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Vietnamese sim cards?

  • chicho83

    Joined Travelfish
    30th December, 2008
    Posts: 23

    is it possible to buy a sim in vietnam for my phone and use as normal pay as you go?

    #1 Posted: 17/2/2009 - 04:32

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  • Archmichael

    Joined Travelfish
    23rd July, 2008
    Location Global Village
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    Yes, but you'll have to have an unlocked phone that is GSM 900 network compatible. Advice I've heard is, don't buy SIM cards from Viettel, as lots of people have had problems with them, reloading, etc. There are a couple of other providers in VN and cards are sold all over the place.

    Bon voyage!

    #2 Posted: 18/2/2009 - 07:00

  • DLuek

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    Posted from within Vietnam.


    I got the Mobiphone SIM after some locals told me it's the best and most clear.

    #3 Posted: 25/2/2009 - 09:55

  • Archmichael

    Joined Travelfish
    23rd July, 2008
    Location Global Village
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    Yeah, that's one of the ones that was recommended to me as well.

    #4 Posted: 25/2/2009 - 11:27

  • ngg18

    Joined Travelfish
    4th June, 2008
    Posts: 21

    When I was in Vietnam I bought a Mobifone SIM card. Worked fine and whats more, when you buy one you get lots of credit. Note however that you are best to buy a SIM card away from the touristy district 1 in HCMC as people sell them at inflated prices. In many places, Can Tho say, you can buy a SIM card for around 50000VND. Not bad at all especially since it usually comes with about 100000 or 1500000 dong of credit!

    #5 Posted: 15/3/2009 - 14:46

  • ktstop

    Joined Travelfish
    27th September, 2012
    Posts: 3

    Hi, If you want best international PAYG sim card, I'm recommending you to use holidayphone prepaid sim cards. Because it is very cheap and best in all aspect of services. pay as you go

    #6 Posted: 27/9/2012 - 07:53

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