Best mobile plans for June 2021

This month, Finder's team of experts compared all 357 mobile plans in our database to help you find one that best suits your needs.

Best Prepaid
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60GB
Data
$35
per 30 days expiry
$35 SIM offer: Buy online for $17.50 (includes first month of $35 subscription). New customers only.
Best High Data
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100GB
Data
$28
per month
$28/mth for the first 12 months for new customers, then $38/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 01.07.2021, 12pm AEST
Best Coverage
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40GB
Data
$30
per 28 days expiry
Online offer: Save $20 - get a $30 SIM for $10. New customers only. T&C apply.
Best Long Expiry
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120GB
Data
$120
per 365 days expiry
Save $30 - Pay $120 instead of $150. New customers only.
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It takes a lot of effort to try and find the best mobile plan around, so we've gone ahead and done the hard work for you.

The best mobile plans for June 2021: Our top picks

The best mobile plans for June 2021 were picked by our team of mobile plan experts on June 2, 2021 and reviewed by our senior writer, Mariam Gabaji.

Finding the best mobile plan

Keep in mind that there won't be one mobile plan that's the best for everyone since we're all interested in different features. What's best for you might not be the best for someone else.

1. Best prepaid mobile plan: gomo Subscription $35

We compared 36 prepaid plans in our database that cost between $30-40 a month and found gomo's subscription plan offered the best balance between price and data.

gomo Subscription $35 30GB 30 Days

Unlimited
Calls & Text
60GB
Data
$35.00
per 30 days expiry
gomo Subscription $35 30GB 30 Days logo

Get 60GB of data for your first 3 subscriptions. This reverts back to 30GB from your 4th subscription. This plan costs $17.50 for your first subscription. Offers end 30.06.2021. New customers only.

What we liked about gomo:

  • 100% owned by Optus and has plans to get 5G access in the near future
  • Current promotion offers double the data (60GB instead of 30GB) for your first three subscriptions (new customers only)
  • Sign up online and you'll get the first subscription for 50% off - that's just $17.50 instead of $35
  • Data rollover up to 200GB means you can save any unused data at the end of each month for future use

gomo's plan also runs without a contract so you're free to switch plans whenever you want.

2. Best postpaid SIM-only plan: Vodafone SIM-only Lite

Out of 51 postpaid SIM-only plans in our database that cost between $30-40 a month, Vodafone's Lite plan narrowly beats Moose Mobile this month.

It's all thanks to its no lock-in contract and generous dollar to data ratio.

Vodafone $40 SIM-only Lite Plan

Unlimited
Calls & Text
50GB
Data
$35.00
per month
Vodafone $40 SIM-only Lite Plan logo

Get this plan for $35 for the first 12 months, then $40 a month after. Offer ends 30.06.21. T&Cs apply.

What we liked about Vodafone:

  • Infinite data feature which gives you 'unlimited' data each month. This perk only comes with Telstra, Optus or Vodafone plans
  • Sign up before June 30 to get 50GB of data every month, instead of 10GB. You won't get charged for excess use but your mobile Internet speed will slow down to 2Mbps once you reach your limit (enough for occasional browsing and social media)
  • No lock-in contract which means you can switch providers whenever you want

Keep in mind that the plan costs $35 a month for the first 12 months, before reverting back to $40 a month after.

3. Best cheap mobile plan: iiNet Large

After looking at 106 mobile plans under $20 in our database, we found iiNet to be one of the best value cheap mobile plans on offer this month.

iiNet Mobile Large Plan

Unlimited
Calls & Text
40GB
Data
$15.00
per month
iiNet Mobile Large Plan logo

Get this plan for $15 for the first 6 months, then $29.99 a month after. T&Cs apply.

What we liked about iiNet:

  • Owned by TPG and offers many of the same features
  • Sign-up discount lasts for six months (rather than three like TPG). Get almost 50% off and pay $15 instead of $29.99
  • No lock-in contract so you can switch if you change your mind

If you're worried you need more data, we've included iiNet's 55GB option below which is also running on a discounted price.

It's still a great budget option, costing $20 for your first six months and then $39.99 after.

iiNet Mobile Medium Plan

Unlimited
Calls & Text
16GB
Data
$12.50
per month
iiNet Mobile Medium Plan logo

Get this plan for $12.50 for the first 6 months, then $24.99 a month after. T&Cs apply.

4. Best mobile plan with high data: Circles.Life 100GB Monthly Plan

We analysed 148 mobile plans with data allowances of 40GB or higher to make our decision. The choice fell between Vodafone and Circles.Life.

We went with Circles.Life here as we think it represents good data value for a price that won't break the bank.

Circles.Life 100GB Monthly Plan

Unlimited
Calls & Text
100GB
Data
$28.00
per month
Circles.Life 100GB Monthly Plan logo

Get this plan for $28 a month for the first 12 months, then $38 a month after. Offer ends 01.07.21, 12pm AEST. New customers only. T&Cs apply.

