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Re: Airport Shuttle / Taxi

Post by pczz » Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:32 pm

Tuk Tuks are awesome. most taxi drivers will not let you smoke and a good tuk will get you there and back faster than a taxi most of the time :Yahoo!:
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Re: Airport Shuttle / Taxi

Post by kiwiincambodia » Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:40 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Anchor Moy wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:19 am
Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:14 pm

i might have a new number when i get back mate, due to my old sim might have expired by the time i land back in KOW, i still have your number so will give you a text when im back in country mate :thumb:
Anyone know how long the various sim cards stay valid when you're out of the country ? I heard that some will remain operational if you (or someone else) bumps them up (uses the number to call) from time to time ? Otherwise, they get scrapped after 1 month, 3 months ?
i got told 3 months which means i will likely just miss out, shame as i like my number :(
iirc it did used to only be a month before it would be scrapped
It’s based on credit mainly and each credit has a set validity period.

If you can get someone to top it up, or if you can yourself, and it will extend the expiry to well after you return.

It differs from operator, you should be able to find out the validity for each scratch card denomination on the website for the operator you use.
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Re: Airport Shuttle / Taxi

Post by Arget » Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:29 am

I am with Cellcard and my phone tells me that "Your main balance is US 8.46 valid until 13/12/22."

Although I have not left the country to test it i would think it is valid.

Correct/incorrect????
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Airport Shuttle / Taxi

Post by kiwiincambodia » Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:39 am

Arget wrote:I am with Cellcard and my phone tells me that "Your main balance is US 8.46 valid until 13/12/22."

Although I have not left the country to test it i would think it is valid.

Correct/incorrect????
Then it should not expire until 2022. Image

I say should as this is still Cambodia and operators in the past have dropped these without notice resulting in people getting cut off earlier than expected.
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Re: Airport Shuttle / Taxi

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:27 pm

kiwiincambodia wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:40 pm
Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Anchor Moy wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:19 am
Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:14 pm

i might have a new number when i get back mate, due to my old sim might have expired by the time i land back in KOW, i still have your number so will give you a text when im back in country mate :thumb:
Anyone know how long the various sim cards stay valid when you're out of the country ? I heard that some will remain operational if you (or someone else) bumps them up (uses the number to call) from time to time ? Otherwise, they get scrapped after 1 month, 3 months ?
i got told 3 months which means i will likely just miss out, shame as i like my number :(
iirc it did used to only be a month before it would be scrapped
It’s based on credit mainly and each credit has a set validity period.

If you can get someone to top it up, or if you can yourself, and it will extend the expiry to well after you return.

It differs from operator, you should be able to find out the validity for each scratch card denomination on the website for the operator you use.
i top my phone up with money, then i use the codes off the website to get all the internet deals n shit,
each package lasts 30 day,
but after them 30 days the sim is still valid, i think its 3 months ill have to check again
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Re: Airport Shuttle / Taxi

Post by kiwiincambodia » Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:46 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
kiwiincambodia wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:40 pm
Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Anchor Moy wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:19 am
Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:14 pm

i might have a new number when i get back mate, due to my old sim might have expired by the time i land back in KOW, i still have your number so will give you a text when im back in country mate :thumb:
Anyone know how long the various sim cards stay valid when you're out of the country ? I heard that some will remain operational if you (or someone else) bumps them up (uses the number to call) from time to time ? Otherwise, they get scrapped after 1 month, 3 months ?
i got told 3 months which means i will likely just miss out, shame as i like my number :(
iirc it did used to only be a month before it would be scrapped
It’s based on credit mainly and each credit has a set validity period.

If you can get someone to top it up, or if you can yourself, and it will extend the expiry to well after you return.

It differs from operator, you should be able to find out the validity for each scratch card denomination on the website for the operator you use.
i top my phone up with money, then i use the codes off the website to get all the internet deals n shit,
each package lasts 30 day,
but after them 30 days the sim is still valid, i think its 3 months ill have to check again
If you spend the credit on a package it will have a different validity than if you just left the credit on the phone.
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Re: Airport Shuttle / Taxi

Post by Anchor Moy » Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:48 pm

Arget wrote:
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:29 am
I am with Cellcard and my phone tells me that "Your main balance is US 8.46 valid until 13/12/22."

Although I have not left the country to test it i would think it is valid.

Correct/incorrect????
Not sure, but I think if you leave the country, and/or leave your phone unused for a certain period of time - with JL we were guessing 1-3 months - that your phone number and credits will get erased because the phone co assumes you are no longer using their services. They take the money and give your phone no to someone else.
Different companies, different rules. Ask Cellcard what their policy is.

For example if you leave Cambodia now, I'd be surprised if you could still use your cellphone number if you came back here in 2022. Let alone keep your credit lol.
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Re: Airport Shuttle / Taxi

Post by John Bingham » Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:16 pm

pczz wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:32 pm
Tuk Tuks are awesome. most taxi drivers will not let you smoke and a good tuk will get you there and back faster than a taxi most of the time :Yahoo!:
Tuk tuks suck, they are rip-off bastards and I'm going to stop using them as much as possible. Taxis and the new 3 wheelers are the way to go, cheaper and safer.
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Re: Airport Shuttle / Taxi

Post by pczz » Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:17 pm

safer? have you seen the dents in the taxis! as for the three wheelers they might just fit hand luggage and I think they could be knocked over by a Honda dream. Cheaper? not sure. Cost me $4 from airport to riverside in a tuk I got outside the airport so you can get a bargain if you are up for a bit of bargaining. My friend never pays more than a dollar from 51 to riverside, but he is a scouser :-)
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Re: Airport Shuttle / Taxi

Post by Arget » Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:50 pm

Why do so many people want a "bargain" trip in a Tuk Tuk. These blokes do this job to make a quid to feed their families. Pay a fair price and always make the price before you get in.
I like Tuk Tuks and take the ones on site at the airport unless they pull the $10 shit. I advise them I live here and if you want the job give me a fair price or I will walk out to the road and get one. they generally back off to $5. Happy to pay $5 - $7.
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