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Which local SIM card to get in Spain?


in Spain by @talgur | 6yr  | 8 comments

Hi there, I just moved to Spain and was wondering if anyone has a good advice regarding which local SIM card (data+talk/text) to get in Spain?

Thanks mucho!

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@kovacevicivan | 6yr

Hey, I am trying to create a crowdsourced google doc with all data regarding SIM cards within specific countries. It would be great if you guys can contribute here.

This is the spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1cW0YdeVpL1kWS5KRJp8Be_0pLwFAFa_SqI5sPrin_JY/edit#gid=0

Also if you have any idea how to improve this doc lets do it!

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@jammingsloth | 6yr

Anyone have any experience with LTE in Spain? Where in Spain and which provider?

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@talgur | 6yr

Thanks, I compared Ornage, Vodafone, and Movistar and ended up getting a Vodafone Sim card for 15 Euro that includes 1.2GB data, 60 minutes local/international calls, and 60 minutes text.

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@jruz | 6yr

https://www.pepephone.com/ Its a good option

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@wanderingdev | 6yr

I used orange and it worked well.

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@kovacevicivan | 6yr

Recently I used vodafon, it was I think 10e and you get 1gb of data for a weekโ€ฆi havent used for calls or textโ€ฆare you looking for pre or postpaid?

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@talgur | 6yr

P-e-r-f-e-c-t. Thank you

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@florian | 6yr

This might be pretty helpful. (Not only for Spain btw.)

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Hi! I want to relocate to Spain and I was wondering if someone can recommend a SIM card with a good data package.

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Over the next few weeks Iโ€™m visiting:

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I am British and was assuming I would use my giff gaff sim as that has free EU roaming.

But I have been in Mexico for six weeks and giff gaff emailed and said if I didnโ€™t use my sim in the UK soon they would start charging their normal expensive roaming rates.

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I live in Budapest but have started traveling around a lot through Central/Eastern Europe as a nomad, but I need a local SIM to work-does anyone have any suggestions/advice for the best SIM for Romania? Preferably with lots of data and the option to tether?

Admin note: post edited to confirm with community guidelines.

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Hey all,

planning on going to Valencia for a while and am looking for an appartment from April to summer. Any Ideas where to look for? Appart from airbnbโ€ฆ

Also any tipps for area to live in and work spaces are most welcome.

thanks and best regards,
The M.

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Hello everyone,
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in Spain by @i_am_aileen | 4yr 4 years ago | 29 comments

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in Spain by @palimpalim | 5yr 4 years ago | 4 comments

Iโ€™m planning to move to Spain this year, but Spain has a wealth tax for worldwide assets over 700.000โ‚ฌ if you are classified as a resident which I want to avoid.

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Although I am renting the UK flat until December 2016 I prefer not to be in UK, which would mean that I would not be classified as a UK-resident because I would not meet any of the automatic UK or sufficient tie tests.

Iโ€™d like to move to Spain as soon as possible but would be willing to stay out of it for x weeks to avoid being classified as a resident and save wealth tax.

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Are there towns similar to Boulder or Portland in Europe?


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Small towns with:

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