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sim card use in france and england

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sim card use in france and england

Travelling to France,Italy,England, Spain and Portugal, I currently have an unlocked android phone, which is the best phone company to purchase a sim card from that allows cheap texts

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1. Re: sim card use in france and england

Hi Patrice,

There is no great SIM answer here.I don't know your definition of 'cheap', but I do know that roaming across Europe remains excessively expensive. No matter where ou purchase the initial SIM card, once you cross borders you will be 'roaming' so cheap goes out of the equation.

Of your 5 countries, Vodafone offers service in all but France (double check me). Outside of Vodafone, I don't believe there is a common carrier across these countries. But.......it really doesn't matter, because you will have to pick up a new SIM ( essentially a new number) in each country. Buying a Vodafone SIM in country A will offer no savings on a foreign network, no matter if you remain on Vodafone.

Instead, I might suggest downloading WhatApp, Viber, Skype or Voxer from the Android store and leveraging them. Those are your cheapest alternatives by many many Euro's.


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