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Topic # 187940 10-Dec-2015 15:12
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Skinny have today launched new Roaming and International Calling Add-ons.  For the first time this also includes Data Roaming.

These can currently be purchased through the website and Text Self Service.  New iOS and Android App versions will be available soon.

International

https://www.skinny.co.nz/pricing/international-calling/
Or Text Addon to 2424 for details.

Aussie Chat, 300 Minutes valid for 30 Days from NZ to Australia for $9

Overseas Chat, 300 Minutes Valid for 30 days from NZ to the below countries for $10
China, Hong Kong, India, UK, USA, Canada, Singapore, Thailand, Belgium, France, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, South Korea, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Ireland, Netherlands or South Africa

Roaming

https://www.skinny.co.nz/pricing/overseas-roaming/
Or text the name of the country you're roaming in to 2424 for details.

Aussie Roaming Daily, 20 Mins/10 Texts/100MB valid for 24 Hours in Australia for $5
Aussie Roaming Weekly, 100 Mins/50 Texts/500MB valid for 7 Days in Australia for $25
Aussie 300 Roaming Weekly, 300MB valid for 7 Days in Australia for $10
Aussie 500 Roaming Weekly, 500MB valid for 7 Days in Australia for $15
International 1 Daily Data Roaming, 100MB valid for 24 Hours in UK, USA, Hong Kong or Saudia Arabia for $5
International 2 Daily Data Roaming, 100MB valid for 24 Hours in Canada, China, Fiji, Samoa, Nauru, Vanuatu, Tonga or Papua New Guinea for $10
International 3 Daily Data Roaming, 100MB valid for 24 Hours in France, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand or South Korea for $15

NB: Aussie Roaming Mins can be used for incoming or outgoing calls, and include calls to/from voicemail.



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  Reply # 1448295 10-Dec-2015 17:26
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I'm on https://www.skinny.co.nz/pricing/overseas-roaming/

checking ozzy roaming rate, it's not showing rate for $ per min within country, bugged? How about roaming data rate? or do I must use addon for data?



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  Reply # 1448299 10-Dec-2015 17:28
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bunky: I'm on https://www.skinny.co.nz/pricing/overseas-roaming/

checking ozzy roaming rate, it's not showing rate for $ per min within country, bugged? How about roaming data rate? or do I must use addon for data?


You have to buy an Add-on for Data

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1473749 18-Jan-2016 13:19
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Hey @LivingSkinny ,

 

Can you buy the roaming packages before you leave NZ so you can hit the ground and go? Or will that cause issues?




 

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  Reply # 1473775 18-Jan-2016 13:34
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With the addons to they activate immediately, or upon first use?

 

It would be kinda hard to activate if you're without data when you arrive at your destination.

 

 




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  Reply # 1473817 18-Jan-2016 14:06
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openmedia: With the addons to they activate immediately, or upon first use? It would be kinda hard to activate if you're without data when you arrive at your destination.  

 

The Add-ons activate as soon as you purchase them.  You can purchase overseas as our site is free to use from a Skinny device and therefore can be used when you don't have any data allowance.



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  Reply # 1473821 18-Jan-2016 14:08
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Shock: Hey @LivingSkinny , Can you buy the roaming packages before you leave NZ so you can hit the ground and go? Or will that cause issues?
You can buy before you leave but that does mean that the clock has already started ticking as they are active from the time of purchase.

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Well we just got back from our Aussie trip and can report everything worked like a charm. No issues at all. This included using the app to add some extra data and also texting to add funds to my account to allow the top up. 

 

Only weird thing was I got the welcome text message twice, although I think that was after the 7 days had ended.





 

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  Reply # 1482626 1-Feb-2016 10:16
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One tip is before you go to Australia check your APN settings if you don't have a skinny supplied phone.

 

You need to make sure wapaccess.co.nz is your APN or roaming data simply won't work

 

Details can be found at -

 

http://support.skinny.co.nz/app/answers/detail/a_id/348/~/how-do-i-set-up-internet-and-mms-on-my-android-device%3F





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  Reply # 1483485 2-Feb-2016 12:54
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@Shock

 

 

 

Welcome sms's are send on arrival in destination and then every 7 days if the customer is still in the same destination.


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