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Old 29-12-2017, 09:11 PM   #6091
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Sorry I admit I'm lazy to read through the entire thread.

I lost my good old Tron card and I'm thinking of getting another prepaid card. I go in monthly and my trips are usually between 1-3 days depending on where I'm going. What's a good data only card.



This seems good since it's just 1RM a day. So I just head to a counter and tell them I want the cheapest digi best card?
http://new.digi.com.my/prepaid-plans

I'd suggest you at least read the last few pages, say from 400 onwards. Will give you a better idea.
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Old 01-01-2018, 06:01 PM   #6092
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I have an old Celcom xpax card that I have been extending the validity for 2 years (RM 70) and another top up of MYR 30 within 6 months. With GST kicking in, The rule of topping up 30 ringgit within 6 months after extension would this be inclusive or exclusive of GST.

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Old 01-01-2018, 07:40 PM   #6093
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I have an old Celcom xpax card that I have been extending the validity for 2 years (RM 70) and another top up of MYR 30 within 6 months. With GST kicking in, The rule of topping up 30 ringgit within 6 months after extension would this be inclusive or exclusive of GST.

Anyone knows?
Not sure exactly which version of XPAX yours is, but it's RM50 for 2 years XPAX24. Just did a validity extension recently.

Whatever you top up is GST-deductible, so I did RM30 and ended up having to top another RM10. (Could have just done another RM5.)
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Old 02-01-2018, 01:23 AM   #6094
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Hello can anybody advise me as i’m quite lost & the sale person at digi don’t even bother to explain to me!

I bought digi live without any top up on 23 dec. Is the “inactive period” 75 or 90 days for digi live?

& so does every top up reset the time frame (75 or 90)? But do i have to top up 5rm each time i head in or can i top up 10rm & use the 1rm 1day validity each time i head in?

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Old 02-01-2018, 05:48 AM   #6095
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Hello can anybody advise me as i’m quite lost & the sale person at digi don’t even bother to explain to me!

I bought digi live without any top up on 23 dec. Is the “inactive period” 75 or 90 days for digi live?

& so does every top up reset the time frame (75 or 90)? But do i have to top up 5rm each time i head in or can i top up 10rm & use the 1rm 1day validity each time i head in?

Thank u!
The best place to get updated info - http://new.digi.com.my/prepaid/live

AFAIK, it's 90 days for Live, unless they've changed their T&C since I last looked. Check website for details.

You can top up any amount you like, to reset the grace period. Basically:

Active Period
Grace Period aka Inactive Period
Termination

Each time you top up, the line becomes active. Thereafter it becomes inactive for a certain period. Then it's terminated if no top up is done during this period, that's when you'll have to buy a new SIM pack.

Dealers may or may not have the updated information in hand to advise you. Best is to update yourself before buying a SIM pack, or head to a Digi Center instead.

Edit: And yes, activating the 1-day extension RM1 can also reset the grace period and again, check their website for confirmation. It's always good to read the Notes and the T&Cs - links found towards the bottom of the webpage.
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Old 03-01-2018, 09:26 AM   #6096
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been using my TRON prepaid simcard for a few years and thinking of changing.
I will need long validity, data and local/overseas call, is OneXOX the preferred choice?
Yup use Onexox. Find me at travel bazaar
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Old 03-01-2018, 09:28 AM   #6097
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you better wait and see first.

starting next year, the longest life a tourist can get on a malaysian prepaid will be limited to 3 months.
Nope. With Onexox, any Malaysian or foreign visitor can get 2 years n 4 months validity. You will have unlimited data carry forward and longest sim validity
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Old 03-01-2018, 09:32 AM   #6098
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Sorry I admit I'm lazy to read through the entire thread.

I lost my good old Tron card and I'm thinking of getting another prepaid card. I go in monthly and my trips are usually between 1-3 days depending on where I'm going. What's a good data only card.



