Vaya mobile plans

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Vaya claims to have no bull, no fat and more choice on its plans. While you might never have heard of Vaya before, it's been around for seven years and counting, offering simple plans with decent data for dollar value.

Highlights

  • International call options available
  • Good data value on plans
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Name Product Features Data Price
  • $28/mth for the first 12 months for new customers, then $38/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 02.08.2021, 12pm AEST
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
100GB
Data
$28
per month
100GB
Data
$28
per month
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  • First month free with FLX009 promo code, then $35/mth. New customers only. T&Cs apply. Ends 13 August 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
Unlimited data
Speeds limited to 20Mbps
$35
per month
Unlimited data
Speeds limited to 20Mbps
$35
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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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  • $9.80/mth for the first 12 months, then $15.80/mth. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
6GB
Data
$9.80
per month
6GB
Data
$9.80
per month
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
12GB
Data
$20
per month
12GB
Data
$20
per month
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
40GB
Data
$30
per 28 days expiry
40GB
Data
Available after 1/3/21. After 3rd recharge, $30 recharge gives you 10GB standard data. T&Cs apply.
$30
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Vaya has a set of simple SIM-only plans on offer, whether you need a whole lot of data or just a little.

Name Product Features Data Price
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
50GB
Data
$44
per month
50GB
Data
$44
per month
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
64GB
Data
$56
per month
64GB
Data
$56
per month
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
38GB
Data
$36
per month
38GB
Data
$36
per month
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
24GB
Data
$24
per month
24GB
Data
$24
per month
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
5GB
Data
$14
per month
5GB
Data
$14
per month
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What are Vaya mobile plans like?

Vaya offers a decent range of SIM-only plans. These are all postpaid, so you'll get a certain amount of data and be billed at the end of the month. All plans include unlimited talk and text.

  • Unlimited S. 5GB for $14 per month.
  • Unlimited M. 24GB for $24 per month.
  • Unlimited L. 38GB for $36 per month.
  • Unlimited XL. 50GB for $44 per month.
  • Unlimited XXL. 64GB for $56 per month.

Excess data past your limit is charged at $10 per 1GB. You can add on 200 minutes of international calls to 100 countries for $2 to all but the cheapest plan. A charge of $5 applies if you want to switch your mobile plan on Vaya.

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Vaya sells a number of straightforward mobile plans operating on the Optus network. It started operating in Australia around 7 years ago, and has served 500,000 customers.

While it doesn't have many special features on its plans, the amount of data you get for the price you're paying makes Vaya's plans worth considering. Here's what you can get with Vaya:

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We've also put together a table that lets you see Vaya's overall plan features at a glance:

Feature
Does Vaya have it?
Excess usage warningyes, this feature is available
Entertainment extrasno, this feature is not available
Data-free media streamingno, this feature is not available
Roll-over datano, this feature is not available
Data sharingno, this feature is not available
International calls/textsyes, this feature is available
International roamingno, this feature is not available
Rewards programno, this feature is not available
Student/pensioner discountsno, this feature is not available

Should you sign up to Vaya? We ask our utilities expert and writer, Sam Baran

Photo of Sam BaranVaya's plans don't have much to them, but that doesn't mean they're not worth buying. If you want an uncomplicated plan with good data value, the majority of Vaya's plans provide data at a rate of less than $1 per 1GB, which is a standard charge.

They don't have any extra features, though, so you might want to look at bigger providers like Optus or Telstra if you want fancy inclusions.

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How does Vaya compare?

To give you an idea of how well Vaya holds up against other mobile providers, we've put its plans up against Optus (its network provider) and Belong (another popular mobile provider).

VayaOptusBelong
Plan nameUnlimited XLMedium Optus ChoiceLarge
Plan cost$44$49$40
Data allowance50GB60GB40GB
Data per dollar spent$0.88 per 1GB$0.82 per 1GB$1.00 per 1GB
NoneNoneData sharing, 5G access, Optus Sport, international inclusionsInternational inclusions

Vaya sits right in the middle of these two providers when it comes to data value. It provides slightly more than Belong while costing slightly more, and slightly less data than Optus while costing slightly less.

The main drawback with Vaya is that it's light on features, so you'll definitely get more extras if you go with a major provider like Optus.

Vaya's international inclusions

Vaya international roaming

Vaya does not provide any international roaming at all, so your service will not function when you're overseas. Vaya used to have a system where you could get PAYG service overseas for a $200 bond, but this is no longer available to new customers.

Vaya international calls

By default, you can make international calls with PAYG rates that start at 2c/min. On all plans except the cheapest, you can add on 200 minutes for calling 100 overseas countries, which will cost you an extra $2 per month.

Frequently asked questions about Vaya

Who owns Vaya mobile?

Vaya was purchased by amaysim in 2016. As Australia's largest MVNO, amaysim trades publicly on the Australian Securities Exchange.

What network does Vaya use?

Vaya uses the Optus network, which covers about 98.5% of the Australian population.

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    NigJanuary 12, 2017

    Hi I am on 24 months plan with Vodafone right now, which is going to finish by end of January.if I want to move with Vaya 12months prepaid plans for $18 a month with same old number I am using right now. what should I have to do?

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      DeeJanuary 12, 2017Staff

      Hi Nig,

      Thanks for your question.

      Most mobile plan providers allow for number porting. You just have to directly contact your new provider to request this.

      You can read more about number porting through our website.

      Cheers,
      Anndy

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    KaiNovember 25, 2016

    Does it available for international roaming?

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      MayNovember 25, 2016Staff

      Hi Kai,

      Thanks for your question.

      Yes, simply call Vaya or login to your ‘My Account’ online to activate Global roaming. Vaya does require a $200 bond payment from a nominated credit card in order to activate Global Roaming.

      Cheers,
      May

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    NiroDecember 6, 2015

    HI

    I would like to know from where I can order this product and are there any discounts available for students.

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      AlexDecember 7, 2015Staff

      Hi Niro,

      You can order Vaya’s SIM from their web site, but they don’t offer a student discount.

      Regards,

      Alex.

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