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Verizon Prepaid Cell Phone Plans

Sept. 22, 2020
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You can save money — and skip the contract and credit check — by going with a Verizon prepaid cell phone plan over a traditional plan. Verizon prepaid customers get a loyalty discount after three months on a qualifying monthly plan, making the carrier an appealing option for those shopping for a prepaid plan.


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AT A Glance

  • Prepaid plans start at $35 for talk and text only
  • Notables: Strong nationwide network; multi-line discount available with some plans
Get started at Verizon's site
Get started at Verizon's site

 

Verizon prepaid plans

Monthly Plans

Verizon prepaid customers get a $5 per month loyalty discount after three months of service on eligible monthly plans. The discount grows to $10 per month after nine months of service. The prices below do not reflect the loyalty discount.

  • Talk and text: $35 per month; $30 with autopay discount
  • 5GB: $40 per month; $35 with autopay discount
  • 15GB: $50 per month; $45 with autopay discount
  • Unlimited: $65 per month; $60 with autopay discount

Family plan: Verizon offers its loyalty discount in place of a multi-line discount on most new prepaid plans. Each additional line, up to 10 lines total, gets its own data allotment, so there is no shared data.

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How Verizon’s prepaid plans compare on price

 2GB or less3-5GB6-9GB10-25GBUnlimited
*Project Fi customers pay $20 for unlimited talk and text. Data is billed at a rate of $10 per gigabyte.
**Republic Wireless customers pay $15 for unlimited talk and text. Data is billed at a rate of $5 per gigabyte.
AT&T Prepaid$35 (2GB)$50 (8GB)$65
Boost Mobile
$10 (1GB)

$15 (2GB)
$25 (5GB)$35 (10GB)

$45 (15GB)
$50
Cricket Wireless
$30 (2GB)$40 (10GB)$55
Metro by T-Mobile
$30 (2GB)$40 (10GB)$50
Net10$20 (2GB)$35 (5GB)$40 (10GB)
Project Fi*
$20 (talk, text and Wi-Fi)

$30 (1GB)

$40 (2GB)
$50 (3GB)

$60 (4GB)

$70 (5GB)
$80 (6GB+)
$70
Republic Wireless**
$15 (talk, text and Wi-Fi)

$20 (1GB)

$25 (2GB)
$30 (3GB)

$35 (4GB)

$40 (5GB)
$45 (6GB)

$50 (7GB)

$55 (8GB)

$60 (9GB)
$65 (10GB)

$90 (15GB)
Straight Talk Wireless$30 (1,500 minutes, unlimited texts and 100MB data)$35 (5GB)$45 (25GB)$55
T-Mobile prepaid$40 (10GB)$50
Total Wireless$25 (talk and text only)$35 (5GB)$50
Tracfone$20 (1GB)

$25 (2GB)
$30 (3GB)
U.S. Cellular prepaid$30 (talk and text only)$40 (5GB)$55
Verizon prepaid
$35 (talk and text only)$40 (5GB)$50 (15GB)$65
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