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Looking for a USA sim card in West Hollywood

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Looking for a USA sim card in West Hollywood

I'm travelling to L.A. in September, staying in West Hollywood.

Can anyone recommend a good phone company to go with for purchasing a USA sim card that can be used mainly to send and receive text messages locally and internationally? I will only need the sim card for approx 20 days.

And if so is there a store around the Sunset Blvd area where i can purchase one?

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1. Re: Looking for a USA sim card in West Hollywood

First research compatibility between your phone and the major US carriers (T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T and Verizon Wireless). This is assuming that your phone is unlocked. Then tell us which carriers you can use and we can help you find a nearby store.

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2. Re: Looking for a USA sim card in West Hollywood

I'll be using an I-Phone 4 which will be unlocked, does that help?

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I think you need to find out if your iPhone is CDMA or GSM first. Check this page - you can reference the model # on your phone with this page which will tell you.

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3939

AT&T = GSM

T-Mobile = GSM

Verizon = CDMA

Sprint = CDMA

Edited: 23 August 2014, 20:47
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4. Re: Looking for a USA sim card in West Hollywood

Thanks, i have just checked my phone it is a CDMA model.

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5. Re: Looking for a USA sim card in West Hollywood

Verizon store is at 7771 Sunset Blvd., just a little bit to the east of West Hollywood.

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6. Re: Looking for a USA sim card in West Hollywood

You're a great help. I'm travelling in March next year and wanted to find this information out as well. Thanks heaps.

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7. Re: Looking for a USA sim card in West Hollywood

I have a GSM phone and need a sim for about two weeks. Where can I purchase one in this area?

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8. Re: Looking for a USA sim card in West Hollywood

Rancho R, how did you go finding a Sim card on your trip?

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