How to get free broadband for Christmas

Free broadband at Christmas
Monday, October 12, 2020

Christmas could look and feel a little different this year, especially after the rollercoaster year that 2020 has been. But one thing that’s likely to be truer than ever is that most families are looking for ways to save money.

Here’s a simple tip to save on your household bills this Christmas. We have a number of tops Broadband Providers on Broadband Compare offering plans with free months to new customers. Switch to a new broadband plan now and take advantage of the free months over Christmas and New Year.

Orcon Exclusive 3 months free plans

Sign up for unlimited broadband on a 12 month plan and get 3 months FREE! This exclusive offer is only available through the Broadband Compare website. Free modem rental and free standard installation included.

Get more savings with Orcon by bundling your broadband and power plan. Add power to an Orcon broadband plan and get 10% bundle discount on both services! 

Add Orcon mobile plan and get $5/mth off for each active mobile plan you bundle with your broadband.

Have your own router? Get an additional one-off $25 discount.
 

Extra Bonus
81

Unlimited Fibre 100 Get strong Wi-Fi across your home

from $89.95 /mo
100Mbps 20Mbps
Unlimited data
Extra Bonus
81

Unlimited Fibre 100 Get strong Wi-Fi across your home

Get FREE rental Google Nest Wifi router (one-off $14.95 delivery charge applies). Also, bundle your broadband and power and get 10% bundle discount on both services. Get $5/mth off for each active mob...
Terms and Conditions apply

Full plan details

Contract options

12 months

Included features

BYO Router

Terms and conditions

  • Offer is available to new customers only.
  • A minimum 12-month contract applies. Early Termination fee of $250 applies.
  • This offer is not available in conjunction with any other offer.
  • The promotion is valid for a limited time only and is subject to change by Orcon without notice.
  • Free Modem Rental with a one-off $14.95 delivery charge 
  • An extra 10% discount applies for Power and Broadband Bundles. The 10% discount is applied after all other offers. 

Full T&Cs's

 

7 months free broadband bundle with Megatel

Bundle your Broadband and Energy with Megatel and choose from one of two amazing deals.

Choose to get 7 months FREE Broadband with Happy Half Year Promotion plan when you sign up for Megatel Broadband, Power and Gas! 

Don’t have Gas? Megatel have got you covered! You can get 6 months FREE Broadband when you sign up for Broadband and Power.

These amazing offers are exclusive for Broadband Compare customers.
 

2 months free broadband with Skinny

Get your first 2 months FREE when you sign up to any Skinny Unlimited Broadband plan on a 12-month contract. Free standard installation and Skinny modem are included too.  
 

2 months FREE
97

Unlimited Fibre 100 Get 2 months FREE Unlimited Broadba...

from $0.00 /mo
First 2 months then 78.00/month
100Mbps 20Mbps
Unlimited data
2 months FREE
97

Unlimited Fibre 100 Get 2 months FREE Unlimited Broadba...

Sign up to any Unlimited Broadband plan on a 12-month contract and get your first 2 months for free! Also, get a free standard connection and a free modem. Limited time offer only! Terms and Condition...
Terms and Conditions apply

