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Thai SIM card for mobile

Posted by chrisb4 on 4/6/2012 at 11:49

Hello everyone, this is just a quick question. I am visiting Thailand, and regarding making phone calls within Thailand (i.e. from my mobile to friends who are also travelling in Thailand with myself), not international calls, I understand I can purchase a Thai SIM card for Thai domestic calls from most 711 stores over there? Is this correct?


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Posted by KirstyB on 4/6/2012 at 20:48

Yes, that's correct - from 7/11's and plenty of other places too ......

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Posted by goonistik on 4/6/2012 at 23:41

Yes. Just verify that your phone is unlocked. Many carriers still try to prevent people from putting in a different sim.

The GSM phones from North America operate on different frequencies so check your phone's compatibility if you are from there.

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Posted by altmtl on 5/6/2012 at 04:03

You can get it at the airport when you arrive also, yes an unlocked & tri or quad band phone.

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Posted by RiniRabbit on 9/8/2012 at 23:40

Hi Chris
Yes, You can buy SIM Card from 7-11, Mobile store.
It's easy to find because they have a lots of 7-11 in Thailand. :P

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Posted by jjpeter11 on 17/9/2012 at 08:16

Yes, Its correct chrisb4. If you purchase an International Roaming SIM when you travel, instead of taking your Thai mobile with you , then you should save at least 70% or more. I am sure that you would rather keep your money in your pocket., I'm using holidayphone during my foreign tour. They providing cheap and best services. SIM card for Thailand

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Posted by bedu on 23/9/2012 at 13:17

Yep 7-11 sell them or go to any major shopping mall has phone companies centre, where you can get a SIM.
You can buy phone credit from 7-11 as well.
You can get your phone unlocked at MBK shopping centre.
If you plan to call home, buy a CAT Phonenet card, it makes it fairly cheap to call home.

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