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Forum: France 20-08-2013, 17:28
Replies: 198
Views: 87,851
Posted By Lucy
let me tell you about my experience with B&You...

let me tell you about my experience with B&You this summer.
I was subletting a Paris apartment. I asked the apt owner to upload the form with her credit card and address but with all my accurate...
Forum: France 28-04-2013, 02:33
Replies: 198
Views: 87,851
Posted By Lucy
scratch that, if you want a French card, you have...

scratch that, if you want a French card, you have to live in France. Plus costs $10 a month.
Forum: France 27-04-2013, 22:43
Replies: 198
Views: 87,851
Posted By Lucy
Using TransCash debit card to order B&YOU sim

Has anyone bought the French TransCash debit card and used it to order and send a B&YOU sim to an address (even a hotel) in France?
Forum: Germany 06-09-2011, 13:20
Replies: 1
Views: 4,003
Posted By Lucy
Unlocking Tchibo surf stick

I have a Tchibo surf stick I use in Germany. I would like to unlock it to use in other countries.

I have seen suggestions of and links to websites that promise the unlock codes, even apparently...
Forum: Italy 06-09-2011, 13:04
Replies: 217
Views: 83,670
Posted By Lucy
I found TIM to be excellent. Bought it last year...

I found TIM to be excellent. Bought it last year for E5 at a Mondadori bookstore. (My companion got one for E10 at a TIM store)

Number lasts for 13 months since last use. This year we went to a...
Forum: Germany 06-09-2011, 12:43
Replies: 10
Views: 6,438
Posted By Lucy
Relating to O2 and Tchibo. I bought a Tchibo...

Relating to O2 and Tchibo.

I bought a Tchibo surf stick 3 years ago
It was a good deal, 30Euros for the stick and one month service. (US sticks cost $50 or $60)
I have used it for a month a...
Forum: Germany 06-09-2011, 12:29
Replies: 163
Views: 56,238
Posted By Lucy
I used Fonic phone sim from Lidl this summer. The...

I used Fonic phone sim from Lidl this summer. The third year in a row.

It is excellent and the cheapest around.

The number never expires. The minutes never expire.

As I recall it cost...
Forum: Mobile Phones 11-08-2011, 09:12
Replies: 22
Views: 108,616
Posted By Lucy
I have a Huawei E160 bought in Germany from...

I have a Huawei E160 bought in Germany from Tchibo. Is that unlocked? Or do I have to use the unlock code? I want to use the stick in France and Italy. (Are there companies in France and Italy that...
Forum: Mobile Phones 11-08-2011, 09:08
Replies: 22
Views: 108,616
Posted By Lucy
What is the security code for E160? Is that the...

What is the security code for E160? Is that the 4digit PIN?
Forum: Spain & Portugal 28-06-2011, 01:06
Replies: 61
Views: 43,146
Posted By Lucy
If i may add to this, i want only a phone sim...

If i may add to this, i want only a phone sim card. Don't need a data card. So what is the cheapest for one week. And consider that two of us will get the same card to use to communicate with each...
Forum: Spain & Portugal 27-06-2011, 21:13
Replies: 61
Views: 43,146
Posted By Lucy
I'll be in Spain for just a week, at hotels, and...

I'll be in Spain for just a week, at hotels, and will likely not be at a place when the delivery arrives to sign and show passport.

So what is the second best to Simyo? Something readily available...
Forum: Germany 06-07-2010, 17:37
Replies: 11
Views: 14,104
Posted By Lucy
Thanks. It is amazing to me that the prices for...

Thanks. It is amazing to me that the prices for data connections in Europe are so much better than in the U.S.!
Here it's $60 or $80 a month, right?
Forum: Germany 06-07-2010, 15:48
Replies: 11
Views: 14,104
Posted By Lucy
Tchibo stick, does it come unlocked?

I got a Tchibo data stick (E160) last year in Germany and will use it again. But I'd like to use it also in Italy. Does it come unlocked? Can I get an Italian data sim and use it in the same device?...
Forum: Italy 06-07-2010, 15:06
Replies: 217
Views: 83,670
Posted By Lucy
Re your suggestion about using Wind: How about...

Re your suggestion about using Wind: How about the other-branded and virtual operators that use the networks of the main operators. I used an MVNO in Germany last year and it was fine. Aren't they...
Forum: Italy 02-07-2010, 16:35
Replies: 217
Views: 83,670
Posted By Lucy
Cheapest Italian sim for brief visit

I'll be in Italy for just 9 days next month. I'd like the cheapest sim just to use calling my traveling partner (and he to call me) in case we are separated. Or maybe to call an Italian hotel or...
Forum: Germany 02-07-2010, 15:43
Replies: 85
Views: 53,630
Posted By Lucy
prices when calling from outside Germany

In Italy you will be charged:
€ 0,46/min for calls within the EU,

IS THIS the same to landlines and mobile?

