'Feel at Home' takes in Portugal Sept 2016

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  1. emmitdb

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    Hi,
    For those who may have missed this on the thread on 'Chat', Portugal goes into the 'Feel at Home' programme of countries that you can use a 3 Mobile Sim card from September 2016.

    Very handy and just in time for the winter season.
     
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  2. JackieP

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    I spent a fortune last winter on my mobile using my Manx telecom sim. Is this something I could use to keep my costs down?
     
  3. John Laidler

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    If you can buy a Three PAYG sim card it should. The 12Gb one seems the best value but you may need two or more for the entire winter because of the two month use limitation.
     
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  4. emmitdb

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    3Mobile "Feel at Home" Sim 12Gb Lasts 12mths, Can be used for 2 mths abroad, costs less than £24.
    Seems a bargain to me
     
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  5. Robert Clark

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    We used 100% of our Three SIM cards abroad
    Not sure that the 'two month' rule applies to them
     
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    Unfortunately absolutely no one appears to know when in September !
     
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  7. jumar

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    I do.....Its between the 1st and the 30th...but thats not been confirmed yet.
     
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    Thanks for the heads up ! HOWEVER I'm there from the first to the 15th so start of coverage on the 16th won't be much help ! (y):D
     
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    Does that mean that the data only 3sim will work in Portugal?
     
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  10. Robert Clark

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    Yes but only when the scheme starts in September
     
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    But why not the 1st or 30th ? We should be told.
     
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    Am off across Europe on Friday and will be gone for a couple of months, so it would be a great advantage if I knew when the new package starts. I would imagine its not going to start until the kids are back at school. That would make sense to 3 and save them a shed load of money.
     
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    The man (boy) in the 3 Shop in Plymuff (2 f's) didn't know when in September when I asked a couple of mins. ago but he said, after asking colleagues that it would be "The beginning of September"

    So there you have it. I don't know!!!
     
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    From here: http://kenstechtips.com/index.php/threes-feel-at-home

    Launch of Additional Countries: From September 2016, the Feel At Home offer will be extended to a total of 42 countries. In addition to the countries already listed, the offer will cover all EU destinations including Germany, Poland, Portugal and the Netherlands. We’ll update this article once the new countries have been launched.
     
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    Thats a straight lift for the Three site.

    What we'ed all like to know is WHEN is September they will do it. 1st or 30th (or some time inbetween)
     
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    When asked - our three shop said the 1st for Germany. Hope they re right...
     
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    So...why don't Three choose 1st October...this way we don't need to guess what day in September it will start...Simple solution.
     
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    Not working here in germany yet, any ideas?
     
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    There you are Geejay came up with the goods...well done Geejay....now we all can go into Europe and use our 3 Data Sim cards and keep up to date on whats topical on FUN.
     
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