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The best we found was the Digicel Martinique "Forfait Life". It is a subscription, but you can stop it whenever you want. It has the "Life 20GO" for € 39.90/month or the "Life 40GO" for 54.90/month.
You have 20/40 giga in the month, you can share with computer. Phones & SMS without limit in Europe (not Switzerland) & Caribbean. It functions in the whole Caribbean, even in Panama.
The 40GO subscription covers also calls & SMS to USA & Canada.
To stop the contract, they need a letter which is not always easy to send. The easiest way is to contact them and ask to change your sim-card Forfait Life in prepaid sim-card, in french they call it "le basculement à la carte". They ask you why, just say you're out of Caribbean for a while and want to Keep your number for when you return. It functions well. Your number will be deactivated after 3 month of non use.


Information of December 2018

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VHF cruisers net:

Martinique: chanel 8, Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 8:30
Bequia: chanel 68, Monday - Saturday, 8:00
Carriacou: chanel 69, Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 7:30
Grenada: chanel 66, Monday - Saturday, 7:30
St-Martin/Sint-Maarten: chanel 10, Monday - Saturday, 7:30


VHF kids cruisers net:

Grenada: chanel 66, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 5-10 minutes after the cruisers net during the summer school holidays.  Wednesday & Saturday the rest of the hurricane season.

VHF call and talk chanels in the Caribbean:

Between Antigua & Grenada, Americans and most of Caribbean cruisers stand by on chanel 68, which is their call chanel. To speak, they change chanel, generaly to 69. 
In St-Martin/Sint-Maarten, the call chanel ist the 10. To speak they go one or more up or down.



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