Where to purchase a SIM Card Duesseldorf

Jun 3rd, 2006, 01:42 PM
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Where to purchase a SIM Card Duesseldorf

We purchased new unlocked GSM quad-band phones. Will take them with us to Europe. Where in Duesseldorf will be the best place to buy a pre-paid SIM card for it?

Should we buy any particular brand?
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Jun 3rd, 2006, 01:56 PM
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Look for debitel-light. I saw them at MediaMarkt yesterday for 7€ including 10€ calling credit. With a german address you'll get those for free! They work on E-Plus, calls are 16ct/min to all German Networks. So calls to the US would be about 18ct/min using calling cards. There are many other alternatives too! Tchibo would be interesting!!
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Jun 3rd, 2006, 02:25 PM
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O.K so enter your name and the name of the hotel you want the card mailed to here:
http://www.mp-success.com/mpa/wm/000...r=computerbild
The code under "Gratis-Gutscheincode" is CBX346891LA. The card will be mailed to the hotel for free in the next 10 days.
You'll get a free German SIM, 10€ to spent, no strings attached! 16ct to any German phone. Please say thanks!
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Jun 3rd, 2006, 02:37 PM
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THANKS!!!
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Jun 4th, 2006, 05:13 AM
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The code is vaild until the end of this month. So everybody who can provide a german address can get a SIM card for free. The card comes activated and ready to use. If not recharged it may be decativated after 6 months.
Have fun in Germany
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Jun 5th, 2006, 03:05 PM
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Now this is the latest offer:
http://www.pennymobil.de/

If you actually want to pay for a prepay SIM card. This works on the T-Mobile Network (900 Mhz), best coverage possible. The card costs 15€, 5€ calling credit included. Credit is valid for one year. You can buy SIM and topup vouchers at any "Penny" grocery store. Calls to any German phone are 15ct/min. If you buy two cards you can reach the other card for 5ct/min. Incoming roaming outside of Germany is more expensive (79ct/ almost worldwide). Now wait until prices drop further, can't be long!
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Jun 7th, 2006, 06:06 AM
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logos, This is great information...we will be looking at this thread just in case you have any updates. We aren't leaving until July 1, so if you see anything new, we would appreciate you letting us know.
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Jun 23rd, 2006, 09:03 AM
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Thanks logos999, We ordered this SIM and appreciate you letting us know about it!
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Jun 23rd, 2006, 02:10 PM
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You're welcome Mine came just a few days later, hope it doesn't take too long since it's the last few days of the offer. But anyway, the SIM is free!
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Jul 7th, 2006, 02:44 PM
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Schlecker-Mobil (smobil) would be interesting too.

http://www.schlecker.com/smobil.htm

cost 14.99€, 10€ calling credit, 15ct/min
Two cards can call eachother for 1ct/min.

Available at your local Schlecker Store, next to a pile of diapers ;-)
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Oct 30th, 2006, 03:09 PM
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Well, another nice thing today. T-Mobile is giving away "free" phones. Two prepay phones max. per person including 5€ calling credit at any "T-Punkt". There are two pones a Nokia 1600 and a Motorola, priced at 49.90€ and 29.90€ For each phone, you'll be credited 50€ on your "Happy Digits" card. (Still anybody who hasn't one?). So buying the Motorola phone, you'll get the phone plus +20€ on your bank account, no further obligations. Unfortunately only 2 phones per person...
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Jan 7th, 2007, 01:05 PM
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Any current special offers out there? I'm looking for a SIM card for Germany in the next week or so.
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Jan 11th, 2007, 11:38 AM
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No free cards right now afaik. If you're looking for cheap roaming www.che-mobil.de is a good offer. Roaming is 10ct incoming all over Europe. Prices per minute to German landlines for other cards are between 14 to 16ct right now, depending on the card. http://friends.vistream.de/ are offering a new card on e-plus that has 10ct/min to German landlines.
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Jan 11th, 2007, 10:36 PM
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This is good, if you use a calling card to dial to the US. http://www.jamobil.de/

Calls to German phones are 15ct/min. Big advantage is that you can get the recharge cards at REWE supermarkets. There are plenty! The card uses the T-Mobile network, so coverage can't get any better, however roaming outside of Germany insn't cheap!
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Jan 12th, 2007, 04:06 AM
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Thanks logos - I depart on Sunday so very timely info.

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Jan 12th, 2007, 04:34 AM
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From January REWE are also taking credit cards, not only german EC/Maesto cards as before. They explicitly claim to accept them even if you "only buy a pack of chewing gum". I'll try that on a Saturday morning.
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Jan 17th, 2007, 02:36 PM
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Free T-Mobile SIM here:
http://www.mp-success.com/mpa/wm/000174/
incl. 10€ calling credit, minutes aren't cheap.
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Jan 17th, 2007, 04:55 PM
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FYI, we never received the above purchased SIM card...we ordered it almost a month in advance...oh well. We didn't lose anything...
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Jan 17th, 2007, 10:42 PM
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Sorry to hear that, I got mine rather late, but it did arrive.
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