July 25, 2019

New Unlimited Smartphone Plans Available from Tracfone!

Tracfone Adds Unlimited Talk/Text Plans for Smartphones

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Tracfone Unlimited Airtime Plans
Tracfone quietly just released three new smartphone-only airtime card options with unlimited talk and text. Below are the details and we will share how the work and if it is a good deal.

Many users have suspected Tracfone would eventually offer an unlimited option with the cost of talk and text dwindling and that day has arrived.

Over the last few years Tracfone has stopped offering Triple Minutes for Life and introduced smartphone-only airtime cards with varying amounts of talk/text/data. The smartphone-only cards are generally a better deal for those who use all three 'buckets' and Tracfone also added Text only, Talk only and Data only airtime cards as add-ons.

Now we see three smartphone-only cards available on the Tracfone website and the Tracfone My Account App for purchase that come with unlimited talk and text, 30 days of service, and between 1 and 3 GB data depending on which card you get.

Let's jump straight into how they will work:

How the New Tracfone Unlimited Plans Work

The new unlimited plans are for smartphones only and feature unlimited talk and text while also providing 30 service days. They vary on price depending how much data you want with 1, 2 and 3 GB available.
  • $20 plan gets 1 GB
  • $25 plan gets 2 GB
  • $30 plan gets 3 GB
The cards should work in the same way other airtime cards work - they come with unlimited carryover (for the data) so if you get the 3 GB and only use 1 GB in a month, you should carry over the extra 2 GB to the next month (as long as you get additional service days or renew the monthly plan).

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Tracfone Smartphone Unlimited Plan Comparison

Tracfone has confirmed in their FAQ that customers won't lose any existing talk/text when they get the unlimited plan, all balances will carry over. For example, if you have 90 service days and 200 talk minutes and purchase one of the unlimited plans, you will get 30 additional service days added to your account, and if you don't renew the unlimited plan after 30 days, you will still have the 200 talk minutes.

Auto-refill is not currently offered, so users will have to add a new unlimited card each month to continue.

Are the Unlimited Plans a Good Deal?

Let's break down the cost and see how the value of these new airtime options from Tracfone work.

It is hard to judge exactly how much 'unlimited' calling and texting are worth since it depends on how much one typically uses, but many users can go through a few hundred calling minutes each month and avid texters could use several thousand texts.

Let's look at a possible example: If you were to use about 250 talk, 1000 texts and 1 GB data in a month, that would cost individually $20 ($5 for 250 talk, $5 for 1000 texts, $10 for 1 GB data). But that doesn't include the cost of service days, which is around $5 for 30 days.

The $20 smartphone card comes with 300 talk, 1000 text, 1 GB data and 30 service days, so it is already a good deal for heavy users.

Now with the unlimited smartphone plan at $20 for the same benefits but no cap on talk and text, it is a better deal for heavy users. However, one point to note, there is no carryover for talk and text with the unlimited plan so it is really only best for those who use upwards of 300 talk and 1000 text per month.

The $30 unlimited smartphone plan is an even better deal IF you use 1-3 GB data per month. The data alone is worth the $30 so you basically get free talk, text and service. If you don't use all your data, it rolls over to the next month.

Overall these new unlimited smartphone plans are a great deal but only for Tracfone users who go through a lot of talk, text and data each month. For some users it will make more sense to continue with the other airtime card options.

If you don't use a lot of minutes, a card like the $49 365 day airtime card (with 1200 talk/text and 3GB data) is a great option right now.

We don't expect Tracfone to change the other airtime card offerings at this time.

That concludes this post on the new unlimited plans but be sure to leave a comment below if you have any thoughts or questions!

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If you're shopping for a smartphone, be sure to check out our List of the Best Tracfone Smartphones in 2019, which includes some of best current smartphones available from Tracfone. Additionally, our list of the Latest Tracfone Smartphones has all of the most recent releases to browse as well.

You can also Bring Your Own Phone to Tracfone, including devices like the Moto G7, iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S10.

Finally, don't miss our Latest list of Deals and Discounts on Tracfone cell phones, but be careful, you might find a deal too good to pass up!

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July 15, 2019

Amazon Prime Day Phone Deals 2019

Amazon Prime Day Deals on Unlocked Devices and Tracfone Cell Phones

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Amazon Prime Smartphone Deals
Amazon Prime Day is happening now, July 15th until the 16th. It is one of the biggest online sales other than Black Friday and exclusive to Amazon.

Below we are sharing some of the best deals on unlocked phones and some Tracfone deals. Remember that these discounts will be gone by the end of July 16th 2019 so act quickly.

