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We are travelling to Hawaii cruising to Vancouver then 7 night Alaska cruise, then Las Vegas going for 30 days,  has anyone purchased a sim card in Australia to use in USA I'm looking for one that we can ring Australia mobiles any assistance greatly appreciated.

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Our phones are with Vodafone so we use their $5 per day roaming when travelling overseas. You are only charged for the days you actually use your phone up to 90 days per year.

 

Leigh

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o.k. thank you we are with Optus who want to charge $10 a day, 3 weeks to go will go and see Vodaphone and find out?

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You can either pop into a T-Mobile store when you get there, or you can buy one in advance from Simcorner https://www.simcorner.com/?__store=aus

 

I’ve done it both ways. It is handy having it in advance!

 

I have Vodafone too but for 30 days it’s much cheaper to get a local SIM. $150 Vodafone versus $40 or so.

Edited by Tigerlily75

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It may pay to make sure the carrier you go with has coverage in the places you are going. I am pretty sure T-Mobile will cover them all in your case but I did a mid west driving trip prior to cruising and I was advised on TripAdvisor that Verizon had better coverage. I had good coverage just about everywhere on our long trip.

 

Certainly helps to do the extra bit of research when working out your trip.

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We had no problems with T mobile in North America, cheapest all round ,purchase online before you go.

Cheers Carole

Edited by Elorac123
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