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Can I buy a SIM card at 23:00 in the airport? Is there WIFI?

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Can I buy a SIM card at 23:00 in the airport? Is there WIFI?

Hello,

I fly into Jo'burg at 11:00PM. Are the SIM card shops still open? If not, are there pay phones I can use?

Also, is there WIFI in the airport?

Thank you!

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1. Re: Can I buy a SIM card at 23:00 in the airport? Is there WIFI?

No the shops are already closed then!

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2. Re: Can I buy a SIM card at 23:00 in the airport? Is there WIFI?

There are pay phones (although like most places nowadays not many!). Be sure you have SA coins - although card phones may take credit cards if you can find one.

I think all WiFi is in cafes or business class lounges which will be closed.

Edited: 5:34 pm, November 17, 2013
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3. Re: Can I buy a SIM card at 23:00 in the airport? Is there WIFI?

There are AlwaysOn hotspots at the airport. But you have to purchase time with them. You can pay when you connect. These hotspots are throughout South Africa. Although I'm not sure if you can pay for it in advance.

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4. Re: Can I buy a SIM card at 23:00 in the airport? Is there WIFI?

Thanks everyone. I will try to use the pay phone. :)

5. Re: Can I buy a SIM card at 23:00 in the airport? Is there WIFI?

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