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Old 02-08-2018, 01:16 PM   #6601
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is digi good in kl?
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Old 02-08-2018, 05:06 PM   #6602
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looks like tunetalk's port in promo that was supposed to end by july 31 has been extended till further notice

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Old 02-08-2018, 06:40 PM   #6603
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Reached JB by bus around 9.30 pm last Friday, the pushcart shops and 7-11 at JB Sentral said they cannot sell the prepaid card at night after certain timing because they cannot do the registration. I needed internet to book a Grab ride to Sutera area ( RM$17 ) and sadly could not find wifi at City Square or Komtar JBCC. So no choice, took one of the taxi lined outside Komtar, trip was around RM$25.

So fast forward, in KL on Saturday night, Bukit Bintang, Alor Street, I was still determined to get a prepaid card for convenience sake. Encountered make shift stalls that are selling starter pack for higher prices. I know how much is each telco's starter pack price as I saved it on my phone so I just refuse to buy anything for RM$15.00 -RM$18.50 when it cost only RM$8.00 - RM8.50.

Found a convenience store ( forgot is it 7-11 or the other one ) which carries U Mobile cards. The cashier said I have to buy the RM$18.50 if I want data ( 200 MB only ) and if i get the RM$8.50 starter pack - it does not come with any data.

Seriously, if I didn't know better, I would have paid RM$18.50. But luckily I have bought the RM$8.50 pack before in KSL in May and know it comes with a bundled 200MB data.

This is the kind of gimmick that one may encounter if they are not familiar with the prices... I refuse to pay extra $10 for the starter pack and told the guy I wanted my prepaid card without data at the published price on the pack.

When I insert the card into my phone and opened up the umobile app to check, it has data contrary to what the guy claimed.

BTW, for short trips of 1-3 days, U Mobile has promotions at Tesco, selling starter packs for only RM3! ( my cousins snapped 4 packs when they were in KSL JB )

Starter Packs RRP ( As of 29 July 2018 )
Celcom - Xpax RM$10
Maxis - Hotlink RM$10
Digi Prepaid Live RM$8
U Mobile RM$8.50


My trip ended up being 5 days, so my U Mobile 200 MB data and credit were all used up. Bought Xpax from the official Celcom store in NU Sentral, Lvl 2 ( KL Sentral ). Should have bought Xpax from Day 1 if I could since I can choose either 10GB Facebook or 10GB Instagram freebies. I think that's great for instagram heavy users like me.
May I know which shop in KSL or City Square can be trusted to buy the 8.50 one?

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Old 03-08-2018, 10:57 PM   #6604
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May I know which shop in KSL or City Square can be trusted to buy the 8.50 one?

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Buy from KSL Tesco at the basement - U Mobile cards will be at the staff counter ( and cashiers too )

With Tesco member card, you can even buy it at RM$3 instead of RM$8.50 with any Tesco purchase.
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Old 04-08-2018, 01:10 PM   #6605
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Buy from KSL Tesco at the basement - U Mobile cards will be at the staff counter ( and cashiers too )

With Tesco member card, you can even buy it at RM$3 instead of RM$8.50 with any Tesco purchase.
Thank you so much. Will head there and try.
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Old 05-08-2018, 02:50 AM   #6606
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Going for a day trip. Is the 8rm digi marked up at city square branch? If so then I should just get the 10rm Hotlink instead right?
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Old 08-08-2018, 11:12 AM   #6607
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What do people normally do for internet connection for day trips into JB?

Only for whatsapp and maps.
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Old 08-08-2018, 02:16 PM   #6608
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What do people normally do for internet connection for day trips into JB?

Only for whatsapp and maps.
The cheap way is to get any Malaysia sim with data. The easy way is to get roaming sim from any local Telco like starhub happy roam and then select the plan you want.
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Old 08-08-2018, 04:43 PM   #6609
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Reached JB by bus around 9.30 pm last Friday, the pushcart shops and 7-11 at JB Sentral said they cannot sell the prepaid card at night after certain timing because they cannot do the registration. I needed internet to book a Grab ride to Sutera area ( RM$17 ) and sadly could not find wifi at City Square or Komtar JBCC. So no choice, took one of the taxi lined outside Komtar, trip was around RM$25.

So fast forward, in KL on Saturday night, Bukit Bintang, Alor Street, I was still determined to get a prepaid card for convenience sake. Encountered make shift stalls that are selling starter pack for higher prices. I know how much is each telco's starter pack price as I saved it on my phone so I just refuse to buy anything for RM$15.00 -RM$18.50 when it cost only RM$8.00 - RM8.50.

Found a convenience store ( forgot is it 7-11 or the other one ) which carries U Mobile cards.The cashier said I have to buy the RM$18.50 if I want data ( 200 MB only ) and if i get the RM$8.50 starter pack - it does not come with any data.

Seriously, if I didn't know better, I would have paid RM$18.50. But luckily I have bought the RM$8.50 pack before in KSL in May and know it comes with a bundled 200MB data.

This is the kind of gimmick that one may encounter if they are not familiar with the prices... I refuse to pay extra $10 for the starter pack and told the guy I wanted my prepaid card without data at the published price on the pack.

When I insert the card into my phone and opened up the umobile app to check, it has data contrary to what the guy claimed.

BTW, for short trips of 1-3 days, U Mobile has promotions at Tesco, selling starter packs for only RM3! ( my cousins snapped 4 packs when they were in KSL JB )


Starter Packs RRP ( As of 29 July 2018 )
Celcom - Xpax RM$10
Maxis - Hotlink RM$10
Digi Prepaid Live RM$8
U Mobile RM$8.50


My trip ended up being 5 days, so my U Mobile 200 MB data and credit were all used up. Bought Xpax from the official Celcom store in NU Sentral, Lvl 2 ( KL Sentral ). Should have bought Xpax from Day 1 if I could since I can choose either 10GB Facebook or 10GB Instagram freebies. I think that's great for instagram heavy users like me.
Can i know did they ask for your passport when you purchase the U Mobile RM8.50 SIM Card?

ur cousin bought 4 packs of these? - don't they come with expiry dates?
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Old 08-08-2018, 10:09 PM   #6610
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what sim card best to use for weekend JB getaway?
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Old 08-08-2018, 10:26 PM   #6611
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what sim card best to use for weekend JB getaway?
i thought you said you have digi in another thread?
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Old 08-08-2018, 10:29 PM   #6612
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i thought you said you have digi in another thread?
i bought 2 weeks back... still can top up?
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Old 08-08-2018, 10:40 PM   #6613
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i bought 2 weeks back... still can top up?
why not? is it not working now?
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Old 08-08-2018, 10:54 PM   #6614
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why not? is it not working now?
I'm in SG.. can check meh?
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Old 08-08-2018, 11:02 PM   #6615
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I'm in SG.. can check meh?
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