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International Travel, Turkey, and My Android Phone

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

  1. phandroid

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    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 [...]

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  2. iwc3714

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    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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