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ffhound

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Hi all
I'm just about to head overseas for 4 weeks visiting Hong Kong, uk, France, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Czechia and Singapore. I'm looking for a good value data card with say 3-5gb of data that can be used in all these countries.
Can anyone recommend a good multination data only SIM? I plan to use a Skype telephone number with the SIM so have no need of a telephone SIM.

Cheers Peter
 

moa999

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Assuming HK is the first stop worth looking at some of the offerings their.

From memory 3 has some roaming focussed SIMs with decent amounts of data.

For under 1GB I'd recommend Flexiroam but it gets expensive at 3+GB
 
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Hi all
I'm just about to head overseas for 4 weeks visiting Hong Kong, uk, France, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Czechia and Singapore. I'm looking for a good value data card with say 3-5gb of data that can be used in all these countries.
Can anyone recommend a good multination data only SIM? I plan to use a Skype telephone number with the SIM so have no need of a telephone SIM.

Cheers Peter
How about this one from an Aussie retailer? Europe & UK Travel SIM Card | 71 Countries | 12GB | 30 Days
 

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I used these guys in January and they were great - dataGO prepaid international and roaming SIM cards for NZ US EU Asia
I had the 3 UK card, one for my and one for my wife, 12GB each

Also Optus currently has their $50 12 Month sim only plan on special for $40. You get 4GB of roaming data in Zone 1 countries plus unlimited calls/SMS - pretty good value if you travel a bit
 

ffhound

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I ended up getting this because it also covers Hong Kong and Singapore (my stopovers)


cheers Peter
 

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You have to watch out for some of these SIM cards as they have to be activated in their country of origin first (UK for instance).

I have recently swapped over to the new Optus SIM only plan at the discounted $40/mth and it has worked well internationally so far (excluding the absolute incompetence on the contractual side of things).
 

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Bought a 3 sim data only from Sims and first activated in Greece and used it successfully in Italy,France, Spain and was sort of ok in Portugal....only because would only connect to 4G and hopeless for 3G....Would I buy it again ?...YES
 

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