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2019 Canada Trip Help

Discussion in 'Canada' started by dpt, May 6, 2018.

  1. sly_karma

    sly_karma Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Koodo and Fido are the pay as you go brands for Rogers and Telus, the two biggest mobile providers. Tons of free wifi in Canada, basically anywhere you can sit down for coffee will have it (Maccas, Tim Hortons, Starbucks, independent shops) plus most supermarkets and fast food places. And almost all lodging will have free wifi. So you will need less data than you think.
     
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  2. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    I have only used free wi-fi for our last 3 trips, and I don't think its really necessary to incur the extra expense of purchasing unless you need, for example, work to call you while you are away

    If you have kids or other members you want to keep in touch with on the mountain, think about grabbing some walky talkies from Canadian Tire
     
  3. pedub

    pedub One of Us

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    We used the seven eleven Speakout sim card
    Just pick it up at any store. Although first store we went to in Vancouver only had 1 left.

    Was fairly straightforward to setup and use. Good if we were separated anywhere for a while