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#361639 - 12/16/09 03:55 AM cell phone in San Pedro
mjml Offline
I will be living in San Pedro for 5-6 months. What do you recommend for cell phone so I can call family in US and be called by them? Rearrange my cell plan here or get a pay-as-I-go once I get there? Any suggestions? Thanks.

#361641 - 12/16/09 03:57 AM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: mjml]
suecate Offline
I used my verizon - though not cheap worked well.

#361645 - 12/16/09 04:12 AM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: suecate]
mjml Offline
Thanks. I don't expect anything to be cheap. I just want reliable and reasonable.

#361650 - 12/16/09 04:26 AM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: suecate]
Loansum-Al K Offline
My Verizon cell phone works on the Island, but if I recall it cost $1.75 US per minute!
I'm happier than a pig in s__t...a foot on the sand...and a Belikin in my hand!

#361651 - 12/16/09 04:27 AM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: Loansum-Al K]
Loansum-Al K Offline
To call to the US.
I'm happier than a pig in s__t...a foot on the sand...and a Belikin in my hand!

#361672 - 12/16/09 07:33 AM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: Loansum-Al K]
Peter Jones Offline
You (currently) have two local services to choose from - BTL's Digicell and Smart. For Smart you'll have to buy a dedicated phone once you're here, but by repute the service is better and cheaper. For Digicell you may be able to use an existing phone so long as it operates on the correct frequency and is unlocked.

Whichever you choose will be a much better bet for use here than any service from out of country.

#361674 - 12/16/09 01:55 PM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: Peter Jones]
mjml Offline
Thanks, Peter. Very helpful info.

#361677 - 12/16/09 02:45 PM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: mjml]
SimonB Offline
Can you call internationally with Smart now?

#361693 - 12/16/09 04:29 PM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: SimonB]
Casa Pokey Jan Offline

#361784 - 12/17/09 03:35 AM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: SimonB]
ron Offline
I can't call Smart phones from the States. Don't know about Belize to the States.

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