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Questions about Mobile Phone

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Using a Spanish phone with a UK SIM card?

Holiday

I think you'd be better off getting a Spanish sim, and just buying an unlocked phone... Dual SIM phones are fab, that's what I used on my YA and it saved the hassle of telling everyone about which num...

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What options do I have when sorting out my phone contract for my year abroa...

Spain

When I was in Spain I elected to get a 'Spanish phone' aka one of my old English phones unlocked. I got a sim only contract from orange for 9.95 euros a month with a 1gb of data! Super cheap and reall...

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French SIM cards??

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Hiya,There are a few Q&A sessions relating to this topic on the site that might be useful.What should I do about mobile phones in France?What do people advise when it comes to mobile phones in Fra...

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What do people advise when it comes to mobile phones in France?

France

Cheap sim with a good internet package/just stick to wifi. Use Skype, whatsapp and viber for keeping in touch with home. I read recently that roaming charges have just been abolished by the EU. Certa...

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What can I do about my mobile phone in Bologna and Geneva?

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Hiya,Generally the cheapest way is to buy a pay-as-you-go SIM in your year abroad country/ies and keep your UK phone so that you can use all the apps etc when you have wifi.Here are a couple of thread...

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What should I do about a mobile phone in Australia?

Mobile Phone

Hi Rebekah,There are various options when it comes to mobile phones.One would be to get your phone unlocked and to get a new SIM card once you're in Australia. Another option would be to renew your...

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Best phone provider in Spain?

Spain

The best one that most people i knew had was the Movistar "Tuenti" sim. Its pay as you go, and uses the social network Tuenti, so you top up via the app. I paid about 10 euros for 250 minutes, and abo...

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What is the best way to use a phone in Germany? Is there a German GiffGaff?

Phones

Hey. I'm  in Germany atm and got a contract sim with my UK phone. I have bought a German phone out here with a Sim card called Congstar where I top up 15 Euros or so each time. So I would just said m...

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Advice on doing a study placement abroad , please tell me tricks and tips ?

Mobile Phone

Hi Dami, I studied in Canada, (I was at the University of Ottawa), and it's such a brilliant country in which to do a year abroad! Although I can't speak more specifically on Montreal, having only vis...

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