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Locked: Warm: $10 off for 6m & 5GB one time on $40+ plans with RBC Offers

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Warm: $10 off for 6m & 5GB one time on $40+ plans with RBC Offers

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Savings:
60$
Expiry:
September 30, 2019
Retailer:
Public Mobile
Found this in RBC offers:

Sign up with Public Mobile and receive an exclusive offer.
From now until September 30, 2019, receive $10 off the first 6 months on monthly rate plans of $40 or higher in addition to a one-time 5GB bonus data add-on using the link and promo code below.

How it works

Use this promo code at checkout. RBCREWARDS
Pay with one of the following RBC cards: RBC Rewards+ (maybe other cards work too)

Terms:
*This offer is not transferable. To take advantage of this offer and receive $10 off the first 6 months and a free 5GB data add-on (“Discount”), you must: (i) sign up for a monthly rate plan of $40 or higher with Public Mobile (“Qualifying Plan”) online at https://www.publicmobile.ca/en/on/plans/RBC-offer between July 2, 2019 and September 30, 2019, inclusively (“Offer Period”); (ii) enter or mention the promotional code “RBCREWARDS” before completing the purchase of your Qualifying Plan; (iii) pay using one of the eligible RBC Royal Bank credit card(s) shown on this page (“Eligible RBC Credit Card”). This offer cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other offer, and cannot be applied retroactively to previous plan purchases. This offer is not available at retail locations. This offer applies only to new account activations. A one-time activation fee per line applies. Taxes are not included and the account must have sufficient funds to cover the total cost of each month’s plan. Compatible device required. Data service on BlackBerry smartphones requires the BlackBerry 10 operating system. For a description of Public Mobile’s network management practices, please see https://www.publicmobile.ca/pdfs/Wirele ... zation.pdf. This offer and its associated terms and conditions are provided by Public Mobile, not Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”), and are available at https://www.publicmobile.ca/en/on/plans ... lsrc=aw.ds. Public Mobile, not Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”), is responsible for all terms and conditions applicable to your Qualifying Purchase Plan and associated services. RBC and Public Mobile reserves the right to cancel, modify or withdraw this offer at any time. For more details on the RBC Offers program, please visit rbc.com/offers.
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On RBC’s site it seems to say that only the Signature Rewards Card is eligible.
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This would be fairly hot if it didn't have the RBC condition. I am pretty sure that the RBC card is only required for the initial payment and you can switch payments a few days later after you get the bonus. I suppose you could always find a friend with RBC card and pay them back.

In the verbiage I saw "A one-time activation fee per line applies" What is that all about??
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This is similar to past promotions. Not bad, but nothing outstanding. Add on a referral on sign up for $10 and it’s a decent plan to use for a couple of months. By then another deal should come up.

Edit: my bad, yes it’s $10 referral right now.
Last edited by protege2k on Jul 6th, 2019 9:46 am, edited 1 time in total.
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protege2k wrote: This is similar to past promotions. Not bad, but nothing outstanding. Add on a referral on sign up for $25 and it’s a decent plan to use for a couple of months. By then another deal should come up.
I thought the referral bonus was only $10?
I’m waiting for a promo where it goes up to $25 again to sign up.
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Thanks for sharing.

The terms of the promotion on the Public Mobile site say absolutely nothing about requiring the new Public Mobile customer needing to be a Royal Bank customer, only that the promo code be entered during activation. As such, I would hold Public Mobile to those terms. But honestly, although I have no inside information about how this promotion works, I am very skeptical of whether the payment system would be able to tie a promotion to the issuer of the payment card. I know what the Royal Bank site is saying, but they're not the ones giving the discount or the 5GB one-time bonus.
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Arrow wrote: I thought the referral bonus was only $10?
I’m waiting for a promo where it goes up to $25 again to sign up.
The credit for being referred is $10 (and only the new customer receives this). There is no $25 referral credit currently.
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spotts01 wrote: This would be fairly hot if it didn't have the RBC condition. I am pretty sure that the RBC card is only required for the initial payment and you can switch payments a few days later after you get the bonus. I suppose you could always find a friend with RBC card and pay them back.

In the verbiage I saw "A one-time activation fee per line applies" What is that all about??
My guess would be that is leftover from when RBC used to push Talk and Save as a cellular service option. They likely forgot to remove that condition from the ad.
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pmcd wrote: On RBC’s site it seems to say that only the Signature Rewards Card is eligible.
I'm confused. So only require RBC credit card to make 1st payment. Reward+ card, Signature Rewards Card or any RBC CC?
Thanks in advance!
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Does the autopay discount stack on top of this?
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PM is a prepaid service. There is no contract. You can leave anytime.
$40 - $10/m for 6 months - $2 autopay = $28/30 days for 5GB data.
It is the cheapest market plan with 5GB data for $28 ATM.
Although thread title says this is a warm deal, I think it is a hot deal for 6 months.
The $10 referral credit will pay for your SIM card.
After 6 months, you can switch to another provider around Christmas time.
Have too many phones... This is how I limit my monthly phone payment.
Public Mobile $35 5GB, $11 250MB, 2x $5 50min/50text, Zoomer $36 6GB plan,
Fido $5 4GB plan with a free tablet, $0 FPL home phone.
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The previous offer was better. $10 off $30 plan or higher for 6 months and $25 referral for each person and no hitch to it. I wonder if it will come back again.
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rain wrote: The previous offer was better. $10 off $30 plan or higher for 6 months and $25 referral for each person and no hitch to it. I wonder if it will come back again.
Last $25/$25 referral promo was ended 31 March.
I am still waiting for it to come back
Have too many phones... This is how I limit my monthly phone payment.
Public Mobile $35 5GB, $11 250MB, 2x $5 50min/50text, Zoomer $36 6GB plan,
Fido $5 4GB plan with a free tablet, $0 FPL home phone.
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Publicmobile.ca has been updated to show the following terms and conditions:
Step 1: Choose your plan

Step 2: Order your SIM

Step 3: Activate online and enter promo code RBCREWARDS


Disclaimer:
Effective July 2 2019 until September 30, 2019 at 11:59PM ET. Offer available to new customers who activate online using the promo code.

Customer must pay using an eligible RBC rewards credit card. Including RBC Rewards+ VISA, RBC Signature Rewards+ VISA, and RBC Rewards VISA Gold.

¹ $10 off for 6 months and 5GB one-time data bonus will be applied to eligible Ready-made rate plans of $40/month or greater. Bonus data remains on account until fully used but will expire if account becomes inactive or the rate plan is changed. Discount will expire if account becomes inactive or the rate plan is changed.
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Sorry if this is a repost Got an email from RBC rewards. Get $10 off a public mobile plan when paying through an eligible rbc rewards card. Offer ends Sept 30th and is offered on plans $40+

Edit: you also get a one time 5GB bonus, and the $10off is for 6 months
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Last edited by xCameron94x on Jul 17th, 2019 1:15 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Too bad this is only for new customers :(
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jvrizzle wrote: Too bad this is only for new customers :(
Too bad is right
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I am already with public mobile with a different cc not RBC cc, RBC cc is under my name so can I get a new line with public mobile under my wife name and use my RBC cc, will I be able to get this RBC offer or not?

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