Avoid Bill Shock – International Data Roaming Tip
For those planning to travel overseas this year make sure you understand the costs associated with using data. You can be charged $15 per MB when roaming which in simple terms might be a photo, a quick glance at Facebook or a quick look at Google maps.
Always use a wi-fi hot spot and switch off data roaming on your mobile. It’s also a good idea to deactivate automatic software downloads.
If it’s absolutely necessary to use data, Telstra has international data packs available. Click here for more details.
Before you activate International Roaming, make sure to you take the time to understand the call charges and data rates, so you don’t ruin a good trip with bill shock when you get home.