O2 Roaming Outside Europe

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  1. John Laidler

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    O2 have announced they are extending their coverage outside Europe. It isn't cheap at £4.99 a day but their existing £1.99 covers every country in Europe and I use it when Three isn't available.

    O2 Travel Update
    O2 Travel changes

    30 new destinations

    From 14 July, we're extending our O2 Travel service to cover 30 new destinations outside of Europe.

    As you're already on O2 Travel, you'll get data, minutes and texts in 30 new destinations outside of Europe and in the existing European O2 Travel destinations.

    What is O2 Travel?

    O2 Travel is our roaming service for Pay Monthly customers travelling abroad. It lets you use the internet, talk and send texts while you're away without worrying about overspending.

    How much does it cost?

    For £3.99 a day in Turkey and £4.99 a day in selected countries outside of Europe you'll get all the data you need, 120 minutes to make and receive calls and 120 texts to use each day within your travel destination and back to the UK.

    In Europe, O2 Travel will continue to work as normal. For £1.99 a day you'll get all the data you need, 120 minutes to make and receive calls and 120 texts to use each day within European O2 Travel destination and back to the UK.

    What's included?

    Each day you'll get all the data you need, 120 minutes to make and receive calls and 120 texts.

    You'll only be charged on the days you choose to use O2 Travel. The daily charge applies from midnight to midnight UK time and won't be triggered by receiving calls or texts.

    O2 Travel provides a separate allowance of data, minutes and texts while you're away and will not affect your standard UK tariff allowances. Voicemail (901) is included in the cost.

    What's not included?

    Any unused data, calls and texts won't be carried over to the following day.

    If you go over the daily 120 minutes and 120 texts allowance, you'll be charged thestandard roaming rates. Premium rate numbers, MMS (picture messages) and other non-standard texts are also not included and will be charged at standard domestic rates.

    Countries covered by O2 Travel from 14 July

    £1.99 a day: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Monaco, Guadeloupe, La Reunion, French Guiana, Martinique, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guernsey, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Vatican, San Marino, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

    £3.99 a day: Turkey

    £4.99 a day: USA, UAE, Australia, South Africa, Thailand, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Japan, Cape Verde, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Albania, Columbia, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Panama, Uruguay, Venezuela, Botswana, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Antigua and Barbuda, Honduras, El Salvador.

    Opting out of O2 Travel

    If you decide that O2 Travel is not right for you, you can opt out by texting NOTRAVEL to 23336.

    If you opt out, you'll be charged for any data, minutes and texts usage at thestandard roaming rates. Data outside of Europe is charged at £6/MB.

    Your data usage is capped at £43 (inc. VAT) in Europe, which gets you 935MB of data. It's capped at £40 (excl. VAT) outside of Europe, which gets you 50MB of data. Contact us to raise this cap to £120, to use 2.6GB of data in Europe, 200MB of data outside of Europe or to remove the cap completely. If you choose to remove the £120 cap, you'll be charged the per-megabyte rate for the country you're travelling in. When you're back in the UK, you can contact us to reapply the cap.
     
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