Looking for ways to save money on your phone bill? If you're a Verizon customer and are looking for the absolute best Verizon deals to take advantage of, we've got you covered. Though there are plenty of great deals on phones and phone plans out there, this guide focuses on Verizon deals that are available for current customers. That means we aren't highlighting offers that require you to add a new line, since most people want to upgrade to new phones on the plans they already have, not add a bunch of extra lines to "save" money.
It's also worth noting that carriers constantly update their deals. In general, the best offers usually happen around the holidays or new phone launches -- that's February or March for Samsung Galaxy S phones, September for Apple iPhones and fall for Google Pixel phones. Verizon has some pretty compelling offers available now, though it should be mentioned that the best Verizon deals often require you to be on one of the carrier's newer, pricier unlimited plans, called Do More, Play More or Get More.
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While some manufacturers, particularly Apple and Samsung, offer deals on their own websites and stores, most people look to carriers to buy new devices. We'll keep this page updated regularly with some of the best deals we're seeing on Verizon's website.
Best Verizon deals on phones
Many of Verizon's phone deals are available to both new and existing customers, though trade-ins are often required to get the advertised prices. It's worth noting that these deals are split across 36 months of bill credits, meaning you'll need to remain a Verizon customer for at least three years in order for the phone to get paid off. If you cancel before that period is over you'll be responsible for any remaining charges associated with it.
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Verizon is offering existing customers a solid discount on the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max right now, with the trade-in of an iPhone XS or XR (or later) getting you up to $800 off a new iPhone. Older iPhones, such as the iPhone 7 through the iPhone X, can get you up to $400 off.
Android devices like the Galaxy S10 (or later), OnePlus 7 (or later) and Pixel 4 (or later) can also get you $800 off. Some older devices including the Galaxy S9 and Pixel 3 could get you $400 off.
As it has in the past, Verizon will even take broken phones for trade-ins, so long as the battery isn't "swelling, leaking or too hot to touch." The trade-in credit is split up between 36 bill credits. Canceling or transferring your service prior to that will result in you being responsible for the remaining charges. To get the deal, your line will need to be on a Play More, Do More or Get More unlimited plan.
Looking to upgrade to one of the latest Samsung flagship devices? Verizon has some even more tempting trade-in deals for existing customers, with as much as $800 off.
You can get that full trade-in value with iPhone 11 (or later), Galaxy S10 and Google Pixel 4. Older phones like the iPhone 7, Galaxy S8 and Pixel 2 will get you up to $400. Again, Verizon will take broken phones for trade-ins, so long as the battery isn't "swelling, leaking or too hot to touch." The trade-in credit is split up between 36 bill credits, so canceling or transferring your service prior to that will result in you being responsible for the remaining charges.
You can also get a free Tab S7 FE and Galaxy Watch 5 with activation when you purchase a phone from the Galaxy S23 lineup.
To get the deal, your line will need to be on a Play More, Do More or Get More unlimited plan.
Verizon's deals on Google's smartphones match the iPhone and Samsung offerings, with up to $800 off with trade-in for existing customers.
Trading in an XS or XR (or later) nets you up to $800 off, covering most of the price of the 128GB Pixel 7. Earlier iPhones (7, 8, X) can get you $400 off.
Android devices like the Galaxy S10 (or later), OnePlus 7 (or later) and Pixel 4 (or later) can get you $800 off. Earlier devices like the Galaxy S7/S8/S9, OnePlus 6 or the Pixel 2 or 3 can get $400 off.
As above, Verizon will take broken phones for trade-ins, so long as the battery isn't "swelling, leaking or too hot to touch." Again, the trade-in credit is split up between 36 bill credits, so canceling or transferring your service prior to that will result in you being responsible for the remaining charges.
To get the deal, your line will need to be on a Play More, Do More or Get More unlimited plan.
Best Verizon deals on plans
If you're looking to switch to Verizon, there are a few deals on various plans that may make you lean toward one or the other. Promotions on plans are less common these days, though oftentimes you can get some free extras (like streaming service subscriptions and music subscriptions) with enrollment in some of the higher-end 5G plans from each carrier, including Verizon.
