Prepaid to monthly postpaid incentives?

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Are there currently any incentives available for prepaid customers to change to a post paid monthly plan? Someone on Facebook inquired about a $120 credit and the Koodo rep mentioned that it was only available to those on prepaid converting and was payable in 12 $10 monthly credits. I can't find any information and have received no such offers. Anyone know anything about this?
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I have never heard of those credits. It might have been an old offer. I don't really think there are any incentives besides the usual advantages to postpaid like financing phones, Canada wide calls are standard, etc.
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I know Telus offers these incentives on occasion.
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Strange because the Facebook posting to which the rep responded was on April 19th. Maybe there are some secret offerings made only to select customers?
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What's the reps' name on Facebook?
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Hey Beverley,

In fact, we are offering a promotional $120 bill credit over 12 months to eligible customers moving from Koodo Prepaid to Koodo Postpaid (for a limited time). Do not hesitate to visit a store (http://koo.do/1l6ypda) if you need more details about this offer.

Hope this helps.

Thanks
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It absolutely will help! Thanks so much for letting me know!!
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Anyone with half a brain (and already considering postpaid) will simply activate a prepaid SIM first and then port out to postpaid, pocketing $100 in the process ($120 - $20 for the prepaid SIM).

Then again, if the other half of the brain also works, one will stay on prepaid...
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Not quite. If you had read the thread the credit is payable in $10 increments over a period of 12 months. It is available for a limited time and is only available to existing prepaid customers that have been on prepaid for 2 months.

Not sure if it is available on all post paid plans but if it is, it is a good deal particularly for light users. The new $28 plan less $10 is $18 per month for a year. The minimum prepaid is $15 just for unlimited texting so for an extra $3 per month you're getting 100 Mb of data, 200 minutes, and unlimited weekends and evenings.
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Interesting conversation, thank you.
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You're welcome.
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This is what happens most of the time, sadly.

At face value, the current postpaid offers may look interesting to some.

However, 2 minutes with a calculator in hand usually (not always) means otherwise.

Of course, it always comes down to your real world usage. If you use Sophia's example and apply it every month, then you don't need the $28 plan nor prepaid. You need a plan that fits that usage pattern.

But most people, after they sit down and really take a cold hard look at their bill and see their real usage, realize they're on the wrong plan. Even sometimes on the wrong system, and then switch to prepaid. That's how I became a prepaid user.

It's always about what you use and how you use it, as it should be.
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at what time on a clock can i use my $28. plan and get free minutes if I have used up my minutes? after 5 o'clock? is there free long distance on weekends?
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I believe $28 plan includes 5pm unlimited evenings.
And if your plan is "Canada Wide" plan, then you can call any Canadian number without extra charge.
Log into self serve and go to 'View Rate Plan". It should tell you what time your unlimited evening start.

And if you call outside of Canada, there will be international long distant charges.

Add : Please post a new question next time.
Then you will get more helps/answers quickly :)
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