What we liked about Circles.Life:

  • Has a unique feature called 'bill shock data'. You'll get an extra 3GB on top of your 100GB plan. It'll give you room to see if you want to buy more data before the end of the month or lower your usage to avoid excess charges
  • Its current offer cuts the monthly price down to just $28 for your first 12 months. Price goes back to its original $38 after.
  • No lock-in contract so you can switch if you don't want to pay the full price

Circles.Life made its mark last year with this plan, forcing bigger providers like Optus and Vodafone to start offering higher data mobile plans for cheaper prices.

If you reckon 100GB isn't enough to satisfy your data needs, check out Vodafone's 500GB plan below.

It's more expensive than Circles.Life, but it offers five times as much data if you sign up before June 30 (and comes with no excess data fees which is handy).

Keep in mind that this plan costs $60 a month for the first 12 months, then $120 a month after.

Vodafone $120 SIM-only Ultra Plan

Unlimited
Calls & Text
500GB
Data
$60.00
per month
Vodafone $120 SIM-only Ultra Plan logo

Get this plan for $60 a month for the first 12 months, then $120 a month after. Offer ends 30.06.21. T&Cs apply.

5. Best unlimited data mobile plan: felix Subscription $35

There's really only one mobile plan that fits this category so it's an easy win for felix. This is currently the only deal in Australia that offers truly unlimited data, that is, no data limit.

Telstra, Optus and Vodafone won't charge you for going over your data limits on their postpaid plans but the speeds drop to at least 1.5Mbps once you're in excess.

felix Subscription $35 1 month

Unlimited
Calls & Text
Unlimited
Data
$35.00
per month
felix Subscription $35 1 month logo

Mobile Internet speeds on this plan are capped at 20Mbps. Refer a friend to get one month for free. Offer ends 22.06.21. T&Cs apply.

What we liked about felix:

  • No download limits with felix
  • Speeds are limited to 20Mbps but it's still fast enough to browse the web, scroll through your socials, video-chat and stream Netflix (maybe not all at the same time though)
  • Environmentally-focused provider that is certified carbon neutral and plants one tree for every active subscription

If you decide to sign up to felix, you can refer a friend until June 22 to get one month for free.

6. Best mobile plan for coverage: Boost $30 Prepaid SIM

When it comes to mobile coverage, Telstra offers the widest network in the country, covering 99.5% of Aussies. There are only three providers that use the full Telstra network: Telstra itself, Boost Mobile and JB Hi-Fi.

After comparing 21 mobile plans across the three providers, we found Boost's $30 plan to be the best value for money.

Boost $30 Prepaid SIM

Unlimited
Calls & Text
40GB
Data
$30.00
per 28 days expiry
Boost $30 Prepaid SIM logo

Get 40GB of data for your first 3 recharges, before reverting back to 20GB from your 4th recharge.

What we liked about Boost:

  • Full Telstra coverage for non-Telstra prices
  • Rollover any data you don't use at the end of your expiry period onto your next recharge
  • Data-free streaming of Apple Music (you'll need to have your own subscription though)

Keep in mind that Boost's plan comes with 40GB of data for your first three recharges before reverting back to its original inclusion of 20GB.

Luckily, there's no contract involved so if you want to switch after the bonus data runs out, you're free to do so.

7. Best long expiry mobile plan: Catch Connect Prepaid 365 Days

Long expiry plans work best for people who don't mind paying a larger upfront cost to save money over the year.

We analysed 31 mobile plans in our database with expiry periods of 360 days or more and found Catch's plan to be the best value for under $150 a year.

Catch Connect Prepaid Mobile $150

Unlimited
Calls & Text
120GB
Data
$120.00
per 365 days expiry
Catch Connect Prepaid Mobile $150 logo

Get this plan for $120 for the first recharge instead of $150. New customers only.

What we liked about Catch:

  • Catch's plan is essentially $1 per GB of data for an entire year. It's great value if you don't care for high data caps or fancy features
  • New customers get this plan for $120 instead of $150 for the first recharge
  • It's the equivalent to paying $10 a month for 10GB of data. To compare, the average 10GB monthly mobile plan in our database costs $31 a month. That means you're saving $21 each month or $250 saved over a year with Catch
  • Unlimited standard national calls and texts

If you find yourself needing more than 10GB a month, Kogan has a bunch of great big data long expiry plans which you can find here.

8. Best mobile plan for international calls: Lebara Large Plan

We looked at 208 mobile plans in our database that offer unlimited international calls to select countries.

While the best plan for you will depend on which countries you wish to call, we thought Lebara's plan offered an extensive choice of up to 50 selected countries.

Lebara Large 30 Day

Unlimited
Calls & Text
65GB
Data
$39.90
per 30 days expiry
Lebara Large 30 Day logo

Get 65GB of data each month for your first 3 recharges, then 45GB a month from your 4th recharge. Offer ends 05.07.21. T&Cs apply.

