Hello. I will be traveling to Egypt next Friday (10/29), my first international trip. I contacted TMobile about three weeks ago to discuss international rate plans and the representative I spoke to told me I didn't need to do anything to prepare my phone for international travel. Tonight, when I call TMobile to sign up for the international unlimited email plan, I was told I needed to unlock my phone. Since I have never traveled internationally I did not know about that. The representative said it could take up to two weeks. Now I am worried because my trip is in 7 days.
Does it normally take that long to unlock a phone? Is there any company aside from TMobile that can provide expedited service? I really do not wish to be 11 days in Egypt without a phone! Thanks.