4/14/2010

so....I lost my phone

...in the Vancouver International Airport.

So sad.

I've contacted the lost and found and as of about 2pm on Tuesday afternoon, it hadn't shown up.  I would have left it there between 11:00am and 1:00pm on Friday. 

So - I have a few options.

1. Just buy a phone from Solo Mobile (my carrier).  This will cost about $100 for a very basic unit.
2. I could cancel with Solo which would cost $260 plus 30 days notice.
   2a. Jordan and I could change his plan to a family plan and we could try to get a wicked unlimited talking to each other for cheaper plan and get a new cell phone for $0
   2b. I could find my own right fit plan and get a new cell phone for $0 and try to get some sort of fab five plan and still have unlimited talking to Jordan.

hmm

so... to cancel, or not to cancel?
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7 comments:

  1. This is a dilemma. Do you usually over-run your minutes talking to J?

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  2. I guess this would be your opportunity to do some really hard thinking eh? My first instinct too would just be to purchase a new phone for $100 but if you are totally unhappy with your cellphone company and want to switch, this would be the perfect opportunity. I bought my last plan out (or my parents did for me!) because our carrier was terrible and we were unhappy. I would seriously look over all your old bills and if you can save that extra $160 ($100 already taken into account that you need a new phone anyways) by switching to your new carrier, then I would switch for sure and look at possibly getting a new plan with your bf to save $$$!

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  3. I actually don't. The plan I have now is pretty perfect. The only real benefit for switching (as far as I can see) is to get a fab five plan and have unlimited calling to five numbers nationally. Solo (my current carrier) does not have this feature - but I do have 150 minutes of long distance each month (which I rarely go over)....

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  4. have you tried calling yourself? And see who picks up? perhaps someone will pick it up when they hear it rining and return it to you?

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  5. tough choices! I would explore all avenues but I wouldn't want to cancel with Solo - that is just too much to pay.

    Second Pear - have you tried to call/text your phone to see what happens?

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  6. Does Solo offer a replacement phone as part of your contract, in the event that yours is lost or stolen? I'm with Virgin, and they will provide you with a loaner until you can sort the situation out. You never know, it might still turn up!

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  7. @ Jordan has called and texted my phone asking that the person who calls returns it - or calls us... but nothing yet.

    The airport did call to get some more details, but they didn't have my phone (must have had someone elses')

    @eemusings - I think you're right.... I'll probably wind up buying a new Solo phone. We checked a few out last night, but I'm not really loving any of them.

    @Educated Pauper - unfortunately no. And I'm not eligible for an upgrade until July :(

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