Originally Posted by rambo47
$10 per month to "freeze" your account, 6 months limit (but some folks have gotten it extended).
Your best bet is probably to get a pre-paid setup over there and a new phone to go with it. When you leave, sell it locally.
I agree with this. You should just "freeze" your account until you're back.
If you had a Photon (not the Q, the original), you could actually pop in a SIM from over there and use the Photon.