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Cell Phone Rentals

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Bethesda, MD
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Cell Phone Rentals

My husband and I are traveling to Tulum in a few months and staying at Cabanas La Conchita. Based on everything we've heard, we're very excited but, as I was told when booking the room, thre is no phone on the property.

We are going to need to rent a cell phone so that "Grandma and Grandpa" can get in touch with us in case of an emergency with our kids.

Does anyone have any experience with renting cell phones for use in Mexico? Any recommendations of companies to use? Also, does anyone know how reliable reception/service is on the beaches of Tulum?

Thanks for any info...


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1. Re: Cell Phone Rentals


I have seen cell phones for sale at Walmart (ect.) at are prepaid. I think they are pretty cheap. I have never heard of renting a cell phone. With the prepaid cell phone you just purchase the number of minutes that you need. When you are done, you either buy more minutes or you don't. You have no contract. It is a little more expensive than using a phone with a contract. I know they have cell phone service in Mexico but I am not sure what the coverage area is for a prepaid phone. I hope this helps!