Skinny Rates

Standard, international, roaming and other rates

Sweet standard rates

These are what you’ll pay if you joined us on or after the 17th of October 2014 and you're not on a Combo. If you joined us before the 17th of October 2014 you’ll need to ‘Opt in’ to get these new rates.

20¢

Per Minute
To any NZ network

20¢

Per Text
To any NZ network

20¢

Per MB
Of data

50¢

Per MMS
To any NZ network

Our calling and data NZ prepay standard rates are so skinny that they’re at least 50% lower than the Vodafone & 2degrees ones, (Based on comparing Skinny’s standard prepay rates with 2Degrees Prepay Plus and Vodafone’s Prepay & Prepay Freebees standard rates as at 23 September 2014. Excludes rates on packs, combos, top-up rewards/bonus, add-ons & promo offers) and our text rate is super skinny too!

Retired Standard Rates

If you joined before the 17 October 2014 you’ll be on our retired standard rates, these rates are unavailable to anyone that joined Skinny on or after the 17 October 2014.

43¢

Per Minute
To any NZ network

08¢

Per Text
To any NZ network

49¢

Per MB
Of data

50¢

Per MMS
To any NZ network

Standard rate customers
If you were with Skinny before the 17th October 2014 you can still use the Retired rates, but If you’d like to ‘Opt in’ to our awesome new standard rates login to your dashboard and click the ‘Give me the new rates’ button or call 0800 4 SKINNY and we will help you out. Just remember once you move to the new rates you can’t go back on the old rates.

Combo customers
You can only see the 'Give me the new rates' button when you're on standard rates. If you're on a Combo and want the new standard rates you'll need to opt-in by clicking the button after you cancel your Combo or once your Combo has expired. Just remember, once you move to the new rates you can’t go back on the old rates.

 

Other rates

Overage rates

Once you’ve used all of your active Combo’s included minutes or texts you’ll be charged our overage rates of: 43c per min and 8c per text.

We don’t have data overage at Skinny because we don’t want you chewing through all your credit. So if you run out of data on your Combo your data will stop. Just buy a data Add-On to get going again.

Voicemail rates

You’'ll be charged 18c per call to our voicemail service, regardless of if you’'re on standard rates or a Combo (except the $40 Combo).
Don't want voicemail?
Skinny provides an answering service that will let you record a personalised message that callers will hear when you're not available, but they can't leave a message.

International Rates

for when you're calling overseas. The cost of calling some places is less when you're on a Combo. Look for the rates with (Combo) next to them.

Roaming Rates

Your Skinny phone will work in most countries around the world; but right now, it won’t support data roaming. Fail, we know. But we’re working on it. Before you head off overseas, just check out whether your destination is on our list. It's also probably a good idea to check out the charges.  

Premium SMS Rates

If you text to short codes a lot, enter competitions or use text based services and want to see the costs before you partake.

Premium Voice Rates

If you use premium voice services like 018 or place the odd punt with the TAB, check these premium rates.

 

Details

Minutes are for voice calls to mobiles on any NZ network and to standard NZ landlines (excludes premium rate numbers and international calls). 
Texts are standard person-to-person NZ texts only (excludes premium rate numbers, short codes and international texts).
If you're on a Combo and you use all of your included minutes or texts you'll pay overage rates for any extra calls or extra texts. 
If you use all of your Combo's included MBs, your data will stop. To use extra data you can choose to buy a Data Add-On or wait until your combo renews. 
If you deactivate your Combo and have used all your included data, you will be charged the standard rate for any extra data that you use. 
For even better value try one of our Monthly or Weekly Combos.

See all terms and conditions.