What we liked about Lebara:

  • Impressive international inclusions with a decent data limit too
  • Sign up before July 5 and score your first month for just $10. It'll revert back to its original price of $39.90 a month after

If you don't want to spend that much, Lebara's also got a cheaper plan that includes international calls to 35 select countries.

Lebara Medium 30 Day

Unlimited
Calls & Text
50GB
Data
$29.90
per 30 days expiry
Lebara Medium 30 Day logo

Get 50GB of data each month for your first 3 recharges, then 30GB a month from your 4th recharge. Offer ends 05.07.21. T&Cs apply.

You can check out the full list of eligible international calling countries during the sign-up process.

9. Best mobile plan for low usage: Catch Connect Prepaid $10

We took a look at 102 mobile plans in our database that offer 4GB or less each month. Catch Connect's pricing beat out SpinTel, which is only cheap for the first six months.

Catch Connect Prepaid Mobile $10

Unlimited
Calls & Text
4GB
Data
$10.00
per 30 days expiry
Catch Connect Prepaid Mobile $10 logo

What we liked about Catch:

  • Unlimited standard calls and texts within Australia
  • 4GB is enough if you only need to browse the web, scroll through social media occasionally and stream some music while you're out

There's no fancy extras like international calls included with Catch, but if you're just looking to talk, text and have a bit of data to use, this plan is definitely one to consider.

Compare and find the best mobile plan

We've picked the best mobile plans for this month, but that doesn't mean there aren't more deals out there for you.

You can use the table below to compare all the mobile plans available in our database to find the right one for your needs.

Name Product Features Data Price
-21%
  • $28/mth for the first 12 months for new customers, then $38/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 01.07.2021, 12pm AEST
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
100GB
Data
$28
per month
100GB
Data
-21%
$28
per month
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  • $10 for the 1st renewal. 30GB + 20GB bonus data for the first 3 renewals. T&Cs apply. Ends 31 July 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
50GB
Data
$30
per 28 days expiry
50GB
Data
$30
per 28 days expiry
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  • Refer a friend to get 1 month, up to 12 months for free. T&Cs apply. Ends 22 June 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
Unlimited data
Speeds limited to 20Mbps
$35
per month
Unlimited data
Speeds limited to 20Mbps
$35
per month
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  • $9.80/mth for 12 months, then $15.80/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 24 June 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
6GB
Data
$9.80
per month
6GB
Data
$9.80
per month
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-50%
  • $10/mth for the first 3 months for new customers, then $19.99/mth. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
8GB
Data
$10
per month
8GB
Data
-50%
$10
per month
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    RoyAugust 7, 2019

    Optus have offered, on a 24 month plan, a new iPhone 7 with unlimited text and national calls together with 10GB of data discounted to $45.20 per month. Is this a good deal?

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      NikkiAugust 8, 2019

      Hi Roy,

      Thanks for getting in touch! It’s helpful to know that when choosing a mobile plan, it should be one that fits your monthly budget and lifestyle. Hope this was helpful. Don’t hesitate to message us back if you have more questions.

      Best,
      Nikki

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    SamyMarch 14, 2018

    Hi,
    I would like to know which MVNO using full strength 4G network for voice and data. I heard that Boost is using Telstra’s full network and Virgin is using Optus. Is there any other MVNO using full strength network for both voice and data ??
    Cheers!
    Samy

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      JoshuaMarch 22, 2018Staff

      Hi Samy,

      Thanks for getting in touch with Finder.

      The network strength depends on different factors such as time and place. However, in terms of network coverage, the service an MVNO offers shouldn’t differ in any way at all from the service that you’d get from the underlying network provider at the same location. That makes sense because it’s the exact same network infrastructure. If there’s an outage or a reception problem with an MVNO, it’s a question of the underlying carrier’s network, not the MVNO.

      We also have a list of MVNOs along with the networks they use. Please check and see if it answers your question.

      I hope this helps. Should you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out again.

      Have a wonderful day!

      Cheers,
      Joshua

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    ZitaMarch 6, 2018

    I need a new mobile phone (keeping my existing mobile number) + prepaid monthly plan to receive incoming calls from work and reply back fast and easy … as my job based on how fast I receive the messages from work and can take the shift … so coverage is important … between Caboolture, the Sunshine Coast and Bribie Island . Best/lowest price deals with fast and safe/reliable network even in rain/storm? Any suggestions? Thanks*

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      MayMarch 7, 2018Staff

      Hi Zita,

      Thanks for your inquiry.

      In terms of speed, calls, and messaging, all Australian telcos are largely using 3G networks. So we couldn’t single out who’s fast and who’s not. You may compare your phone plan using our comparison table and search filters to help narrow down your options. Please see the image below:

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      Once you have chosen a particular plan, you may then click on the “Go to site” button and you will be redirected to the provider’s website where you can proceed with your application or get in touch with their representatives for further assistance.

      Hope this helps.

      Cheers,
      May

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