Lycamobile Mobile

Lycamobile prepaid plan review

Lycamobile has a strong focus on international inclusions with its mobile plans. Get calls to up to 53 selected countries.

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For individuals who have a need to call overseas, Lycamobile has some of the strongest international inclusions of any provider on its prepaid plans. The data isn't too bad, either.

Top features:
  • Wide range of plans for any data amount.
  • PAYG options if you're not a heavy mobile user.
  • Pretty good value on their six-month prepaid plans.
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Name Product Features Data Price
-52%
  • $18/mth for the first 6 months for new customers, then $38/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 01.10.2021, 12pm AEST
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
100GB
Data
$0.18 per GB
$18
per month
100GB
Data

$0.18 per GB
-52%
$18
per month
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-50%
  • 50% off the first 3 months, then $35/mth. For use in Aus. New customers only. T&Cs apply. Ends 07 October 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
Unlimited data
Speeds limited to 20Mbps
$17.50
per month
Unlimited data
Speeds limited to 20Mbps

-50%
$17.50
per month
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  • $10 for the 1st renewal. T&Cs apply. Ends 30 September 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
30GB
Data
$1 per GB
$30
per 28 days expiry
30GB
Data

$1.00 per GB
$30
per 28 days expiry
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  • $9.80/mth for the first 12 months, then $15.80/mth. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
6GB
Data
$1.63 per GB
$9.80
per month
6GB
Data

$1.63 per GB
$9.80
per month
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-71%
  • 40GB for $8/mth for the first 6 months for new customers, then 20GB for $28/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 01.10.2021, 12pm AEST
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
40GB
Data
$0.2 per GB
$8
per month
40GB
Data

$0.20 per GB
-71%
$8
per month
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-50%
  • $15/mth for the first 6 months, then $29.99/mth. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
40GB
Data
$0.38 per GB
$15
per month
40GB
Data

$0.38 per GB
-50%
$15
per month
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  • Online offer: Save $20 - get a $30 SIM for $10. New customers only. T&C apply. Ends 20 September 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
37GB
Data
$0.81 per GB
$30
per 28 days expiry
37GB
Data

$0.81 per GB
$30
per 28 days expiry
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
40GB
Data
$0.88 per GB
$35
per 30 days expiry
40GB
Data

$0.88 per GB
$35
per 30 days expiry
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  • $15/mth for the 1st 3 months, then $20/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 30 September 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
12GB
Data
$1.25 per GB
$15
per month
12GB
Data

$1.25 per GB
$15
per month
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  • $10/mth for the first 6 months, then $19.99/mth. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
8GB
Data
$1.25 per GB
$10
per month
8GB
Data

$1.25 per GB
$10
per month
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Compare Lycamobile's 30-day prepaid plans here

Never exceed your usage with this huge range of prepaid plans from Lycamobile.

Name Product Features Data Price
  • Limited Offer: $6 for the first month, then $12/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 01 October 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
2GB
Data
$6 per GB
$12
per 28 days expiry
2GB
Data

$6.00 per GB
$12
per 28 days expiry
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
15GB
Data
$1.33 per GB
$20
per 28 days expiry
15GB
Data

$1.33 per GB
$20
per 28 days expiry
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
65GB
Data
$0.69 per GB
$45
per 28 days expiry
65GB
Data

$0.69 per GB
$45
per 28 days expiry
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  • Limited Offer: Pay $12 for the first month, then $40/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 30 September 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
65GB
Data
$0.62 per GB
$40
per 28 days expiry
65GB
Data

$0.62 per GB
$40
per 28 days expiry
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  • Limited Offer: $9 for the first month, then $30/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 30 September 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
50GB
Data
$0.6 per GB
$30
per 28 days expiry
50GB
Data

$0.60 per GB
$30
per 28 days expiry
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
80GB
Data
$0.62 per GB
$50
per 28 days expiry
80GB
Data

$0.63 per GB
$50
per 28 days expiry
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
15GB
Data
$1.67 per GB
$25
per 28 days expiry
15GB
Data

$1.67 per GB
$25
per 28 days expiry
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Compare long expiry prepaid plans from Lycamobile below

If you know you're going to stick with Lycamobile long prepaid plans, get a discount off its regular offerings by paying in advance.

Name Product Features Data Price
  • Save $30 - get $150 SIM for $120. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
36GB
Data
$3.33 per GB
$120
per 6 months
36GB
Data

$3.33 per GB
$120
per 6 months
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  • Save $36 - get $180 SIM for $144. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
180GB
Data
$0.8 per GB
$144
per 6 months
180GB
Data

$0.80 per GB
$144
per 6 months
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  • Save $48 - get $240 SIM for $192. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
300GB
Data
$0.64 per GB
$192
per 6 months
300GB
Data

$0.64 per GB
$192
per 6 months
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  • Save $7 - get $75 SIM for $68. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
18GB
Data
$3.78 per GB
$68
per 3 months
18GB
Data

$3.78 per GB
$68
per 3 months
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  • Save $12 - get $120 SIM for $108. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
150GB
Data
$0.72 per GB
$108
per 3 months
150GB
Data

$0.72 per GB
$108
per 3 months
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  • Save $96 - get $480 SIM for $384. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
600GB
Data
$0.64 per GB
$384
per 12 months
600GB
Data

$0.64 per GB
$384
per 12 months
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  • Save $72 - get $360 SIM for $288. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
360GB
Data
$0.8 per GB
$288
per 12 months
360GB
Data

$0.80 per GB
$288
per 12 months
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  • Save $60 - get $300 SIM for $240. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
72GB
Data
$3.33 per GB
$240
per 12 months
72GB
Data

$3.33 per GB
$240
per 12 months
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  • Save $9 - get $90 SIM for $81. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
90GB
Data
$0.9 per GB
$81
per 3 months
90GB
Data

$0.90 per GB
$81
per 3 months
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Lycamobile review: Why choose it?

