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Old 02-07-2009, 11:39 AM
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do they work on the ship? On Navigator 2/14/09
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Old 02-07-2009, 11:48 AM
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They can. It depends on your carrier. You will be picking up signals from the ships satellite and you could have hefty roaming charges.
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Old 02-07-2009, 11:55 AM
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Thank you. My local carrier said they would not work because there aren't any towers in the ocean! I don't have roaming fees so I'll also check with them regarding those fees.
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I cruised with carnival and my phone worked every once in a while but my charges where crazy i made 2 called to check in with me dog sitter and was charged over 70$!! i would make sure with the phone company first. plus your on vacation leave the phone off!!!
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Oct 2007 I used our phone ( AT&T )on the way back from Hawaii to change our flight and was charged 3.50 per minute roaming charge. It was connecting thru the ship.
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I didn't plan on using my cell but if we have an emergency at home I needed to know if the kids would be able to reach us.
Thanks for the info!
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Good plan. Emergency use only.
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Cell phones and computers on a ship...NOT...

Go and have a great time...Happy Cruising....

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