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At the end of June I will be headed to Cambridge (UK) for a conference. The conference lasts three days. However, I'll stay there for four days.

Is it possible to have a mobile (and preferably cheap!) Internet connection? I know that for instance in Finland you can buy a SIM card for 10€, and this gives you 7 days of (I guess limited) connection. Is there the same possibility up there in Cambridge?

In case there is not any of these possibilities, are there at least restaurants/cafes which offer you free WiFi? My hotel, unfortunately, doesn't.

Thank you so much for your suggestions!

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There's at least half a dozen options available! Did you try looking at some of the other questions we've already got on the site? – Gagravarr May 31 '14 at 14:39
Yes, obviously I did, but I did not find anything about the UK and the limited specified time. – Eleanore Jun 1 '14 at 16:44
Did the answers in this question on pre-paid data for the UK not cover you? – Gagravarr Jun 1 '14 at 17:49
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Three is offering a SIM for mobile use only with a 1GB allowance for a measly £2.99. In order to buy it, either ask someone residing in the UK to get it for you or select collect in store and choose a store close to the conference location. Hope this helps.

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This would be super great. However, I was thinking about obtaining a nanoSIM (I have an iPhone and a SIM is not suitable). On the website I cannot find this info. Do you have further info on this? – Eleanore Jun 2 '14 at 19:59
There you go, you found it :) Well spotted! – ilakast Jun 2 '14 at 20:27

There are various pay-as-you-go providers, I personally use GiffGaff. I also used LycaMobile before. They both offer monthly bundles with data (or minutes+texts+data if you prefer this option). You can buy a bundle for just one month, so this would be your cost.

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