Virgin Mobile's offer for the Basic Rate plan, also known as Pay As You Go, expired as of Jun. 24, 2013. The Basic Rate plan is no longer available to new customers nor to current customers wishing to switch plans.
Current customers with the Basic Rate plan active in an account will be grandfathered and can keep the plan until the plan is discontinued as long as they don't change plans or let their accounts expire. If a current customer with an active Basic Rate plan changes plan to a monthly plan($20, $30, or $40 per month) the Basic Rate plan will no longer be available to them.
Yes, the Kyocera Brio can be used with the payLo Basic Rate plan or any of the other payLo plans.
payLo Monthly Talk Minutes Messages Web Access Virgin XL
Plans (Text, IM, Email, Picture)
• $40/month UNLIMITED UNLIMITED 50MB UNLIMITED
• $30/month 1,500 1,500 30MB UNLIMITED
• $20/month 400 * * *
►• $20 every 90 days 20¢/minute * * * ◄
*Text, email, IM messages cost 15¢ each, picture messages 25¢ each, web access $1.50/MB, Virgin XL 15¢/day
The payLo plans and the payLo phones are described at: http://www.virginmobileusa.com/cell-phone-plans/paylo-plans/overview/
The Basic Rate is described at: http://www.virginmobileusa.com/legal/general-terms-and-conditions-paylo#basic_rate
The payLo Basic Rate plan is the only Pay As You Go plan currently available. Due to the recent plan changes, it is no longer described on the web pages but it is still available.
The Basic Rate plan costs $20 every 90 days; that $20 is added to your phone account. Charges for talk, messages, and web access are deducted from your account as you go.Talk for 20¢/minute, 15¢ each text msg, 25¢ each picture msg, and $1.50/mb of web access. Any amount left in your account at the end of 90 days is carried forward to the next period. The payLo Basic Rate plan can be used by any payLo phone.
When you start your new payLo phone you'll be prompted to select one of the plans. If you don't see the Basic Rate plan then click on 'Don't see the plan you are looking for? Click here.' The payLo Basic Rate plan will be at the bottom.
You can pay for your monthly service on your phone or on this website by using a credit/debit card, PayPal account, or Virgin Mobile Top-Up card. Press the UP navigation key or select MY ACCOUNT on the menu to start the process on your phone. Click 'Top-Up' at the top of this web page to pay for your monthly service.