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    Source of cheap ($10) refill?

    I need to reload my Legacy PAYG with another $10. Went to Calling Mart and now they charge $1 invoice fee. Not sure if it's a fixed amount or percentage but in this case it's 10% or $11 total (I think last time was $10.20).

    I assume if I do it directly on TMo site, it's $10.70 (FL 7% tax). If that's true, is there anywhere that would be less than $10.70? Presumably some no-tax state with lower convenience fee.

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    Pinzoo has it for exactly $10 (no taxes or extra fees).

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    Thanks, placed an order and waiting for 1st-order phone call.

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    Thanks reminded me to renew my GR.
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    Quote Originally Posted by awebber View Post
    Thanks, placed an order and waiting for 1st-order phone call.
    Well Pinzoo was a total waste of time. Placed my order and informed they'll call me (not surprised, I've encountered that with CallingMart and others for first order).

    They called me, got vmail, left me a number to call them back, sent me an email with a different number to call them back. I called both numbers 90 minutes ago and left a message. Didn't hear back. Just now got an email they cancelled the order.

    Not going to waste more time to save $1, maybe I'll jump through their hoops when the numbers are bigger but more likely I'll stick with CallingMart if cheaper than the carrier, as they have been able to manage their own process properly. In this case, I was surprised to see TMo wanted $1.10 in tax (FL is 7% so presumably extra communications taxes). So $11.10 from TMo, $11.00 from Calling Mart, $10.00 from Pinzoo but wouldn't sell to me. I went with Calling Mart and already loaded (there was a slight delay of about a minute, I think because I put a PIN in my cart then removed for RTR and it may have flagged as suspicious).

    Thanks for the pointer to Pinzoo though. Just posting this for anyone who might need to order in a hurry (I have a week).

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    I too went with CM. TM Prepaid Rep was so nice. I missed my refill date by 2 days & they reinstated the balance. I'd consider the TM network for my everyday driver if it was any good around here.

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    When I did my first order with Pinzoo, I did not wait for them to call me, I just called them. The rep verified and completed the order right away.

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    I have 2 legacy lines -- bought 2x $10 refills from Callingmart last week

    You can waive the $1 service fee by doing an "Auto Purchase" -- they have an option to make a one-time auto purchase so I selected that (delivery date was next day)

    Mine came out to $19 total after discount -- paid with Chase Ink Cash which gave 5% cash back ($0.95)

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    Thanks I'll try to remember for next year (though really I need to find a useful way to burn the $100 and not lose the # after).

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