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cell phone rentals

Has anyone ever rented a cell phone to use while in Ireland? Our US phones aren't global so we need to see about renting. There are sites online but wasn't sure if anyone ever used any. Basically looking to use for local calls, maybe call home once.

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1. Re: cell phone rentals

Tesco mobile

Phone €20

Credit €10 = €20

Total €30 calls to the USA €0.01/min

shop.tescomobile.ie/pay-as-you-go-plans.aspx

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2. Re: cell phone rentals

Where would I get this phone?

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I purchased one at Tesco.

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That seems to be the popular one. How much were the calls to the US and local calls? Where do you buy it?

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5. Re: cell phone rentals

Tesco store locator

http://www.tescomobile.ie/store-locator.aspx

Calls to Irish numbers are €0.20 which with the double credit is €0.10/min.. Calls to the USA are €0.01/min.

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When i looked up website the US isnt listed

Whitney, Texas
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you buy the phone at tesco....like tony said you pay 20 euro for the phone and 10 euro gets you 20 euro worth of time...calls to the us are 1 cent per minute.....

we bought one last year and it lasted us the entire trip (17 days) and we called home 4 or 5 times plus called friends in ireland to make arrangements to meet up......

Edited: 20 March 2012, 23:23
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Oma, did you buy it before you went to Ireland or while you were there?

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i bought it after i got to ireland...it's easy to do and the sales person was very helpful.....

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