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Author: geneofva

Joined: 4/27/2013
Posts: 2
Trips Taken: 7
Traveler Since: 1997

November 18, 2013

We are going to Chile and Argentina in February and wondered about phoning home and what others have done. We have AT&T cells, but are sure the cost to phone home will be exorbitant. Any other suggestions? Can we buy phone cards in those countries? Or throw away phones?

Author: garyrr

Joined: 8/25/2012
Posts: 118
Trips Taken: 16
Countries Visited:

Tanzania, Botswana, Zimbabwe, S Africa, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Belize, Panama, Peru, New Zealand, Greece, Turkey, Albania, Croatia, Montenegro, Czech, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, India, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Italy, Ireland, Great Britain, Netherlands, Belgium, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia

Traveler Since: 2000

November 18, 2013

My suggestion:  take a vacation and don't worry about it!   Be sure the folks back home have the contact numbers (including GCT's Boston office) and if an emergency arises - they can call you!  Forget the contact while you're gone!

Author: mary jayne halli...

Joined: 9/25/2010
Posts: 52
Trips Taken: 27
Traveler Since: 1989

November 18, 2013

My sentiments exactly!!!!

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