Essential Plan

300 Minutes, 500MB Data

Total Price
£7 per month
Calls & Texts
300 Minutes

Unlimited Messages
standard UK text messages
Contract (24 mths)

Tariff Details

Use Your Included Minutes on these Calls:

  • National voice calls in the UK (beginning 01, 02, 03)
  • Calls to 0800, 0808 and 0500 are all free on this tariff

Network Coverage

You can use Three's coverage checker when you buy online to check coverage at your address. Check coverage before you buy for your home address, AND in your most frequented areas, like your work place or friend’s houses.

Three covers 98% of the UK population and also offers 4G Super-Voice spectrum which allows 4G signal to travel further into buildings. This means you can access the internet, make calls and send texts in places never previously possible. Three covers up to 84% UK population for indoor coverage, with the roll out continuing throughout 2017.

Features & Benefits

Three in Touch app

This free app from Three allows you to call and text when you're connected to WiFi even if there's no mobile signal. You will need a compatible handset and software to download the app.

Free WiFi on the London Underground

As simple as connecting to your home Wi-Fi, you can connect to Free WiFi at over 130 London Underground stations, using any device. You just need to be an active Three user.

Free Next Day Delivery

3 Mobile offer free next day delivery to your home (orders placed before 12pm from Mon – Fri) if the phone is in stock, or next day delivery to selected Three stores if you order before 4pm.

My3 Online and the Three App

Log into your My3 account online or download the Three App to view your itemised bills, check to see if you're eligible for an upgrade, find out about existing customer deals, update your personal details and more.

Data Add-on

If you find yourself needing more data or an increased personal hotspot allowance for the remainder of your current bill cycle, you can choose from a range of short-term Data Add-ons to suit your needs.

£5 discount included when paying by Direct Debit

Your monthly price includes a £5 monthly discount for paying by a recurring method, such as Direct Debit.

Key Points


  • Free calls to 0808/0500 numbers
  • You can keep your existing mobile phone number


  • Unlimited Free SMS per month (standard UK text messages)
  • Monitor usage with My3 Online and the Three App

Full Cost Breakdown

Description Upfront Monthly
Tariff 3 Essential Plan - £7.00
Minutes 300 Minutes - -
Data 500MB Data - -
Texts Unlimited (standard UK text messages) - -
Total - £7.00


Rates Cost
Additional minutes £0.35 per minute
Text messages £0.00 each
Picture messages £0.40 each
Excess data (250MB Data Add-on required - £2.50 per month)

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