bikes4two wrote:> Lycamobile is available in many EU countries and I shall likely pick up SIMs when I get to Germany, Belgium and Portugal during this year's trips.
mjr wrote:How much later this year? Big changes are coming on 1 July 2014 with a right to choose a different operator for roaming and further cuts in the maximum permitted roaming charges to EUR0.20/Mb and 0.19/minute (ex VAT, currently 0.45/Mb and 0.24/min). It's nearly getting to the point where it's only worth the heaviest users switching SIM cards with all the registration and redirecting phone calls and so on that it involves, unless you're going outside the EU. (ObTiming: and UKIP voted against this too )
bikes4two wrote:All that's a move in right direction BUT it's still going to be much dearer than getting something like a local Lycamobile SIM - below is a message I received from EE today - you can see that 500mB of data might cost me £99 compared to the Eu10 for the SIM plus of course the 4hrs of landline calls
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