Hi PrePay
KPN Telecom GSM 900
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For visitors in the Netherlands with a GSM900 phone.
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Hi PrePay is one of the five PrePaid GSM SIM cards available in the Netherlands. 

For many foreign visitors who expect many incoming calls it is better economy to buy a Hi PrePay-kort, but not always when you want to call your home countries, compare the price list below. Have a look at their home page www.primafoon.nl for coverage maps. You can also call their customer service at 0900-2005200 (0.75NLG/min), in the Netherlands only.

The Start package cost about 100NLG (86DEM). The packege contains a preactivated GSM SIM-kort loaded with 15NLG (13DEM), en 25NLG (22DEM) value coupng, a register form with gives you 25NLG extra, codes and a users manual in dutch. You have the possiblity to chose from two different call tarifs (see price list below).

There are Phone packages, too. These packages cost around 400NLG (344DEM). The phones are SIM locked.

There are value coupons, called Beltegoed, for 25NLG (22DEM) to charge the card with. The valid period is 12 months per recharge + 30 days of receiving calls only, or to recharge the card.

International calls are possible. The automatic customer service (in Dutch) with, for example, credit request, is free, but not the standard customer service. It costs 0,75NLG/min (0,65DEM/min). There is no service in any other language, but in the standard customer service many speak good English.

Getting started;

1. Insert the SIM card in an apropriate phone,
2. enter your PIN code,
3. start calling (the card is precharged with 15NLG)..


Services included;

1. Answering service,
2. Diverting to the answering service,
3. Receiving SMS and sending texts,
4. Free 112 emergency calls (like in most nets).
5. Roaming


We have tested the Hi card and it works well. We have found no grounds for complains. We can recommend the Hi PrePay card. There sometimes are special prices during sales campaigns.

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National calls
1 NLG = 0,86DEM
the exchange rate varies
Gulden/minute
(German Marks)
day time 8-19
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1,49 (1,28)
evenings, nights 19-8
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0,25 (0,22)
weekends
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0,25 (0,22)
112
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free
International calls
Europe
2,50 (2,15)