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Old May 3rd, 2005, 04:58 PM
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I am getting ready to cruise the imagination in 6 days!! I was wondering if there is any where to use my cell phone to call home to the children, we stop at grandcaymen and ochio rios. thanks for any help
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Old May 3rd, 2005, 05:15 PM
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It depends on your carrier. If you have Cingular/ATT Wireless and you have a GSM phone you should be able to use it in both places without any problems.

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Old May 5th, 2005, 01:21 PM
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We just got back this am from Inspiration. We went to Grand Cayman and there was no service ( Verizion ). We did get signal in Mexico. You may want to check with your carrier about the rates. It gets very expensive. We used a pay phone, found it to be much cheaper!!!
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Old May 5th, 2005, 01:42 PM
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Never tried my cell phone over there at all. Ship -to-shore calls are very expensive. Its like $10.00 per minute. Some people get a international calling card here in the states before they sail to use to call home with while in ports of call . If you go with the calling card, MAKE sure its an International Calling Card . A regular card won't work.

We've always used the Internet Cafe onboard the ship to keep in touch with our kids. It was just easier for me.

Hope you have a great cruise, and a great vacation;
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Old May 5th, 2005, 07:49 PM
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Nextel doesn't work but wait Nextel doesn't work when standing next to the tower. lol Sorry little upset with Nextel right now.
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Old May 5th, 2005, 08:30 PM
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i work for Tmobile and we work in most countrys in world that have gsm and most of the islands if you have a gsm phone meaning tmobile/at&t/cingular you can go to gsmworld.com to check on the coverage maps
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Old May 9th, 2005, 01:15 PM
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I agree with David W, purchase an international pre-paid calling card....I have Cingular and my cell phone stops working as soon as we leave Miami and does not work again until we return to Miami.
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