Amazon Prime Membership Free Trial
To get these Prime Day deals you have to be an Amazon Prime Member. If you are already a member, you are all set to shop these deals. Otherwise, you can still get these deals by starting an Amazon Prime 30 Day Free Trial (follow the link to get started).

If you don't plan to keep Amazon Prime, just be sure to cancel before the 30 days are up.

Additionally, Amazon offers a discounted monthly rate for those with Medicaid or EBT and you can learn more here.

Amazon Prime Day Deals 2019

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Moto G7 $100 off
Here are some of the best deals on Tracfone deices and unlocked phones during Prime Day with special discounts on both the Moto G7 and G6.

Motorola Moto G7 (Unlocked)
Current Price: $199 ($100 off)
This deal on the Moto G7 is the lowest we have ever seen and the price will likely not be this low again until perhaps Black Friday. Read our Review of the Moto G7 for more info.

Moto G7 Power (Unlocked)
Current Price: $194 ($55 off)
A great price on a phone with a huge battery that can go for days.

Moto G6 (Unlocked)
Current Price: $109 ($120 off)
This is one of the lowest prices we have seen for an unlocked Moto G6 but the phone is often available for around $150. learn more about the unlocked Moto G6 in our review.

Tracfone Samsung Galaxy J7 Crown
Current Price: $80 ($40 off)
Great price on one of the most popular Tracfone smartphones currently available. Learn more about this device in our review.

Tracfone LG Rebel 4
Current Price: $35 ($65 off)
This is the lowest price we have seen for the Rebel 4 and a great deal if you are looking for a backup device or just an inexpensive smartphone. Learn more with our full review.

These are the main deals, but there are more discounts on higher-end unlocked smartphones and you can see all the discounts on Amazon's Prime Day Smartphone page.

We hope you are able to grab one of these discounts if you are shopping for a new phone, and leave a comment with if you do, or if you have any questions.

Don't forget to use a Tracfone Promo Code when adding airtime to your phone!

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July 2, 2019

Tracfone Promo Codes for July 2019

Tracfone Promo Codes - July 2019

TracfoneReviewer shares the latest news, reviews and Tracfone promo codes!

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Tracfone Promo Codes
The summer is in full swing with warm weather, the 4th of July parties and new Tracfone promotional codes to share for both regular and smartphone cards.

Each month we share the latest codes we've gathered from around the web in one convenient place for our readers to use and enjoy. We strive to provide the best working codes and include only the newest in this list. For more promo code options, visit our main Tracfone Promo Code page.

To use these codes simply add the promo when purchasing or adding airtime from Tracfone on the web, on your phone, or over the phone and enjoy the free bonus minutes.

These promo codes are generally for a specific airtime card and some codes are only for the newer smartphone cards from Tracfone. Some codes are one time use while others can be used over and over again.

These smartphone codes are listed after the regular codes, and can also be used with BYOP devices on Tracfone or Tracfone Smartphones. See what's new from Tracfone with our Latest List of Tracfone Smartphones.

Let's get to the codes!

Tracfone Promo Code List - July 2019

Regular Airtime Cards

60 Minute Card use code 12745 and get 60 bonus minutes (Working for some)

120 Minute Card enter 64059 for 40 extra minutes

200 Minute Card add code 78382 and receive 50 free minutes

450 Minute Card use 22397 for 50 bonus minutes

1 Year/400 Minute Card add 16756 for 300 extra free minutes

$15 off the 1 Year/400 Minute Card with code 41369 (online only)

Smartphone Only Airtime Cards

63544 - 100 bonus Data - $25 Smartphone Only Card - Valid July 2019

57135 - 100 bonus Talk - $15 Smartphone Only Card - Valid July 2019

66975 - 500 bonus Data - 1 GB Data Only Card - Working July 2019

16311 - 1000 bonus Texts - 1000 Text Only Card - Working July 2019

38783 - 1000 bonus Texts - 1000 Text Only Card - Working July 2019

14223 - 500 bonus MB Data - 1 GB Data Card - Working July 2019

That's it for the latest promo codes from Tracfone. We hope these codes worked for you and leave a comment below with any thoughts or questions. Don't miss our latest list of Tracfone Deals and Sales.

New to Tracfone? Start with our Beginners Guide which walks through the basics of how it all works and some resources for learning more about adding airtime, activating new phones or getting the best deals.

Tracfone is Closing The 3G CDMA network at the end of 2019 and you can learn all about how and why, plus what phones are safe, in our recent article.

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