Is it possible to buy a local data sim card in Benidorm?

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  1. Encantador

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    Asking for friends who are there for the next 3 months and have 3g ipad.

    they don§t have access to a computer so it would really need to be able to just put it in ipad and it works, appreciate that this might not be possible.

    If there is, details of where to buy and what to ask for would be welcome.

    Thanks
     
  2. tonka

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    Indoor market..
    A load of the funsters that are already in Beni have them..
    Sure someone will comment more in a bit..

    HOWEVER. There are that many bars and hotels with free WIFI, Why not just use those ??
    I DO... :)
     
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  3. Encantador

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    I assume they just want the flexibility if it is possible.
     
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    Dont know where your friends are, we are on villasol pitch 418, if they come to us we will take them to the guy on the market who will fix them up,

    Eric&Sue
     
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    Go to Andy's Phone Shop located in the indoor market. Very helpful man who we used last week. Also sells SIM card which allows you to call UK for a cent a minute + iva(vat).
    Perhaps your friends could email him in advance - andysphoneshop@gmail.com

    No connection, was recommended to us by friends, only met him last week, very helpful and knowledgeable.
     
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  6. Encantador

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    Thanks for the replies, I will pass on the details.
     
  7. J and J

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    Thanks Encantador for asking on our behalf. Sure enough we found Andy in the indoor market and he was very helpful. We purchased a SIM card which gives us the flexibility of keeping in touch with family and friends back home.
    J and J
     
  8. N&K

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    What is the best data only SIM in Spain please?

    We bought an Italian Data SIM this year in Italy and it was brilliant, much cheaper than the Campsites WiFi. We would like to buy one in Spain too , any recommendations? Thanks
     
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    We used a Hits data only Sim in Spain last winter, it worked fine in our MiFi.
     
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    I use Lebara a SIM card (free in a lot of the local shops in Spain) 25euros for 3gb for one month or 1gb for 7 euros for one month
     
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    In May we used a Lebarra SIM, bought locally. Lasted for 30 days from registration and gave 1GB for 8 Euros, 2GB for 14 Euros and 3GB for 25 Euros

    Don't forget you will need your passport to buy/register the SIM
     
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  12. N&K

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    Perfect, thanks we also have a MiFi :)
     
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    Thank you , perfect. and thanks to Clickem too :)
     
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    is there a mobile orange shop in Benidorm
     
  15. tonka

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    Yes.. Up in old town.. Opposite the Bingo hall / McDonalds..
    Cross the road and it's the pedestrian street just to the right.. Orange shop on the right before "ZARA"...
     
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    But you can get orange sims / top ups etc at the indoor market.
     
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