Prepaid across the border!

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I plan going to the US in october for 2 weeks. Now my question is for prepaid customers, is there any special add-on I can purchase to be able to txt/call while I'm there? Thanks in advance :)
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Prepaid will not work outside Canada at all.
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That's not to say you don't have options,

You can unlock your phone and grab a prepaid usa sim card from tmobile or At&t. Or if you have some time before you leave you can get a sim mailed to you from one of their mvno like red pocket or straight talk.

To call home on those plans you can use Google voice via the app (android) or through their html5 interface. (

I don't think koodo will unblock a prepaid phone but you can normally find unlock codes on ebay or gsm