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YHA together with Global Gossip has made it easier than ever to stay in touch with loved ones while you travel through Australia.
Get your Aussie mobile number before you leave home! YHA and Global Gossip have a great prepaid SIM card with all the features needed for your trip down under.
Purchase your YHA Connect SIM Card when you book your YHA hostel online and pick it up at your hostel on check-in.
Receiving your mobile phone number instantly means you can give it to your friends and family before you leave home, so they can keep in touch with you as soon as you land in Australia.
For only AUD$10 you’ll get a SIM pack and $10 credit.
• Text messages to anywhere in the world for 15 cents each • Mobile data at 5 cents per MB • FREE incoming calls and text messages • Cheap international calls • Multiple recharge options • 6 months expiry from last use or recharge
SIM card credit can also be used at YHA Connect internet terminals in major YHA hostels around Australia, at Global Gossip terminals and at public phones. YHA Connect SIM Card is available in the following hostels:
• Adelaide Central YHA • Brisbane City YHA • Cairns Central YHA • Melbourne Metro YHA • Melbourne Central YHA • Perth City YHA • Sydney Central YHA • Railway Square YHA • Sydney Harbour YHA. Click here to see full terms and conditions.
Looking for ways to check your emails, update your facebook status or research where to go next on your trip? YHA Connect is the perfect way to do all of this while you travel.
Staying in touch when travelling is vital and YHA understands you don’t want to waste time on slow computers, or spend a fortune phoning home. YHA Connect is a rechargeable card available for purchase at most YHA’s around Australia ensuring fast internet access and the ability to phone home from a mobile or landline at great prices. YHA Connect internet facilities have the capabilities that Generation Y backpackers demand from wireless access and online banking security to Skype, iTunes and music.
YHA/HI members can get great value Australian Travel Insurance.
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)