data sim for Spain & Portugal

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  1. Wanderingmac

    Wanderingmac Funster Life Member

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    Hi does anyone know if Portuguese data sim from vodafone can be used in Spain as well? I have had Portuguese Vodafone sim in an unlocked mifi and it has worked very well. Can't seem to get the same package in Spain (€15 for 15Gb for 15 days with vodafone.pt)/. Any help much appreciated.
     
  2. Albi1

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    No it doesn't work sadly or it didn't in 2014. I used orange in Spain which was easier to find
     
  3. tonka

    tonka Funster Life Member

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    Even if it did work you may find it goes to "roaming" and therefore higher rates and gets used up in no time.
    A bit like if you had a UK sim and used it in Calais.
     
  4. seanoo

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    i have just got back to france from portugal and had a vodafone data sim in my mifi. turned it on last week and switched the mifi to roaming and have had internet till it ran out yesterday. so it does seem to work but i dont know how the roaming affects the data usage.
     
  5. aztecannie

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    Why is it all sooo complicated.....
     
  6. Busman

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    Its not, in Portugal there are 2 data providers that I know of and both have shops In most shopping centre's one is meo the other errr escapes me just now but I'm sure someone will let me know :) just get the sim for your mifi one is €10 unlimited data for 10 days the other is €15 unlimited for 15 days,
    Hope that helps
     
  7. aztecannie

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    Need to get a mifi first - which one?
     
  8. sciac2001

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    Male sure when in Portugal that the selling agent knows that its for your mifi, not your mobile and therefore for data only.
     
  9. rosalan

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    I bought a 4G TP-Link in Spain (Media Markt) for 109€ which was much more expensive than Amazon (£76) and they sold me a Vodaphone Sim card for €15 with 1.5 gb. This proved almost useless as the Vodaphone signals were so poor between Cartagena and Valencia, better, but not good, signal further north in Spain. Has anyone good advice regarding best sim and prices for both the UK and Western Europe.
     
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