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# 251236 14-Jun-2019 14:36
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Hi all, wasn't sure whether to post this in the travel forum or here, but here goes.

 

Next week, I will be travelling to the USA on holiday for around 4 weeks. In the past (last trip was 4 years ago), I have got a local SIM card while I've been over there. The state of roaming appears to have improved greatly since my last travels, so I'm thinking of using Spark's $20 roaming packs for this trip. I am a prepaid customer on the $19 rollover pack.

 

I wanted to find out if folks here have had any experience with this pack, and perhaps more importantly, if there are any gotchas I need to be aware of.

 

It looks like from the T&C's, I should disable my voicemail before I leave, to avoid getting charged per-minute rates if anybody decides to call and leave me a message. Anything else I need to be aware of?

 

Yes, I know the roaming will be a bit more expensive, but by the time one has found a store, purchased an AT&T or T-Mobile sim card and plan, paid currency conversion fees etc, I doubt the roaming pack will be all that much more expensive, and I don't mind paying a bit to avoid dealing with US mobile carriers...

 

Thanks,

 

Sherman


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  # 2271949 8-Jul-2019 17:15
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It includes calls anywhere. So yes if you’re in China and call a local number then that counts as outgoing. Or if you’re in China and call someone in Singapore that’s also included in the outgoing minutes.




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