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Cell Phone rental

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Cell Phone rental

Where can I rent a cell phone in Damascus and is the reception good?

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1. Re: Cell Phone rental


you can get a local prepaid "chip" with a local number which is much easier!

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Areeba seems to the most common. You can buy you new SIM card for about 800 - 850 Syrian Pounds, with 40 minutes of national calls (400 units) included.

!!!!!!!!!!!! Important!!!!!!!!!!!!

Your dealer has to fill out the application form even for pay as you go type. You have to sign the agreement with your finger print. :) (don't be surprised) !!!!!!!!!!!!! make sure the dealer sends the document to the customer service!!!!!! if not your line gets disconnected the next day.

So it is better to get a Card from a dealer very close to your hotel, so you can go back and complain.

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