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Sim card purchase.

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Sim card purchase.

Hello guys!

I'm coming to Chicago in a few days for a vacation and I'll be staying for one week. I'm considering getting a local sim card as I wouldn't want to roam my UK mobile because of roaming costs. Any advice on which sim to get and how much it'll cost? I'm looking for something really cheap. I wouldn't need much minutes, only a decent amount of data so I can be able to use the internet whilst I'm out and about.

Thank you guys!

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1. Re: Sim card purchase.

3 weeks of usage with 1000 mins, unlimited texts and 2gb of data is $30 at Tmobile. Many stores around downtown.


You can also buy other companies sim cards at Walgreens drug stores throughout Chicago.

Best buy downtown is another option.

Just stay away from the sim vending machines at the airport, data is very high with them.

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2. Re: Sim card purchase.


Amazon sells them as well. You can have it sent to your hotel.

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3. Re: Sim card purchase.

I got mine posted to Europe from Arieli


You need to activate the sim one day before you travel to the US.

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