Full plan details

Contract options

12 months

Included features

Router

Terms and conditions

  • The two months free broadband offer (“the offer”) applies to your first 2 months base plan charges on your new Skinny Fixed Line account. The offer is only available to customers who do not currently purchase broadband from Skinny and have not had broadband with Skinny within the last 90 days. The offer is available for a limited time only.
  • Offer applies to new Skinny customers signing up to any of the following plans, on a 12-month term:
    • ADSL
    • VDSL
    • Uncapped Fibre 30
    • Uncapped Fibre 100
    • Uncapped Fibre 200
    • Uncapped Fibre Ultra
  • The offer includes a free modem and standard broadband connection for ADSL, VDSL and fibre customers. $10 modem shipping and handling fee applies. Non-standard installation charges apply.
  • If you leave Skinny before the end of your 12-month contract, an early exit fee of $199 will apply if you leave in the first 6 months and $99 of you leave in the second 6 months. The offer is subject to change without notice.
  • The offer will be applied to your Skinny account as a credit for 100% of your base plan charges. The offer does not include any additional services which will be charged at full price, including during the first 2 months of your new Skinny plan.
  • This offer may not be combined with any other “new customer” promotional offers. It may only be combined with other publicly available offers on the Skinny website (an “other offer”), provided you are eligible for the other offer at the date you sign up, the other offer is not a ‘new customer’ offer and the combination of the other offer and this offer is not prohibited in the terms of the other offer.
  • Broadband not available everywhere and speeds vary. Local Fibre Company terms apply if you have a fibre connection. Skinny's Broadband Customer Terms and Conditions apply to all Skinny broadband plans.
2 months FREE
80

Unlimited VDSL Get 2 months FREE Unlimited Broadba...

from $0.00 /mo
First 2 months then 73.00/month
50Mbps 10Mbps
Unlimited data
2 months FREE
80

Unlimited VDSL Get 2 months FREE Unlimited Broadba...

Sign up to any Unlimited Broadband plan on a 12-month contract and get your first 2 months for free! Also, get a free standard connection and a free modem. Limited time offer only! Terms and Condition...
Terms and Conditions apply

Full plan details

Contract options

12 months

Included features

Router

Terms and conditions

  • The two months free broadband offer (“the offer”) applies to your first 2 months base plan charges on your new Skinny Fixed Line account. The offer is only available to customers who do not currently purchase broadband from Skinny and have not had broadband with Skinny within the last 90 days. The offer is available for a limited time only.
  • Offer applies to new Skinny customers signing up to any of the following plans, on a 12-month term:
    • ADSL
    • VDSL
    • Uncapped Fibre 30
    • Uncapped Fibre 100
    • Uncapped Fibre 200
    • Uncapped Fibre Ultra
  • The offer includes a free modem and standard broadband connection for ADSL, VDSL and fibre customers. $10 modem shipping and handling fee applies. Non-standard installation charges apply.
  • If you leave Skinny before the end of your 12-month contract, an early exit fee of $199 will apply if you leave in the first 6 months and $99 of you leave in the second 6 months. The offer is subject to change without notice.
  • The offer will be applied to your Skinny account as a credit for 100% of your base plan charges. The offer does not include any additional services which will be charged at full price, including during the first 2 months of your new Skinny plan.
  • This offer may not be combined with any other “new customer” promotional offers. It may only be combined with other publicly available offers on the Skinny website (an “other offer”), provided you are eligible for the other offer at the date you sign up, the other offer is not a ‘new customer’ offer and the combination of the other offer and this offer is not prohibited in the terms of the other offer.
  • Broadband not available everywhere and speeds vary. Local Fibre Company terms apply if you have a fibre connection. Skinny's Broadband Customer Terms and Conditions apply to all Skinny broadband plans.
2 months FREE
60

Unlimited ADSL Get 2 months FREE Unlimited Broadba...

from $0.00 /mo
First 2 months then 73.00/month
10Mbps 1Mbps
Unlimited data
2 months FREE
60

Unlimited ADSL Get 2 months FREE Unlimited Broadba...

Sign up to any Unlimited Broadband plan on a 12-month contract and get your first 2 months for free! Also, get a free standard connection and a free modem. Limited time offer only! Terms and Condition...
Terms and Conditions apply

