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SIM CARD for calling frm mauritius to india

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SIM CARD for calling frm mauritius to india

Kindly advice the best way ..

Should we get our local no. from india and activate international roaming

or we pick a MATRIX global calling sim

or we can get a local mauritius no. from airport ..

UK, Mauritius
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1. Re: SIM CARD for calling frm mauritius to india

Just carry an unblocked mobile phone and buy an Emtel SIM card here.

You can find an Emtel shop on their website.

You will need your passport to do this.

www.emtel.com

Regards

Bronia :)

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2. Re: SIM CARD for calling frm mauritius to india

Bronia

Can these sim cards actualy be bought at the airport?

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3. Re: SIM CARD for calling frm mauritius to india

Johnny I always buy mine at an Emtel showroom. There's one in GB right across the road form Super U. It lasts for ages and I havent had to top it up since I stayed at Belle Mare Plage which was 3 years ago. I just add credit when I need it and to keep it activated.

I also get my dongle from Emtel and it works very well with my little notebook.

Bronia :-)

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4. Re: SIM CARD for calling frm mauritius to india

Hi Chandresh,

i too was confused over this, and then had a talk with MATRIX person. He offered me too different plans - 300 & 700 INR, but in both Outgoing Call rates to INDIA are too high 6 MUR/MIN as compared to local company EMTEL - 4.2 MUR/MIN.

So i will purchase SIM card only there, as told by BRONIA.

But had no input if SIM card can be purchased from airport, if someone can help on the same, we will appreciate!! :-)

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5. Re: SIM CARD for calling frm mauritius to india

No I havent seen anywhere you can get one at the airport guys!

Deepak I think you have an Emtel showroom at Cascavelle near Flic en Flac.

Ask the taxi to stop off when you arrive.

You are staying at Sofitel at Flic en Flac I recall?

Bronia :)

Edited: 16 July 2012, 14:14
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6. Re: SIM CARD for calling frm mauritius to india

Thanks Bronia :-) for a heads up

Yes they have EMTEL showroom in Cascavelle Mall, seen at their website.

Chandresh - For other other showrooms details u can see below link

http://www.emtel.com/showroom.php

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7. Re: SIM CARD for calling frm mauritius to india

Thanks Bronia & Deepak ...

Will do the same ..

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8. Re: SIM CARD for calling frm mauritius to india

Oh, thank you Bronia.

Will get it in GB then on arrival. I won't need much airtime. We just wish to let the folks back at home know we are fine and arrived safely. Further I don't inrtend phoning or texing any further. After all, I am on holiday! LOL!

Edited: 17 July 2012, 06:23
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9. Re: SIM CARD for calling frm mauritius to india

You're welcome guys. Enjoy Mauritius! :)

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10. Re: SIM CARD for calling frm mauritius to india

Deepak, the Emtel shop is situated close to the food court at Cascavelle Shopping Village, note the opening hours on their website, they close earlier than at Bagatelle Shopping Mall.