|About the Book|
The only book that shows you how and where to find the best deals for phone calls, texts, and data if you’re visiting Canada.This eBook will pay for itself—many times over. If you use your mobile phone while you are in Canada, you could return homeMoreThe only book that shows you how and where to find the best deals for phone calls, texts, and data if you’re visiting Canada.This eBook will pay for itself—many times over. If you use your mobile phone while you are in Canada, you could return home to a huge bill for roaming. Voice calls are expensive. Data roaming charges can be astronomical.The solution? You could leave your phone at home. Or you could spend hours navigating the complicated Canadian cellphone system, with no guarantee of success. Now there’s a better option—we’ve done the legwork for you.• Save yourself time: no need to spend hours searching the Web for SIM card deals, or working out which SIM cards work in which parts of Canada• Save yourself money: a local SIM is much cheaper than roaming, and can probably work with your phone• Save yourself hassle: we tell you exactly what to ask for in-store, and where to find a phone retailer• Packed with advice, whether you want a simple phone for making local calls or like to remain constantly connected to the internet• Browse the internet from your phone just as you would at home—and just as cheaply• Find the best deals in the USA, whether you’re visiting from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, India, or anywhere else• Includes key resources such as Web links and store addresses for mobile phone stores in key US citiesThe contributors are experienced travel and technology journalists. Stephen Keeling worked as a business journalist in Asia for a decade, and has since written or co-written over 20 guidebooks for Rough Guides and Frommer’s, including the Rough Guide to Canada. Editor Donald Strachan is a consumer travel technology columnist for the Sunday Telegraph. He has written features for leading newspapers and magazines, including the Guardian and National Geographic Traveller, and authored or co-authored several guidebooks for leading US publisher, Frommer’s.