Do you have any recommendations regarding mobile phones? Did you keep your home-country plan or use a local provider?
I have a local plan, my spouse kept her US plan. It's easy to sign up for pay as you go. Bring an unlocked phone with you. - Sep 2019
Plenty of local mobile phone options (contract, pay as you go, bundled with TV and internet) and plenty use T-Mobile and Google Fi as well. - Jun 2019
Local. Vodafone - you can charge it from ATMs or local shops - easy and cheap. I think we pay like 20 euros a month for more than enough calls/text/data. - Mar 2017
We use a pay as you go phone. I wish we had gotten a cellphone contract soon after we got here. - Apr 2012
Expensive. - Nov 2011
Don´t use the pay-as-you-go system, it gets very expensive. It´s better to get a one or two year contract with one of the big carriers such as Telefonica. However, the service is not very good. - Oct 2011
There are many phone companies here and many types of phones that are cheap to buy. We all use pay-as-you-go phones. - Aug 2010