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Calling Home to US

  • dbryant7

    Joined Travelfish
    27th April, 2010
    Posts: 2

    Hi all,

    Spending about 5 weeks in Thailand this summer and I was wondering what the best (and cheapest) way to make periodic calls home to the girlfriend and family is.

    Should I buy a phone in country with a SIM card?

    Should I invest in calling cards back in the US (or in Thailand)?

    Bring my Blackberry and buy a SIM card that's compatible in Thailand?

    Thanks in advance.

    Cheers.

    #1 Posted: 28/4/2010 - 07:45

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  • UCSBrown

    Joined Travelfish
    28th November, 2009
    Posts: 24

    For your cheapest option to call the US Skype would be it. It is available at almost all internet cafe's and lots of guest houses.

    If you are looking for a phone to make in country calls or for others to call you then an unlocked phone is not a bad idea to take with you. you can get pre-paid SIM cards starting at less than USD$3.

    #2 Posted: 28/4/2010 - 13:12

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