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  1. CJB

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    Whats the best PAYG pan European deal at the moment
     
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    Three?
     
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    Personal choice only :)
     
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    agree but not for germany and benelux.
     
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    if going to germany go into any vodafone store (one in every town it seems) and get a PAYG and take your MIFI and id with you for them to set you up - takes minutes. We paid about equivalent £22 for 5gb to be used in 30 days and top up any time, valid sim for 9 months should you return.
     
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  7. Rob Turner

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    We use Three, £15 per month on a one month rolling contract that you can cancel at anytime and that gives you 10gb.
    Soon as I come home I cancel it and then renew the contract next time we go.
     
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    Do you have to give one month notice of cancellation?
     
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    You do. So yes you pay 2 months so £30.
    You can get a PAYG one with 3gb for £22 so personally I go for the contract.
     
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    3 12g 12 month sim PAG
     
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    Worked everywhere we have been up to yet, some places a bit iffy but always some sort of signal.
     
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    has anyone here in the fun house been able to use a three pre loaded 12g sim for several months without it getting stopped /blocked
    or one the other hand has anyone here had theirs blocked after 2 months.
    also would a vpn be able to get around this issue if the do enforce it ?

    also if you buy one one these sims , can you take it to Europe then insert it into your mifi and turn it on for the FIRST time , or must it be initialised in the UK
     
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    Do not think the VPN would make any difference as you are still connected via your three sim.

    Sadly not been away for 2 months solid to find out:(, but sure it has been mentioned before. I will be finding out about the initialise shortly as have one that is running out and another ready to go. With the deals that members such as @Minxy Girl find I have 2 12gb/12month sims ready to go so if I knew I was going away for longer than 2 months and not sure about the init then I would buy 2 , init them both here and then store one ready for the other to be blocked after 2 months, giving a minimum of 4 months access for 44 GBP. Couple of days back in the UK and they could be reset, you could even post/give one to a friend to use briefly and post back??

    Still seems like one of the better deals, until that is providers let you use your allowances abroad at no extra cost, like Tescomobile over the summer.
     
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    We used our 3 contract Sim for over 6 months last year so I guess it's the luck of the draw if you get "caught"............theoretically when we go away this time we could be cut off on day one as we have already exceeded the time limit allowed..................I would then cancel the contract and start to use the 12 g Sims. In fact depending on how long they last us it could work out cheaper than the contract.
     
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    Just go to your 3 store and buy a sim. Don't waste your time or money going on to eBay like a lot of old people on here have and wasted their money.(y) As was apparent in a very recent thread
     
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    I can't answer your first question since we have gone through 12Gb in less than a month but I can confirm that you can insert a sim card into a mifi for the FIRST time out of the packet whilst in France and it works.
     
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    see my memory i think i need electrotheraphy :confused: as i remember reading that post , but forgot all about it and went and ordered one of them sims from the link above.. can anyone link me that thread about the Sim cards on the bay ,,, and what was the problem again ?
     
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    Super @mustaphapint good to know :)
     
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