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Activating SIM from Canada

Started by: kimbolina2000
On: 13/07/2018 | 00:38
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by: kimbolina2000
on: 13/07/2018 | 00:38

hiya, I'm from Canada and my wife and I will be in the UK starting July 29th. I have received my giffgaff sim card in the mail. Is it okay that I don't activate the cards until I arrive? When I attempt to activate, it wants me to select a plan and pay for it. Since I won't be able to use the SIM card for another 16 days. please advise what my next steps are. I would hate to have the SIMs cancelled in the system as they won't be activated.

 

Thanks

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by: gdruby
on: 13/07/2018 | 07:16
@kimbolina2000

Please don't worry the SIM won't be cancel and would suggest you to activate it when you're in UK on July 29th.

See you giffgaffing soon!
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by: janiek2311
on: 13/07/2018 | 00:40
The sims last three months. So that means as long as you activate it within three months of receiving it you’ll be fine. So yes you will be able to top up once in the uk and use it then

Hope this helps. Also hope you have a great time when you visit
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by: kimbolina2000
on: 13/07/2018 | 00:45
brilliant thanks so much.
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by: unftlaty
on: 13/07/2018 | 00:57
It would be easier to activate your SIM upon arrival to the UK
Order a SIM to join Giffgaff and you'll get £5 extra credit when you activate with £10 or more.

https://www.giffgaff.com/orders/affiliate/unftlaty?ggSMS=app
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by: janiek2311
on: 13/07/2018 | 00:58
No problem at all
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by: spacefrog
on: 13/07/2018 | 00:59 edited: 13/07/2018 | 01:01

@kimbolina2000 

Please dont worry, there is no time limit from the time you got the sim to the time you activate your sim. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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by: tomrosser1
on: 13/07/2018 | 06:12

@kimbolina2000  I would suggest you to activate your sim when you are in UK.

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by: gdruby
on: 13/07/2018 | 07:16
@kimbolina2000

Please don't worry the SIM won't be cancel and would suggest you to activate it when you're in UK on July 29th.

See you giffgaffing soon!
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