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Should i buy a sim in airport?

Should i buy a sim card in arrival in cairo airport and how much that will be and top it up as many time as i want?

Thank you in advance

cairo
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1. Re: Should i buy a sim in airport?

You can find them in a super market inside the airport called Awlad Ragab.

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2. Re: Should i buy a sim in airport?

Hey! If i take a sim in Cairo, would I be charged roaming charges (higher charges) when i travel to Sharm el sheikh of the charges are al same throughout the country?

Could you suggest which sim is best for tourists? which give higher talk time at lesser cost?

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3. Re: Should i buy a sim in airport?

when you are in Egypt, do not buy the tourist sim card, buy an Egyptian one, you can buy it for 20 pounds, you can buy them without signing a contract.

the cost is the same all over Egypt, in Sharm El-sheikh same as it is in Cairo.

we have three operators; Mobinil. Vodafone, and etisalat,

the best one reg cost is etisalat ...with all of them ( no roaming charges).

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4. Re: Should i buy a sim in airport?

When you put the sim in do you have to call an operator to activate and if so do they speak English?

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5. Re: Should i buy a sim in airport?

all companies will give you an language choice of english when you start operatinga nd instructions are also typed in English.

The Awlad Ragab supermarket is useful only if you are arriving at T1. It is about a 5 minute walk from the arrival hall. For T2 and T3, it is a long ride.

At any rate, the best thing is to wait until you get to the city and there are many shops around for the three mobile companies where you can buy the sim card and the shop keeper will install it to you and make sure the language is set to english and so on.

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