Mobile operator Play in Poland - 3G Internet and communication

In Poland, and in Warsaw in particular, there isseveral mobile operators. I don’t have the opportunity to tell about the experience of using all, as well as about the whole variety of tariffs, so the information will be about the Play operator and especially for tourists who have come for a short time and who need a local SIM for calls and 3G Internet. I will give the basic data, or more precisely the working scheme, and then you will have to choose the tariffs on the site yourself, if you do not like what I used. However, Play is advised to take on travel forums, as inexpensive Internet and communication.

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Where to buy Simka Play

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In any newsstand ruch that usuallystand near the bus stops. Or in any shopping center where there is a Play Pavilion. You can just show it on a bag with a sim card (they hang in a prominent place), or you can say in Polish "poprose pack start-ups to play." It is worth a starter 5-9 pln. Similarly, Sims and other operators are bought, they are also sold at newsstands.

Newsstand Ruch, where they sell SIM cards

Newsstand Ruch, where they sell SIM cards

Here they are in the window, you can take any

Here they are in the window, you can take any

Two different starters, one more for calls, the second more for the Internet, but the rate can be changed

Two different starters, one more for calls, the second more for the Internet, but the rate can be changed

The usual sim card and micro is always given.

The usual sim card and micro is always given.

On the other side is your telephone number, where +48 is the country code.

On the other side is your telephone number, where +48 is the country code.

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

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Mobile operator Play in Poland - 3G Internet and communication

Balance check (in Polish)

You can replenish the balance in any newsstandRuch or at a Play point of sale. However, I personally prefer to replenish the balance without leaving home. This can be done on the official website on the replenishment page. You can pay with a regular credit card. I paid Corn card, the payment went without any problems, but Homecredit credit card failed, the request was rejected.

As an option, if you have Webmoney, then you can pay from your WMZ wallet. Here is a direct link to the payment.

Useful codes and phones

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Mobile operator Play in Poland - 3G Internet and communication

Balance check
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Mobile operator Play in Poland - 3G Internet and communication

Find out the rest of megabytes
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Mobile operator Play in Poland - 3G Internet and communication

Find out your number
* 111 * 49 * 1 #

Mobile operator Play in Poland - 3G Internet and communication

Check your fare

Rescue phone: 112
First: 999
Firefighters: 998
Police: 997
Play support service: * 500

Speed ​​and quality

Communication was good everywhere. I went by bus to Bratislava (this is all over Poland), and 3G was almost all over. In Warsaw itself, I do not remember at all that there were communication failures somewhere or the Internet was falling off, if you do not take into account the basement rooms. The speed is also on the level.

3G speed in Warsaw, Play operator

3G speed in Warsaw, Play operator

Play Rates

general information

I have not been in Poland for 2 years and I do not follow changes in tariffs, settings, and so on. Post update is very rare, so it is better to check everything on the operator's website.

Official Play site

Walk around the site and see the rates. I did not find any English versions, so use Google Translate. The only thing that is in 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 Karte (Standard) (* 163 * 6 #)
  • Play na Karte Lubie to! (* 163 * 7 #)
  • FORMULA Play na Karte (* 163 * 10 #)

You can switch between these tariffs, USSDthe code is 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 sentences and everything is in English. Tariffs are quite similar to each other, I sat for a long time stupid, which one is better. But in fact, the difference there is not very big.

Calls within Play can be generally free.if such a tariff is chosen. It is convenient to buy a sim card for yourself and your wife (second companion) and you can talk for hours. The only negative is that most of the tariffs have a validity period, as you remember, and we had before. There is money in the account, and outgoing calls are not made because the validity period is over. We have to replenish it to work again.

Play na Karte (Standard)

So, if you bought Play na Karte (Standard) orswitched to it, then you will have free calls inside Play. But you need to remember the timing of the action. Having replenished the balance by 5-9 pln you will receive only 5 days for outgoing calls, 10-24 pln - 10 days, 25-49 pln - 30 days.

Prices Receipts Outgoing calls Incoming calls 0 zl Cost per minute and SMS within the Play network 5-9 zl 5 days 65 days 0.29 zl Cost per minute to other operators 10-24 zl 10 days 70 days 0.09 zl Cost SMS to other operators 25-49 zl 30 days 90 days 0 , 12 zl Internet (per 100 kB) 50-99 zl 100 days 160 days 100-300 zl 150 days 210 days

You can also connect one-time Internet packages. One-off means that they will act only once during the period of validity. The price is excellent.

Number of traffic Price / Duration How to connect 600 MB 5 zl / 30 days * 111 * 531 * 1 #

Mobile operator Play in Poland - 3G Internet and communication

2 GB 9 zl / 30 days * 111 * 532 * 1 #

Mobile operator Play in Poland - 3G Internet and communication

6 GB 20 zl / 30 days * 111 * 533 * 1 #

Mobile operator Play in Poland - 3G Internet and communication

Or, if you have come for a long time, you can connect Internet packages that will be valid every month.

Number of traffic Price / Duration How to connect 600 MB 5 zl / 30 days * 111 * 541 * 1 #

Mobile operator Play in Poland - 3G Internet and communication

2 GB 9 zl / 30 days * 111 * 542 * 1 #

Mobile operator Play in Poland - 3G Internet and communication

6 GB 20 zl / 30 days * 111 * 543 * 1 #

Mobile operator Play in Poland - 3G Internet and communication

We used this tariff in the end, hemost obvious. At first they filled up by 25 pln, then they connected the package to 2GB. Thus, the Internet is there, the calls are free to a friend, and another 15 pln remains to call someone else.

Play na Karte Lubie to!

If you have Play na Karte Lubie to !, there are no free calls inside Play, but there are bonuses for the replenishment in the form of Internet traffic. In my opinion, the previous tariff is more "tasty."

Pricing Reward Bonus traffic Outgoing callsIncoming calls 0.29 zl Cost per minute to all networks 5-9 zl 50 MB 5 days 65 days 0.09 zl Cost per SMS to all networks 10-24 zl 200 MB 10 days 70 days 0 zl Internet usage (per 100 kB ) 25-49 zl 500 MB 30 days 90 days 50-99 zl 1,5 GB 100 days 160 days 100-300 zl 3,5 GB 150 days 210 days

Similarly, you can connect to the Internet package. All the same as in the previous tariff, the same, the same terms, the same connection codes.

FORMULA Play na Karte

Someone more suitable rate with a monthly fee, the Formula tariff, do not think that the validity period will end. There are 3 formulas:

7 pln / month - free SMS and 100 MB of Internet.
14 pln / month - free SMS and calls within Play, 1 GB of the 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 of traffic. On the other hand, it may be easier to buy a 2GB Internet package for 9 pln on the Standard.

P.S. About the other operators can not say anything. Perhaps there is also everything.

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