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


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