Deploying soon

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I am deploying for 6 months soon. Last time i was with rogers and they put a temp hold on my phone for free. Anyone know if koodo does this? I saw something where they charged 15$/month and could lose your plan (i have the 10 GB plan). But this was in ontario
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Jason

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Mats

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Yes its called seasonal hold. It is $15 a month and you do have to pick a new plan when coming back. You have to call in for them to put you on seasonal hold.
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You are right on both accounts. Seasonal hold is $15/month. And you will have to select an in market plan when you return
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well that is useless, better to just cancel the account. thanks for the info
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If you have the $60/10gb account, I would sell it since this plan is very valuable
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I agree with you.

You're basically paying them $15 a month to hold your phone number for you.
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Alternative: port your number out to a VoIP service. They range from free to a few dollars a month. The paid ones can selectively forward your calls pretty well anywhere in the world at reasonable rates if that's of interest to you. Your Koodo account will be closed.

I agree it's stoopid to pay anyone $90 to provide you no service for the next 6 months.
You can port the number back in to any provider when you return.
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I'd personally keep the plan for a 6 month deployment, especially given the coin you make on something that long. But if you don't care about having as good a deal still, I'd do as Bob suggests so you at least get to keep your number.
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