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oz and nz sim card???

Travel Forums Australia / New Zealand & The Pacific oz and nz sim card???

1. Posted by hermies (Budding Member 8 posts) 9y

hi, as i have said before me and my partner are going to oz and nz, we are in oz for 5 weeks and in nz for about 11 months where we will be working, whats the best type of sim card that we can use in both oz and nz, we will be using it mostly in nz as we will need it for work etc so a better roaming charge and cheaper calls and texts would be much appreaciated, hope you guys and gals out there can help us cheers, p.s cant wait only got 3 and a half weeks till we fly

2. Posted by bex76 (Moderator 3742 posts) 9y

i would get a seperate sim card for each country, especially as you will be in NZ for a while. I used Vodafone au while in oz then bought one for NZ on Vodafone NZ. there are 2 main networks in NZ - telecom and vodafone, but vodafone is the biggest and gives you the best deals. A sim pack for Vodafone nz should cost you around NZ$35. there were also some good deals on the oz one - when i was there if you topped up with $50 you got 500 free texts.

3. Posted by hermies (Budding Member 8 posts) 9y

so as for the nz i will buy one when i arriove but for the oz one can i buy it from somewhere in this country so i have it and i can tell everone our numbers before we go.

4. Posted by bex76 (Moderator 3742 posts) 9y

not that I know of, but it might be worth having a look at the Vodadone Australia website just in case.

5. Posted by hey_monkee (Respected Member 430 posts) 9y

Vodafone NZ now has "talker" or "texter" plans available that give you a combination of call time/sms/special features for about $35/month. These will suit you for using your fone to look for work etc