Re: [Debconf-discuss] trying to figure out vodacom prepaid plans and woolworth's at CPT airport .
Am Freitag, den 01.07.2016, 23:16 +0900 schrieb Roger Shimizu:
> On Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 9:57 PM, Julian Andres Klode <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > On 24 June 2016 at 20:49, shirish शिरीष <email@example.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I tried to figure out vodacom prepaid plans ( I didn't register)
> > > just
> > > to have an overview of what sort of charges could I expect to
> > > pay.
> > >
> > > I went to http://www.vodacom.co.za/vodacom/shopping/plans/plans?p
> > > lanType=Airtime%20plan&paymentMode=Prepaid
> > >
> > > and from details of the voice-only plans it seems the per minute
> > > billing is between R1.50 to R2.00 but couldn't find any deals for
> > > prepaid.
> > >
> > > People who are coming through CPT Airport and going to
> > > Woolsworth's
> > > could you share your experiences ? What prepaid deals
> > > (voice or/and
> > > data) were being offered by the shopkeeper there ?
> > Woolworths sells one type of Vodacom and one type of MTN sim card.
> > The
> > Vodacom plan sold at Woolsworth is the Power Bonus plan. There's an
> > option to switch plans, but I'm not sure if that works in time for
> > DebConf. The card costs 1 rand.
> > You should be able to charge your card at ATMs (not tried yet), or
> > the
> > Vodacom website (it's very picky about which credit cards it
> > accepts,
> > it does not seem to like mine). Or probably you could buy a card at
> > the woolworths and then buy an airtime charge thingy card at a
> > Vodacom
> > store, but not sure (maybe woolworths even has some, idk).
> > The cards are are near the cash register, in the middle of the room
> > on
> > some kind of separating wall. So you'll find them if you just wait
> > in
> > the queue and then look right.
> > highvoltage also bought some pre-registered cards.
> Thanks for the info!
> I bought VodaCom SIM with 1GB data from Woolworths in CPT airport,
> The resigter ppl of Woolworths asked me to activate the SIM at
> shop, so went to the shop nearby, however VodaCom staffs are angry at
> me because I didn't buy from them, and said they can activate SIM
> bought from them.
> I don't want to spend too much time on this, so I spend another
> to get the same type SIM card on hand, just let them activate and
> charge the 1GB plan for me.
> - If you want to buy from Woolworths, remember to insist to activate
> the SIM immediately.
> - I have one spare SIM, if anyone need it, I can give it for free.
My experience: Don't buy the card at the Vodaphone store... They
charged me R119 only for the card, I was told at Woolworths its is 1R