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Wireless World Travel

Many people don’t think about their phone costs ahead of time, often resulting in unanticipated roaming or data service charges. Before traveling abroad, you should contact your provider to learn about the wireless charges that may be applicable while abroad. You should also learn about other options including VoIP (Internet calling), calling cards and buying a phone oversees.

For additional information, see our guide International Roaming: Using Your Mobile Phone in Other Countries.

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