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5 easy upgrades you can get with your next phone plan

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Getting ready to renew your phone plan? Make sure you check out your options first to get the latest features.

Sponsored by felix mobile. A carbon-neutral phone plan with unlimited standard talk, text and great data inclusions. Just $10/mth for your first 3 months on the 25GB mobile plan. Use code "FELIX10". New customers only. Offer available until withdrawn. T+Cs apply.

Phone tech isn't the only thing that gets upgraded every year – phone plans also get periodic refreshes to stay current too! So let's look at some ways you can take your plan to the next level.

👋 Hey there! We've partnered with felix mobile for this article, so we'll be using their products as an example throughout. However, you should always do your own research to ensure that a mobile provider's plan is meeting your needs.

1. Make your data go further for less

Having enough data is essential for the modern smartphone user. So when you're looking for a new plan, you want to make sure its got the data you need.

At the moment, you're able to pay just $10/month for your first three months on the felix mobile 25GB Plan when you sign up using the code "FELIX10".

This plan is normally $25/mth – but signing up now means you'll only pay $30 across your first three months.

And if you feel like you might need more data, that's no problem either. felix mobile also offers a 50GB and an unlimited data plan at speeds up to 20Mbps for $30 a month and $40 a month respectively.

felix also allows you to bank your unused data from month to month. So if you don't use all of your allotment, your data will roll over to the following month, ready to be used at a later stage.

If you're looking for a bit more info about felix's services, you can read a review of felix right here on Finder.

felix mobile also has an established reputation in the mobile provider field; felix was a winner in the 2024 Finder Mobile Awards.

Learn more about making your data go further with felix mobile

2. Access to 5G

5G allows for faster mobile download speeds and access to it is rapidly being rolled out across Australia.

So given the increasing data demands on mobile use, it makes sense to look for a provider that offers 5G connectivity.

One example is felix mobile, that offer 5G connectivity with SIM-only plans, at no extra cost to you.

You'll need to check and make sure your device is 5G compatible; your phone manufacturer's website should have this information.

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3. International roaming

Travelling overseas soon? International roaming might be on your radar!

One example of a provider that offers roaming is felix mobile. Once you're a felix customer, you can purchase a roaming add-on in the felix mobile app for just $20, giving you 4GB of data, 100 mins of standard international calls and 100 standard international texts to use in over 40 selected countries over 365 days.

Having this kind of inclusion in your plan means you never need to be stuck without phone access while you're overseas!

4. eSIM

Waiting to switch mobile plans used to mean waiting for a new SIM to arrive in the post – or you'd have to go to the store.

But not anymore! Today, SIMs can be set up on the spot, and don't involve nearly as much hassle.

But some mobile providers now offer eSIMs. With an eSIM, you don't need to have a physical SIM in place at all – which in practical terms, means you can get started with your new plan immediately, without having to insert a SIM card into your phone.

Provided you've got a compatible device, felix mobile lets you sign up for a plan with an eSIM at no extra cost in the felix app. The best part is, that it only takes minutes!

This also allows you to cut down on waste from old SIM cards – which is better for the whole planet, too. And on that note…
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5. Opting for a provider that gives back

Australians are increasingly looking for providers that align with their own values and mobile phone plans are no exception.

felix mobile is an example of a carbon-neutral certified mobile provider that's powered by 100% renewable electricity.

felix also goes a step further by planting one tree on your behalf for each month you're with them.

If you've got data banked with felix, you're also able to "donate" 20GB from your plan. If you do so, felix mobile will plant an additional tree on your behalf.

Find out more about felix mobile's plans today

Name Product Data Price Apply Price
felix Subscription 25GB
SubscriptionNo lock-in contract
$10/mth for the first 3 months, then $25/mth. Use promo code FELIX10. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
felix Subscription 25GB
Subscription
$10/mth for the first 3 months, then $25/mth. Use promo code FELIX10. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited national calls & texts
  • Vodafone 5G/4G network
25GB
No excess data charges
$10
per month
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GREEN COMPANY
$10/mth for the first 3 months, then $25/mth. Use promo code FELIX10. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
25 GB
Data
$10
per month
felix Subscription 50GB
SubscriptionNo lock-in contract
$15/mth for the first 3 months, then $30/mth. Use promo code FELIX50. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
felix Subscription 50GB
Subscription
$15/mth for the first 3 months, then $30/mth. Use promo code FELIX50. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited national calls & texts
  • Vodafone 5G/4G network
50GB
No excess data charges
$15
per month
Go to site
View details
GREEN COMPANY
$15/mth for the first 3 months, then $30/mth. Use promo code FELIX50. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
50 GB
Data
$15
per month
felix Subscription Unlimited
SubscriptionNo lock-in contract
$20/mth for the first 3 months, then $40/mth. Use promo code FELIX50. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
felix Subscription Unlimited
Subscription
$20/mth for the first 3 months, then $40/mth. Use promo code FELIX50. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
Finder Award
  • Unlimited national calls & texts
  • Vodafone 5G/4G network
Unlimited data
At speeds up to 20Mbps
$20
per month
Go to site
View details
Finder Award
GREEN COMPANY
$20/mth for the first 3 months, then $40/mth. Use promo code FELIX50. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
Unlimited data
At speeds up to 20Mbps
$20
per month
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