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SIM CARD FOR HONGKONG

Post by chixchix » Tue, 15 Jun 2010 10:23 am

Hii I will be travelling to HK for a few days.Currently I have a Starhub SIM and where and what kind of SIM card can i buy to use in HK to call back to Singapore.

I prefer buying it from here.Thanks!
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Post by Strong Eagle » Tue, 15 Jun 2010 12:56 pm

All kinds of pre paid SIM cards in HK... and a million shops that sell them... in varying amounts... data available, too, on a prepaid... although the costs are high.

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Post by chixchix » Tue, 15 Jun 2010 10:43 pm

but is there a multi purpose SIM card that I can buy in Singapore and bring it along with me ?
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Post by durain » Tue, 15 Jun 2010 11:10 pm

no.

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Post by Splatted » Wed, 16 Jun 2010 12:36 am

I think Singtel... I definitely recall having a prepaid sim card a few years back that allowed roaming (roaming in Australia, at least)

however, not worth it. Call charges whilst roaming are too expensive

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Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 16 Jun 2010 8:01 am

chixchix wrote:but is there a multi purpose SIM card that I can buy in Singapore and bring it along with me ?
No. You need a Hong Kong phone number to avoid heavy roaming charges while making calls in HK. You should also check international calls costs on each SIM card offering.

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Post by bigfilsing » Mon, 21 Jun 2010 8:17 am

chixchix wrote:but is there a multi purpose SIM card that I can buy in Singapore and bring it along with me ?
http://cgi.ebay.com/Prepaid-GSM-Cell-Ph ... 19bad8938d

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