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International Travel, Turkey, and My Android Phone

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by phandroid, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. phandroid

    phandroid Admin News Bot
    Thread Starter

    Apr 12, 2008
    Tomorrow morning I’ll be flying to Istanbul, Turkey on a 10-day trip that I hope will be filled with awesome scenery, cultural education, culinary delights and more. While I’m incredibly excited, I have to admit that I’m also a tad nervous: while I’ve traveled outside of “The States”), I’ve never experienced a country with such [...]



  2. iwc3714

    iwc3714 Member

    Jun 22, 2010
    I travel once a year to the Netherlands and I would turn off your e-mail account and anything that requires data. Use wi-fi only for downloading anything. If you don't do not be surprised to see a bill in the four figues.
    Of course if your phone is jailbroken, buy a prepaid sim card when you arrive in Turkey and the costs will be a lot less. (as long as your carrier is AT&T or Tmobile-I believe Turkey only uses GSM and not CDMA (Verizon and Sprint).
    If you're locked to a carrier, I would look up on-line to see where there are some free wifi hot spots.
    Have fun.

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