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Optus Boxing Day sale: Save $600 on mobile plans + more

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Snag 500GB for under $70 per month, or get 10% off the new Google Pixel 6.

Optus has a couple of aces up its sleeves for Boxing Day, and fortunately for you, its offers are already live and yours for the taking.

To start with, you can get its 500GB plan for only $65 per month for the first 12 months.

That's a massive $600 in savings over the course of the year before the plan reverts back to its original price – $115 per month.

Get free home Internet from Optus too

Looking for another bargain? You can also try out Optus's 5G home Internet plan free for the first month. Choose from:

  • Optus 5G Internet Everyday: Free for the first month, then $79/month. Comes with speeds of up to 83Mbps during busy hours of the day (7–11pm).
  • Optus 5G Internet Entertainer: Free for the first month, then $89/month. Comes with speeds of up to 210Mbps.

You'll also get Optus Sport and OS Fitness subscriptions for free on either of the plans.

  • Is there a catch? You will need to stay connected for 36 months if you want a free modem with your plan. Otherwise, Optus requires you to pay $16 per month for each month remaining in the 3-year period.

Optus is also running a $10/month discount on a bunch of its unlimited data NBN plans. You can get:

  • Family Internet Ultimate plan for $79 per month. Including 50Mbps speeds, Optus modem with 4G backup and Ultra Wi-Fi Booster.
  • Internet Everyday Fast for $89 per month. Including 100Mbps speeds, Optus modem with 4G backup, free Optus Sport and OS Fitness subscriptions.
  • Family Internet Ultimate Fast for $99 per month. Including 100Mbps speeds, Optus modem with 4G backup, Ultra Wi-Fi Booster and Optus Wi-Fi Secure.
  • Is there a catch? Similar to its home Internet deals, you'll need to stay connected for 36 months if you want to score a free modem. If you leave early, you will need to pay $14 per month for each month remaining in your 3-year period.

Optus plans come with a bunch of added perks

If it's big mobile data you're after, then Optus's 500GB plan will suit you well.

Apart from being able to browse and stream on the go, you also get a bunch of other perks and features with Optus's mobile plans.

These include:

  • Access to its 5G network. As long as you have coverage in your area and a 5G capable handset.
  • Endless data. Your speeds will be capped at 1.5Mbps once you've used up your data allowance for the month.
  • Share your data. You can allow other eligible Optus mobile plans to use your data.
  • Optus Sport and OS Fitness. Enjoy free subscription to both services.
  • Unlimited Data Day. Enjoy a data buffet for an extra $5.
  • Optus Pause. For when you want to take a digital breather.
  • Unlimited international calls and texts to 35 countries. Available on most plans.

Get the Google Pixel 6 from Optus for cheaper

If you're after a new phone, Optus has a little gift for you here too.

Instead of spending all your cash in one go on a phone outright, Optus is giving you 10% off the Pixel 6. Get on Optus's phone repayment plan over 12, 24 or 36 months and you'll score a $100 discount.

Prices start from $69.96/month on Optus's cheapest postpaid plan over 36 months.

Are there any other Boxing Day deals?

If none of the offers above seem worth it to you, there's a bunch of phone deals available from Vodafone that might take your fancy instead.

You can also find out how to get $1,200 handset vouchers to score a cheap iPhone too.

Ring in the new year by comparing Internet and mobile plans on Finder to get yourself the best deal available to you.

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