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From where to buy SIM card and phone near curtin university

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From where to buy SIM card and phone near curtin university

Hi I shall b traveling to Curtin University Perth and need to know from where can I buy telstra SIM card as well as a new mobile phone

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1. Re: From where to buy SIM card and phone near curtin university

Are you not bringing your own phone ? if you need a new phone you can head into any phone shop. Countless ones in Hay St and Murray St in town.

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2. Re: From where to buy SIM card and phone near curtin university

There is an Apple store and a Telstra branch at Garden City shopping centre.

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3. Re: From where to buy SIM card and phone near curtin university

If you are going to be living in student accommodation or near Curtin, Carousel is the closest major shopping centre. There is a local shopping centre across the road from Curtin's main entrance. There is a myriad of options for Telstra sim and phone purchases. JB Hi-fi is a good place to start if you are looking to purchase Android.

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4. Re: From where to buy SIM card and phone near curtin university

Thank u so much

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5. Re: From where to buy SIM card and phone near curtin university

Can u also please tell me which company sim should I buy . I have searched online n telstra seems the best. Also I wanted to know about a decent phone which is not very expensive any suggestions

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6. Re: From where to buy SIM card and phone near curtin university

Telstra has the best coverage but if you are just staying around the Perth and suburbs,Optus is also fine.

Check out the JB Hifi web site for phones. Plenty of choices and many on special at the moment.

You can also buy very cheap phones and sims at places like Woolworths and Coles,along with data/call packages.

Jump on to the Whirlpool forum and check out recommendations.

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7. Re: From where to buy SIM card and phone near curtin university

For the extra 3 km in distance, I would prefer to direct any visitors to Garden City, where they are less likely to be mugged or have their car stolen...

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8. Re: From where to buy SIM card and phone near curtin university

Leelou, I dont think its reasonable to suggest that mugging and car theft is typical in Perth - you are probably scaring the poster unnecessarily.

As in any city, its always wise to take reasonable precautions to keep yourself and your belongings safe but in general, Perth is a safe city. Avoiding badly lit areas at night alone is commonsense. Carlisle train station near Carousel shopping centre does seem to have more than its fair share of unsavoury incidents.

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9. Re: From where to buy SIM card and phone near curtin university

As a local, IME Carousel is no worse than any other large shopping centre. I've been harassed in the carpark at Garden City, never at Carousel.

Cannington station adjoins Carousel; it's an interesting place!

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10. Re: From where to buy SIM card and phone near curtin university

"Unsavoury Incidents", "interesting place" - Exactly!! But to each their own. I am merely giving information that I would like to be given, if I was going to a new place.

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