How to use your phone abroad

Packed your bags and ready to leave? But what about your mobile phone; do you have any idea how you are going to use it when you land? Whether you are going on a long vacation or moving there, you need to prep your mobile phone so that you can communicate with ease. But it can be a little tricky if you are utterly clueless about what to do and how to do it. here are the things you should do to use your phone abroad.


International calling plans

Calling to tell your parents that you landed safely won’t be possible if you don’t have international calling activated in your phone. before you leave, you should call the customer care of your SIM card company and ask them about the charges and plans for international calling.


International data plan

Internet is the basic necessity of your phone and you can’t operate half of the things in your phone without it. features like GPS are important to locate places in a strange city if you don’t want to get lost. And apps like WhatsApp, Instagram are important to stay connected while you are away. Make sure to enquire about international data plans from your SIM card company to activate internet in your phone before leaving.


Rent an international phone

If you are confused about it and want to avoid all the issues altogether, you can simply rent an international phone. renting a phone is really easy, you can either do it online or you can rent it when you land. You can choose from various flexible plans and return the phone when you are leaving or via mail.


Buy an international SIM card

If you are going to stay for a long period, international data and calling plans can cost you more than you might have expected. The better option would be to buy a new international SIM card. To make it easier for you, the companies have kiosks at the airport itself so that you can buy it as soon as you land.


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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Nick Ekit says:

    You can get an international SIM card delivered to you before you travel (such as the one I bought from This gives you an opportunity to inform friends and family of your new number, and gives you a chance to get used to using it.


  2. Thanks for the information.


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