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#106945 - 08/03/05 10:25 PM Cell Phone Rental?
OlderandBetter Offline
I am looking for help either renting or purchasing a prepaid cell for use while we are in AC. As much as I hate a phone on vacation we have become friends with so many people it is hard to keep track of them and to be able to contact then during the day. Its hard to set up and remember parties bar schedules, etc. eek

It would probably be easier if there were a few less Belikins involved, but it would not be anywhere near as much fun! :rolleyes:

I hate to have to keep borrowing the hotels phone (even if Liz and Terry at Mata Rocks keep telling us its ok with them!).

Anyone have any ideas?

#106946 - 08/03/05 10:44 PM Re: Cell Phone Rental?
Not to be flip but Banana Beach has phones in every room! otherwise I think you can change out the sim card in your own cell phone upon arrival so that it can be used in Belize and then change it back when you are ready to leave - no idea what local cell phone calls cost

#106947 - 08/03/05 10:46 PM Re: Cell Phone Rental?
Gwennan Offline
I have rented cell phones from www.worldcr.com
I had a great experience with them! Very reasonable as well! Good luck!

#106948 - 08/03/05 11:00 PM Re: Cell Phone Rental?
knowell Offline
If you take an unlocked GSM phone that will work on 1900 mhz it will work. You can buy a digicel sim card with $10 usage for $25 US. Noone could ever tell me how the charge per minute was. We just call on the island and I used the $10 and bought another $20 refill card which gave $25 and I still have a lot left for next time. I have used a Nokia 8290 and a Sony Ericsson T 616 with no problems. I have only used on AC though not the mainland.

#106949 - 08/03/05 11:57 PM Re: Cell Phone Rental?
Hey there knowell - where'd you buy the sim cards?

#106950 - 08/04/05 12:07 AM Re: Cell Phone Rental?
Sir Isaac Newton Offline
C's Phones and CDs
Pescador Drive
San Pedro Town

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#106951 - 08/04/05 12:29 AM Re: Cell Phone Rental?
Thanks SIN
when do you think you'll be back to your old self? wink

#106952 - 08/04/05 04:01 AM Re: Cell Phone Rental?
Kra-Z-K Offline
Yes, Go to C's, they are great!!!!!!!!
Just ask anyone when you get here and they will direct you, it is in town.

#106953 - 08/04/05 08:42 PM Re: Cell Phone Rental?
OlderandBetter Offline
I want to thank all of you for your help. It looks like we will be going to C's, sounds just like what we want

Can't wait to get back to paradise.

Again thanks,

#106954 - 08/05/05 01:29 PM Re: Cell Phone Rental?
HavinFun Offline
Ah! I remember the days of vacations without cell phones - now that was paradise laugh
Time flys - have fun!

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