Joe Mobile Closed - Now what do I do

Discussion in 'France' started by laser101uk, Apr 2, 2015.

  1. laser101uk

    laser101uk Funster

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    Very disappointed to see the end of Joe. I found it very useful for my French phone and data. So now what do I do. What do people think of Three feel at home when in France? or do I get a le Clerc sim when I get there? I mostly need a sim for internet.

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  2. sdc77

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    We have three.. Lots of good reports
     
  3. Chockswahay

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    I had Joe Mobile in 2013 then I used 3 feel at home last year......... it worked perfectly :D (about to use it in France in 2 weeks time:))
     
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    Another thumbs up for 3.
     
  5. laser101uk

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    Is it correct your can't top up the three sim when you're in France?
     
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    I topped up when in Sweden last year, you just do it on line:)
     
  7. DocHoliday

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    Joe was one of the cheapest solutions for long term travel in France (3 Feel at Home usage abroad is supposed to be limited in duration, I believe), so it's a pity to lose it. It's being replaced by Virgin at a similar price, but you have to have a French bank account to top up, apparently.

    You may find other worthwhile options here: http://prepaid-data-sim-card.wikia.com/wiki/France
     
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    We used 3 in France last year , worked everywhere for 50p a day . just been here for a fortnight, same sims, same phones , hardly worked anywhere, rubbish. O2 phone on contract worked everywhere and you can tether with it but it is £1.99 day
     
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    Must add 3 is 50 p a day whether you use it or not, o2 is only £1.99 a day for the days you use it.
     
  10. laser101uk

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    I understood three are using the orange network in France. I thought they was a good one?

    I am also looking at this but it seems I have to buy the sim when in France http://www.lebara.fr/

    anyone have any experience of Lebara France?
     
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    I haven't used Lebara in France, but I did in Spain and I was happy. Website in English, easy to use and can top-up with a UK credit/debit card. Far superior connectivity to Lycamobile which was crap.
     
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