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Spark Roaming Rates: Australia

With the prospect of International Travel across the ditch back on the agenda, Kiwi travellers are starting to get excited about once again visiting their Aussie neighbours. What can Spark customer's expect to be charged when using their phone in Aussie? Australia roaming options You can buy a Roaming Pack, Roaming Data Pack or use casual roaming rates. Data (MB) Outgoing calls (min) Incoming calls (min) Text Roaming Pack $20 for seven days 1GB 200 minutes 200 minutes 200 (160 character limit per text) Roaming Data Pack $15 for seven days 1GB - - - Casual rates (If you don't buy a pack) $10 per 200MB* $0.49 per minute $1 per minute $0.80 per text (160 character limit per text) *Every 200MB used costs $10, up to 14 times per day. If you exceed this in a day, your extra data costs $0.50 per 1MB. This resets each day at 00:00 NZT wherever you are in the world, regardless of how much data you've used. You can buy and have more than one Roaming Pack or Roaming Data Pack at a tim

New Zealand: International Roaming Charges

New Zealand: International Roaming Charges The Kiwi traveller is faced with high roaming charges when visiting their Aussie neighbours across the ditch. It gets even worse when travelling further abroad to Asia, Europe, the USA or South America, Asia. Of the local New Zealand providers Warehouse Mobile takes the cake, with a whopping $50,000 per GB effective roaming data rate!  MVNO Roaming Data? Cost Flexiroam Yes $6+ per GB Spark Yes $15+ per GB (7 days) 2degrees Yes $30+ per GB Vodafone Yes $19+ per GB (7 days) Kogan Mobile Yes $11.90 per 700MB (3 days) Warehouse Mobile Yes $50,000 per GB Skinny # Yes $15+ per GB (7 days) Vocus * Yes $15+ per GB (7 days) Digital Island * Yes $15 per GB (7 Days) Trustpower * Yes $22 per GB (7 Days) Slingshot Yes   $19+ per GB (7 days) $28+ per GB (30 days) Compass Mobile Disabled Unknown Flexiroam X provides coverage in Australia, New Zealand (using either Spark & 2degrees) and another 160 other countries too! It lasts forever Enables Data Sharin

Kogan Mobile NZ: International Roaming

    International Roaming Add-Ons Using your Kogan Mobile service while overseas is easy thanks to our International Roaming Add-Ons. You can choose between two International Roaming Add-Ons to use while you’re overseas. Once you purchase the Add-On it will apply to your current Kogan Mobile prepay plan instantly! Please note – an active Kogan Mobile prepay service is required to use an International Roaming Add-On. Included Destinations: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Fiji, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Nauru, Netherlands, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Samoa, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, US Virgin Islands, Vanuatu What You Ge

Voicemail Roaming

International Voicemail Roaming can ruin your holiday! If you have ever used voicemail while abroad, you will know how costly and difficult it can be to retrieve your messages while you're away. If you don't turn off conditional call forwarding and your phone is turned on whilst you are overseas, and you receive a call that you don't answer, your phone will divert the call back to Australia as an International roaming call call. If you then call in and listen to the voicemail, you will also be charged for a international roaming call. If you then return this call, you will be charged again at International Roaming rates. Given the above, it is easy to see why so many traveller's rack up enormous overseas roaming bills without even realising it. You can avoid these charges whilst overseas by enabling 'permanent call forwarding' before you leave. Whilst in this state, all calls to your number will automatically divert straight to voicemail instead of ringing. This

eSIM: Justifying your next Phone Upgrade

Justifying your next Phone Upgrade Forget the upgraded camera, the eSIM is the innovation in the new phones that will allow you to justify upgrading your phone. What is an eSIM? An eSIM is an  'embedded'  SIM module that is built-in to a device giving the user ability to download & add new mobile plans over the air, without having to physically purchase a SIM Card or need to fiddle around with paperclips and opening your SIM tray. Like other dual SIM handsets an eSIM provides you with the ability to run in dual SIM mode meaning you can keep your home SIM Card safely inside your phone whilst you are overseas.  This avoids you having to swap out and potenitally lose or damage your home SIM and keeps your  number active  for use in an emergency. Flexiroam X eSIM for more affordable data. eSIM is enabled on the following models: iPhone XR iPhone XS iPhone XS Max iPhone 11 iPhone 11 Pro iPhone 11 Pro Max iPad Pro 3rd Gen (12.9 inch, WiFi+Cellular) iPad Pro 3rd Gen (12.9 inch, 1T

