Summer began just a few weeks ago but the back to school specials are already popping up. As a budget savvy single Mom, I’m all for it. It allows families to purchase items slowly, versus going on a rushed shopping spree right before school begins, especially on technology. As a Cricket Wireless Ambassador, I’m excited about the newest money saving Cricket Wireless back to school promotion. Below I’ve noted the information. Hope it helps you save money!

Starting July 11, Cricket Wireless is offering new customers a free 4G Nokia Lumia 630 with Windows Phone 8.1 (after $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card), and great sale prices on phones from Samsung, Motorola, ZTE and more!

The Cricket Wireless Back to School Promotion offers a variety of savings.

“Cricket has a great back-to-school deal when you consider a free 4G smartphone, discounts on some of the most popular phones in the market, unlimited service plans, multiline savings of as much as $90 a month, and a rewards program where customers can earn a new smartphone every year,” said Janna Ducich, Cricket’s head of marketing.  “And, we also include taxes and fees in the price of our plans, so the price you see is the price you pay – all on our nationwide 4G network that covers more than 97 percent of Americans.”

Cricket’s Back-to-School New Customer Promotion Details

Nokia Lumia 630 4G smartphone with Windows Phone 8.1 Free after a $50 new activation discount and $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card (normally priced at $99.99)
 ZTE Prelude  $29.99 after a $20 new activation discount (normally priced at $49.99)
 Motorola Moto G  $49.99 after a $50 new activation discount and $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card (normally priced at $149.99)
 Nokia Lumia 520  $49.99 after a $30 new activation discount (normally priced at $79.99)
 ZTE Sonata 4G  $59.99 after a $20 new activation discount (normally priced at $79.99)
ZTE Overture 4G LTE smartphone $79.99 after a $20 new activation discount (normally priced at $99.99)
Samsung Galaxy Express 4G LTE smartphone $149.99 after a $50 new activation discount and $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card (normally priced at $249.99)
Nokia Lumia 1320 4G LTE smartphone $179.99 after a $50 new activation discount and $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card (normally priced at $279.99)


Also, with Cricket’s loyalty program, Cricket Rewards***, eligible customers can earn a new smartphone every year. Love it!

Best of all, at least in my opinion, is that you can pool friends into Group Save, which offers four lines for only $100 a month****.

Cricket Wireless Nokia Lumia 630 |

Promotion includes new Nokia Lumia 630 with Windows 8.1

Cricket is the first prepaid carrier to offer US consumers the Nokia Lumia 630 with Windows Phone 8.1.  And just in time for back to school, new customers can get the $49.99 4G Lumia 630 for free* after a $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card, beginning July 11, 2014 at Cricket stores and online.

The Lumia 630 comes equipped with impressive new features now available on Windows Phone 8.1, including the Action Center, which gives users quick access to settings and notifications without unlocking the phone; the Word Flow keyboard for quicker, more accurate typing or shape writing; and, Cortana, the world’s first truly personal smartphone assistant.

Additional features include:

  • Brilliant 4.5″ ClearBlack FWVGA display for viewing even in bright sunlight
  • Quad-core processing for a fast, smoother user experience
  • 5MP auto-focus camera with 720p HD recording with Nokia Camera
  • Loaded with premium services like Nokia MixRadio, HERE Drive+ and HERE Maps
  • Windows Phone 8.1 with Microsoft Office
  • 15GB free OneDrive storage

Offers available at more than 3,000 stores and online

These and other offers are available at more than 3,000 Cricket Wireless retail stores across the U.S. and online. To learn more about Cricket, the Back-to-School promotion, or find a store near you, visit and connect with us on Facebook at and Twitter at


**Auto Pay: $5 savings provided as an account credit at the end of each billing cycle while enrolled in Auto Pay.  Auto Pay credit requires Auto Pay enrollment with a new Basic, Smart or Pro plan. Terms, conditions and restriction apply.

***Cricket Rewards: Loyalty Program: Cricket Customers on Smart and Pro plans earn one (1) Reward Credit for each full, on-time payment. Reward Credits are only redeemable for a phone upgrade once customer has earned a Device Credit(s). Customers earn a $50 Device Credit for every twelve (12) Reward Credits earned. Reward Credits expire, if unused, sixty (60) months after Device Credit becomes redeemable. Reward Credits earned at the account level. Device Credits are capped at $150 without redemption and are not-transferrable and have no cash value. Restrictions Apply. 

**** Multi-Line (“Group Save”) Discounts: New and existing customers in good standing with at least two (2) eligible lines of service on one account will be automatically enrolled to receive Group Save discounts. Only eligible lines two-five on the same account receive the monthly discount described below. Activation fee may apply. Only lines of service on a Basic, Smart, or Pro rate plan are eligible. Your first eligible line does not receive a discount; the second eligible line = $10 monthly discount; the third eligible line = $20 monthly discount; and the fourth and fifth eligible lines each = $30 monthly discount. The maximum monthly discount is $90 when you have five (5) eligible lines on your Group Save account. Single line rate plan pricing will apply if lines are canceled and only one (1) line remains. 

Disclosure: Latina On a Mission is a Cricket Wireless Ambassador. All opinions expressed herein belong solely to the author. This post contains affiliate links. Purchases made from said links will support Latina On a Mission at no cost to you!


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