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Giffgaff Offer FREE Pizza to UK People Hit by Mid-Contract Price Rises

Wednesday, Mar 13th, 2024 (12:01 am) - Score 3,360

Mobile network operator giffgaff, which has pledged not to raise its prices mid-contract, has today launched a new promotion that attempts to soften the impact of soaring mobile and broadband bills by offering free pizzas across the UK via Deliveroo this Friday (15th March).

The operator’s ‘It’s the yeast we could do‘ campaign (the yeast in bread, not the infection, we presume), launching on 15th March, will aim to give away 1,000 pizzas across the UK via Deliveroo to “bring some joy to those who might be affected by the price hikes in April.”

NOTE: Giffgaff is a virtual mobile operator (MVNO) on O2’s (VMO2) national UK infrastructure.

The way this work is that, come Friday, you’ll be able to claim a voucher to cover the cost of your next takeaway pizza by visiting @giffgaffmobile on Instagram. Visitors will then have the “chance of getting their hands on one of the 1,000 codes, each worth £17.65, which will be valid from 15th March until the end of April” (the promo available nationwide).

Ash Schofield, CEO of giffgaff, says:

“As the network committed to no mid-contract price rises, we wanted to bring some much-needed joy to those impacted by mobile price rises coming in April.

While we can’t prevent the price rises brought in by other networks in the industry, we decided we could treat the nation in a different way – with their favourite takeaway instead. Our research shows that takeaways are the nation’s favourite way to treat themselves, so it was an obvious way for us to bring a smile to the nation.”

The good news is that you don’t need to be a giffgaff customer in order to enter, and the rules are as follows:

Competition Terms & Conditions

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • The promotion is open to UK residents aged 18+ or over. 
  • Entrants must have an active UK Deliveroo account 

The Prize

  • Entrants can win 1 x Deliveroo voucher worth £17.65; one per Instagram UK account
  • There are a total of 1,000 Deliveroo vouchers worth £17.65 to be won
  • Deliveroo vouchers are valid from Friday, 15th March until 30 April. 

Competition Start and End Dates: 

  • The Prize Draw will start on Friday, March 15th, 2024, at 12:00 PM (Midday GMT UK Time) and end when all 1,000 codes have been claimed.

How to enter Competition: 

  • Visit @giffgaffmobile on Instagram
  • Entrants must answer the question below about mid-contract price rises in the comments section of the Instagram competition post (INCLUDE LINK ONCE LIVE). 

Question: ‘What will giffgaff not do?

    • Answer 1) Increase your mobile bill mid-contract
    • Answer 2) Giveaway pizzas ’  


  • Entrants must answer with the correct answer (1 or 2) and a pizza emoji to be in with a chance of winning a Deliveroo voucher worth £17.65.
  • The first 1,000 entrants who answer correctly will receive a direct message via the @giffgaffmobile Instagram account to notify them that they’ve won. They will also receive a unique Deliveroo voucher code worth £17.65, which can be claimed via the Deliveroo app or website. 
  • Entrants will be notified if they’ve won by 23.59 PM (GMT, UK Time) on Friday, March 15th. 

How to claim 

  • To redeem ‘The Prize’ UK-based customers must visit the Deliveroo app or website and place an order of £1 or more from their favourite pizza restaurant 
  • To claim their free pizza; customers must type their unique Deliveroo voucher code when they checkout their basket, in the ‘add voucher code/gift card section.
  • Deliveroo vouchers are valid from Friday, 15th March until 30 April. 
  • Geographical restrictions, delivery and service fees apply
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By Mark Jackson
Mark is a professional technology writer, IT consultant and computer engineer from Dorset (England), he also founded ISPreview in 1999 and enjoys analysing the latest telecoms and broadband developments. Find me on X (Twitter), Mastodon, Facebook and .
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7 Responses
  1. Avatar photo Big Dave says:

    They obviously want to grab a pizza the action…… I know it’s bad.

  2. Avatar photo Jammie1408 says:

    How about offering more data or lowering your prices. #uselogic

    1. Avatar photo slow2 says:

      right? I just left them. I put £10 on my phone but PAYG.
      All my money disappeared in a few hours and i’m not even sure how.
      Perhaps my phone uploaded some images, or updated google play, but I put £10 on in the morning, and by evening time my balance was £0. And I hadn’t watched any youtubes, or played any games or even install anything new. Their data costs are too high for such a slow network.

  3. Avatar photo Phil says:

    £17,650 is cheap for the publicity it will create, and they probably did a deal with Deliveroo, so it’s less than that.

  4. Avatar photo NoOne says:

    Keep the pizza, give me VoLTE and WiFi Calling instead.

  5. Avatar photo Jack says:

    @Mark a bit cheeky of Giffgaff who put the post up and then decided to add an extra hurdle by stating for entries to be valid you had to tag someone as well (hundreds if not the thousand didn’t)

    The Terms and conditions didn’t state the need to tag either (same as what you posted above)

    1. Avatar photo Papa John says:

      I answered and tagged. Took a screen grab of my entry showing only 640 other comments, but didn’t get a voucher. If they don’t run competitions like this fairly, it makes you wonder what happens with bigger prize competitions.

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