Flexishare Starter Kit

  Buy a Flexishare Starter Kit One of the greatest features of the Flexiroam X Global Travel SIM solution is the ability for you to  share your Data Plan  with other members of you travel group via Flexishare. However introducing a new product is difficult to do, as people for some reason don't get as excited about Travel SIMs as we do. So, rather than bore you with FAQ's, guides & You Tube videos on how to use this cool feature, we thought we would go one better by Flexisharing data with you: Flexishare Starter Kits are the same in every way as our normal Starter Kits, but with one key difference: They include an extra 900 MB Data Plan! All in all there are 354 Data Plans available, but we expect the popular dates to sell out quickly, so get in quick! Questions Contact us via: Facebook Messenger Apple Business Chat Email We're always happy to help :)

Flexiroam X: SIM Card Setup Guide

  Follow this simple guide to get your Flexiroam X SIM Card up & running in no time! iOS Setup Guide Android Setup Guide

Flexiroam X: Cancel Plan Feature

Flexiroam X: Cancel Data Plan Feature   Just like the Low Cost Airlines, we run regular promotions on our Data Plans. We also offer standing discounts of up to 30% for those who purchase their   Local Data Plans   in advance. This is great for getting the most GB for your buck, but  what happens to your travel data if your plans change? You have a family emergency, or your flight is cancelled? Given the events of 2020, we are all aware that travel plans can change quickly, but that doesn't mean you have to lose your flexibility. Introducing the most ethical feature to appear in a Travel SIM: Flexiroam X: Data Plan Cancellation Enabling you to protect your travel budget by: Helping you avoid buying SIM Cards, Add-Ons or Data Plans that end up going unused Preventing you from buying more expensive plans at the last minute Enabling you to buy additional Data Plans (just in case) simply buy an additional data plan with a start date later in your trip. A Flexiroam Local Data Plan can be

Flexiroam X: Outbound Calling

Flexiroam X: Voice Calling Feature We have solved the main problem faced by many travellers - expensive data roaming. The vast majority of our customers have told us:  "We don't   need   call minutes when travelling - we just want more data!" With the rise in popularity of messaging and social media apps we generally agree. However, from time to time it can be handy to use a phone for what it was originally designed to do - make a phonecall! So, we would like to take you Back to the Future: Introducing – Voice Calls! Now you can use your  'data only'  Flexiroam X service to make phone calls to anyone, anywhere in over 150 countries!   What's even better is that unlike other Travel SIMs or SIMs bought locally, the calls are placed with your own caller ID! This means avoiding having to tell everyone to update their contacts with a temporary number. It also means, that the person you are calling will know that it's you. This means they will actually answer yo

2degrees Aussie Roaming Packs

  2degrees Aussie Roaming Packs    International Roaming Add-Ons Roaming Plan Data Expiry Price (USD) Calls SMS 2degrees - Aussie (data only) 500MB 7 days $9.95 No No 2degrees - Globe Trotter Data Pack 500MB 3 days $19.90 No No Flexiroam  Australia 500MB 8 days $7.35 N/A Flexiroam Australia 500MB 3 days  $3.85 N/A   2degrees Postpaid Destinations include Australia. Roaming Plan Data Expiry Price (USD) Calls SMS 2degrees - Aussie (data only) 1GB 7 days $19.90 No No 2degrees - Globe Trotter Data Pack 1GB 7 days $36.45 No No 1GB N/A Flexiroam Australia 1GB 8 days $3.85   dsjdhfs Prepay Roaming Plan Data Expiry Price (USD) Calls SMS 2degrees - Aussie Data Pack 1GB 7 days $19.90 No No 1GB 7 days $36.45 No No 1GB N/A Flexiroam Australia 1GB 8 days $3.85 $   $55 Globetrotter Roaming Pack All  2degrees Roaming Packs  are one-off and do not auto-renew. The applicable number of days that a 2degrees Roaming Pack is valid for is based on NZ standard time. For example, if you purchase a $55 Globetr