Wednesday, 28 February 2018 21:19

Woolworths Mobile seeks Samsung S9 supremacy with $300-off deal


Seeking to smash through the Samsung S9 and S9+ pre-sale promotions, Woolworths Mobile wants to offer new Flexi Mobile Plan customers a special price.

If you're planning on buying a new Samsung S9 or S9+ super smartphone, then the supermarket that is Woolworths wants you to seriously consider its special Woolworths Mobile deal.

From now until 5 March, Woolworths says it is "offering customers $300 off the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ when they purchase a Woolworths Flexi Mobile Plan. Plans will be available for as low as $54.96/month on a 5GB 36 month handset payment plan. Customers will also receive a free wireless charger".

Woolworths head of Mobile James McMurrough said: “Providing our customers with good value is extremely important to us and we are proud to be able to offer the latest mobile phone on the market, on a leading network – all at a great price via our popular Flexi Mobile Plans.

“Woolworths Flexible Mobile Plans allow will customers to absorb the cost of the Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ into their monthly plan, whether they can choose to pay it across 24-months or 36-months.

“We are confident the $300 pre-order discount on the latest Galaxy handsets when you sign up to a plan with us will be one of the best deals available on the market.”

The Samsung S9 and S9+ can be pre-ordered online now through to 15 March, and will begin shipping from 16 March.

Woolworths reminds us its "Flexi Mobile Plans allow customers to choose between three different plans that best suit their lifestyle".

The deal has the following fine print:

"Offer valid for customers who purchase a new and approved Woolworths Flexi Mobile Plan (“Flexi Plan”) with Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ handset between 27 February 2018 and 5 March 2018. Total min cost of Flexi Mobile Plan includes full handset cost. Discount offer available while stocks last.

"Discount shall be applied to the Handset Payment Plan (“HPP”) in equal monthly instalments across the term of the HPP, while on an eligible Flexi Mobile Plan. If the HPP is terminated early prior to the expiration of its term, then any discounts that were not applied prior to termination shall be forfeited.

"Certain applications may require supporting documents to prove eligibility for this offer - if applicable, these documents must be provided within 5 days of request. Downloads stop when data limit is reached. Data charged in 1KB blocks. Individual customers only. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Your new handset and bonus Galaxy Wireless Charger will be shipped from 16 March 2018."

So, there you go. If you want a Samsung S9 from the fresh phone people, then Woolworths Mobile hopes to ring your bell.

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