Best Pay As You Go cell phone plans in USA

If you’re looking for some ways to save money on your voice,sms and data usage, then you should probably start searching the best Pay As You Go cell phone plans.

In this article, we are going to list out few of the best plans offered by the best cell phone service providers in United States like Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T.
There are a wide variety of pay as you go plans available and its always good to chose based on your usage whether you are more into data usage or voice or texting, its up to you.
The below list is not based on any specific ranking or so we are listing all the plans at one place so that you can choose the best one for you.

Best pay as you go cellphone plans

Verizon Pay As You Go plans
Verizon offers 3 types of options for you.

With the $1.99 Unlimited Talk Daily option, you pay $1.99 for each day you talk on your phone. Talk all you want on the days you choose and pay only 2¢ per text.

With the 99¢ Daily option, pay 99¢ for each day you talk on your phone. Enjoy unlimited calling to Verizon Wireless customers, and pay 10¢/minute for all other calls. This choice is perfect for calling a few days each month.

With the Per Minute option, you pay 25¢/minute. This choice is perfect for infrequent calling.



T-Mobile Pay As You Go
T-Mobile offers $10,$30,$50 and $100 slabs of pricing for its pay as you go cellphone plans. Below are its details.



AT&T GoPhone Cellphone Plans
Here is the list of plans offered by AT&T GoPhone service.




Tracfone Pay-as-You-Go Pricing

  1. $19.99 for 60 anytime minutes and 90 days of service
  2. $29.99 for 120 anytime minutes and 90 days of service
  3. $39.99 for 200 anytime minutes and 90 days of service
  4. $79.99 for 450 anytime minutes and 90 days of service

PagePlus (Verizon – CDMA Network)
PagePlus offers Standard PINs which can be used for basic Pay-As-You-Go cell phone service, or as cash that you can add to a monthly plan. The main plans includes, $10, $25, and $50 Standard PINs which last 120 days. There is also a $80 Standard PIN which lasts 365 days but available only through authorized Page Plus dealers.

Plan Voice Text Data
PagePlus $10 Standard$0.10/min$0.05/sms$0.10/MB
PagePlus $25 Standard$0.06/min$0.05/sms$0.10/MB
PagePlus $50 Standard$0.05/min$0.05/sms$0.10/MB

Net10 pay as you go plans


AirVoice (AT&T – GSM Network)

Card ValueBonus AmountTotal AmountPer MinuteStandard MinuteExpiration
$10*$10.0010¢10090 Days
$20$1.00$21.0010¢210120 Days
$30$2.00$32.0010¢320150 Days

H2O Pay as You Go (AT&T – GSM Network)
H2O lists out 5 cell plans for you ranging from $10,$20,$25,$30 and $100.
Below are the details of each of them.

Plan Voice Text Data MinutesExpiration
$105¢/min5¢/text10¢/MB20090 days
$205¢/min5¢/text10¢/MB40090 days
$252.5¢/min2.5¢/text10¢/MBDepending on use30 days
$305¢/min5¢/text10¢/MB60090 days

Virgin Mobile Pay as You Go plans
Virgin Mobile offers two variations – payLo plan and Beyond talk unlimited plans, a comparison between both is given below.


We would love to hear from you, so please do share us your thoughts on which is the best pay as you go plan you are using or you wish to have. :)

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Jenn Angela

Jenn Angela is a seasoned technology writer specializing in US mobile and telecommunications. As a contributor to, she offers clear insights on industry trends and provider analysis. With a practical approach honed through real-world experience, Jenn is a trusted voice in navigating the fast-evolving world of mobile technology.

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