Telstra Day mega-bargain: Try 5G for just $1
Telstra Day is back for May, with mobile and Internet plans going for peanuts plus $250 off some popular phones.
You only have until midnight tonight (5 May) to snag one of the Telstra Day deals.
Here's a quick look at what's on offer:
- Pay only $1 to try Telstra's Upfront Medium mobile plan for the first month
- Get Telstra NBN for only $2 for the first 2 months
- Save $250 on Apple iPhone 12
- Save $150 on Apple iPhone 11
- Save $150 on Google Pixel 6
- Save $200 on Google Pixel 6 Pro
- Bonus Galaxy Buds (RRP $179) with Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, Galaxy S22 or Galaxy Z Series
Telstra Day $1 mobile plan
Telstra only offers 5G on its Upfront Mobile Plan Medium and above, with prices starting at $65 a month for 80GB.
But today you're in luck. If you've been wanting to test run its 5G network, you can do that for just $1 for the first month and save $64 on its Medium plan.
You also get additional bells and whistles such as:
- Endless data. Your speeds will be capped at 1.5Mbps once you’ve reached your data limit.
- My Telstra mobile app sorts your billing, customer support, tracks your usage and more.
- Data sharing with up to 10 post-paid services on the same account.
- Data-free streaming of live sport.
- 30 minutes of international calls to any country plus unlimited SMS anywhere in the world.
- Is there a catch? The only catch is you have to be a new customer to get this deal. Luckily there's no contract so you can always switch plans once your first month is up.
Telstra NBN – $2 for 2 months
This month's Telstra Day deals once again include offers on selected NBN plans.
These are going for only $2 for the first 2 months and are served alongside 50,000 bonus points for Telstra Plus members.
- Telstra Upfront Internet Plan Essential (50Mbps): $1 a month for 2 months, then $95 a month thereafter
- Telstra Upfront Internet Plan Premium (100Mbps): $1 a month for 2 months, then $110 a month thereafter
- Telstra Upfront Internet Plan Ultimate (250Mbps): $1 a month for 2 months, then $140 a month thereafter
Telstra's NBN plans also come with some extra perks and features such as:
- $0 connection fee.
- No lock-in contract.
- Free modem with 4G backup if you stay connected for 24 months. If you leave early, just return the modem within the 24 months or pay a $200 non-return fee.
- 3-month free subscription to BINGE.
- Is there a catch? This offer is for new customers only. If you do sign up and cancel before 24 months, just make sure to return your Telstra modem.
Telstra Day phone sales
Want a new phone without the hefty price tag? Check out all the phone deals on offer from Telstra today and get one on a 12-, 24- or 36-month repayment plan.
To give you an idea of bare minimum costs, we've paired each phone with Telstra's cheapest mobile plan ($40) over a 36-month repayment period.
All 3 storage variants are on sale through Telstra: 64GB, 128GB and 256GB.
Prices for the iPhone 12 plans start from:
- $81.35 a month over 36 months
- With a minimum total cost of $948.60
The iPhone 11 is still a decent buy in 2022 if you don't care about keeping up with the latest tech.
Telstra has the 64GB and 128GB variant on sale. Prices start from:
- $74.41 a month over 36 months
- With a minimum total cost of $698.76
Google Pixel 6
Google's current premium flagship model can be yours for just under $850 (128GB model). That's down from its usual $999 RRP.
On a plan, your monthly cost will be:
- $78.58 a month over 36 months
- With a minimum total cost of $848.88
Google Pixel 6 Pro
In a nutshell, the Google Pixel 6 Pro is smarter, faster and cheaper compared to other Android phones on the market.
Telstra has the 128GB variant on sale which will cost you:
- $85.52 a month over 36 months
- With a minimum total cost of $1,098.72
Bonus Galaxy Buds worth $179
Want a freebie alongside your new Samsung phone? Telstra is giving away Galaxy Buds worth $179 for free if you purchase one of the following phones:
- Samsung Galaxy S21 FE
- Samsung Galaxy S22
- Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3
- Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3
Those are all the Telstra Day highlights for May but check back in with us next month for another round of surprises.