Full plan details

Contract options

12 months

Included features

Router

Terms and conditions

  • The two months free broadband offer (“the offer”) applies to your first 2 months base plan charges on your new Skinny Fixed Line account. The offer is only available to customers who do not currently purchase broadband from Skinny and have not had broadband with Skinny within the last 90 days. The offer is available for a limited time only.
  • Offer applies to new Skinny customers signing up to any of the following plans, on a 12-month term:
    • ADSL
    • VDSL
    • Uncapped Fibre 30
    • Uncapped Fibre 100
    • Uncapped Fibre 200
    • Uncapped Fibre Ultra
  • The offer includes a free modem and standard broadband connection for ADSL, VDSL and fibre customers. $10 modem shipping and handling fee applies. Non-standard installation charges apply.
  • If you leave Skinny before the end of your 12-month contract, an early exit fee of $199 will apply if you leave in the first 6 months and $99 of you leave in the second 6 months. The offer is subject to change without notice.
  • The offer will be applied to your Skinny account as a credit for 100% of your base plan charges. The offer does not include any additional services which will be charged at full price, including during the first 2 months of your new Skinny plan.
  • This offer may not be combined with any other “new customer” promotional offers. It may only be combined with other publicly available offers on the Skinny website (an “other offer”), provided you are eligible for the other offer at the date you sign up, the other offer is not a ‘new customer’ offer and the combination of the other offer and this offer is not prohibited in the terms of the other offer.
  • Broadband not available everywhere and speeds vary. Local Fibre Company terms apply if you have a fibre connection. Skinny's Broadband Customer Terms and Conditions apply to all Skinny broadband plans.

Get a free mobile plan with Slingshot for a year

Bundle your Slingshot broadband and power plans and get a FREE MOBILE PLAN for a year. That’s 2.5GB of data, 300 NZ/AUS calling minutes and unlimited texts a month for FREE! No more worries about your mobile balance.
 

Requires Power
84

Fibre 100 + Free Mobile Get FREE $25 mobile plan for a year...

from $84.95 /mo
100Mbps 20Mbps
Unlimited data
Requires Power
84

Fibre 100 + Free Mobile Get FREE $25 mobile plan for a year...

Bundle your Slingshot Broadband and Power plans and get a FREE $25 MOBILE PLAN for a year. That’s 2.5GB of data, 300 NZ/AUS calling minutes and unlimited texts a month for FREE! Also, get 10% bundle d...
Terms and Conditions apply

Full plan details

Contract options

12 months

Included features

Family filter / Power / Rental router / Mobile

Terms and conditions

  •  Offer is only available for new customers who bundle Broadband, Power and Mobile.
  • If you remove either Slingshot Mobile or Slingshot Power at any time during the 12-month contract, this offer will no longer be applicable.               
  • One year’s free mobile plan – credited evenly over one year at $25/30 days, which is equivalent of the Slingshot Value mobile plan (2.5GB of data, 300 AUS/NZ calling minutes and unlimited texting every 30 days).
  • This will display on your bill as two mobile credits with amounts that vary based on your bill frequency.
    • Monthly billed customers a $5 and a $20.35 credit every month.
    • Fortnightly billed customers a $2.30 and a $9.37 credit every fortnight.
  •     Weekly billed customers a $1.15 and a $4.68 credit every week.
  • Discount is calculated off the standard plan prices as advertised at slingshot.co.nz.
  • All other eligible mobile phone plans will receive a discount, equivalent in value to the free mobile phone plan.        
  • A minimum 12-month contract applies. Early Termination Fee of $250 applies.
  • Free Modem Rental with a one-off $14.95 delivery charge or Bring your own device (BYOD) and get a one-off $50 credit.
  • An extra 10% discount applies for Power and Broadband Bundles. The 10% discount is applied after all other offers.
  • This promotion is valid for a limited time only, is subject to change by Slingshot without notice, and is not valid with any other offers.

Slingshot Broadband Ts&Cs
Slingshot Power Bundles Ts&Cs

Requires Power
68

VDSL + Free Mobile Get FREE $25 mobile plan for a year...

from $89.95 /mo
50Mbps 10Mbps
Unlimited data
Requires Power
68

VDSL + Free Mobile Get FREE $25 mobile plan for a year...

