My name is ***** ***** certified professional with over 10 years experience. I will be glad to assist you with this.
I am sorry to hear that you are having this issue.
Do you have a google account?
If you have a google account connected to the phone you can use android device manager to locate the galaxy tab>>go to..https://www.google.com/android/devicemanagerthen sign in with your google account and password.
I am sorry about the cost. I only do the tech support, I do not have any control over the cost, sorry.
Were you able to get the tablet located?
Let me know if you need more help please.