3 Phone's Feel At Home?

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  1. Yorick

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    As I'm gonna be away in for 2 months in Spain & Lanzarote in summer I'm contemplating 3's Feel at Home jobby :)

    Got the leaflets in store today, but there was only 1 guy serving the whole shop and a long queue to see him :(

    I'm gonna choose SIM only PAYG as it works out OK for 2 months :)

    I understand it all apart from the tethering and using as a hot spot abroad in Spain :crying:

    So, there's probably many on here using it who can help, hopefully ;)

    Or do we have to get a Mifi or dongle or summat ?

    I'll be mainly using my phone for t'internet but will also want to be able to link up a couple of laptops occasionally.


    All help gratefully accepted etc etc :cheers:
     
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    I believe tethering is allowed on PAYG in feel at home locations, but not on contract.....not even 1 month rolling contracts.

    Seem to remember hearing you have to buy a 30 day bundle/package though.
    you cant use credit alone to tether like in the uk.
     
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    What is it you want to know?;)
    I'm on 3 and we take the ipad mini & laptop and tether.
    Only in the uk though:ROFLMAO:
     
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    Oops, want to know if it works in Spain as the poster in the shop was a bit ambiguous :(
     
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    Depends where you are going. - doesn't work in Germany , but France , Belgium Spain Austria ok. Aldo be aware on border areas as can sometimes put you in Germany when in fact on France border
    We just used payg on a mi-fi device, so need to tether and connect many devices at same time for data
    Didn't use for phone calls - data only
    Download maps before hand as they use a huge amount of data otherwise.
     
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    As I understand it you can't use personal hotspot on your phone when abroad, only in the UK.

    Denise
     
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    Conflicting advice........but thats forum life. (y)

    Another visit to the 3 shop needed.
     
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    Do you need to buy one of theirs or can you buy your own and put the SIM in ?
     
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    Been away for 3 weeks now and it works fine. On bus in benidorm writing this :)
    We are on contract though, check out what's best!
     
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    Can you tether on it ? :)
     
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    Have been using 3 in France for several years. Last year I was able to use my phone as a portable hotspot to 'tether' my iPad, but only within a limit of so many Gb per month. I used it a lot, and I k ow I didn't get charged any extra because if my bill goes over its limit I get a roasting from Ron!
     
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    Although, checking out their website it appears I may just have been lucky! Here's what's not included:

    What's not included?
    • If you have all-you-can-eat data you can use up to 25GB. If you have all-you-can-eat texts you can send up to 5,000 texts. If you have 3,000 or more minutes included in your allowance you can use up to 3,000 minutes.
    • Numbers that start with 070, 09 and 118 directory services.
    • Feel At Home is designed for UK residents who are on holiday or business trips abroad, not for extended periods abroad.
    • You can't use your phone as a personal hotspot (tethering) while you're abroad.
     
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    That's what I feared, so may have to go the Mifi or dongle route :(
     
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    Might be worth calling into a phone shop and asking. Though it's always a bit hit and miss whether you'll find someone to help! In my experience they are either witless teens or absolutely brilliant! Pot luck!
     
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    There's a hole in my bucket dear Lisa ;)
     
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    Belgium is not included as far as I know.
     
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    Feel at home destinations.......

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