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Old 01-08-2013, 01:32 PM   #466
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yes now is changed liao. they will send u a sms when u reach 800mb. dun believe go ahead and buy loh.
Think u got the Happy Internet package where u only have up to 1gb bandwidth at 42mbps and after u exceed , your speed is capped at 384kbps,.

Just check on dtac website and the happy tourist sim package still has unlimited 3G for 7 days . Anyway will see when I'm there next month
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Old 01-08-2013, 01:39 PM   #467
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Think u got the Happy Internet package where u only have up to 1gb bandwidth at 42mbps and after u exceed , your speed is capped at 384kbps,.

Just check on dtac website and the happy tourist sim package still has unlimited 3G for 7 days . Anyway will see when I'm there next month

thats y i say is misleading. AIS is more clear cut in their prints. and is cheaper to sms and call in thai or back to sg

http://www.ais.co.th/roaming/th/visi...avelersim.aspx

my is definately is the tourist happy sim. i bought from the dtac booth at airport. i double confirm with him liao. it seem that the unlimited 7 days is limited to hi speed for 1gb and low speed of 64kbps after u used the 1gb. nevertheless they will send u a sms when 800mb is used.

i still have the simcard box with me.. wifi is unlimited thou
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Old 01-08-2013, 02:05 PM   #468
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thats y i say is misleading. AIS is more clear cut in their prints. and is cheaper to sms and call in thai or back to sg

http://www.ais.co.th/roaming/th/visi...avelersim.aspx

my is definately is the tourist happy sim. i bought from the dtac booth at airport. i double confirm with him liao. it seem that the unlimited 7 days is limited to hi speed for 1gb and low speed of 64kbps after u used the 1gb. nevertheless they will send u a sms when 800mb is used.

i still have the simcard box with me.. wifi is unlimited thou
I have used the dtac happy tourist card the last time I was there , but in anyway will check when I am there next month .. They probably changed something or maybe the dtac staff at the counter was not sure and gave you the wrong card..
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:00 AM   #469
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I have used the dtac happy tourist card the last time I was there , but in anyway will check when I am there next month .. They probably changed something or maybe the dtac staff at the counter was not sure and gave you the wrong card..
no way, the way that dtac staff handle my hp and the sim card cover has clearly wrote the "tourist happy card" i know he gave the correct one.. i just check my hp sms indeed it writes unlimited 3g but only 1gb at 42mb/s.

just give AIS 299 tourist sim a try
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Old 02-08-2013, 01:06 AM   #470
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no way, the way that dtac staff handle my hp and the sim card cover has clearly wrote the "tourist happy card" i know he gave the correct one.. i just check my hp sms indeed it writes unlimited 3g but only 1gb at 42mb/s.

just give AIS 299 tourist sim a try
I will check it out when i am in Bangkok later this month
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Old 03-08-2013, 01:35 AM   #471
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guys..anyone knows how to "extend" happy tourist 7 days internet?
supposing i am staying 12 days..how to continue from day 8th onwards..?
https://store.dtac.co.th/mobile/irefill?lang=en&go=eshopTopup.topup

quite simple.
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Old 03-08-2013, 11:47 AM   #472
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Anyone knows whether the Dtac Happy Tourist SIM really expires after 35 days and cannot be refilled ?

I bought one last month from Bangkok and think it expires mid Aug, but I will be going Phuket again this month and thought of re-using it instead of getting new SIM.
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:27 PM   #473
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Anyone knows whether the Dtac Happy Tourist SIM really expires after 35 days and cannot be refilled ?

I bought one last month from Bangkok and think it expires mid Aug, but I will be going Phuket again this month and thought of re-using it instead of getting new SIM.
You can top up online via dtac website using cc
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:53 PM   #474
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You can top up online via dtac website using cc
Yah I was going to do that before the 35th day but does that extend the card validity and by how long ?

No point topping up if the SIM has a fixed expiry date.
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Yah I was going to do that before the 35th day but does that extend the card validity and by how long ?

No point topping up if the SIM has a fixed expiry date.
it will be extended, but not too sure how long, three months from top up date i think, so don't top up too early.
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Old 05-08-2013, 01:04 AM   #476
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from happy prepaid card guide:

" happy prepaid SIM cards comes with a validity date.
the validity gets extended every time u top up.
if no refill is made within 45 days after the SIM current validity date, the SIM card will expire.

note : maximum accumulation of validity is 90 days. "



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hope it helps.
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Old 05-08-2013, 09:49 AM   #477
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Thanks popdod & MrKent !
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Old 06-08-2013, 09:31 PM   #478
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i see a lot mention that when buying dtac happy tourist sim, need to hand the phone to the salesperson to activate. can't it be done by oneself?
u can do it yrself.
but
since I'm paying for it , must well use their service.
no worries I dun think they will scratch ur iPhone or Samsung.
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Old 07-08-2013, 08:01 AM   #479
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Hi guys, I need advice. I am going on a backpacking trip to Thailand, mainly in the remote western and northern parts of Thailand for about 40-45 days.

Questions:

1) Does AIS or dtac actually cover those areas for internet?

2) I will first appear in major city area (Bangkok/Kanchanaburi), disappear into the mountain areas before appearing again in Chiang Mai/Chiang Rai back to Bangkok. Which plan would suit me with unlimited data?

TIA
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Old 07-08-2013, 02:32 PM   #480
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Just came back from bkk, not sure if anyone is interested in my dtac tourist sim(for free) ?There is still about 70 thb inside which u can use to make calls or make a top up to extend the life of it.
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