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Old 06-26-2006, 01:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am going to Malaysia this summer and was wondering if anyone had any good suggestions on the cheapest method of cell service overseas. I will be spending most of my time in KL.

I have a couple of options, but cannot decided what to do...

1 - Just take my phone and use international roaming rates ($2.00 a minute)
2 - Rent a phone
3 - Get a sim card when I am there and put it in my phone...

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 06-26-2006, 01:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If your phone is unlocked and all you need is phone service, getting a sim and phone card will be the cheapest. If your phone is locked, or you need the blackberry service, you have no choice but to use your blackberry on roaming.
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Option 3 is the best; that's what I do. Still carry the BB for e-mail, but voice goes through the local SIM card.
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we send people all over the world for the gov & and do the same as NJBlackberry.. that is by far the best way to go... you can get a prepaid track phone.. but it's pretty much the same price.. and not worth it
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