Three 'Feel at home', MIFI sim?

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  1. LaMB

    LaMB Read Only Funster

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    I have just been pointed to a Three Sim for Data, which can be used 'Feel at Home' in our MIFI for 12gb data that lasts for 12 months for £70.49. Is that as good as it gets for data?
     
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    Were currently getting 15gb a month for £15 a month
     
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    That's a good price. Does that work in Europe too? We didn't want a monthly pay one, as we aren't in Europe all the time. This one last 12 months or until you use all the data.
     
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    We have used these for the last two years. Ideal if you are just using mail, social media and general surfing.
    Just learnt a harsh lesson and that is to disable the auto play video mode on Facebook as it eats up data.
     
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    Are you sure its not 5gb for £15/month?
     
  6. LaMB

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    Yes that does eat data - already learnt that lol
     
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    I get 10gb data sim only for £15 with 3
     
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    And keep an eye on it after you've disabled it. Updates sometimes turn it back on without telling you (y)
     
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    Turn off auto updates as well! I been caught out with that more than once.
     
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    If you have an Android tablet make sure your 'App store' updates are off. Samsung Apps have their own update settings too.
     
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    Yes so have I. It's an easy one to get caught out by as the phone thinks it's on WiFi.
     
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    Don't forget that all 3 sims, be they on contract or say 12gb for 12 months, if you use them for 2 months continuously whilst abroad 3 may switch off use abroad for the rest of the time it takes to use up all the data or runs out of time.
     
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    Not what Three told me, so interesting.
     
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    There's a fool proof method to use when dealing with Three, especially their evil call centre:

    Assume that whatever they say to you they are lying.

    You won't go far wrong. (y)
     
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    Is indeed too !! A lady on another French forum bought in the UK and have now switched off cos she has used for 2 months .

    Sorry, rant coming on. Very cross with 3 Mobile. I took one of their pay as you go SIMS when I was in the UK early this year and transferred the UK number I have had for about 16 years to it. They have a service called Feel at Home which can give you the same price calls whilst out of the UK, but I was told this was just for their pay monthly clients. I was quite satisfied with the Pay as You Go promise of 3p a minute calls in the UK, fairly cheap UK to France calls, and 18p a minute calls in France. I even recommended them on here, I think. I also have a French mobile but keep the UK one for the times I go home and also give that number out to UK business contacts, and all my UK friends have it. I have suddenly been disconnected and am unable to make or, more seriously, receive calls on this number on the grounds that I have been using their Feel at Home service for the last two months. This is something that I never asked for, signed up for or contracted for and I assumed that my calls to the UK were being charged at 18p a minute. I am in the process of writing an extremely complaining letter to them, but, in the meantime, BEWARE 3 MOBILE.
     
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    I'm quite sure 15 quid a month for 15 gig a month
     
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    I'm a bit confused. It sounds as if you bought a UK based sim and wanted to use it full time in France? If so I don't think your letter of complaint is going to get a lot of attention! :). The Three feel at home package has always been aimed at folk based in the UK who take a holiday in Europe. The only debate is about how long that holiday can be, but full time? Nope. :):)
     
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    Can't copy the text but here's a screen grab of the usage terms from three
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    I get 1gb a month for £5 with EE on a data only sim

    Loyalty bonus was applied though I think so you need to ask for it
     
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    Wasn't me !! But the person did not want to use full time but I assume as tgey don't have internet when away from home here ( ie out of the home environment in France )

    I have bought a pay as you go from 3 also and used in France before .

    My point us only it seems if you are coming over to France for over 2 months then this plan from 3 is not feasible
     
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