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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 time, if you need more allocation. The Roaming Pack or Roaming Data Pack which expires first will be used first

  • Once a roaming pack inclusion has been consumed or the pack has expired customers will revert to casual rates, unless they sign up for an additional roaming pack.

  • Roaming Pack and Roaming Data Pack allocations aren't able to be shared. The data, text and call allocations can only be used from the mobile number that they are bought for.


So, let's see how the value stack up against Flexiroam X.

Flexiroam X is much cheaper for data when travelling to Australia.

If you are travelling with a companion or with family or in a group, Flexiroam has the advantage of enabling you to gift data to other Flexiroam users. You can obtain better value buying a larger Data Plan and sharing it amongst your travel group.

For a true comparison, tt is more appropriate to compare Spark's (7 Day Roam Data Pack)

Spark Mobile Roaming Data Pack Vs Flexiroam (Australia Local Data Plan)

Roaming PlanDataExpiryPrice (USD)CallsSMS
Spark Mobile - Roaming Pack1GB7 Days$9.89N/AN/A

Flexiroam X: Australia Local Data Plan1GB8 Days$7.35

3GB8 Days$16.10


Download our App or purchase a Free Starter Kit for further comparison.

If you require more data, or are staying for longer than a week Flexiroam X will present you with even greater savings.

Even though most travellers just want data, Spark has the convenience of included calls & texts.

Skinny Mobile $20 7 Day Roam Pack

Roaming PlanDataExpiryPrice (USD)CallsSMS
Skinny Mobile - Roaming Pack1GB7 Days$13.39200 Mins200 Text

Flexiroam Australia1GB8 Days$7.35OutboundN/A


For an extended journey Spark Mobile's Add On. With that said, Flexiroam X could be used in a complimentary manner with your Skinny Mobile SIM, if you wanted more data.

As most Kiwi's travel with family or in a group, Flexiroam's ability to allow users to share their data is a huge advantage.

share  has the advantage of being able to share

More options.

Download our App or purchase a Free Starter Kit for further comparison.

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