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receiving international texts?

Started by: heatherbat
On: 26/01/2012 | 06:27
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by: heatherbat
on: 26/01/2012 | 06:27

Hello Smiley Happy

 

I will be in the UK next week and I have a giffgaff sim activated and ready to use, but my friend who got it for me purchased a goody bag (as I requested) and I didn't realize I would also need to buy extra credit to call the US. Since I don't have a UK debit card I will have to purchase a top up voucher once I arrive, but will it be possible for me to receive international texts if they come through before I get the voucher? Also, once I get the extra credit added, will it cost anything to receive texts from the US? 

 

Thank you in advanceSmiley Happy

 

 

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by: rochessel
on: 26/01/2012 | 06:31
It won't cost you anything to recieve texts and calls from out of the uk. It's only when your roaming that you get charged to recieve a call Smiley Happy
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by: mitchell2010
on: 26/01/2012 | 06:31
Goodybags are for use in the UK only yes :-)

see here for international pricing- http://giffgaff.com/index/pricing

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by: rochessel
on: 26/01/2012 | 06:31
It won't cost you anything to recieve texts and calls from out of the uk. It's only when your roaming that you get charged to recieve a call Smiley Happy
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by: rochessel
on: 26/01/2012 | 06:32
Have a lovely time in the uk Smiley Wink
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by: welshdragon92
on: 26/01/2012 | 06:34
It wount cost you to recive international calls when your in the uk.
See here about costs to make international calls http://giffgaff.com/index/pricing
An you will have to get a top up voucher. Ask for an O2 or giffgaff voucher. They both work
Microsims here http://ggs.im/m-welshdragon92
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by: thewww
on: 26/01/2012 | 06:35
No charge to receive standard text messages from any country if you in the UK with an activated sim
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by: heatherbat
on: 26/01/2012 | 06:41

Thank you so much for your help! Smiley Happy

 

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by: mitchell2010
on: 26/01/2012 | 06:41
No problem thats what we are here for Smiley Wink
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by: heatherbat
on: 26/01/2012 | 06:42

And thank you, I'm really excited! I can't wait to get there!Smiley Happy

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by: lmaina2004
on: 26/01/2012 | 06:42
receiving calls and texts does not cost you a thing while in the UK. Also receiving txts while roaming is free but receiving calls will cost you while roaming.
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