Lycamobile has a bunch of different plans for almost any price point and data desire. It also has:

  • International inclusions. Many of Lycamobile's prepaid plans have free international calls to a certain number of destinations. Some allow for calls to 12 countries, while more expensive ones include 54 countries.
  • Data add-ons. If you're ever craving more data before your next recharge, you can purchase 1GB for $5, 3GB for $10 or 10GB for $15.
  • Unlimited Lyca-to-Lyca calls. If you happen to know a lot of other Lycamobile users, you can call them up for free no matter where in the world they might be.
  • Pay-as-you-go SIM. For customers who might be after a pay-as-you-go phone plan, you can order a prepaid SIM from Lycamobile with a set amount of credit on it. Credit will be deducted for every text, minute of phone call or bit of data you use. When you cancel with Lycamobile, any remaining credit can be used on a pay-as-you-go basis.


Pros

  • Wide range. No matter how much data you're after, Lycamobile has plans that hit almost any amount you could want.
  • Six-month prepaid. The six-month prepaid plans offer even greater value than usual if you're willing to stick with them for half a year. The value won't blow you out of the water though.

Cons

  • 28-day expiry. Having an expiry period shorter than a month means you'll be paying for an extra recharge throughout the year.

Lycamobile network coverage

Lycamobile's service is powered by the Telstra wholesale network, which covers 98.8% of Australians. Places where there may be a difference in coverage compared to the full Telstra network are usually rural or regional areas.

Lycamobile: FAQs

How to switch to Lycamobile?

Switching to Lycamobile is a fairly simple process:
  1. Make sure you have an unlocked phone already to put a SIM in. Lycamobile doesn't offer phones with plans.
  2. Purchase the plan you want online, which will come with its own SIM.
  3. Activate your SIM once it arrives. If you want to keep your own number, let Lycamobile know at checkout or activation and it will arrange the transfer with your previous provider.
  4. Your SIM should be activated and your new service ready to go in a few hours to a day.

How to recharge with Lycamobile?

Lycamobile provides two methods for recharging:
  • Online. You can either use the Lycamobile "quick recharge" feature or the MyLycamobile account function on your desktop or mobile browser. Follow the instructions listed.
  • Auto recharge. You can set up an auto recharge via MyLycamobile to have your plan automatically refreshed every period or when it falls beneath a certain value. Remember that this payment won't stop until you cancel it, no matter whether you're using the service or not.

Lycamobile accepts the following payment types for all recharges:

  • Credit and debit cards
  • Recharge vouchers purchased from local retailers or online at lycamobile.com.au

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    leOctober 30, 2017

    Hi I’m a prepaid user with Lyca, how can I top up the fee for my existing number?

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      JonathanOctober 30, 2017

      Hi Le,

      Thank you for your inquiry.

      You can visit Lycamobile Australia website to top-up your number. Midway on the page, you would see a table containing their prepaid plans. Look for your desired package and click “Existing Customer BUY HERE” orange button. Once clicked, you can put in your personal information and then the card information to complete the request.

      Just a reminder to consult Lycamobile directly or review their Information Summary sheets to know which package suits your needs.

      Hope this helps.

      Cheers,
      Jonathan

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    SteveJune 30, 2017

    If I go overseas, does it work and still have good rates from Indonesia to Australia?

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      JhezJuly 1, 2017Staff

      Hi Steve,

      Thanks for your comment.

      Lycamobile does work when you’re roaming in Indonesia. And yes, there are different rates to Australia when roaming in Indonesia. This is why you would be well advised if you’ll directly get in touch with Lycamobile.

      Regards,
      Jhezelyn

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    JayDecember 7, 2016

    With the $29 plan do we enter into a contact for certain period of time.

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      ChesterDecember 7, 2016

      Hello Jay!

      Thanks for your question.

      I am pleased to inform you that Lyca mobile currently offers pay as you go plans. Which means you will not be billed monthly and no lock in contracts to sign.

      Regards,
      Chester

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    MamtaAugust 21, 2016

    Hi this is me Mamta I got problem im using lycamobile but my SIM card was locked and it say I need puk number but I don’t have that number can yuh please tell me what to do to unlock my sim back again

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      BrodieAugust 22, 2016

      Hi Mamta,

      You’ve reached finder. I would recommend contacting Lycamobile’s customer support on 1300 854 607 from another phone. They should be able to give you a PUK number to unlock your SIM.

      Thanks,
      Brodie

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    MamtaAugust 21, 2016

    Hi this is me Mamta I got problem in using lycamobile but my SIM card was locked and it say I need puk number but I don’t have that number can yuh please tell me what to do to unlock my sim back again

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      ChesterAugust 21, 2016

      Hello Mamta,

      Thanks for your question.

      No need to worry your PUK can be obtained from your service provider. All you need to do is give them a call and provide the needed information to verify your account and you may receive your PUK code to have your sim card unlocked.

      I hope this helps.

      Cheers!
      Chester

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