you imagine life without your cell phone just because
your on vacation overseas? Wouldn't it make your vacation
so much easier to be able to have a cell phone while you
are here on the Island. Many cellular phones stop working
at the border, and very few work overseas. So while you
are here at Margarita we would like to offer you a CDMA
or TDMA cell phone to use. We provide you with FREE drop
off service at the airport and pick up when your vacation
will include a 10,000 bs calling card already in your rental phone and should
you decide you would like to add more calling cards to the phone we will have
more cards readily available for you to purchase from us.
you use the cell phone locally the rate is about 1,000
bs per minute. 1,000 bs x 10 minutes comes out to 10,000
bs. You can also purchase the card anywhere on the island
that sells Movilnet UN1CA cards. At internet shops sometimes,
a the Sambil mall, gas stations pretty much anywhere you
see the Movilnet UN1CA sign advertised.
While you are
here, our Movilnet cell phones can call out long distance to the states. Also
your family members that will not be traveling with you can also call you while
your here in Margarita. We can send you the cell number via email before you travel
here to give out to your family.
in Venezuela, our calling card are not based upon minutes like those that they
sell in the states. Here our cell phones are like a regular telephones but Mobil.
In Venezuela we are charged a certain fee for local calls like from Movilnet to
Movilet cells that begin with 416 its a cheaper rate than calling a Telcel number
(414) still local but its a different phone company. Thankfully Movilnet is very
common and most people here have both or just Movilnet cell phones numbers.
we estimate the rates and we say estimate is because the phone company here (Movilnet)
says that we are suppose to be charged 320 bs per minute but with our own experience
having called the states to talk for 20 minutes at least we would normally use
20,000 bs of talk time. We have 10,000 bs in the cell to start with that are free
for you to use. If you feel that you need more money because you 'know' you'll
be making long distance calls then we can always add in more money in your phone
and you can pay us the difference when you arrive.
can also just leave it at the free 10,000 bs and purchase cards anywhere on the
island to refill the cell rental. We provide you with a calling card for you to
know exactly what you will need to buy to refill the phone if that's what you
would prefer to do. Each 10,000 bs that you use in the cell is $5.00. A person
who recently rented a cell was here on the island for 2 weeks and he was working
with a realtor and calling the states so to start off with he requested that we
have 60,000 bs worth of cards in his cell rental. We only charged him for quantity
(5) of the 10,000 bs cards since we offer the first 10,000 bs for free. All he
owed us extra was $25.00 ....again this is just an actual example but to help
you hopefully understand the way it all works here. Anyone of course can call
you from the states and it will not cost you anything, last we heard it was about
$2.00 or something like that for someone to call from the states to Venezuela.
So in a way it's way cheaper for us to call from here.
There is a $20.00 deposit which will be refunded to you at pick up time if there
is no damage, or returned in the same condition as it was given to you. Our rental
fee is $2.50 per day. Please pay with US funds. Payment and Deposit will be
collected upon your arrival at the airport.
bring the correct amount for your total days for payment,
and the $20.00 for the deposit with you to the airport.
It needs to be handed in upon your arrival when you are
met with your cell phone.
you not sure or unclear about anything please let us know right away and we'll
explain better or leave no questions unanswered.
what you will receive :
Nokia cell phone
10,000 bs calling card in phone
ask that you send your request in at least 1 week in advance please. We
need to know your travel dates and what Airlines will you be traveling on. We
will await your arrival and will have someone there personally waiting for you
at your gate with your last name on a sign.