|What Phone should I choose?
If you (or the person you are buying the phone for) likes to send a lot of text messages, it is strongly recommended that you get a phone with a full QWERTY keypad or a touch screen, as texting with a conventional keypad is often slow and inefficient.
If you do not consider yourself technically savvy and just need a phone for making and receiving phone calls, we recommend our entry level phone; BLU™ Click. Phones packed with advanced features can sometimes be a hindrance, especially if one just wants to make and receive calls.
If you plan on staying connected while travelling, we offer a selection of 3G and WiFi enabled handsets. If you are traveling to Japan, your phone must be capable of 3G (UMTS 850 / 1900) connectivity.
BLU™ Jenny - The model used for the NG “lite” package phone
The BLU™ Jenny cell phone is an affordable and easy to use quad band phone. This is an exceptional value for those that need a quad band phone. Quad band phones work all over the world with the exception of Japan and Korea. This phone is simple and does not have a lot of features which, for most travelers, is a plus as most people do not want to go through a learning curve to learn how to use a new phone while they are on vacation. The only feature that is out of the ordinary is a built-in flashlight which many will find convenient. This phone is FCC approved.
BLU™ Samba Jr - The model used for the NG “Travel Phone” package
The BLU™ Samba Q, besides having many features of a respectable phone such as all 4 GSM bands, GPRS, a micro SD slot, camera and a full QWERTY keypad make the BLU™ Samba Q perfect for sending international text messages.
BLU™ Dash 3.2
The BLU™ Dash 3.2 is a very affordable touchscreen smartphone packed with a lot of features including wifi capabilities and 3G. This is a very affordable option for travelers who need to stay in touch via the internet or who need to access Apps such as Googlemaps and Facebook. We recommend this for travelers on a budget who will have access to data either via the SIM card or wifi.
Samsung GTI5500 Galaxy Europa
The Samsung Galaxy Europa is one of our more popular phone models. This phone truly has it all– WiFi, 3G, a touch screen and functions on the powerful Android operating system, and of course is also a quad band phone. This is powerful handset is our most affordable smart phone model, less expensive than some of the other handsets that offer 3G and wifi.
Samsung GTI5800 Galaxy Europa
This version of the Galaxy Europa is similar to the 5500 but it is a bit more robust, offering a slightly larger display and an improved camera (3.0 compared to 2.0).
Nokia 2700 Classic
Nokia has a well-deserved reputation for delivering quality handsets. The Nokia 2700 is a candybar style quadband handset. This cell phone is a favorite for travelers seeking an easy to use and reliable cell phone from a well known brand.
iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s
The iPhone is one of those cell phones that really does not need an introduction. The main difference between the iPhone 4 and the 4s is that the 4s has more storage for videos and photos and it also has Siri. Both versions are unlock and therefore compatible with any GSM carrier in the world, including T-Mobile and AT&T in the United States and Rogers in Canada.