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Old 07-21-2010, 06:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it possible to get a data plan while on a cruise? I am not seeking voice or SMS.
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Old 07-21-2010, 07:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Possible, but very expensive. You will have to pay the cruise company in addition to what your provider will charge you. It is cheaper to use the ship's terminal if you have to, you use on the the free hot-spots while in port.
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A friend used the on-board service and ended up with a $ 300.00 bill.
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Thank you. I guess I will rough it for a week.
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If you had Verizon's unlimited international BlackBerry plan, you would be covered.
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My wife thinks Verizon said I have a Global phone and it would only be $16.99 for the week. I will call them but does that make sense?

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If you had Verizon's unlimited international BlackBerry plan, you would be covered.
Even with the onboard Cellular used for offshore comms? As I have unlimited international on AT&T, and will be in the Mediterranean next month, that would be great
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Even with the onboard Cellular used for offshore comms? As I have unlimited international on AT&T, and will be in the Mediterranean next month, that would be great
It should cover you. International roaming is international roaming as far as the provider is concerned.
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It should cover you. International roaming is international roaming as far as the provider is concerned.
Cool...thanks
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Yeah. I think I may just put a filter on my e-mail not to forward to device and address later
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