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Unlock It

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Skip the whole
roaming issue entirely by buying an
inexpensive, unlocked GSM
phone and a local prepaid SIM card.
You’ll pay local rates and—best of
all—incoming calls are often
free. Unlocked phones are available
online for less than $50 at retailers
such as compusa.com, tigerdirect.com, and cellhut.com.

Tips for Using Your Smartphone Abroad

Unlock It

Skip the whole
roaming issue entirely by buying an
inexpensive, unlocked GSM
phone and a local prepaid SIM card.
You’ll pay local rates and—best of
all—incoming calls are often
free. Unlocked phones are available
online for less than $50 at retailers
such as compusa.com, tigerdirect.com, and cellhut.com.

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