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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I'd like to buy a cheap, efficient Spanish smart phone In the US before traveling to Barcelona because I'd like to be able to do some research on phone cost and quality before purchasing. However, I'm unable to find a source that sells Spanish phones rather than just sim cards. For example and a...
  2. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Moving permanently SA in February. Would like to buy a new iphone 8 Plus 128gb here in the USA. Apple says if buy it unlocked will work fine in SA. IS this true? Has anyone done this? Thanks, Kristen
  3. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi all, will be in Morbihan for two months. I have a phone, trying to find a Mobil (SIM) service while we're there without a contract. I was looking at Free mobile*: forfaits mobiles 4G+ sans engagement. My french reading skills aren't great. 25Gb a month would be great if I read that right. I...
  4. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi everyone, If anyone out there in Portugal could give an idea as to how much would I pay for: - Internet - T.V - Cellphone - Electricity - Water Really appreciate it, it's kind of hard to find online! thanks
  5. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hi guys, I am moving to Mexico City for 6 months and I am trying to figure out my best options for a short-term cell phone plan. I have thought about ordering a ChatSim card, which allows you to prepay for whatsapp, viber, and other message apps, and also allows you to make calls if you buy that...
  6. International Expat Discussions
    Hi everyone, I will be moving to France on August 3rd. I current have a contract with Verizon for my iphone 5. I just called them and they will cancel the contract/service for me on August 10th. I am wondering if I can still use my iphone 5 abroad for Wifi purposes without having Verizon any...
  7. Other Asia
    I need some advice on cell phone for HK. How much an Iphone cost ? And how about phone, internet service prices? Is it better/easier to get an Iphone in US and just get the service in HK? (I know i will need to get an unlock iphone). Thanks in advance,
  8. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    I am moving to Mexico City in a couple months and need to know what to do about a cell phone? I was thinking of getting an unlocked iphone 5 and putting a sim card from mexico in it. would that work?? where would i get that sim card in mexico? what other options do i have? is it better to...
  9. Germany Expat Forum for Expats Living in Germany
    My wife and I will be moving to Mannheim mid-February and one of the first things we need to set up is Internet service. Prefer a no-contract option in event our stay is not long-term. Please advise either cable or DSL. Looking for reliable and decent speed, enough for streaming Netflix or Skype...
  10. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi Guys, I have a Bouygues prepaid sim card and i am planning to have a post paid package. 3 cheap options would be free, bandyou and sosh. I heard free has issues with network at times and other two are good as they are owned by bouygues and orange. as they almost have the same plans, which...
  11. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    There's a new cell phone plan in France that I think surpasses all even free box! It's called be and you.. For 20 euros a month you get unltd calling, texting, Internet, free calls to us and Canada and 40 other countries!! You need to order a sim card online at beandyou. com and they will mail...
  12. Other Americas
    Hi, I have encountered problems with cancelling my movistar contract which gave me 2 free numbers along with my monthly allowance of 80 minutes. I had to pay for the new mobile "up front". I received only a receipt for the phone with the new phone number. No contract. I signed one, but the woman...
  13. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Moving to Bangkok and need to upgrade my 4-year-old cell phone. Need decent text, e-mail and web browsing capabilities in addition to a reliable phone, of course. Thoughts on new iPhone, new BlackBerry or other products? Thanks!
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All Just moved to Perth from the US and need to find a provider I'll be as happy with as I was with Verizon (I think it's a tall order). I expect I'll be traveling a bit for work, perhaps even internationally. I see that Telstra, Vodafone, and VirginMobile are the big three. Any help on...
  15. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    I will be relocating for a short duration (4 months) from the US to Abu Dhabi. I had some simple questions - would really appreciate suggestions from this forum! Here they are - What is the best way to ship two boxes of books/papers etc from the US to Abu Dhabi? Fedex is one option, but...
  16. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hi, I live in China, but am coming to Thailand for 2-3 weeks. I already have an unlocked iphone that I use here in China, but want to get a 3G SIM card for when I'm in Thailand. who offers the best short-term plan? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated!
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