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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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Sprint’s New International Plan Isn’t For Everyone

Sprint has always been the only carrier out of the four major carriers in the US (Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile being the others) not to have a viable international roaming plan (and not that the other’s are a great value to begin w … Continue reading

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Cellular Abroad’s Top 10 Travel Apps for 2015

According to a recent survey, actually putting your smartphone next to your face to make and receive calls is number 6 on the list of what people do with their phones. if you are traveling, with all the great travel apps available, using yo … 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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Sprint’s International Roaming Plan is a Rip-Off

I usually do not like to characterize things in a blunt, negative light, preferring instead to outline the facts and helping people to understand my conclusion in a more diplomatic way but…I will say it again; Sprint’s internati … Continue reading

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New Plan for Travelers to France

It still surprises me that anyone would roam with their US carrier to France or anywhere else. I know that all the carriers in the US have data and voice bundles and that T-Mobile has free 2G speed data but here is the problem – why w … Continue reading

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