A few things to note on Verizon's plans. First, Verizon often limits these perks to one per account, so only one person on a family plan needs to be on Get More or Play More to be able to get the Disney Bundle (Disney Plus, ESPN Plus and Hulu). Other people on the plan can be on cheaper plans like 5G Start, though it is similarly worth mentioning that Verizon limits access to its fastest 5G networks (what it calls 5G Ultra Wideband) to its pricier unlimited plans.
Your company may also offer a corporate discount on plans, but you will need to check with them to see if that applies to personal accounts. Those who have Fios can check if a corporate discount is available at Verizon's Connections site.
Are you a teacher, or is someone on your family plan a teacher? You could save on your wireless bill. Verizon offers a teacher discount on its plans that offers up to $25 off depending on how many lines you have.
Verizon uses ID.me to verify eligibility, with the discount if approved appearing on your bill in "one to two billing cycles." You only need to have one person on your plan be a teacher to get the discount to apply for all lines.
Verizon has a deal for nurses that's identical to the teachers deal mentioned above, with up to the same $25 discount each month on wireless plans.
As with the teacher's deal you need to verify your employment through ID.me, with the discount appearing in "one to two billing cycles." You only need to have one nurse on your account to have all lines get the savings, though you can't combine the nurses discount with the teachers offer.
Verizon offers the same discount on plans to active-duty military, veterans and first responders. Like with the nurses and teachers deals, you only need one person on your plan to meet these qualifications to be eligible for the up to $25 off, which will vary depending on how many lines you have.
Verizon is using ID.me to verify eligibility, with the military offer available to both active-duty service members as well as veterans. The first responder deal is open to "firefighters, police, EMS workers, retirees, volunteers and immediate family of those fallen in the line of duty."
Verizon's student discount is actually pretty good. You need to be an "actively enrolled student (including online enrollment) in a US secondary educational institution of higher learning, including undergraduate, graduate and/or vocational school or institution."
If you do fit that description, you can get four years of discounts on wireless service with one line getting a monthly discount of $10 and two lines getting $25 off each month. The discount is available on a host of its current plans, including 5G Start, Do More, Play More and Get More.
Verizon is verifying enrollment through UNIDAYS but it is worth noting that the carrier is capping the discount to a max of two lines per account. Verizon is also requiring annual verification that you're still enrolled in school.
Verizon has a discount for those age 55 or above, though you will need to be in Florida to get it. If you do fit, you can get unlimited talk, text and 4G LTE data for $60 a month for one line or $80 a month for two lines.
Like the student deal, this is capped at a max of two lines per account.
Verizon has long offered a discount if you had certain wireless plans and its Fios or 5G Home Internet products. Whereas the discount lately was better for 5G Home users, the company has now made the deal the same across its broadband offerings. If you have a recent, pricier unlimited plan (Do More, Play More or Get More) you can get "up to 50% off" your home broadband.
New Fios users can get the company's 300 Mbps internet for $25 per month if you sign up for automatic payments. Those who already have Fios' Gigabit connection can get $10 off per line, per month for up to four lines if you switch to one of those pricier unlimited plans.
Are Verizon deals available to existing or only new customers?
Like the rest of the wireless industry, Verizon has offers available for both new and existing customers. While there are some additional perks and discounts for switchers, many of the deals are under the same terms.
How do Verizon's discounts work?
It's easy to see hundreds of dollars off the price of something and get excited, but make sure you know what you're signing up for. Verizon applies these discounts as bill credits that are usually spread out across a 36-month period. Sometimes, part of the discount amount is given in the form of a prepaid gift card (for a trade-in) and the rest is done as bill credits, but that's specified when it's happening.
What happens if you leave Verizon before the 36 months are up?
If you don't stick with Verizon through the full 36 months of bill credits, you'll be responsible for all the remaining charges. Before canceling or transferring your service to another carrier, be sure to communicate with the carrier to understand the actual cost of what you'll owe to make sure you can cover that before making the move.