We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

keeping tabs on my 15 yr old

Level Contributor
204 posts
2 reviews
Save Topic
keeping tabs on my 15 yr old

hi folks, my 15 yr old son and i will be going to killarney and courtmac mid june for 3 wks. i want to give him some "space" (e.g., biking alone) but want to be able to keep tabs. i thought i'd rent 2 cell phones before leaving so we could call quickly to check in w/ one another. the rental is not too expensive (but i can see where minutes can really add up - we'll have to talk in code)! i have 2 questions, please: 1) am i right that given goal, renting 2 cells is way to go? and 2) am i nuts to think i could let my 15 yr old (very mature, responsible, 6 ft tall) go off alone in killarney or courtmac for periods of time w/ cell phone in tow? (e.g., safety issues of biking on roads, violence) Thanks for any insights.

And if you can bear a 3rd que: where can i go in killarney and courtmac to access internet (preferably free) to ck emails (i won't have personal laptop)?

Whitney, Texas
Destination Expert
for Ireland
Level Contributor
11,985 posts
25 reviews
Save Reply
21. Re: keeping tabs on my 15 yr old

80 euros worth of calls is a great amount especially if you make most of your calls after 6:00 p.m. ireland time....

the prepay phones have no obligations, you run out of minutes, you are done and you can just toss them or give them to someone else and let them buy some more minutes.....

good luck!

22. Re: keeping tabs on my 15 yr old

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 14 August 2009, 15:19