Buying micro sim in Gatwick?

Jun 6th, 2014, 04:12 PM
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Buying micro sim in Gatwick?

Hi, can anyone advise if there is somewhere to purchase a micro sim for iPad upon landing in Gatwick please?
If not in airport, which easy to navigate and park in town should we head to - will be en route to New Forest area?
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Jun 6th, 2014, 09:53 PM
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Use this to locate branches of carphone warehouse

Nearest to Gatwick Airport is Crawley. How convenient it is rather depends if you're taking the train or driving, and your route to the New Forest.

Plenty of other branches that you can pinpoint with google maps.
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Jun 6th, 2014, 09:53 PM
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http://www.carphonewarehouse.com/store-locator/
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Jun 6th, 2014, 11:05 PM
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Thanks sofarsogood - was just researching which route to take! We land just after lunch and then will pick up rental so I guess will be on the road by mid afternoon and are headed for Brockenhurst - any tips on which route would be most scenic?
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Jun 6th, 2014, 11:20 PM
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Afraid I'm not familiar with that area but I imagine heading towards Petersfield and through the South Downs would be nice.

If you don't make it into Crawley for your sim then Winchester or Southampton would be the next places.

Might be worth asking on the UK forum for specific directions.
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Jun 6th, 2014, 11:42 PM
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there's a branch of CW in Romsey, which is on the edge of the New Forest
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Jun 7th, 2014, 07:59 AM
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Apparently you can buy a SIM card here:

http://www.gatwickairport.com/at-the...ort-concierge/
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Jun 7th, 2014, 09:04 PM
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The concierge seems to be a service that you book for VIP assistance on landing from what I can gather. I don't think it is an actual 'shopfront' unfortunately.
We will try Crawley I think.
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Jun 8th, 2014, 01:18 AM
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On what basis have you made the incorrect assumption that Airport Concierge is only available for VIPs? It is a "shopfront", actually. By all means, try Crawley.
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Jun 8th, 2014, 03:24 PM
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Hi Odin, I think I confused it with 'Gatwick First' which offers a " VIP experience" through the airport - my mistake, glad to hear there is a shop and will check it out. Info online is sketchy with only phone numbers listed.
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