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#361639 - 12/15/09 09:55 PM cell phone in San Pedro  
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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 - 12/15/09 09:57 PM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: mjml]  
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I used my verizon - though not cheap worked well.

#361645 - 12/15/09 10:12 PM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: suecate]  
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Thanks. I don't expect anything to be cheap. I just want reliable and reasonable.

#361650 - 12/15/09 10:26 PM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: suecate]  
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My Verizon cell phone works on the Island, but if I recall it cost $1.75 US per minute!


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#361651 - 12/15/09 10:27 PM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: Loansum-Al K]  
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To call to the US.


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#361672 - 12/16/09 01:33 AM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: Loansum-Al K]  
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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 07:55 AM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: Peter Jones]  
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Thanks, Peter. Very helpful info.

#361677 - 12/16/09 08:45 AM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: mjml]  
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Can you call internationally with Smart now?

#361693 - 12/16/09 10:29 AM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: SimonB]  
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Yes

#361784 - 12/16/09 09:35 PM Re: cell phone in San Pedro [Re: SimonB]  
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I can't call Smart phones from the States. Don't know about Belize to the States.

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