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    Short Term Service in Victoria, BC

    I will be taking a short holiday in Victoria, British Columbia. I am pretty sure that my current Red Pocket CDMA plan will not work but is there another service that I can buy for a month for the trip? What works well in Victoria? Do any cheap prepaid plans that use ATT work there and if so, can anyone recommend a plan? I use GV so I will not need to port my number.

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    Quote Originally Posted by southsound View Post
    I will be taking a short holiday in Victoria, British Columbia. I am pretty sure that my current Red Pocket CDMA plan will not work but is there another service that I can buy for a month for the trip? What works well in Victoria? Do any cheap prepaid plans that use ATT work there and if so, can anyone recommend a plan? I use GV so I will not need to port my number.
    If you use GV, I'd suggest one of the T-Mobile Prepaid data only plans, up to the 5GB plan, to use your GV # over data.

    500MB = $5
    1GB = $10
    $20 = 5GB

    https://prepaid.t-mobile.com/prepaid-internet

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    @Boz1 Thank you. Might be a good option. Are there any other cheap prepaid plans that use native Canadian carriers? I believe T-Mobile is roaming in BC.

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    Cricket works in Canada

    Sent from my moto g stylus 5G using HoFo mobile app

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    Quote Originally Posted by southsound View Post
    @Boz1 Thank you. Might be a good option. Are there any other cheap prepaid plans that use native Canadian carriers? I believe T-Mobile is roaming in BC.
    I'm not sure, but in my experience, whichever network T-Mobile roams on in Canada, it works equally as well for casual browsing and Google Voice usage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VisionsDivine View Post
    Cricket works in Canada
    https://www.cricketwireless.com/supp...nd-canada.html
    All Cricket unlimited plans starting at $55/mo now include roaming data services plus unlimited calls and texts to and from Mexico, Canada*, and the U.S.
    *Calls and messages from the U.S. to the Northern Territories of Canada not included.

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    Canada is near the top for most expensive cell phone services in the world.

    https://canadiancellsupplies.com/col...ng#MainContent

    canadiancellsupplies has some 1st Month promo deals if you have an address in Canada for them to ship the sim to.

    Public Mobile CAD $15 -> $12.00 sale
    Lucky Mobile CAD $15 -> $12.00 sale
    Koodo Prepaid Mobile CAD $15 -> $12.00 sale

    $25 Plan -> $20 sale

    Limited 100 minutes Canada-wide minutes
    +BONUS 250 MB with AutoPay
    Unlimited Incoming Calls
    Unlimited International Text and Picture Messaging

    SIM card alone usually cost $10.

    These MNVOs run on the large 3 Big Networks: Bell, Telus, Rogers. Reception shouldn't be a problem in large cities. Make sure your phone is unlocked.

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    Thank you all for the suggestions. I may just resign myself to being off-line for the short period of time I'll be there - or I might try the t-mobile option that Boz1 recommended. I'm just too thrifty (cheap) to go more than $10 for the couple of days I'll need service.

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