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International SIM card advice
Ranald Clarke
Posted: Monday, January 30, 2017 10:14 AM
Joined: 19/09/2012
Posts: 1


Hi Dockwalkers,

I'm joining a world cruising yacht and hoped the community might have advice on the best SIM card to use for international travel.

Itinerary is USA & Carib mainly, followed by off-radar remote locations. I have in the past had 2-3 phones with Med number, US number, Home (UK) number but I'd love a better solution.

Is there a better way? 

- Thanks


Pippa Yachtprojects
Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 7:43 PM
Joined: 05/10/2015
Posts: 2


Email me. Pippa@yachtprojects.net we have several solutions
Capt Steve Naimoli
Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 9:21 PM
Joined: 22/07/2008
Posts: 2


T-Mobile seems to be the best for the US and the Bahamas.  Fixed price and you don't have to buy an international calling plan like AT&T has.
gaga11
Posted: Thursday, February 2, 2017 7:59 PM
Joined: 25/11/2014
Posts: 1


Hello,
I have successfully used the following simple strategy for years.
1. Get an unlocked phone.
2. Get a SIM card/number from each service provider when and as you need one.
3. Don't put a lot of money on it to reduce the risk of not using what you have already paid for.
Note: If you work as crew and can't master switching a SIM card on your phone...I'm just saying....

 
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