Fast precise information and tips to help you keep in touch and communicate whilst traveling the World.
Good value services
Keep it simple! : All you really need to know is:
- Get an unlocked (not locked to any specific mobile network) mobile phone, into which you can buy a local travel sim card, once you reach your destination Country
- There’s a few good UK providers of international travel SIMs, Google search will pull up plenty to choose from, dependant on where you’re travelling.
- Check your own mobile operators international rates / deals
- Make sure you have a system for topping up mobile SIMS from overseas, i.e. access to wifi, a lap-top, or internet cafe, where you can log into your SIM providers top-up page. (remember to take your passwords with you!)
Fair pricing – value for money
I’ll list some of the companies and deals I’ve used myself, here soon:)
Value tips for using phones overseas
Keep it Simple – talk less! use texts, get people to phone you (most travel SIMS are free to receive calls) check your deal.
Using your phone efficiently, can save hundreds on a long trip cost, I’ve seen guys get mobile phone bills for £1000+ because they used a UK contracted phone to make and receive calls in far flung places like Russia and Kazakhstan, when they could have bought a cheap £15 call inclusive locale sim card.