

Be smart and ask for extras, more data, more minutes and more texts or even a better or newer model. This particular works with your current provider; they want to keep you so they can continue earning money on you.

Don’t rush your decision.

We understand choosing a new contract with potentially a new phone is exciting. When something exciting happens, people tend to make rational decisions. 

We advise you to choose carefully and read all the small details in a contract before signing up. Compare loads of different deals to make  sure you are choosing the right one. 

Most times, when you select a contract before comparing or thinking over your options, you most likely end up regretting your decision later on in the agreement. 

If you use more than your allocated number of minutes, text, or data, you might be stung by some significant charges for anything you use over the agreed amount.

Online deals

If you have ever been to a mobile phone store in the shopping mall, you have likely been attacked by the commission-hungry sales staff. Shopping online can be a more relaxed option for choosing your next contract. You have the time to decide what plan you like, and most of the time, the deals are way better than in a mobile phone store.


We all know the big brands that cover your feed or billboards with deals they promise are the best. These deals may be correct at that time, but there are so many websites and providers out there that may have a better deal. 

You can use comparing tools to find out which provider or company has the best deal for you. These websites ask you what you’d like in a contract, and put those in their search engine and find the best deals next to each other for you to compare and choose.

Wait for the better deals

When your contract ends, as mentioned before, you get excited to choose the new best deal. Now sometimes it happens that you don’t like the deals available. Don’t go with the deal that suits 75% of what you prefer, but wait for the best sale. 

Every week there are new models, new software updates, or new gadgets launched worldwide. These innovations also mean that there will be new deals every single week. 

We advise that you start to look a few months before your contract ends, so you have a bit of time to choose the right deal.


Start looking for a new contract way before your contract ends. Don’t rush your decision because there will be a new deal out every week that might fit your needs better. And use comparison search-engines to help to make decisions.

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