German Data Simcard - Success!

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  1. Robert Clark

    Robert Clark Funster Life Member

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    Just popped into a Vodafone shop in Lubeck Germany and picked up a Vodafone Data Only Sim Card

    No problem not being a German Resident - all they asked for was a driving licence or passport as proof of ID

    The card was €50 which included €45 of credit to use against any of their data packages

    Result !
     
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  2. Robert Clark

    Robert Clark Funster Life Member

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    And there was a little bonus inside the pack
    A free €5 data pack
    Using the sim in my mifi to type this now and can confirm that it's a very fast connection
     
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    Could you tell us how many gigs you get for your €45 and is it time limited?

    JJ :cool:
     
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    @Robert Clark, how did you get on with your data sim please Robert, ad as JJ asks, how many Gb and duration for your bucks please.

    Cheers,

    Jock. :)
     
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    Sorry, didn't see your reply
    Vodafone service is VERY fast 7.2 Mbit per second

    200mb - 30 days - 4.99 Euro
    1GB - 3o days - 14.99 Euro
    3GB - 30 days - 24.99 Euro
    5GB - 30 days - 34.99 Euro

    @JockandRita hope this helps

    Regards
    Robert
     
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    JockandRita Funster Life Member

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    Thanks Robert. (y)

    Cheers,

    Jock. :)
     
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    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    Thanks useful info, germany a bit of a problem if relying on wifi as its scarce..

    On our month in the sun recently i used just over 1 gig of my 4 gig allowance... while my wife used 4 gig in one day...go figure:)
     
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  8. JockandRita

    JockandRita Funster Life Member

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    She's obviously the boss. :LOL:

    Cheers,

    Jock. ;)
     
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    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    No...I do all the driving:(
     
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    JockandRita Funster Life Member

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    So do I Eddie, and I lnow my place. :LOL:

    Cheers,

    Jock. ;)
     
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    We buy similar in France when we go over, but will be using 3 next trip (we hope)

    Data in France is a little cheaper but not much 7Gb 1 month use it or lose it 30 euros

    Last time away we ate our way through the first 7Gb in 2 days:(, no idea how, bought another card checked useage and within 15 minutes 1.5Gb had gone again

    Closed everything on laptop to see what was going on, last thing to close was our home security cameras which can be viewed while on line, that seems to be the culprit, when home checked the spec we were effectively live streaming 4 videos at once. Banned from use abroad now (y) on mifi anyway :)
     
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  12. Robert Clark

    Robert Clark Funster Life Member

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    I'd advise anyone using a smart phone to go into their phone settings and alter their 'cellular data' settings so that only essential apps are allowed to use cellular data, otherwise every time you take a picture it may be uploaded to the cloud without you noticing, using up valuable data.
     
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    I now use this site to find the best deal in any country for a sim card. I buy payg data only sims for my mifi. Difference in providers can be huge. I'm in Greece at the moment, as you can see voda is offering 1 gig for 12 euro which is extortionate compared to the 5 gig for 15 euro that Wind offered. I looked it up just before I left Italy.

    Click on any country and it will give you every deal by every provider in that country

    http://wiki.apnchanger.org/Main_Page

    Dicck
     
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    Useful information.. thanks
     
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