Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Recent Spam Attacks
    by mkataoka Fodor's Editor | Posted on Nov 28, 16 at 01:31 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Northern Italy with 2 kids itinerary help
  2. 2 Acorn TV
  3. 3 Which airport for Bellagio?
  4. 4 Boston to Le Marche - which airport?
  5. 5 Swiss Trip Itineraryand Charges
  6. 6 Island Hopping in the Cyclades
  7. 7 Petrol in Greece
  8. 8 great hotel and food in Lyon
  9. 9 Trip Report We're here!
  10. 10 New Law Regarding Vacation Rentals in Paris
  11. 11 Paris and London Christmas / NY EVE
  12. 12 Urgent- Pleaseee HELP - Spain, Italy or France for Xmass and New years
  13. 13 Best method to travel from Antalya to Cappadocia?
  14. 14 Another tipping question: concierges
  15. 15 6-7 Days in France
  16. 16 International Flight Question
  17. 17 5 Days in Switzerland
  18. 18 Help!! 2 week Europe trip with 6 year old daughter in December!!
  19. 19 Destination from London by train, advice please
  20. 20 Where to weekend away from Frankfurt
  21. 21 Honeymoon on a Budget
  22. 22 Bremerhaven and environs
  23. 23 Trip Report Trip Report Part 2 - Paris, France May 2016
  24. 24 Spain in July
  25. 25 Van Gogh Museum advice
View next 25 » Back to the top

Cell Phone in Europe?

Jump to last reply

I am planning an extensive trip back to Europe in Mid to Late September. I previously spent 4 months in Europe for school back in 2009 and purchased a basic global prepaid phone to use while there (which truly wasn't costly). This time i would like to try another method to hopefully save some money.

I am wondering if there are any smart phones (iphone, Galaxy, Droid) that would allow me to use a european sim card simply for basic phone purposes (call and text) but can use its full capabilities while in a wifi location???? Jailbreak? Unlocking? Basically I'm trying to avoid having to pay for a data plan for a phone, because i know it will be outrageous...

or

which may be impossible or illegal (or both) Is there a way to i guess trick my carrier into thinking that its local data, like with TOR browser how they can mask your location and server???
i currently am grandfathered in with Verizon Wireless for an Unlimited Data Plan (local data they tell me) which would be prefect because i could simply Skype around the world for pennies on the minute

7 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement