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Emergency credit

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by diwatty on ‎23-08-2012 08:32
Have a basicly like a life saver of say about £5 to save you if you hit rock bottom :smileyhappy: you can set it up on the website and then when you hit a certain amount you can have it kick in for example 10p left the emergency credit would kick in most of us have been there on are phones with no money on are phones and you can't call and as giff gaff online it takes longer to get there so you might need some more credit before you get there :smileyhappy:
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by sabina500 on ‎23-08-2012 08:34
That sounds like a good idea
by sam1128 on ‎23-08-2012 08:34
This is nice idea please support original idea as it would be considered duplicate http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Submit-Great-giffgaff-Ideas/GiffGaff-Lend-Us-Credit/idi-p/16519
by diwatty on ‎23-08-2012 08:36
How is it duplicate there idea is gg lending money but my idea is that you have bought emergency money
by giffgaff_oracle on ‎23-08-2012 08:37

It's been metioned before, here http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Submit-Great-giffgaff-Ideas/GiffGaff-Lend-Us-Credit/idi-p/16519

 

You need to do something with your phone boxes, and all you other CRAZY ideas:smileylol:

by bifftannen on ‎23-08-2012 08:37
I think this is a really good idea. Maybe have the amount of emergency credit you get depend on which goodybag you buy or how much credit you top up. And restrict it too only allow you to call out and text. So basically you could have 20 text messages and 20 mins of talk time something like that.
by giffgaff head-scratcher darrenpainter ‎23-08-2012 08:41 - edited ‎23-08-2012 08:42

A closer idea to this is actually this one

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Submit-Great-giffgaff-Ideas/Store-us-a-quid/idi-p/2067795

or

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Submit-Great-giffgaff-Ideas/Emergency-credit/idi-p/8210

which discusses storing a credit reserve for later use.

 

Rather than giffgaff having to design an additional 'pot' that stores such credit, why not just buy a topup voucher and keep it in reserve in your wallet or purse. Paper vouchers have validity between 6 months to a year, and as a backup in case you lose the paper voucher just record the voucher code in your phone in a text or some notepad option so you always have it to hand.

by giffgaff_oracle ‎23-08-2012 08:43 - edited ‎23-08-2012 08:44

Thanks darren....good point:smileywink:

by kt_foolkid on ‎23-08-2012 09:04
Good idea
by bertiebat on ‎23-08-2012 11:19
by bertiebat on ‎23-08-2012 11:23

@diwatty did you search on this? as this is needed before posting on the ideas board, have a look here http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Contribute-Innovation-Promotion/The-Ideas-Board-How-to-submit-and-F...

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