Do you have any recommendations regarding mobile phones? Did you keep your home-country plan or use a local provider?

There are four companies that run all of the options. We bought all new phones and contracts through Costco. When we travel to the US, we buy a monthly plan or a daily plan, depending on the length of our stay. The US bonuses are expensive. Coming from "unlimited everything for $50/month" in the US, it was a change. - Sep 2020


I used Koodo, which works fine and goes on month-to-month. Keep in mind that phone calls to the States and roaming charges while visiting the States are quite expensive. Better to have your friends/family there call you. Also very hard to be approved for long-term contracts with service providers, because they will insist on a Canadian credit history, which you won't have. - May 2018


all are pretty good. - Feb 2010


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