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Prepaid data plan to go online occasionally

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Prepaid data plan to go online occasionally

Hi all - i will be spending 3 days in SF this weekend.

Can i ask where can i purchase prepaid data plan - with sim card that i can go online occasionally?

anywhere i can purchase this in SFO airport or anywhere in Union Square?

thanks alot!

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1. Re: Prepaid data plan to go online occasionally

3 days ? monthly plans at t mobile and att stores. check their online sites for more details. Not at SFO but in SF

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2. Re: Prepaid data plan to go online occasionally

T-mobile has sim cards that can be purchased and used by the day. I think it's $10 for the sim card and then $5/day with unlimited talk and data - pay only for the days use use it

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3. Re: Prepaid data plan to go online occasionally

Sean -- Is this the plan you are talking about ?

t-mobile.com/shop/plans/prepaid-plans.aspx…

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4. Re: Prepaid data plan to go online occasionally

No that's not it - they have a plan where you can pay by the day . Either load the card at the store or can use a credit card over the phone.

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5. Re: Prepaid data plan to go online occasionally

Thank u. Let me check with t mobile when I reach sf.

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6. Re: Prepaid data plan to go online occasionally

There is free wi-fi along Market Street - though I have to admit that I tried it once and haven't gone back (but I'm grandfathered in with AT&T for unlimited data, so don't mind burning through it on my phone.

Also note the many free locations like Starbuck's and all Kimpton hotels (if you sign up for their free rewards program).

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7. Re: Prepaid data plan to go online occasionally

There is a T-Mobile prepaid Pay By The Day plan that is $2/day (2G speed) or $3/day (3G/4G speed).

prepaid-phones.t-mobile.com/prepaid-plans

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