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I'm going to Greece with my girlfriend, but she's going for a conference and I'm just tagging along.

I'd like to get a couple of prepaid SIM cards before I go so that she can get in touch with me when she'd finished with the conference.

Is there a way to get prepaid SIM cards for Greece from the UK?

I've looked at Holiday Phone, but their prices seem extortionate compared to what I've managed to piece together from various websites which seem to only have been half localized.

Internet would be a plus but it's not a requirement.

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any particular reason for getting it before, not upon arrival? – vartec May 30 '13 at 10:07
We are arriving at 3AM and my girlfriend is going to be attending a conference the next day while I wander about Athens. Want to have SIM cards so we can get on touch when she's done. – Omar Kooheji Jun 1 '13 at 10:32
Just for the community´s information... You can find prepaid cards in the kiosks "periptero / περίπτερο" that you can find open 24/7! No need to walk into a mobile store. Just ask for a Vodafone card that comes with some amount prepaid and you can top up anywhere later. – Pixie Feb 18 '14 at 13:55

I after extensive research, I bought a prepaid SIM card from for roaming around Europe.

I am traveling around Eastern Europe (in Bulgaria right now). The prepaid SIM is based out of Ireland I believe.

Acquiring a prepaid SIM specifically for Greece I imagine would involve walking into the mobile store and physically signing papers.

My guess is your best bet is contacting someone in Greece to do that for you. If you are dead set on getting a prepaid SIM specifically for Greece, perhaps hiring a virtual assistant in Athens for this task?

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Never heard of Maxroam, thanks for the link! – Rishat Muhametshin Apr 17 at 20:54

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