This seems good since it's just 1RM a day. So I just head to a counter and tell them I want the cheapest digi best card?
Use Onexox. You can keep data and draw as low as 500MB/30 days. The remaining unused data will automatically carry forward and can be used on the next months. If using Digi, Celcom, hotlink etc, by the time you come back to MY again, new card again bro.
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Old 03-01-2018, 09:33 AM   #6099
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Nope. With Onexox, any Malaysian or foreign visitor can get 2 years n 4 months validity. You will have unlimited data carry forward and longest sim validity
wait till the mcmc's new regulations get implemented.
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Old 03-01-2018, 10:06 AM   #6100
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Cool How Onexox works



How Onexox works. Refer to picture in link.
Green: Any new number will auto get 2yrs4mth validity. Afterwards every rm1 topup will extend by 1 day. You can extend validity for 1 year for rm25 (assuming no topup is done until 2yrs4mth)

Blue: Your data bank. You can choose to draw 500mb or 1gb for 30days from the bank. The remaining data can be used in another months with no topup or charges (sync with the long validity). Draw too much, data will burn as usual, hence draw little by little. No data wasted, n you pay for only rm2.50 for that 500mb/30days. You can also choose not to draw any data n keep it for next 3-20 months, as long as the sim doesn't reach expiry.

Red: The lifecycle of your drawn data. You can also check how many data remaining anytime.

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Great. will look for you when it's up.
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Old 04-01-2018, 07:50 AM   #6102
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The best place to get updated info - http://new.digi.com.my/prepaid/live

AFAIK, it's 90 days for Live, unless they've changed their T&C since I last looked. Check website for details.

You can top up any amount you like, to reset the grace period. Basically:

Active Period
Grace Period aka Inactive Period
Termination

Each time you top up, the line becomes active. Thereafter it becomes inactive for a certain period. Then it's terminated if no top up is done during this period, that's when you'll have to buy a new SIM pack.

Dealers may or may not have the updated information in hand to advise you. Best is to update yourself before buying a SIM pack, or head to a Digi Center instead.

Edit: And yes, activating the 1-day extension RM1 can also reset the grace period and again, check their website for confirmation. It's always good to read the Notes and the T&Cs - links found towards the bottom of the webpage.
For the benefit of someone whom I've just brought attention to this thread, above shows some info on one of DiGi's prepaid card.

The other one is DiGi Best, you may find more information on it here.

Again, dealer's knowledge can be limited... and not forgetting they'll of course tell you their card is the best for you. IMO, there's no such thing as best card - all cards are different for different needs, so do make the effort to do some research unless you've the budget to just grab and go, then lots of time to throw and buy new one next trip.

Oh... actually there's a way to buy (some) and activate later too. Indicated and discussed a few times before. But, their authorities are stepping up on policies, so...

In a nutshell, unless you really don't care, do some research and ask more specific questions if you don't specify your personal wants and needs. Otherwise just grab whatever is offered... then don't complain later, but just go grab another one.

(I personally have a few cards, collected over the years, and most times choose to use specific cards for different trips depending on situation.)
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Old 04-01-2018, 06:20 PM   #6103
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For the benefit of someone whom I've just brought attention to this thread, above shows some info on one of DiGi's prepaid card.

The other one is DiGi Best, you may find more information on it here.

Again, dealer's knowledge can be limited... and not forgetting they'll of course tell you their card is the best for you. IMO, there's no such thing as best card - all cards are different for different needs, so do make the effort to do some research unless you've the budget to just grab and go, then lots of time to throw and buy new one next trip.

Oh... actually there's a way to buy (some) and activate later too. Indicated and discussed a few times before. But, their authorities are stepping up on policies, so...

In a nutshell, unless you really don't care, do some research and ask more specific questions if you don't specify your personal wants and needs. Otherwise just grab whatever is offered... then don't complain later, but just go grab another one.

(I personally have a few cards, collected over the years, and most times choose to use specific cards for different trips depending on situation.)
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Or just pop over to JB one of these days and buy a DiGi Best SIM pack, before your trip. Or if your ride stops in Yong Peng on the way, Lucky Garden or Ming Ann, just buy from the Digi booth there.

... I still feel you should head to the related discussion thread.
live and best both plans so similar, live would be better for ppl on a short vacation and just wanna use that sim in msia right
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Old 04-01-2018, 08:06 PM   #6104
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live and best both plans so similar, live would be better for ppl on a short vacation and just wanna use that sim in msia right
TBH, I can't remember the differences between the 2 and what made me choose DiGi Best over Live (used to be known as Smart), about half decade ago.

However, I do notice that Best seems to be more popular than Live with users on both sides of the causeway.

Just for discussion sake, what made you say that?
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Old 05-01-2018, 01:32 AM   #6105
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TBH, I can't remember the differences between the 2 and what made me choose DiGi Best over Live (used to be known as Smart), about half decade ago.

However, I do notice that Best seems to be more popular than Live with users on both sides of the causeway.

Just for discussion sake, what made you say that?
live has free 10gb high speed internet.

best need that $1 and a bunch of thing and 1gb internet only?


or i read wrong
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