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Quad band phones in SE Asia
22nd March, 2008
Total reviews: 3
Those of you using global phones-any trouble finding SIM cards in any or all of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, or Myanmar?
#1 Posted: 17/2/2009 - 02:31
My wife must call Australia to talk to her aging dad every day.
Where ever we've been in Asia, we've been able to get a GSM sim card. And, compared to many affluent nations, the call costs are very cheap.
We spent a month in Vietnam last year and I paid about US$8 for a sim card and top up to call Australia (for about a minute or so) every day.
A couple of years ago, we 'did' Malaysia for a month and it cost me about US$14 for the same. In the same year, it cost about US$11 for a month in Thailand.
By comparison, Cambodia was VERY expensive. I'll buy a landline phone card there when I go next.
Going to Laos soon, so don't know.
#2 Posted: 23/2/2009 - 08:16
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