French Data SIM

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  1. clanjones

    clanjones Funster

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    We are currently meandering our way through France and use a combination of 3G/4G and Wifi to keep in touch. We use 3 for both the phone and the data SIM in the MifI and everything has worked fine. I am aware of the possibility of being disconnected by '3' after 2 months So does anyone have a recommendation for a short term economic French data SIM that we could use in the MiFi device in case '3' disconnect us?

    Thanks to minxygirl for her informative mobile posts!
     
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    Orange last year and previous years had a 'Let's Go' deal at various rates for different amounts of data. I paid €20 for 2 Gb for a month but I had to buy the data sim a few years ago, don't know what they charge now.

    SFR have a similar deal but in either case it is necessary to re charge in one of their stores.
     
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    The way I dealt with it was to buy a second SIM and keep it as a spare to start using if they cut me off oin the old one. I was away for 5 weeks and was not cut off.
     
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    Yep should have done the same!
     
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    http://www.lebara.fr/boutique/internet

    i bought one of these for 10 euro from a supermarket, 7.50 euro of it was credit.....the website is in french and english, I used the campsite address when i signed up.....3 gigs for 19,99 euro.......
     
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    Excellent thanks for that I will investigate!
     
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    Yes have done the same, my spare 3 data card was off line for around 11 months but still worked when I topped it up in France.
     
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    Have used 3 data sim continuously in mifi in France for 6 month periods for last 2 years in France and never been cut off.
     
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