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Stafford, United...
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txt messages

can anyone tell me how much it is to txt home off an o2 sim card,thanks

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1. Re: txt messages

Expensive, if your phone isn't locked, get a local sim, it's a lot cheaper

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barbarah

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2. Re: txt messages

Use free wifi in hotel and use Skype. You can buy a skype package and ring any landline in europe. I pay £3.39 month but I think it has went up since i joined x

wales
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3. Re: txt messages

Hi

It was 40p a txt with tesco mobile think that is about the same with all. You will get a msg when you land from the Egyptian network signal and it will tell you how much a txt is and also how much a minute to ring home. But don't answer calls from home as it will cost you as well!!

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thanks for all replies very helpfull

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5. Re: txt messages

You should be able to find the correct charges on the O2 website.

If you have email on your phone and can find free wifi, that's another way to keep in touch.

Happy hols

Balloch, United...
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6. Re: txt messages

O2 prices per text are Pay & Go 49p, Pay Monthly 40p.

Much cheaper and very easy to get a local SIM card out there.

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7. Re: txt messages

i came back from sharm in feb used my mobile a couple of times my bill is normally £26 a month it was &80!!! not only is it expensive to call but you also get charges for any texts and calls u recieve , i def wont be taking it next feb:)

hope this helps

Edited: 18 April 2013, 09:06
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8. Re: txt messages

traceyp01, you shouldn't get charged for receiving text messages while abroad! Iv took both of my mobiles that were on different networks ( Orange & Virgin) to Sharm and have never been charged to receive any text messages.

Which network provider are you with?

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9. Re: txt messages

yes take two phones. Buy one Egyptian sim, then get people to text you on the phone with the UK sim, then text/phone back on the phone with the Egyptian sim.

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10. Re: txt messages

You don't get charged for receiving texts while abroad, you will get charged for every call received and you should also make sure your data roaming is turned off on your phone otherwise you may well end up with large bills.

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