Getting a Sim Card for Prepaid at Airport?

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Getting a Sim Card for Prepaid at Airport?

Post by Tigurius » Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:53 am

I'll be bringing 2 of my unlocked GSM cellphones with me so my girlfriend and i can keep in contact with eachother in case we get separated. is there a place in the airport or very close to the royal decameron that I could pick up a sim card for prepaid service? What am I looking to spend? We don't really plan on using it that much so probably the lowest amount possible. Thanks in advance.

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Post by kcowan » Fri Apr 16, 2010 8:33 pm

The SIM card will have to be registered with your passport effective April 13th. I don't know of place at the airport that does that but I am sure a dealer in Bucerias could do it. Should be about 200 pesos with 150 pesos talk time.

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Post by Tigurius » Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:27 pm

Really? I have to attach it to my passport? Do you know the reason why they require this?

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Post by ronald » Tue Apr 20, 2010 3:46 pm

They know who actually owns the cell-phone that way. The criminal element everywhere loves to use untraceable phones... this is a great way of having some control over them.

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Post by Tigurius » Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:09 pm

Makes sense. Too bad they didn't do that here in Eh land...

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