Free GPS Tracker SIM with Cheap Ongoing Costs
Adding a free GPS Tracker SIM makes it easy to get going when you receive your GPS Tracker. Our GPS Trackers require SIM cards because they function like small mobile phones - able to receive and send texts (e.g. locations) and allow for two-way calling. You'll look after your SIM credit yourself by logging into your own online account to top-up (or, you can tick a box to have your account auto-topup when the credit falls below £2.50). It's all a lot simpler than it sounds!
No Hidden Costs, Fees or Subscriptions
You won't pay any more fees or subscription costs to us whatsoever once you have purchased your GPS dementia Tracker and added the pre-installed free GPS Tracker SIM. You will just pay for your own SIM usage (the rates are outlined in a section below).
The only requirement with Pay As You Go to keep your SIM account active is that you trigger at least one location text from the Tracker every three months. You do not need to top up every month.
Typical Usage = £1-5 per month
If you use about 5-10 texts (whether locations or alerts) a week, you'll only spend about £2 per month. It shouldn't cost more than £6 - we recommend starting with Pay As You Go credit, see how your usage goes in the first month, then switch to the £6 Goodybag if you need to.
Texting or Calling the GPS Tracker
When you text for a location reply, or call the device, it will be at standard rates from your mobile. Its not a premium rate or anything like that! Its just like texting/phoning a friend.
Our free GPS Tracker SIM is from GiffGaff, who use the O2 network. You can check the coverage here - remember you can use another network and install your own UK SIM if you wish (the only network that won't work with the GPS tracker is the "Three" network. This just for the Tracker SIM though - it doesn't matter if the mobile phone you use to text/call it is on the Three network).
Just to be clear - it doesn't matter at all what network your own mobile phone is on - it just needs to have internet so you're able to see the instant location on Google Maps.
Add a Free GPS Tracker SIM
…as an extra at the ‘Shopping Cart’ stage. It will then be pre-installed in your device.
£5 Free Credit
When you activate your account with £10.
Pay As You Go, or switch to an inclusive package anytime.
No Hidden Costs
That’s it! You only pay for your SIM usage.
You're in Complete Control
There are no more ties with us or any call centers, you set things up as you like.
No EU Roaming Fees
If you’re going away, don’t worry about roaming costs!
Outgoing Calls are Optional
SOS & Call Button can be disabled.
Not Locked to any Network
You can also use your own SIM (as long as its not the ‘3’ network). It doesn’t matter at all what network your own mobile phone is on.
See Our GPS Tracker
Read more about our Stray Star GPS Dementia Tracker
If using Pay As You Go:
If using a £6 per month inclusive Goodybag:
Further Information and FAQ
Please remember that the SIM network (GiffGaff, or whoever you happen to use) is a third party company completely separate from us.
If you have any specific issues about your SIM card that are related to the network (e.g. credit, payment, lost or damaged SIMs, lost account information) then you should get in touch directly with the SIM company.
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