Bundle your Slingshot Broadband and Power plans and get a FREE $25 MOBILE PLAN for a year. That’s 2.5GB of data, 300 NZ/AUS calling minutes and unlimited texts a month for FREE! Also, get 10% bundle d...
Terms and Conditions apply

Full plan details

Contract options

12 months

Included features

Family filter / Power / Rental router / Mobile

Terms and conditions

  •  Offer is only available for new customers who bundle Broadband, Power and Mobile.
  • If you remove either Slingshot Mobile or Slingshot Power at any time during the 12-month contract, this offer will no longer be applicable.               
  • One year’s free mobile plan – credited evenly over one year at $25/30 days, which is equivalent of the Slingshot Value mobile plan (2.5GB of data, 300 AUS/NZ calling minutes and unlimited texting every 30 days).
  • This will display on your bill as two mobile credits with amounts that vary based on your bill frequency.
    • Monthly billed customers a $5 and a $20.35 credit every month.
    • Fortnightly billed customers a $2.30 and a $9.37 credit every fortnight.
  •     Weekly billed customers a $1.15 and a $4.68 credit every week.
  • Discount is calculated off the standard plan prices as advertised at slingshot.co.nz.
  • All other eligible mobile phone plans will receive a discount, equivalent in value to the free mobile phone plan.        
  • A minimum 12-month contract applies. Early Termination Fee of $250 applies.
  • Free Modem Rental with a one-off $14.95 delivery charge or Bring your own device (BYOD) and get a one-off $50 credit.
  • An extra 10% discount applies for Power and Broadband Bundles. The 10% discount is applied after all other offers.
  • This promotion is valid for a limited time only, is subject to change by Slingshot without notice, and is not valid with any other offers.

 

Slingshot Broadband Ts&Cs
Slingshot Power Bundles Ts&Cs

Requires Power
49

ADSL + Free Mobile Get FREE $25 mobile plan for a year...

from $89.95 /mo
10Mbps 1Mbps
Unlimited data
Requires Power
49

ADSL + Free Mobile Get FREE $25 mobile plan for a year...

Bundle your Slingshot Broadband and Power plans and get a FREE $25 MOBILE PLAN for a year. That’s 2.5GB of data, 300 NZ/AUS calling minutes and unlimited texts a month for FREE! Also, get 10% bundle d...
Terms and Conditions apply

Full plan details

Contract options

12 months

Included features

Family filter / Power / Rental router / Mobile

Terms and conditions

  •  Offer is only available for new customers who bundle Broadband, Power and Mobile.
  • If you remove either Slingshot Mobile or Slingshot Power at any time during the 12-month contract, this offer will no longer be applicable.               
  • One year’s free mobile plan – credited evenly over one year at $25/30 days, which is equivalent of the Slingshot Value mobile plan (2.5GB of data, 300 AUS/NZ calling minutes and unlimited texting every 30 days).
  • This will display on your bill as two mobile credits with amounts that vary based on your bill frequency.
    • Monthly billed customers a $5 and a $20.35 credit every month.
    • Fortnightly billed customers a $2.30 and a $9.37 credit every fortnight.
  •     Weekly billed customers a $1.15 and a $4.68 credit every week.
  • Discount is calculated off the standard plan prices as advertised at slingshot.co.nz.
  • All other eligible mobile phone plans will receive a discount, equivalent in value to the free mobile phone plan.        
  • A minimum 12-month contract applies. Early Termination Fee of $250 applies.
  • Free Modem Rental with a one-off $14.95 delivery charge or Bring your own device (BYOD) and get a one-off $50 credit.
  • An extra 10% discount applies for Power and Broadband Bundles. The 10% discount is applied after all other offers.
  • This promotion is valid for a limited time only, is subject to change by Slingshot without notice, and is not valid with any other offers.

 

Slingshot Broadband Ts&Cs
Slingshot Power Bundles Ts&Cs

 

 

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