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Debtbuster

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Post by Debtbuster » Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:01 pm
Can someone help me. My daughter has autism and is going to be travelling 3 hours s day to school and we want to buy her a phone for her birthday. I have tried to take out a contract and it won’t let me. This is even with paying for the phone. I never had this before, we were in an iva that finished over 10 years ago. I don’t want her to have pay as you go

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Post by kallis3 » Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:13 pm
Have they told you why? Have you checked your record to make sure it is totally clear?
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Post by Foggy » Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:39 pm
Check your credit files with each agency and see if there is anything untoward there. Which provider has refused you ?
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Post by Debtbuster » Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:22 pm
I think you may have misunderstood. I am in an IVA now but when I did another IVA 12 years ago I didn’t have a problem renewing my mobile phone contracts or taking out a mobile phone contract as it was seen as a utility. How can I get phone contact for my kids that travel 35 miles in a taxi to school

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Post by Foggy » Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:15 pm
Ah , apologies --- difficult to keep up with everyone.

Many of us have managed to get contracts even while in the IVA ( I did with T-Mobile ). It really falls to choice of provider. Hopefully a few who managed it will tell us who they contracted with.
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Post by Debtbuster » Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:03 pm
This was with 02 and I was just trying to buy an iphone 7 outright and then do a contract for the airtime. We have 3 other contracts with 02 in our family that we have had for years.

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Post by kallis3 » Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:09 pm
Have you tried Giff Gaff at all?
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Post by kallis3 » Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:13 am
I'm with O2 and have been for years including upgrading during my IVA. Did you do it through the company itself or via something like carphone warehouse.
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Post by Jessie91 » Sun Jan 26, 2020 1:10 pm
I’m with EE and upgraded my contract in my Iva with no questions asked
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