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Travel europe with iphone? What did you do? How much?
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I have a AT&T jailbroken iphone. Im going to be going all over europe and was wondering what other phone users did and how much it cost? I’d say data is a must for me as I hear free wifi is rare in europe. As for calling, its not as important since I can make VoIP calls if I just have data.

Whats the cheapest / EASIEST route.

Getting 9 sim cards for all the different countries is not the easy route.

I am leaving from Orlando Florida with $5000 for 17 days
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I am leaving from Orlando with $5000 for 17 days
Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Sorrento, Rome, Venice, Tirano, Chur, Amsterdam
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I am leaving from Orlando with $5000 for 17 days
Amsterdam, Paris, Chur, Tirano, Sorrento, Rome, Venice, Brussels
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look into ekit sim cards http://www.lonelypla…
its one sim you can use in all of europe they give you a european and us number, its free to receive calls on the european number, and decent rates withing europe. i got mine from a vending machine in heathrow

its not the cheapest option but as u already pointed out cheap rarely is easy, and easy rarely is cheap

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Boingo will extend your wifi coverage spots greatly, but even that will probably not be everywhere. I signed up in GBP and pay on a US credit card; last month I think it cost me $5.70.

As an alternative, you might be able to get T-mobile monthly hotspot coverage, but I actually found Boingo is a partner with them in many places, and Boingo is a lot cheaper.

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i looked into the whole boingo thing and dont they require a 1 year contract, so it actualy comes to like $250 or something just for wifi? as far as getting free wifi your best bet is probably your hotel/hostel, many cafes, and a mickey d if u get desperate

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i looked into the whole boingo thing and dont they require a 1 year contract, so it actualy comes to like $250 or something just for wifi?

No. From Boingo’s website:

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Boingo offers two types of products: monthly recurring subscription plans and pay-as-you-go plans. If you are being billed monthly, it is likely you signed up for one of our subscription plans. Please contact Customer Care to change your account if necessary.

As mentioned, I pay in GBP for their mobile phone wifi plan. It cost me $5.70 last month. The average has been low $6 range—due to currency fluctuation—so even if I wanted to keep it 12 months, that would only be $72, but I can terminate it at any time.