Verizon Family Cell Phone Plans

Kelsey SheehyJuly 6, 2020
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Verizon’s network is top of the line — and that performance comes at a price. Sprint and T-Mobile often beat Verizon on price, including on the unlimited data front.

At a glance

  • Plans start at $100 per month for two lines.

  • Notables: Network placed first in speed and reliability.

Verizon family cell phone plans

UNLIMITED PLANS

Verizon has four main unlimited plans, which you can mix-and-match to fit your family's needs, plus a Just Kids plan, which can be added to any unlimited plan. You can activate up to five lines online, but if you need more you'll need to go to a store or use the website's chat function.

There is a $10 per month, per line discount on any unlimited plan if you opt for automatic payments, but you have to use a debit card or checking account to get the discount.

Start Unlimited: Video streaming limited to standard definition. Mobile hot spot is not included with this plan.

  • Two lines: $140.

  • Three lines: $165.

  • Four lines: $180.

  • Five lines: $200.

Play More Unlimited: Includes 15GB of high-speed mobile hot spot usage per line, per month. Video streaming is in HD, but at 720p rather than the full 1080p. You likely won't notice the difference on your smartphone, though. Apple music subscription is included. Data speeds may slow on a line if its usage exceeds 25GB.

  • Two lines: $160.

  • Three lines: $195.

  • Four lines: $220.

  • Five lines: $250.

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Do More Unlimited: Includes 15GB of high-speed mobile hot spot usage per line, per month and you can get 50% off an unlimited plan for your tablet or connected devices. Video streaming limited to standard definition. Data speeds may slow on a line if its usage exceeds 50GB.

  • Two lines: $160.

  • Three lines: $195.

  • Four lines: $220.

  • Five lines: $250.

Get More Unlimited: Includes 30GB of high-speed mobile hot spot usage per line, per month. As with the Play More plan, HD video streams at 720p and an Apple Music subscription is included with the plan. Data speeds may slow on a line if its usage exceeds 75GB.

  • Two lines: $180.

  • Three lines: $225.

  • Four lines: $260.

  • Five lines: $300.

Just Kids: Can be added to any unlimited plan for $35 per line. The kids plan includes 5GB of data and built-in parental controls, including content filters, location tracking and the ability block certain apps.

shared data plans

Verizon offers two shared data plans: 5GB and 10GB. Both plans include unlimited minutes and text messages, and unused data can be carried over to the next billing cycle.

Below are the prices for two lines on Verizon’s shared data plans. Additional lines are $35 per line and share from the same data package. You can save $10 per month, per line, if you sign up for automatic payments using a bank account or debit card.

  • 5GB: $100.

  • 10GB: $110.

Verizon unlimited plan: How it compares on price

Prices listed are for the least expensive plan when more than one unlimited plan is available. The pricing doesn’t include taxes, fees or autopay discounts.

Monthly price comparison

1 line

2 lines

3 lines

4 lines

T-Mobile

$65

$100

$105

$125

AT&T

$75

$140

$165

$180

Verizon

$80

$140

$165

$180

U.S. Cellular

$60

$115

$130

$140

Boost**

$50

$80

$110

$140

Metro by T-Mobile

$50

$80

$110

$140

Cricket* **

$55

$80

$90

$100

*Restricted LTE data download speeds. **Prices include taxes and/or fees.

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