We understand that when you are on a tight budget, every little bit makes a difference. Our SIM-only plans help cut on mobile bills while keeping you connected with family and friends from just £5/month for 3GB data.

Tune in to your favourite music playlist, stream videos on the go or just make a call to mum without worrying about nasty bill surprises.


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No Strings Attached
No long contracts only 30-day rolling plans. Change or cancel your plan anytime
EU Roaming Included
Use your plan in the EU like you would at home – upto 30GB data.
No Credit Checks
Hassle free sign up, it usually takes less than 60 secs.
Runs on Vodafone network
A reliable network, with fast reliable speeds and 98% coverage. 5G included at no extra cost.

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We compare the cheapest SIM only deals amongst the top brands so you can make an informed choice.


Monthly Cost £5 £15 £12 £8 £6
Data 3GB 1GB 6GB 1GB 2GB
Minutes 1000 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Texts 1000 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Contract No Contract 24 Months 24 Months 24 Months No Contract
Credit Check Not Required Required Required Required Not required
Free International Minutes Yes No No No No
Trustpilot Score 4.8/5 2.1/5 1.3/5 1.4/5 4.2/5
Network Vodafone EE O2 Three O2

This SIM Only deals comparison table is correct as of 28th January 2023 (10:55 am) and based on published information on all network websites.

SIM Only Deal - FAQs

A SIM Only deal means you only get a SIM with a bundle of allowances and use your own phone. The bundle of allowances usually includes a combo of data, minutes and texts for a given price plan. You also get international minutes to over 40 countries especially with the Lebara SIM Only deals. It is a great option if you don’t want to use a contract phone or your contract has ended, and you want to continue using the same phone.
All our plans now come with 5G. However, to use 5G, you will need a compatible 5G handset and be in an area with 5G coverage. See more details on 5G here
There are no annual price increases on Lebara plans, which includes Data , UK mins and UK texts.We did not increase our prices in 2022 and we will keep the prices of our plans fixed in 2023.Prices/Allowances for international minutes, Roaming and Pay as you go rates may change. 
Yes, you need an unlocked phone to use a SIM Only plan. A contractual handset is locked on a particular network and a SIM Only plan SIM can’t work in it.
A non-contract handset comes unlocked. A contract-based handset can be unlocked for free if the contract has ended or for a small fee if the contract is still active.
Lebara offers a 3-in-1 SIM card which will work in any phone. The 3-in-1 SIM card includes all three types of SIMs be it a standard SIM or a micro SIM or a nano SIM. So, you don’t need to worry about it fitting into your phone.
Lebara plans run on the award-winning Vodafone network offering fast, robust and reliable 5G coverage of 98% in the UK. With average data speeds of over 20mbps you can rest assured to stay connected wherever you go and enjoy an unparalleled network experience.
You may need to go through a credit check with other service providers, however with Lebara SIM Only deals you don’t need to go through any credit checks. Switching to a Lebara SIM Only plan is really simple and quick.
Yes, you can still get a Lebara SIM only plan even if you have a bad credit history because at Lebara we believe that everyone is entitled to get a mobile plan irrespective of their credit history. Lebara aims at helping people stay connected and that’s why we offer hassle free, no credit check deals. You pay upfront and enjoy the bundle of allowances that come with your SIM only monthly rolling plan, so no need to know your credit history.
No, unlike other networks, Lebara SIM Only deals do not tie you up in a 12, 18, or 24 months contract. Lebara SIM Only plans are 30-day rolling plans which means you can change or cancel anytime.
Lebara offers SIM Only deals which are free from the hassle of a credit check and offer freedom and flexibility in terms of complete freedom from long contracts and the flexibility to change or cancel anytime. No credit check means quick and easy sign up too.
Lebara SIM only deals offer freedom from bill shocks as out of bundle usage is capped at zero. So, you can relax and enjoy your bundle of allowances without having to worry about exceeding them and getting bill surprises. To top it all, Lebara is powered by the award-winning Vodafone network that offers a fast, reliable and robust 5G network with average data speeds of over 20mbps and a network coverage of 98% in the UK.
No, Lebara SIM only plans are value-for-money plans and are not at all expensive. You get a great bundle of data + UK mins + UK texts + international mins to over 40 countries.
Lebara offers a whole host of best SIM only deals starting from the £5 plan offering 3GB data along with 1000 UK mins, 1000 UK texts and 100 international mins to over 40 countries, to the £30 fully unlimited plan.
You don’t have to worry about any out of bundle costs as Lebara SIM only plans have been capped at zero out of bundle usage. This means you don’t get any bill shocks.
Yes, you can retain your existing number and it’s easy to move your existing number to Lebara. You also receive 5GB extra data from us as welcome bonus, which is valid for 30 days.
Follow simple 3-step process to keep your existing number.
Yes, roaming in the EU is absolutely free on the Lebara network.
There are different rates and roaming arrangements applicable for different locations. Lebara offers free roaming in India with its SIM Only plans. See International Roaming rates here: https://mobile.lebara.com/gb/en/rates
Lebara offers a range of SIM only plans ranging from £5 per month to £30 per month with something to suit everybody’s needs and budget. All plans include minutes to 42 countries and roaming in the EU and India is free of charge subject to Fair Use policies. The cheapest SIM only plan that you can get with Lebara is just £5 per month with no contract! For £5/mo. you will get 3GB 5G data, 1000 UK minutes, 1000 UK texts, and 100 international minutes to 42 countries.Need more data? Pay just £10 per month instead for the next plan up, which offers unlimited UK minutes and texts, 15GB 5G data, and 100 international minutes to 42 countries.
SIM only deals are just a SIM card that comes loaded with a monthly allowance of minutes, texts, and data depending on the bundle you have chosen. Lebara offer thirty-day rolling or twelve-month subscription SIM only deals. They do not include a mobile handset so may be ideal for you if you want to avoid an expensive handset contract or are considering buying a used or refurbished smartphone instead of brand-new. When you sign up to a 30-day rolling SIM only deal, you are only obliged to make the payment for the thirty days that you will be using the allowance. When this is up, you can choose to either renew the plan for another thirty days, switch to a different plan that is more suitable for your needs or decide not to get another plan.

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