500MG Addon insufficient How to access more data for the remainder of trip?.

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The advice given was wrong. My addon of 500MG for trip in Ireland is not enoigh on June 22. How do I access more data for the remainder of my trip? I return to Canada July 2nd. Next billing cycle begins July 12. Thank you.
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Raymond Kuntz

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Well I'm not aware of a 500MB international roaming add-on. Afaik there's only the 59MB one. There isn't a way as you can only pick one type of roaming add-on per billing cycle. You will have to pay overage rare, which is obscene. Your only realistic option at this point is to get a local prepaid Sim for your data needs. There are excellent data options locally:

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I think Raymond meant 50MB Goran.

Likely the easiest option is to use wi-fi for your data needs at this point Raymond. You could get a local SIM as Goran suggested it, although the will require greater effort to make happen then if you just jumped on a wi-fi connection.
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You are right about the 50MB typo.
I can get Wifi on several stops along a cycling trip (as I am now). However I hope to use an Ap to track routes and elevations as we go along our trip. I picked up a micro SIM card. But, of course, my phone is locked. Canada just passed a law prohibiting companies from selling locked phones so as I contact my mobile phone company I will argue they should not charge me to unlock this LG phone.
Thanks !
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You can still be charged for unlocking phones until December 1st.
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If you have an Android phone, then 3rd party can unlock your phone much cheaper.
And you can use local SIM/service. It would be cheaper than paying overage charges.