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That seems to be it: Na uw aanmelding wordt een dagelijkse servicevergoeding van €1 aan u in rekening gebracht voor elke dag dat u Lebara Roaming Services gebruikt. Rough literal translation: After your subscrition, a daily service charge of €1 will be charged for each day you use Lebara Roaming Services. It's not necessarily a bad deal but it's ...


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I’m not sure whether what you’re looking for exists. One of the better offers I’ve seen so far is Prepaidzero’s “Prepaid SIM for mobile data in all of Europe” (it’s currently listed at the bottom of their “European Mobile SIM Cards” page). It’s limited to 7GB for a 30-day period, as well as to 500MB per day. A card that’s valid for 15 days costs €221,25 ...


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You can purchase a "pay as you go" SIM with a data "pack" or "bundle" on arrival from a mobile phone shop, convenience shop or vending machine (some airports and train stations). You can expect to pay £1 for the SIM (free SIMs are available but difficult to obtain if you don't have a UK postal address) and £10 for a 500MB data pack (which will also include a ...


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Depending on how long you're going to stay in the US, consider getting a postpaid plan. I went traveling in the US for 6 months around 2 years ago, and easily got myself a postpaid plan with ATT on the first day ($30/mo for 3GB, I think, pricey). I gave the address of my hotel at the time, and since they couldn't run a credit check on me as a foreigner, ...


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Most USA phone plans cover the entire USA, so no domestic roaming countrywide and usually no long distance charges for calls within the USA. The phone company websites usually have coverage maps available online, so you can see where you might not have access. The blank spots are often areas with simply no coverage, but some maybe served by a small local ...


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Now that I'm back from my trip I thought I'd add my own answer with details of the experience. All of the following is using an iPhone 4S, unlocked and using T-Mobile's Simple Choice plan (originally an AT&T locked phone). On landing at Heathrow I turned off airplane mode and my phone immediately connected to EE. I've seen reports that this could take ...


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I am from Europe/Austria and just 5 months back I was using a T-Mobile prepaid SIM card on my iPad mini, which I am then using as a wifi hotspot for my other devices. It was just about 50USD for some gigs and I was very happy traveling from San Francisco up until Seattle. There are of course some spots along highways for example, where coverage was very ...


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Roaming in Europe with GSM phones generally works very well. I don't have experience with this particular combination but I have done it across various countries (including France with a T-mobile subscription from another country than the US) and never had a problem placing a call or sending a SMS (I had trouble with MMS but who cares about MMS today?). I ...


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T-Mobile roams onto other T-Mobile networks where they exist, e.g. in Germany (T-Mobile is a German company). T-Mobile owns 50% of EE in the UK, and all T-Mobile customers (from any country) roam onto EE when in the UK. EE in the UK is a major network with coverage nearly anywhere you're likely to go. The only places you're likely to struggle for a signal ...


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If you are looking for a map of free wifi locations around the world, I recommend you try this map at WeFi. You can search all across your route. Also, since you mentioned you are going to Miami. If you take the Florida Turnpike, all of the Welcome Centers on the Turnpike have Free Wifi. The Florida Department of Transportation is currently offering ...


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I used this plan on my Nexus 4 in Israel, Germany, and Greece this summer. I used it mainly for data, with some texting and voice calls (though at 20 cents/minute, I kept voice calls to a minimum). It was not perfect. Sometimes I had to manually scan for networks and get it to register on a different network (because automatic registration failed). ...


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My guess is that you will not find anything close to what you are looking for. 30GB is a huge amount of data to be using in 15 days, and $200 is a very low price for it. The only way you'll get close to any form of unlimited data would be to sign up for a new contract with a local telecoms provider in each country you visit. Not only would this tie you to ...


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I assume you like to use your phone from abroad. T-Mobile USA uses a rather strange UMTS frequency bands (1700 MHz AWS). This band isn't supported by most mobile phones. American LTE Bands are generally different than those of the rest of the world. 2G GSM will work with T-Mobile and AT&T. The only network that supports nationswide UMTS on 2100 MHz (as ...


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Within the EU there are (still) roaming fees. However, you might check with your provider whether there are any special deals which can lower these fees (such as for calls from France to another country, as well as for calling France from another country. It may, however, be worthwhile to get a prepaid SIM card for the other country you visit, maybe ...


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Using a phone outside of France is easy, usually you need to activate roaming once, for free. If you stay within the EU, it's still international roaming but prices are regulated and going down constantly (there is a plan to forbid roaming fees entirely by 2016 but it's not been voted yet). Placing and receiving voice calls and SMS has become quite cheap, ...



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