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    Quote Originally Posted by morlandg View Post
    Now that makes more sense! So in the 3 months after the calling card has expired but before the number has been removed from the system, can I reactivate the number?
    yes you can, as long it is between that 3 months period the number is still in your name and in the system.
    Just dont forget to go directly to orange, no to one of theirs retailers..

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    I just ran into this problem at the Orange Store in Boca Chica-I have been there twice before and got SIM cards-this time they said I could not get another one and would have to go to SDQ to the main office to get my account cleared. They check your passport # and I guess if you have 2 SIMS they lock you out. I am only down twice a year and my SIMS expired. I was able to find somebody without an orange account and they activated my phone. But still kind of a pain

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    Default Where to buy Claro prepaid sim?

    Hello. I will need 2 prepaid sim cards for local D.R. use. Don't plan on calling long distance. Just need it to communicate with the other person that I am staying there with. Mostly texting.

    I will be going to the Punta Cana region, and heard that Claro has a better and more consistent signal than Orange for this area. Any truth to this?

    Does Claro have their own booths like Orange? Should I pick them up at the Punta Cana airport? I will be staying at the Grand Paradise Bavaro. Any Claro booths in this area? Should I pay in USD or DOP for it?

    Thank you in advance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dukes1963 View Post
    I just ran into this problem at the Orange Store in Boca Chica-I have been there twice before and got SIM cards-this time they said I could not get another one and would have to go to SDQ to the main office to get my account cleared. They check your passport # and I guess if you have 2 SIMS they lock you out. I am only down twice a year and my SIMS expired. I was able to find somebody without an orange account and they activated my phone. But still kind of a pain
    This is the same info they gave my wife when we went down in Dec 08. We had been there previously in June 08. So what do you after 2 activations. We got the phone and activation in an Orange store in Puerto Plata. This seems like a stupid rule. We plan on going back in July 09. Should we switch over to Claro. The phone seemed to work okay we stay in Costambar. Any help is appreciated.

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    When I was in the States, I bought a Sony Ericsson cell phone from AT&T with $100 worth of time, good for one year. I have another Sony Ericsson here with Orange. When I tried switching the SIM cards, it didn't work, thereby defeating my ability to use my new phone here.
    Is there anyway i can get my Orange Sim Card to work with the new phone? Do I need to take it to an Orange Shop. or what??

    Texas Bill

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    You have to get the phone "unlocked". Take it to an independent phone shop, and the "technico" will fix you up for a few hundred pesos.

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    @dukes1963
    With Orange you can have up to 3 phonenumbers.
    If you do not charge the card, after a while the number get lost.
    The time depends on the value of RDS you charge. Maximum is three month.
    Solution: find a local person who take care and use the chip once in a while, or load the card. Important: It is not enough just loading the card! you mus tmake min. 1 call!
    Example: my friend is away for 6 month per year. I buy every month for 100 RDS a phonecard and load the phone, make just one call. The miutes accumulate and when he is back he has plenty money for calls.
    Maybe a business idea? Sim-Card-sitter.

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