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Lost SIM - requested but never received


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Hi,

 

I am with Vodafone, I lost my SIM and requested it over the phone twice, but after a month I have not received it. I complained to them, and all I am getting are emails requesting me to fill out forms to pass security checks first in order to look into the matter.

 

I cancelled my payment and I want to end my early contract for their failure to provide me with a SIM.

 

I sent them a letter today with 7 days to reply or take the matter with the Ombudsman.

 

I am wondering if there is any ground for ending the contract for their failure to provide me with the SIM.

 

If not, can I request compensation for the loss of usage and being without a phone for more than a month now.

 

Cheers

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Failure to provide you with the same is excellent grounds for ending the contract. If you have given the reasonable notice that you need a new seven and they have failed to provide it then they have effectively deprived you of the entire purpose of the contract and that amounts to, what is known in law, as a – fundamental breach. This effectively can terminate the contract.

The big problem is that Vodafone don't recognise this kind of reasonable behaviour or the legal rules. As you have stopped your payment, you can be certain that Vodafone will go into debt collection mode and will blight you and eventually blight your credit file.

Make sure that you have got everything in writing. Don't rely on phone calls unless you have recorded them. Read our customer services guide.

Before you fall out with Vodafone completely, get your PAC code – go to GiffGaff and get a Sim card there and transfer your number there. GiffGaff is probably the best as they are monthly and you could alter your monthly contract to suit your usage month by month and you can leave anytime you want.

Be careful about Vodafone. They are like dinosaurs and they are more interested in crushing you then providing a decent service.

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Thanks for the tips, I will do so, but to get my PAC isn't possible, since they have my sim, I am not sure what else I can do regarding my number.

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I thought that there was now a website link where you simply clicked and entered your number and got a PAC code

 

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https://www.bbc.com/news/business-48816459

 

I see, you're saying that as you can't access your text, you can't retrieve a PAC code.

How about going online? Surely if you go to the Vodafone website you will be able to access your account

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