Author Archives: Sebastian Harrison

About Sebastian Harrison

Founder and President of Cellular Abroad and travel writer.

Tips for Mobile and internet Access for Travelers to Italy

Smartphones have become useful companions for tourists wanting to snap pictures, take videos, use Google Maps, Skype, purchase train and museum tickets and more. However, since not all data plans are created equal, your smartphone can turn … Continue reading

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Using Your Phone in Cuba

There is a lot of confusion regarding the possibility of using one’s cell phone in Cuba. Indeed, up until 2015, the answer was easy as you couldn’t use your phone, period. Now, some US providers actually allow you to use your p … Continue reading

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Spain Mi Fi Hotspot

Cellular Abroad is happy to announce the launching of the new “unlimited” Spain Mi Fi Hotspot. As a disclaimer, please note that there isn’t really “true” unlimited service in the wireless industry as wireless … Continue reading

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Unlimited Free International Data

T-Mobile, Sprint as well as other carriers all claim it; free unlimited international data. This is a very compelling statement and the vast majority of travelers don’t question it. The problem with this claim, while in theory true, i … Continue reading

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New Unlimited Calling Plan for Travelers to Australia

  Cell phone users in the United States have grown accustomed to being able to use the phones without concern for how many calls, text messages and, in most cases, data usage they will consume. They know that they pay X amount to Veriz … Continue reading

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Stand Up Paddling in Italy

This year, I decided to throw a twist into my annual 4 week long sojourn back to the old country. At home in California, I go stand up paddling as often as I can. if you are not familiar with this activity, essentially, you are standing up … Continue reading

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My Experience Getting an Italian Data SIM Card

Every year I go to Italy and the last few years, I have simply put one of the TIM data SIM cards into my iPad from Cellular Abroad, the company that I founded well over 10 years ago. This time, I asked someone in our company that is in anot … Continue reading

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Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) Customer Service number

Virtually every day we get phone calls from TIM customers asking us if we know the phone number for Telecom Italia Mobile. We do! So, in an effort to save everyone’s time…here it is. If you are calling from Europe, dial +393399 … Continue reading

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What is the Best Data or Voice Plan for Travelers?

Just recently, I was told by a prominent travel writer that he was working on an article regarding what the best international data and voice service is for travelers. He also said that he had just 1200 characters of space in which to writ … Continue reading

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Free National Geographic Traveler Magazine

  Cellular Abroad is offering a free one year subscription to any Cellular Abroad customerwho orders a SIM, cell phone rental or MiFi hotspot and enters the promo code “NatGeoMag” (without the quotation marks!) online at C … Continue reading

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