PhonePlanOh gosh; calling while traveling gets more complicated all the time. Here are a couple of places you can learn more:



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  1. Kathryn Abajian on September 10, 2015 7:11 am

    Even Verizon suggested last year that I not buy one of their international plans for my trip to Italy. Instead, they suggested buying a local SIM card for my iPhone. It worked then and now on an extended trip. I can stop in any Tabbacchi or newsstand to recharge the SIM card and it’s cheap–€20–30 a month. No calls to U. S. but I have FaceTime for that and no texting to U. S. but I use What’s App! Great for browsing the web as well as local phone calls and texts.
    Easy and convenient.

  2. Bradley Charbonneau on September 10, 2015 12:31 pm

    This is excellent, Laurie! In the past few years, I’ve been bypassing the US carriers and bringing my old smartphone to Europe and just buying a cheap SIM card when I’m there. Works great!

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