In Poland, and in Warsaw in particular, there are several mobile operators. Tell about the experience of using all non I have opportunities, as well as about the whole variety of tariffs, therefore information will be about the operator Play and especially for tourists who arrived not for long, and who needs a local sim card for calls and 3G the internet. I will give the basic data, or more precisely the working scheme, and then You’ll have to choose your own tariffs on the site if you don’t fit what I used. However, Play is advised to take and travel forums like cheap internet and communication.
The content of the article
- 1 Where to buy Simka Play
- 2 How to check and replenish the balance of Play
- 3 Useful codes and phones
- 4 Speed and quality
- 5 Tariffs Play
- 5.1 General Information
- 5.2 Play na Kartę (Standard)
- 5.3 Play na Kartę Lubię to!
- 5.4 FORMUŁA Play na Kartę
Where to buy Simka Play
What to see in Warsaw →
In any newsstand ruch that usually cost around bus stops. Or in any mall where there is Pavilion Play. You can, as simply show on a bag with a sim card (they hang in a prominent place), or say Polish “poproshe PACKET STARTED TO PLAY “. There is a starter 5-9 pln. Similarly, Sims and other operators are bought, they are also sold in newspaper kiosks.
Newsstand Ruch, where they sell SIM cards
Here they are in the window, you can take any
Two different starters, one more for calls, the second more for Internet, but the tariff can be changed
The usual sim card and micro is always given.
On the other side is your telephone number, where +48 is a code country
International code of Poland +48 Mobile code of Poland +48
Mobile numbers can be dialed without a code +48.
How to check and replenish the balance of Play
* 101 # Balance check (in Polish)
You can recharge your balance at any Ruch newsstand or at a point Play sales. However, I personally like to replenish the balance leaving the house. This can be done on the official website on the page. replenishment. You can pay with a regular credit card. I paid card Corn, the payment was no problem, but a credit card Homecredit failed, the request was rejected.
As an option, if you have Webmoney, you can pay with your WMZ wallet. Here is a direct link to the payment.
Useful codes and phones
* 101 # Balance check * 108 # Find out the rest of megabytes * 121 # Find out your number * 111 * 49 * 1 # Check your fare
Rescue phone: 112 Ambulance: 999 Firefighters: 998 Police: 997 Play support service: * 500
Speed and quality
Communication was good everywhere. Traveled by bus to Bratislava (this across Poland), and 3G was almost all over. In the most Warsaw, I don’t remember that there were any communication failures or fell off the Internet, if you do not take into account the basement premises. The speed is also on the level.
3G speed in Warsaw, Play operator
I have not been in Poland for 2 years and I do not follow the tariff changes, settings and so on. Post update is very rare, so it is better to specify all on the operator site.
Official Play site
Walk around the site and see the rates. English versions I am not Found, so use Google Translate. Only thing that is on English is this page – http://promocje.play.pl/en/. When I was in Poland, the rates indicated on it were relevant. how Now I do not know.
Under the link you can see the tariffs in English (3 pieces). As a rule, they are sold in kiosks.
- Play na Kartę (Standard) (* 163 * 6 #)
- Play na Kartę Lubię to! (* 163 * 7 #)
- FORMUŁA Play na Kartę (* 163 * 10 #)
You can switch between these tariffs, the USSD code is specified in brackets. These are not all tariffs, but the rest is in Polish. Apparently These are specifically for foreigners, so there is a minimum of proposals and everything is in english. Rates are quite similar to each other, I am long I was stupid, which one is better. But in fact, the difference is not very great.
Calls within Play can be generally free if selected such a fare. It is convenient to buy a sim card for yourself and your wife (second companion) and You can talk for hours. The only minus is that most fares have a validity period, as you remember, and we used to have it. There is money on the account, and outgoing calls are not made because the term action is over. You have to fill up again earned.
Play na Kartę (Standard)
So, if you bought Play na Kartę (Standard) or switched to him, then you will have free calls inside the play. But you need remember the timing of action. Replenishing the balance by 5-9 pln you will get only 5 days for outgoing calls, 10-24 pln – 10 days, 25-49 pln – 30 days.
|Prices||Replenishment||Outgoing calls||Incoming calls|
|0 zł||Cost per minute and SMS within the Play network||5-9 zł||5 days||65 days|
|0,29 zł||Cost per minute to other operators||10-24 zł||10 days||70 days|
|0,09 zł||SMS cost to other operators||25-49 zł||30 days||90 days|
|0,12 zł||Internet (for 100 kB)||50-99 zł||100 days||160 days|
|100-300 zł||150 days||210 days|
You can also connect one-time Internet packages. One-time – means that they will act only once during the term actions. The price is excellent.
|Traffic count||Price / Duration||How to connect|
|600 MB||5 zł / 30 days||* 111 * 531 * 1 #|
|2 GB||9 zł / 30 days||* 111 * 532 * 1 #|
|6 GB||20 zł / 30 days||* 111 * 533 * 1 #|
Or, if you come for a long time, you can connect packages Internet, which will be valid every month.
|Traffic count||Price / Duration||How to connect|
|600 MB||5 zł / 30 days||* 111 * 541 * 1 #|
|2 GB||9 zł / 30 days||* 111 * 542 * 1 #|
|6 GB||20 zł / 30 days||* 111 * 543 * 1 #|
This tariff we used in the end, it is most obvious. At first they filled up by 25 pln, then they connected the package to 2GB. So way, and the Internet is, calls are free to a friend and another 15 pln left to call someone else.
Play na Kartę Lubię to!
If you have Play na Kartę Lubię to !, there are no free ones calls within Play, but bonuses are given for replenishment in the form of Internet traffic. In my opinion, the previous tariff is more “delicious”.
|Prices||Replenishment||Traffic bonus||Outgoing calls||Incoming calls|
|0,29 zł||Cost per minute to all networks||5-9 zł||50 MB||5 days||65 days|
|0,09 zł||Cost per SMS to all networks||10-24 zł||200 MB||10 days||70 days|
|0 zł||Internet usage (per 100 kB)||25-49 zł||500 MB||30 days||90 days|
|50-99 zł||1.5 GB||100 days||160 days|
|100-300 zł||3.5 GB||150 days||210 days|
Similarly, you can connect to the Internet package. All the same the same as in the previous tariff, the same, the same terms, such same connection codes.
FORMUŁA Play na Kartę
Someone more suitable rate with a monthly fee, tariff Formula, do not think that the expiration date will end. There are 3 formulas:
7 pln / month – free SMS and 100 MB of Internet. 14 pln / month – free SMS and calls inside the Play, 1 GB internet. 21 pln / month – free SMS and calls within Play, 2 GB of the Internet.
In my opinion, only the last two formulas are interesting, where 1 and 2 GB traffic. On the other hand, it may be easier to buy a package. 2GB internet for 9 pln on Standard.
P.S. About the other operators can not say anything. Maybe there all the same.
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