1. tjtweeker's Avatar
    I'm about to travel to Vancouver BC and I'm wondering what pros/cons are for buying (renting?) a SIM card vs roaming for the week that I'm there. I expect to use about 1.5 - 2 GB the week I'm there and will likely use about 200-300 minutes voice. Thanks.

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    01-15-2014 03:51 AM
  2. dancing-bass's Avatar
    Talk with your carrier about adding a roaming package to your plan for the time you are in Vancouver. I don't know which carrier (if any) that matches Verizon, so you may be stuck paying roaming charges, or buying a roaming package.
    01-15-2014 01:33 PM
  3. vpblaze's Avatar
    Are you going to be staying just in the city?
    If so, I would suggest checking out Telus or Bell. Or Rogers if those two don't pan out. Really any one of those three will offer LTE coverage.
    The only thing that might be of concern for you is I don't believe Canadian carriers are like the American ones.
    As far as I know, in the states you can go and get a SIM card that would have a GB of data on it and just use it until it's dry. As for up here, I don't think that is an option. Pre paid SIM usually comes with a few different things on it.
    I know it's not much help...

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    01-15-2014 07:37 PM
  4. draconianchaos's Avatar
    I thought most Verizon phones were at least GSM unlocked to allow for foreign use. I'm not intimately familiar with CDMA but it is my understanding you can get a gsm sim card and the phone should work.

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    01-15-2014 08:03 PM

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