Best Canadian phone plan to run into US with?

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  1. Canadianhauler21

    Canadianhauler21 Heavy Load Member

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    Just wondering what the best plans are for having a phone plan for the US. I heard it's better to get a plan in the US instead of getting one in Canada. I'm with bell and it would be $150 a month for 4GB of data and unlimited talk and text in the US. What kind of plans do you guys who run into the US use?
     
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  3. gokiddogo

    gokiddogo Road Train Member

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    See if you can get this one
    It's unlimited talk text picture
    3 gigs can be used anywhere canada/usa
    90$

    American phone plan not worth the money unless you get Verizon. I have a USA phone also and it's about $97/month. I just use it for data. I use a lot sometimes. 20180511_182212.png
     
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  4. Johnny R

    Johnny R Light Load Member

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    If you want a US plan 24/7/365 I can't help you.
    If you want economical USA access for an occasional limited period, say 1 week or 1 month at a time, contact your provider to purchase this add-on. I'm with Telus, and this comes in useful for vacation or other trips into the USA. Much cheaper than roaming.
     
  5. Patel Transport

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    I pay $90 CAD
    Unlimited talk & Text
    $15 gbs data
    Cad/US plan from Telus
     
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  6. gokiddogo

    gokiddogo Road Train Member

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    I find that hard to believe
    Unless you are on some corporate plan

    What network does telus use in USA?
     
  7. Zeviander

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    I have a Canada/US plan through Telus. It's a $60 (?) plan with an addon data package (I think it's $20 for 10 GB) and a $10 roaming addon for the US. After taxes its under $100 a month and saves me a whole lot of money rather than using that $7/day "roam like home" option.

    Just note that any US-carrier plan you get, it'll charge people you call in Canada for any call or text you get.
     
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  8. Zeviander

    Zeviander Road Train Member

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    It finds the best one. I've had AT&T, Verizon and other more local regional stuff in Iowa and Wyoming. It's a fantastic plan. They have amazing customer service as well and rumour has it they are looking at buying out Rogers.
     
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    rabbiporkchop Road Train Member

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    I use Sprint US.Unlimited talk and text in Canada and US with 2 gigs data.Costs around $45-50 US per month depending on if I go over on the data limit.
     
  11. magoo68

    magoo68 Road Train Member

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    I have the same plan it seems good everywhere except marathon to wawa on .. in the states it’s been better than bell for me
     
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