No-Contract TracFone Wireless Monthly Value Plans

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TracFone offers no-contract cellphone service that allows a user to start up and cancel service easily and without activation or cancelation fees. You can pay for how many minutes are available to use on the phone, so you don't have overage fees. 

Service Protection Plan

When you use TracFone's service protection plan, which is just a few dollars more for that month, you automatically receive a 30-day service extension whenever you need it most. The best part is that enrollment is free and you pay the fee only if you reach your service end date. TracFone Service Protection was previously called the Lifeline Plan.

Included Standard Features

TracFone has some pretty alluring features that it boasts if you're looking for a strong alternative to a major carrier.

  • No cancellation fees.
  • No activation fees.
  • No contracts.
  • Enroll using your credit card.
  • Unlimited carry-over benefit (keep your previous minutes and days with active service).
  • Patented technology that clearly displays your minutes and days of service.
  • Nationwide coverage in the U.S.

Additional Fees

There's always a catch when you have a service without a contract, but the catch with TracFone isn't that bad!

  • Additional minutes are 20 cents per minute.
  • You can also buy bundles of 500 or 100 minutes with these plans.

International Dialing

The TracFone international long-distance service uses minutes at the same rate as your regular calls. Make sure you have enough airtime or haven’t gone past your service due date for this benefit.
You can call more than 60 international destinations (i.e. Mexico, Beijing, London, etc.) directly from your TracFone at no additional cost.

TracFone Company Information

  • TracFone uses the networks of major regional and national wireless carriers.
  • TracFone is a subsidiary of América Móvil, which has more cell phone customers than AT&T and Verizon combined, according to TracFone.
  • TracFone has brand-name phones from top manufacturers including Motorola, Nokia, Kyocera, and LG.

More Plans to Consider

Want more? You can learn about plans at AT&T, Boost Mobile, Cricket, Jitterbug, PlatinumTel, Sprint, Straight Talk, T-Mobile, and Virgin Mobile. You can also use our prepaid plan calculator. In addition, you can check out our analysis of prepaid versus contracts and see a prepaid comparison at various carriers.