Travelling to Europe this summer? Here are some great tips

Travelling to Europe?

A summer in Europe is a once-in-a-lifetime holiday for many people. The continent drips with history, culture and natural beauty – plus summer is harvest time and the excellent food is never better or fresher. Whether you have already booked your ticket or you’re simply dreaming of your next holiday, here are some great tips to get the most for your European summer. Continue reading “Travelling to Europe this summer? Here are some great tips”

Get the most from your travel data SIM card

Get the most from your data sim in europe

Accessing the web, downloading files, sending email, making a video call, sharing photos, updating social media, streaming video from the web or via an app, viewing and following directions via an online map – it all takes data.
When you are travelling, the temptation to use data is high. Hover, the consequence of running out are higher. You don’t want to miss a flight because you couldn’t access the shuttle-bus booking service.
This article goes into detail about how you can avoid the worst and have enough data to enjoy the best moments of your European holiday. Continue reading “Get the most from your travel data SIM card”

Why your next Europe trip should include Krakow, Poland

The city of Krakow in Poland, is a popular destination, and for good reason. It sits in south Poland, near the border of the Czech Republic.  It is a beautiful city, well known for its medieval core and Jewish quarter.  It’s also a very affordable European city with good value hotels and food.  Here are some hints and tips for your trip to Krakow.
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How much data does something use?

It can be hard to get a handle on how much data something uses.
Your UK Sim Card comes with a lot of data – a full 12GB. That’s easily enough to see you through the 90 days your sim card is valid for. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay attention to how much data you are using. There are certain settings your phone may have, some apps you use and some websites you visit that can quickly drain a lot of your data. Continue reading “How much data does something use?”

How To Check If Your Mobile Phone is Compatible With Using a UK Pre-paid Sim Card?

Are you a savvy traveler heading to the UK and Europe who wants to keep using your phone just like how you would at home?  If so, then you should consider buying a UK pre-paid SIM card.

The benefits are clear: maintain a steady constant connection with high speed data, a local UK phone number that people can call you at and the freedom to use the SIM card in 34 European countries.
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How to unlock your mobile phone or check if it’s already unlocked

If you want to use the UK Prepaid Sim Card or a different SIM card in your mobile phone, you’ll need ensure that your phone is network unlocked.

What does locked mean?

A “locked” phone will only work on your current network – it is “locked” to that specific network.  For example, a phone might be locked to the Telstra network and as a result it won’t work on Optus or Vodafone, or any other network anywhere in the world.
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