In Croatia tariffs are
€ 1,29/min for calls to the EU,

WHAT about...
Forum: Germany 02-07-2010, 00:44
Replies: 85
Views: 53,630
Posted By Lucy
I went to Germany last year for a month. You...

I went to Germany last year for a month. You (Inquisitor) advised me to get a Tchibo for my laptop and Fonic as prepaid GSM mobile phone. (The issue was good service at the cheapest possible price.)...
Forum: Europe 07-09-2009, 16:06
Replies: 11
Views: 6,483
Posted By Lucy
Also, voice mail, yes, since I want to be able to...

Also, voice mail, yes, since I want to be able to get messages. The hotel and conference site have wifi, so no need for data.

So just want the cheapest-per-minute for local calls. And for European...
Forum: Europe 07-09-2009, 16:02
Replies: 11
Views: 6,483
Posted By Lucy
I'm going to Poland for a week and want it just...

I'm going to Poland for a week and want it just to make and receive calls to and from Polish phones. Especially to and from other cell phones. Most of my time will be at a conference where people...
Forum: Europe 05-09-2009, 14:47
Replies: 11
Views: 6,483
Posted By Lucy
Best mobile in Poland?

I'm going to Poland for a week. Which is the best mobile phone deal? From looking at the list, it seems to be mBank Mobile, which costs just € 2.62 with 2.62 credit, and calls only .07 a minute.
...
Forum: Germany 05-09-2009, 13:02
Replies: 85
Views: 53,630
Posted By Lucy
Topping up

Thanks. Neither Tchibo nor Fonic provide that information.
Forum: Germany 05-09-2009, 04:16
Replies: 85
Views: 53,630
Posted By Lucy
where to top up internet sticks and mobile phones.

Re: Top ups can be bought online and paid with credit card for both, Tchibo and Fonic, at Aufladen.de - So macht man das!.

Tchibo and Fonic are not on that site.

My boyfriend had a hard time...
Forum: Germany 04-09-2009, 19:13
Replies: 85
Views: 53,630
Posted By Lucy
Based on the information I got on this site, I...

Based on the information I got on this site, I got a Tchibo stick for internet and Fonic for a cell phone. Both were very good choices. The Tchibo, with a promotion, cost 60 euros and included a...
Forum: Germany 02-07-2009, 02:45
Replies: 85
Views: 53,630
Posted By Lucy
So the new rules just issued by the EU must...

So the new rules just issued by the EU must change things a bit, no? Now everyone must charge by the second after the first half minute. Does that change what is the best mobile in Germany?
Forum: Europe 01-07-2009, 15:33
Replies: 22
Views: 11,404
Posted By Lucy
BBC on new EU mobile phone costs Cost of...

BBC on new EU mobile phone costs

Cost of texting abroad comes down
Mobile phone
Roaming text charges have not been capped in the EU before

The cost of sending text messages from your mobile...
Forum: Germany 29-06-2009, 19:37
Replies: 85
Views: 53,630
Posted By Lucy
Reading about Fonic, it says Activation: The...

Reading about Fonic, it says
Activation:
The card must be activated online FONIC -- Das ist die Wahrheit. (http://www.fonic.de/html/) (then "SIM freischalten") or Tel. 0800-4636642, Mon - Sat 8 -...
Forum: Germany 29-06-2009, 19:01
Replies: 85
Views: 53,630
Posted By Lucy
calls in france

sorry, meant to say that unless i made OVER 20 min calls in France, best to stay with German sim
Forum: Germany 29-06-2009, 18:56
Replies: 85
Views: 53,630
Posted By Lucy
Thanks. I will be in Berlin. If I go to Paris,...

Thanks.
I will be in Berlin. If I go to Paris, it would be for just a few days.

So unless I thought i would make under 20 min outgoing calls inside France, (10EUR) i could just keep the German...
Forum: Germany 29-06-2009, 16:09
Replies: 85
Views: 53,630
Posted By Lucy
Tchibo for internet, Q about mobile phone roaming

So Tchibo seems best for internet. I saw on the website that there could be a two week delay getting the usb stick. Is that only for internet sales? Will I have a problem in shops? Or should I order...
Forum: Germany 28-06-2009, 22:19
Replies: 85
Views: 53,630
Posted By Lucy
computer internet connection & mobile phone for 1 month Germany

I and my boyfriend will be in Germany for a month late July to late August. We both need mobile phones to talk to each other and to others. Plus I need an internet connection for my computer. I want...
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