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Wondering if Blackberry Phone will work in Belize

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Wondering if Blackberry Phone will work in Belize

Does anyone know if my Blackberry cell phone will work in Belize - Specifically receiving emails and using BBM. Thank you!

My carrier is Telus in Canada.

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1. Re: Wondering if Blackberry Phone will work in Belize

I would check your provider's website for a listing of roaming charges while abroad. I am in the UK and use my iPhone while abroad but basically use it as an old fashioned phone. 3G and roaming switched off. I use it only with wi-fi for checking e-mails. Your provider website should list all charges for texts in the country you are travelling to. Providers in the UK now have a limit and they will alert you by text if you are about to exceed the limit. Previously the bills rocketed and many people didn't realise until they got a £300 sterling bill on their return - and more!

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2. Re: Wondering if Blackberry Phone will work in Belize

Your Telus Blackberry will not work in Belize, neither to send or receive.

If you travel a lot, my advice is to avoid Telus' extortionate roaming charges by buying a cheap unlocked phone and then buy a SIM card when you reach your destination.

In Belize the SIM will cost about $50BZ and will have a $10BZ credit on it. If that is the route you want to go, let me know and I can point you to a online source for Belize SIM cards. She can set you up with a phone # in advance of your trip so you can give it to your family and friends.

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3. Re: Wondering if Blackberry Phone will work in Belize

If it's sim free,it will work in Belize.

But if it's locked to some network provider,Roaming charges will be applicable.If you need to cut your Roaming charges,try to unlock your blackberry mobile phone using www.theunlockarena.com/blackberry/rs16wp8/ Here you can unlock your mobile phone at low cost.When i had the same situation,i followed the same way.So only i would recommend this one.I hope it will be very useful to you.

San Ignacio, Belize
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4. Re: Wondering if Blackberry Phone will work in Belize

I use a Blackberry here. You can put a Sim card in mine, although I use Smart, so Sim's aren't used by them. I wouldn't do the roaming because sometimes the rates are well over $5us a minute.

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