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Calling Home to US

Posted by dbryant7 on 28/4/2010 at 07:45

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.


#1 dbryant7 has been a member since 27/4/2010. Posts: 2

Posted by UCSBrown on 28/4/2010 at 13:12

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 UCSBrown has been a member since 28/11/2009. Posts: 24

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