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Topic # 52152 2-Dec-2009 13:57
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I am going to the uk in 3 weeks and i am taking my vodafone prepay cellphone with me. while inside the uk i am going to be calling uk cellphone numbers. do i have to dial the uk cellphone numbers with   +64 in front of the number or just the uk cellphone number on it's own?

If a person calls my cellphone from new zealand do i have to pay for this because i am roaming or does the person calling pay?

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  Reply # 278761 2-Dec-2009 14:49
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If you use your Vodafone SIM it will be expensive to roam.

YOU will pay to forward the call if people in NZ call your number,  I think it is $1/min,

your calls to Local UK numbers will cost you around the same, and UK numbers begin with +44

The best option is to grab a UK based prepay SIM, it is much cheaper,

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  Reply # 278777 2-Dec-2009 15:25
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Agreed.

I recently had to go back for a whirlwind week there for a funeral and my roaming cost me like $150.

get a prepay card. i just didnt have time!!




 


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  Reply # 280203 7-Dec-2009 23:40
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i think you can get the simcards in NZ so get one before you go.




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  Reply # 281645 11-Dec-2009 21:23
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It's much cheaper to buy the Voda UK sim. I was there in July and could call NZ for 5p per minute! Cheaper than a local call here. Tell them you need the international pack.

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  Reply # 281694 12-Dec-2009 07:17
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l43a2: i think you can get the simcards in NZ so get one before you go.


Who sells Vodafone UK simcards here in NZ? I'm certainly not aware of anybody.


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  Reply # 283252 16-Dec-2009 21:53
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best to use a UK prepaid sim mate.. you can be in touch with your mates thru email and tell them your UK #...very cheap compared to roaming...

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