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paper requirements for cell phone rental in australia

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paper requirements for cell phone rental in australia

what papers besides Passport would be needed to get a rental cell phone? and what is the activation time? as I would be visiting Australia only for a week , no pint having one which takes 24 hours to get activated and requires a lot of paper work...

Please advise

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1. Re: paper requirements for cell phone rental in australia

Passport is sufficient.

Activation time depends on the service provider. Some activate immediately, some take 15-20mins. No service provider here would take 24hrs unless there's a technical fault at the time.

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2. Re: paper requirements for cell phone rental in australia

Hi,

KVE has "nailed it" as usual! If there is a problem with activation you will be best placed to uderstand the person on the help desk.

Cheers,

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3. Re: paper requirements for cell phone rental in australia

Do you mean a pre paid SIM card? I'm not sure that I've seen any place that rents cell phone handsets. You generally either bring your own phone an put in a pre paid SIM card or you buy a cheap handset + SIM package.

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