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Alice and Kakadu Jan 12 2012

10 Nov 2011 MetropoliTitan asked


Sup Contiki party people, Please answer if you're doing anyone of these tours

I'm finally living the dream of going down under so please help me out. I look forward to meeting you and sharing the adventure that Australia has to offer.

What do i do as far as cell phone service cause I have verizon so do I need a sim card ?

What kind of bag should i pack my clothes in and take with me ?

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  • 12 Dec 2011 Explorer1307236 said


    I’m not sure what Cell / Mobile reception is like in Alice Springs / Kakadu but i know in some rural areas even Australian sim cards don’t work. The best sim card for coverage / reception is a Telstra Next G sim. There are cheap phones in the Telstra Shop or supermarket for only $59. When i go on my tours i always take a suit case with wheels and a back pack as carry on… It will get dirty from the red sand – My suggestion is a hard case bag. That way you can wipe it off before you return home..I think you also picked the hottest time to come to OZ but nights can be a bit cool sometimes. I would suggest taking a light jacket / coat just in case..

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