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I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

Hello everyone,

I need your help I woul like to know if is possible to find and order any SIM card for free or where can I buy one for the lowest price?

I read other threads about this but they are already a little bit old in the info

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Old 22.12.2012, 12:05
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Re: I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

The normal cost of s simcard is CHF 40 in Switzerland. Otherwise you have to search offers.

At the moment Aldi offer 'Surf2Go' USB Surf Stick with prepaid simcard is CHF 39.90, but that includes CHF 20 for calls.

You will need to complete a form with your name & address & show relevant ID that is normal for any simcard in Switzerland
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Old 22.12.2012, 12:48
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Re: I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

Migros prepaid have the most basic phone and sim card for 29.95. If your current phone is unlocked there should be no problem taking the sim and putting it into your current phone...
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Old 22.12.2012, 12:55
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Re: I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

How about 0 CHF? (It's 15 CHF if you don't use their mobile phone, I believe.)

http://www.coop.ch/pb/site/mobile/no...Lde/index.html
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How about 0 CHF? (It's 15 CHF if you don't use their mobile phone, I believe.)

http://www.coop.ch/pb/site/mobile/no...Lde/index.html
Thanks I would like to buy one of this SIM CARD, because itīs cheaper compared to the price of others, on Coop but I donīt speak german so I donīt understand how should I do and the workers from Coop donīt understand me so I need help....Where I find this SIm card exactly and should I need to do something like register in a company like Swiss com give them my passport and then I buy in coop or what?Itīs because I already tried one time to buy in Kiosk and for what I understood it was necessary something like this...I donīt understand nothing and in my country buy a pre paid is so easy and here it seems complicated

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Re: I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

thanks but I donīt have no fixed line so the Sim card would cost 40 chf and I canīt buy one pre paid card at this price...thatīs why I think the only solution for me now itīs COOP but I donīt know how to procede
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Old 27.12.2012, 19:14
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Re: I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

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The normal cost of s simcard is CHF 40 in Switzerland. Otherwise you have to search offers.

At the moment Aldi offer 'Surf2Go' USB Surf Stick with prepaid simcard is CHF 39.90, but that includes CHF 20 for calls.

You will need to complete a form with your name & address & show relevant ID that is normal for any simcard in Switzerland
That's for a USB stick for mobile internet with a laptop - their basic starter pack for a SIM card only for a phone is 19,99; which includes 20 chufs worth of calls .... so by my reckoning, that's effectively free.

...... and if you call other mobiles, also on the Aldi Mobile (Sunrise) network, calls are also for free (0,14 to landlines, and 0,34 to other mobile networks).

https://www.aldi-mobile.ch/angebote/starter-set.html
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Old 27.12.2012, 19:39
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thanks but I donīt have no fixed line so the Sim card would cost 40 chf and I canīt buy one pre paid card at this price...thatīs why I think the only solution for me now itīs COOP but I donīt know how to procede
According to the link above you have to fill out and print the form(I'd take copies of your ids to be sure).you click on Antrag ausfüllen to see the form and take it to your local coop.I'd take it to one of the bigger ones which have the phones beside their kiosk stand.once they see the phone they should know what to do.
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Thanks I would like to buy one of this SIM CARD, because itīs cheaper compared to the price of others, on Coop but I donīt speak german so I donīt understand how should I do and the workers from Coop donīt understand me so I need help....Where I find this SIm card exactly and should I need to do something like register in a company like Swiss com give them my passport and then I buy in coop or what?Itīs because I already tried one time to buy in Kiosk and for what I understood it was necessary something like this...I donīt understand nothing and in my country buy a pre paid is so easy and here it seems complicated

thanks for the attention
Yes you need to fill in a form with your name and address & show either ID or passport. (this is usual is most countries now as part of anti-terrorists, ie they know who owns what phone number)
If you don't speak German, go to the counter where they sell cigarettes, lotto tickets or the Information Desk, "ask do you speak English", they may find someone to help you, go in a quiet time.
Alternatively translate a note into German, that says you want a sim card and can they give you the form for it. You can take the form away and ask a friend help you to complete then bring it back to get the sim card.
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Re: I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

I recommend Yallo , a sim card cost about 10 sfr at your local post office, holds
a value of 20 sfr , you can upload money online.
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Re: I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

So I just need to go to the post office with 10 sfr and my ID card and they will sell me one YALLO SIM card right?

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Re: I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

Do you need that the sim cards work?
I have some of them that never were activated....... and I don't need them anymore.
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Re: I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

Lets think about this... you want a SIM card... cheap if not for free.

How do you plan to use this telephone number? Maybe as a telephone turned off in a drawer like others? Do you plan to make calls? Receive calls too? Send messages/SMS? Maybe surf a little EF now and then?

Brought up the Migros Prepaid (top of Google list). MMS not available via phone. SMS costs. Calling out costs. Data costs. So, it is going to cost you for every time you call, message or surf.

What is the big rush for the cheapest SIM card?

Shop around, look for the best call, message and surf prices - AND the best return when signing up and buying the new SIM card.
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Re: I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

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Do you need that the sim cards work?
I have some of them that never were activated....... and I don't need them anymore.
I need just because Iīm looking for a job in Switzerland and itīs not good that I donīt have number from here.I will basically just send messages and very few calls,and only to Swiss numbers.

So itīs because of this that I donīt want to spend money with mensality of SIM card and I prefer prepaid cheaper or free because itīs just because I donīt have number from here

Itīs from what company your simcard?If you donīt need you can give?It would be great

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Do you need that the sim cards work?
I have some of them that never were activated....... and I don't need them anymore.
I think there may be a time limit from purchase to activation.

I signed up for a Coop Mobile Prix Guarantee SIM once, when they had an offer (free or 5 chufs). It stayed in the unwrapped pack.

A year or so later I tried to use it in an old phone - without success.
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Re: I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

Hi,

I just went to a shop in Zurich app. 2 months ago. They sell Orange and Sunrise SIM cards. They had SIM card with 20 CHF and that includes 10 CHF for calls and messages. There were also an offer you could buy a basic Nokia phone with SIM card (costs 20 CHF as well) including 10 CHF for calls+messages. I bought the last one, because it is a same price, but I got a new phone as well
I think that the shop was near to Limmattalstrasse (tram line 13), you can see it from the tram and they speak English
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Hello everyone,

I need your help I woul like to know if is possible to find and order any SIM card for free or where can I buy one for the lowest price?

I read other threads about this but they are already a little bit old in the info

Thanks for the help
lebara.ch you order online and they send it for free. also good prices for switz and rest of the world.
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Re: I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

I had a friend over with a similar requirement. We went down to the closest kiosk and got a Lebara sim card. 10 francs gets you a sim card and 10 francs of credit (so the card is actually free). Activation is pretty fast (usually half an hour).
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Lebara blocks your sim after 6 months of inactivity.

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I think there may be a time limit from purchase to activation.

I signed up for a Coop Mobile Prix Guarantee SIM once, when they had an offer (free or 5 chufs). It stayed in the unwrapped pack.

A year or so later I tried to use it in an old phone - without success.
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Re: I need a SIMCARD free or not to expensive,where can I find?

in swisscom the simcard is 20 chf. not much.
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