So you’re madly in love with your tablet. But don’t you ever wish you could go online with it wherever you are, instead of having to wait for the next WiFi signal?
With our brilliant value 30 day rolling SIM Only deals you can do just that.
All you need is a 3G ready tablet and you can get the best of both worlds: lock on to WiFi at home and enjoy the freedom of 3G when you’re out and about.
Just pick one of our 3 irresistible new tariffs and go free range!
Please note that international roaming on 3G only works on iPads with iOS 7 and above, though you can still connect to WiFi anywhere in the world with older generation iPads.
The easiest way to check your balance is by logging in to Your Account online. You can do this at virginmobile.co.uk.
To register for your account you will need your SIM number. This can be found on the back of the plastic card you popped your SIM card out of. We will also email it to you when your bill is ready to use.
If you have an Android tablet or iPad you can download our free My Account app:
You can also check your balance by logging into Your Account online.
Please note that for the time being international data roaming is only available on iPads with iOS 7.
In the EU customers will need to buy a data pass. To browse in the EU your tablet will need to have the ability to send and receive texts.
To use your SIM aboard you need to call us before travelling on 08456 000 789.
Yes you can use your SIM to make calls and texts. Standard call charges apply.
| UK call costs
These are our costs for UK calls. There is no difference between off peak or peak times, call rates always remain
the same. We will not charge for the freephone numbers of charities and helplines listed on our website. After any minimum call charge that applies our calls are billed per second and our charges are rounded up to the nearest penny.
|Calls to landlines 1, Virgin Mobiles,2 Other network mobiles, and Groupcall||40p per minute|
|Calls to Freephone numbers||21p per minute|
|Text to all UK network mobiles 2||15p per text|
|Minimum call charge||A one minute minimum call duration applies|
The prices shown require you to use eBilling. For monthly price with paper bill add £1.50. Credit check & payment by Direct Debit required.
Half price for 6 months 6 months half price offer only available with selected handsets on the VIP tariff until 31 March 2014. Discount only available while you remain on the VIP tariff. Discount applies to monthly mobile package price (out of bundle charges excluded).
Mobile general: Phones subject to availability.
Phones: BlackBerry®, RIM®, Research In Motion®, SureType®, SurePress™ and related trademarks, names and logos are the property of Research In Motion and are registered in the U.S. and countries around the world. Android™ and Google are trademarks of Google Inc.
Prices: These prices require you to use eBilling. For monthly price with paper bill add £1.50. Credit check & payment by Direct Debit required.
Delivery: Handsets are delivered free of charge. A 99p delivery charge applies for SIM Only orders (free for Virgin Media Cable customers).
General: If you cancel during the contract you will incur an early disconnection fee. Credit check & payment by Direct Debit required. Included in your tariff (subject to the allowance specified): UK calls to UK landlines (beginning 01, 02, 03) & UK mobile networks. Person to person texts within the UK. Data & BlackBerry Messenger are within the UK only. You should expect speeds delivered up to 384kbps (3G), actual speeds experienced may be higher or lower and will vary by device and location. You cannot share your data connection with other devices - known as "Tethering" - or use your phone for peer to peer file sharing. Acceptable use policy applies. Calls to 08, other than those included within the VIP and Premiere 08 allowances, 070 numbers not included in monthly allowance and cost up to 41p and £2.50 per minute respectively in the UK (see our tariffs for details). Pay Monthly service terms apply.
Pay Monthly Contract: 24 month contract. Phones subject to availability. Unlimited 0800/45/70/08 calls: No call charges apply to the first 60 minutes of eligible call types. Re-dial before 60 minutes to avoid call charges. "Best unlimited tariff" claim based on comparison with published competitor tariffs as at 1st July 2013.
Tariff Movement: Applies to tariffs that were available on same handset at the same upfront fee at the commencement of your minimum term contract. The new allowance and price will apply from your next monthly package for remainder of the minimum term, unless you change your tariff again. Details at virginmobile.co.uk
Insurance: Our insurance is arranged and administered by NEWAsurion Europe Limited, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (no. 502545), registered address: Chiswick Place, 272 Gunnersbury Avenue, Chiswick, W4 5QB. The Insurer is Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe Limited, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (no. 202205), registered address: Third Floor, 2 Minster Court, London, EC3R 7YE.
Pay Monthly SIM Only: 30-day minimum contract applies.
Money back guarantee: Our 14 day Customer Satisfaction Guarantee lets you exchange your joining pack or phone for a different one of the same value or get a full refund, less any airtime you’ve bought. Prepaid packaging will be provided to post it back. Pay As You Go customers will be charged for any airtime used according to our Pay As You Go tariff. Pay Monthly customers will be charged for any airtime used. Calls and texts prior to return will be charged at 31p per minute and 13p per text.
Virgin Media customer exclusive tariffs and £240 saving: Available to Virgin Media cable customers only taking at least one cable product. £240 saving based on £10 monthly saving. Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion. Discount applies for minimum term of Pay Monthly mobile contract only, subject to continuing eligibility. Eligibility: These mobile tariffs are only available to Virgin Media customers who subscribe to at least one of the following Virgin Media cable services: television, residential phone or broadband (the "Services"). If you no longer subscribe to any of the Services you will not be eligible to receive the exclusive tariffs. You will then revert to the standard Virgin Mobile tariff closest in value to your tariff the month after your Services end or at the end of any fixed term contract you have entered into for the mobile services.
