Best way to communicate back to the states

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  1. hfirst

    hfirst Enthusiast Registered Member

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    I called AT and T and I am hoping I understand what she said. Texting will cost .50 a minute, calling will cost 1.00 a minute. I also have to turn off the data service and rely on WIFI. Is there free WIFI close by? Also, if I email thru the WIFI would that be considered free? I am not a tech person. Better suggestions?

    Thanks...............We arrive tomorrow.
     
  2. r&a 1964

    r&a 1964 Regular Registered Member

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    The WIFI is sketchy but it works in places. We pay at&t for one month international plan but seldom use it. We usually just use the hotel computer and check our email once a day.
     
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    hfirst Enthusiast Registered Member

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    I was slightly wrong. Without a package, it is .50 PER TEXT ( no cost to receive text) 1.00 per minute for a call. We are only there 7 days and we just want to check on family every couple of days. I don't think we'll need anything special. I just have to remember to turn off data service. That could lead to big bucks........
     
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    Yea just turn your data services off so you aren't roaming. And you can go over by sandals and get on their wifi most of the time.
     
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    We have Verion and switched to the international plan for the month...but they prorate for the days you have the plan so just cancel when you return. Assume AT and T would be similar.
     
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    hfirst Enthusiast Registered Member

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    AT and T does. 30.00 per phone.............I really don't want to be tied to the internet that much............I am on vacation to get away from cell phones and internet. I'll probably have withdrawals!! :biggrinbandit:
     
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    Thats what we pay. Just in case we get an email and need to make some calls we put it on one phone.
     
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