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cell phone service at resorts

do cell phones have service to US at resorts if you do not buy their internet?

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1. Re: cell phone service at resorts

Huh? Cell phones work off towers not the internet... not sure what your question is?

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dtw...

Welcome to the Punta Cana forums.

If you are wondering if your cell phone will work to call back to the USA, when at the resorts in Punta Cana, it certainly will - just make sure you have discussed the fact that you will be outside of the US with your cellular provider, as it is expensive to make calls back home and your provider may be able to offer you a plan that is less costly to do so.

Let us know if this does not help or you need to clarify your question for us to be able to assist you better.

John

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thank you John!

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Cell phone usage is very expensive. Use the internet and get an application such as Magic Jack for calling. It's a free app, and calls are free to anywhere in North America.

Mark

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K, so you do know that cell phones are tower dependent and not internet dependent right?

Call your provider and ask how much their roaming charges are.

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Check out gobecon. $29 unlimited incoming, 30 minutes outgoing to north America. Local cell phone included. Www.gobecon.com great reviews on Trip advisor.

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check with your cellphone provider about the roaming possibilities and roaming charges of your cellphone plan for the DR.

if you want to text or call via applications like Skype etc etc, here you need to be with your smartphone or blackberry in a area of the hotel where you have wifi reception, some hotels offer such for free, others do provide that service for a extra cost.

Mike

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TextMe apps work With an internet connection

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Timmy, how come you never answer questions?

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