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# 254366 9-Aug-2019 07:36
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Hi. My 13yo son is travelling to Australia next week as part of a small group to represent his school in a competition.

Would like to get him a suitable sim card for his phone, but would like to get it from here before he goes rather than trying to get the accompanying teacher to sort something over there. They will be there for 8 days.

He's currently on Warehouse Mobile. Thinking of getting a Vodafone prepay sim and getting the $19 Roaming Add-on. Realise this will mean he won't have phone service on the day he leaves Australia as the add-on only lasts 7 days.

Does anybody know of a better option?

His phone is carrier unlocked so no issues in regards to that.

Thanks.

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  # 2292742 9-Aug-2019 07:43
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Why can't he just use his Warehouse mobile SIM?


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  # 2292744 9-Aug-2019 07:49
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I guess it depends how important that last day is to you. The 2degrees $35 pack is obviously more expensive but it has unlimited calls and texts (not just 100 minutes / 100 texts) and lasts for 14 days.





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  # 2292745 9-Aug-2019 07:53
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Does he intend to use mobile data while in AUS? Otherwise why not just causal roaming on warehouse mobile?


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  # 2292747 9-Aug-2019 07:59
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I believe he'd go on casual roaming if he used his WM sim in Australia.

I could be wrong but looks like WM don't do a roaming package.



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  # 2292748 9-Aug-2019 08:01
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SaltyNZ:

I guess it depends how important that last day is to you. The 2degrees $35 pack is obviously more expensive but it has unlimited calls and texts (not just 100 minutes / 100 texts) and lasts for 14 days.


Last day is not a biggie. They fly out at 11am from Sydney.



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  # 2292750 9-Aug-2019 08:09
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Nate001:

Does he intend to use mobile data while in AUS? Otherwise why not just causal roaming on warehouse mobile?


I think he will need to use mobile data on the odd ocassion. They are heading over for an academic competition. They'll have access to WiFi at the competition venue.

I'll have a look at the 2Degrees suggestions

 
 
 
 


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  # 2292799 9-Aug-2019 10:08
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SaltyNZ:

 

I guess it depends how important that last day is to you. The 2degrees $35 pack is obviously more expensive but it has unlimited calls and texts (not just 100 minutes / 100 texts) and lasts for 14 days.

 

 

Yes but it's 14 days not 7  as some of the others are so $35 for 17 days is ok. 





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