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SIM Card with Data Plan in China for 2 weeks

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SIM Card with Data Plan in China for 2 weeks

Hello, I'll be travelling to Changzhou for 10 days in a week with a group of high school students and staying at Changzhou Senior High School. I suspect they don't have any WiFi available for us to use.

Is it possible to get a SIM card with Data plan? Is it expensive to do so?

Thank you for your help,

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1. Re: SIM Card with Data Plan in China for 2 weeks

Sim card? Ahhhh so frustrating to buy, they really wanna slaughter us, different shops selling it at a high premium. In the end i used my own sim card from my country.

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2. Re: SIM Card with Data Plan in China for 2 weeks

Only China Unicom supports 3g phones from outside China. 3GB good for 6 months. Official price 300RMB , 200 or less on the street.

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3. Re: SIM Card with Data Plan in China for 2 weeks

Sim card? Ahhhh so frustrating to buy, they really wanna slaughter us, different shops selling it at a high premium. In the end i used my own sim card from my country.

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4. Re: SIM Card with Data Plan in China for 2 weeks

Wifi is everywhere.

There are two main services providers for SIM card, Chine Mobile and China Unicom. You should buy from their official stores. My China Unicom card costs me 98RMB and for the first month including 300Mb of data and a certain amount of calls. They have other packages too.

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5. Re: SIM Card with Data Plan in China for 2 weeks

You will not get 3G data working on your US phone with China Mobile.

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6. Re: SIM Card with Data Plan in China for 2 weeks

OP did not ask for 3G, just data.

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7. Re: SIM Card with Data Plan in China for 2 weeks

Thank you!

I have an unlocked 4G smart phone by HTC from US. I hope that works for me in China. I will try to get the SIM card from the official store and hoping to get both VOICE & DATA if the price is reasonable good for just 2 weeks.

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