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EE SIM only plans: comparing each of their deals this May

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We pick through the best SIM only deals on EE this month and compare them against other networks to see if they're decent value. SIM Sherpa is your trusty guide. Last updated: 16th May 2022.

EE's best SIM only deals

Our favourite SIM only deal of the month on EE

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10GB data
£10
a month

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From all the options EE have got available this May on SIM only, we think this £10 12‑month deal is their best. For your £10 a month, you get 10GB data alongside unlimited minutes and texts:

This is good for EE but it's not an unbeatable price. You can get similar SIM only plans for less with some other providers, even ones that also use the EE network. Here are other networks you can beat it on:

Their £15 SIM with 25GB is our next favourite this May

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25GB data
£15
a month

12-month dealGet this deal

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If you want more data, we think this 25GB is one of the best SIM only plans on EE too. It's on a 12‑month deal, comes with unlimited minutes and texts - all for £15 a month:

It's a good deal by EE's standards but price-wise you can still beat this plan on other providers (even ones that still use the EE network). See the networks with cheaper plans here:

We also like their £20 for 160GB plan

EE SIM card
 
160GB data
£20
a month

24-month dealGet this deal

at ee.co.uk
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How EE’s SIM only prices and benefits compare

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In our review of EE, we said they have the best 4G and 5G coverage out of all UK networks, as well as having the fastest 4G speeds by far. It’s the main reason we think people would want to join EE.

You have the choice between 1-month, 12-month or 24-month contracts on EE. Generally, the longer the contract the lower the monthly cost, but you should compare here in case there are any special deals on.

EE are often one of the most expensive networks. There are a few cheaper providers who use the EE network (including BT and Plusnet Mobile) but it can also be worth it to look for hidden deals.

Their regular plans don’t offer much in the way of benefits. You get some free trials for entertainment services, but no inclusive roaming or unique benefits. Their premium Smart plans offer a few extra benefits, however.

Useful link: Read our full EE review

Useful information about EE’s SIM only deals

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EE will send you your SIM card within 2 working days. The package you receive will contain each size of SIM card that you can pop into any phone. EE are one of the few networks to offer eSIMs (see how they work here).

You have 14 days after the arrival of your SIM card to return it and get a full refund if you’re not satisfied. Here’s how you do it.

To stop customers running up bills they can’t pay, EE will require you to pass a credit check to join. We can’t say exactly how strict these are. But if you fail a credit check you can take one of their monthly payg bundles instead.

If you’re switching to EE from another provider you can keep your number by getting a PAC from your provider and sending it to EE at any time. See their full instructions here.

Useful link: Compare all EE SIMs

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