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sim card purchase?

I am planning to come directly from Inverness Airport to Nairn, and would like to get a sim from O2, Orange, etc, with a prepaid plan upon arrival. Is there a place at the airport or in Nairn to buy a sim and add a prepaid credit? I didn't see a carphone, tesco, or individual provider store (which is what I've done on previous trips to Edinburgh). Thanks for your help!

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1. Re: sim card purchase?

Not sure that there is but if you are prepared to make a slight detour by heading towards Inverness for a couple of miles then there is a large Tesco and a carphonewarehouse at the retail park.

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2. Re: sim card purchase?

Nothing in Nairn but Vodafone, EE, O2 and Three in Eastgate Centre, Inverness

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Unfortunate news, but not unexpected. Perhaps I'll see about ordering a sim and having it sent to my B&B. A detour to Inverness is not really possible. I had hoped it might be like Italy or France where all the newsstands and tobacco shops have phone items too!

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As I said there is no need to go into Inverness the retail park is the airport side although my couple of miles was somewhat optimistic. It would take approx 15 minutes to drive there from the Airport.

You might find one of the smaller shops in Nairn does indeed sell SIMs but it appears there aren't any of the larger retail outlets there.

If you are looking to get SIM delivered you might also look at giffgaff who are online only. It really depends what you are intending to use the SIM for as to which offering will be best for you.

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6. Re: sim card purchase?

A quick update: I wrote to the tourist office in Nairn, and was informed that sim cards are available at Strachans Newsagents on the High St.

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Result! Just shows what us experts know!

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8. Re: sim card purchase?

I'm sure the large Sainsbury's in Nairn would be able to help

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