I already paid for three months for my public mobile plan, if I switch to koodos promotional 40$ plan will I get the money back?

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I already paid for three months for my public mobile plan, if I switch to koodos promotional 40$ plan will I get the money back?
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ANJ ANIE

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Dinh, Mobile Master

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hi ANJ,

PM and Koodo are using separated systems. if you port to Koodo, the remaining paid minutes/data in PM are likely lost, no refund for those.

Which offer did you have from Koodo? did you see any credit or bonus in the text? if not, you might want to wait near the end of your billing date. So when you port, you won't lose anything.
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I have attached a screenshot of the offer I received through text. It says that the offer ends June 30th, I would have to wait three months do wouldn't lose the money I already paid.
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The $100 is meant to cover all/part of the costs of your remaining balance with public.
Apart from that you wont recieve anything else.
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The other thing to consider @ANJ is to look at the bigger picture.  I don't know which 90 day plan you're on at PM at the moment, but let's say for argument sake it's cost is $120 every 90 days.  If you were to take the offer, you will loose out on, let's say $115 worth of service you already paid for.  That's bad.  But then you get the bill credit upon activation of $100, which means you really only lost out on $15.  Now, is the plan at Koodo saving you any money every month?  If so, then you will likely recoup the difference within a few months and then continue saving beyond that.  Or let's say the plan is the same monthly cost so you're not saving by moving to Koodo, but the Koodo plan gives you more for your money or gives you access to features you may enjoy (e.g. international roaming, access to a call centre for support, ability to purchase a new phone on a tab, etc)--then it might still be worth "eating" a little lost pre-paid service cost in order to make the move.

At the end of the day you just need to look at the medium-to-longer term and decide if the Koodo plan and service is going to give you better overall value.  This is a very personal decision that is going to vary from person to person based on needs, budget, current plan, and plan offered.