Exclusive allowance upgrades (double minutes/Mobile Web): Available on selected tariffs only. After you elect to upgrade, increased allowance & price will apply from next bundle for remainder of the term and cannot be removed.
Inclusive calls to Virgin Mobile numbers: Calls to Virgin Mobile numbers are free for the first 60 minutes. Calls to 'active' Virgin Mobile numbers are included as part of the 'unlimited' portion of your landline call package. As with your landline calls, re-dial before 60 minutes to avoid call charges. To be 'active', the Virgin Mobile number called must have originated a chargeable outbound call, SMS or data session within the previous 90 days. Remember that if you call a Virgin Mobile number that is roaming overseas, that number will still be charged any applicable roaming tariff, even though your part of the call may be free. Please note that new activations (e.g. new connections or numbers ported into Virgin Mobile) may take up to 72 hours to be recorded by our landline billing systems. Calls made prior to the number being recorded will be charged at the standard rate.
Mobile Broadband: Usage amounts given as example only. Credit check and payment by Direct Debit required. 12 or 18 month contract. If you cancel during the contract you will incur an early disconnection fee. Data bundle is for use within the UK only. Access and speeds are subject to network coverage. Voice-Over-Internet Protocol is not supported. If your use exceeds your monthly allowance you will be charged at the out-of-bundle rate of £15/GB. Roaming charges apply to your use outside the UK. Pay Monthly terms of service apply. Media customer tariffs only available to new and existing Virgin Media mobile and/or cable customers. In order to receive the Virgin Media customer tariffs, Virgin Mobile Pay As You Go customers must have topped up their account in the last 30 days and Pay As You Go by Direct Debit must have sent a chargeable text or made a chargeable call in the last 30 days. USB Modem required (normal price £24.99). For full terms and conditions visit virginmobile.com/legalstuff.
1GB Mobile Broadband: Eligibility: Available with either Virgin Media cable broadband size: L, XL or XXL. Offers are subject to status and credit checks. Conditions: If during your mobile broadband contract term you terminate your Virgin Media home broadband service, you will no longer be eligible for the exclusive mobile broadband tariff and your 1GB monthly payment will increase to the current price for non-home customers for the remainder of the 12 month term. General: 12 month mobile broadband contract applies. Offer not available with any other offer unless explicitly stated. Further legal stuff applies to Virgin Media home broadband, see virginmedia.com Terms and conditions of service apply to Virgin Mobile Broadband.
Home phone: Inclusive calls to Virgin Mobile numbers: Calls to Virgin Mobile numbers are free for the first 60 minutes. Calls to 'active' Virgin Mobile numbers are included as part of the 'unlimited' portion of your landline call package. As with your landline calls, re dial before 60 mins to avoid call charges. To be 'active', the Virgin Mobile number called must have originated a chargeable outbound call, SMS or data session within the previous 90 days. Remember that if you call a Virgin Mobile number that is roaming overseas, that number will still be charged any applicable roaming tariff, even though your part of the call may be free. Please note that new activations (e.g. new connections or numbers ported into Virgin Mobile) may take up to 72 hours to be recorded by our landline billing systems. Calls made prior to the number being recorded will be charged at the standard rate.
Pay As You Go: Customers must have some credit on their account in order to join Big Talk or Big Data & Texts. Joiners bonus of free texts and data or free calls are valid for 45 days or until used if sooner. Joiners bonus will be applied once per account only. You may not change your tariff without our agreement. Once changed, you may not be able to migrate back to your previous tariff. Top ups made prior to joining these tariffs will not count towards monthly rewards. The total value of top-ups in a month will determine the value of the reward. Free texts, minutes and data are added on the first day of the month following the top-up(s) & are valid for one month or until used if sooner. Minutes are for UK landlines (beginning 01, 02, 03) & UK mobile networks. Texts are person-to-person within the UK (text message delivery notifications not included.) Data within the UK only. You should expect speeds delivered up to 384kbps (3G), actual speeds experienced may be higher or lower and will vary by device and location. You cannot share your data connection with other devices - known as "Tethering" - or use your phone for peer to peer file sharing, instant messaging or making internet phone calls. Calls to 08 (incl. 0870) & 070 numbers not included and cost up to 41p and £2.50 per min. respectively in the UK (see our tariffs for details). Unlimited Virgin Mobile to Virgin Mobile calls will be added on the first day of the month following the top up(s) and are valid for one month or until used. You must register your handset to get Big Talk, Big Data & Text to get registered visit virginmobile.com/youraccount. PAYG service terms apply.
BlackBerry® Pass: Pay As You Go BlackBerry® passes (either weekly £2 or monthly £5). Buy a pass to access BlackBerry® Mail, Messenger and Mobile Web services on Pay As You Go. Passes last until midnight on the 7th day for a weekly pass and midnight on the 31st day for monthly pass. UK use only.
The UK’s biggest 3G network: Based on total number of 3G transmitters for for 3G signal using the EE network.
Guaranteed next day replacement: Applies to all claims accepted before 6pm Sunday to Friday.
Mobile Rescue: Works on most mobile phones. If your phone's not compatible, you'll be fully covered without Mobile Rescue if you have Virgin Mobile insurance.
Metro WiFi: Activation required. WiFi services available in the station only. Use of WiFi is subject to Virgin Media’s terms and conditions.