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we need "pay as you go cell phone.when we arrive in cebu.

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we need "pay as you go cell phone.when we arrive in cebu.

can we get one at the airport or ferry's as we head over to Bohol. I am sure we can get one on Bohol.

are they reasonable to buy and activate.

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1. Re: we need "pay as you go cell phone.when we arrive in cebu.

You can buy them from P20 upwards.

Smart are good at stealing your lod by giving you unwanted ring tones at P15 per day.

Globe has similar coverage and don't pay Communist Revolutionary Taxes. Best bet for contacting other people

Sun is best within a group with free Sun to Sun calls.

All are activated on first use.

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2. Re: we need "pay as you go cell phone.when we arrive in cebu.

are you looking for phone or sim card?

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3. Re: we need "pay as you go cell phone.when we arrive in cebu.

a phone.. no card

I was told you can get them there.. a pay as you go.

if any one on here happens to know for sure

thing is I was hoping to get one early morning before we ferry over to Bohol or close near one of the hotels in Cebu city..(not sure which one we will stay at ..)

maybe a taxi on the way to the hotel if I ask him can bring me to a store to pick one up.. but this would be between 12mid and 1am..

just need the phone before we board the ferry in Cebu city.

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4. Re: we need "pay as you go cell phone.when we arrive in cebu.

thank you manila.... can we get one in stores afer 12mid when we arrive in Cebu city

Globe looks good .. as we will be contacting our people locally in Bohol and elsewhere..

so the phone is only 20 pesos we need maybe 2 thousand minutes

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5. Re: we need "pay as you go cell phone.when we arrive in cebu.

phone is not 20 peso- cheap phones are approx 1000 peso can see samples here http://www.cherrymobile.com.ph/promos

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6. Re: we need "pay as you go cell phone.when we arrive in cebu.

Phones in Philippines use a sim card, unlike in the USA, so can can buy "load" as you go. Firstly you will need to buy a phone. You can buy one from virtually any electronics store for less than $25 or 1000php. Then purchase separately a sim card for less than 100php, some will already include "load" otherwise buy "load" card for 100 to 300php, or the store[sari sari or otherwise] can automatically send load to your phone from theirs. This is common practice. I personally use globe

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thanks phoenix will do..

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8. Re: we need "pay as you go cell phone.when we arrive in cebu.

i bring my phone from Australia and just put the local sim card in. I use Globe prepaid.

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9. Re: we need "pay as you go cell phone.when we arrive in cebu.

thank you I have "NET TEN " here in the states. can not do with sims card. I will but there when I arrive...hopefully at the airport or an electronics store early morning.

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10. Re: we need "pay as you go cell phone.when we arrive in cebu.

Tommo phones in the US, use a different system to the rest of the world, our phones do not use sim cards. Some americans can bring a phone with them and "unlock" it, but they are still paying for US service and roaming while in the Philippines. It is much easier in my opinion to buy a local phone if you are from the US