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zhouzilu83
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Cost to receive calls or texts abroad

Hi fellow giffgaffers, quick question, do I have to pay anything to receive phone calls or texts abroad? I'm going to China soon, won't use Internet or calls, but will leave my phone on, just in case my friends will call me.
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Re: Cost to receive calls or texts abroad

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Hi,

It costs £1 per minute to receive calls and there's no charge for receiving texts.

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Hi yes you'll be charged the roaming cost which is £1 per minute to receive
It's also £1 per minute to call out
Sending texts is 30 p each
And free to receive
Data is £5 per mb
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Hi there :smileyhappy:

Yes you can use giffgaff abroad but Please be aware that, goodybags and Gigabags are for the uk only, and you will need to top-up and add airtime credit whilst using giffgaff abroad.

The international prices are shown on the link below :smileyhappy:

http://giffgaff.com/index/international

As a note :smileyhappy: make sure that you turn your roaming data OFF while you are abroad,and use wifi whenever you can instead as data is expensive and burns through your credit :smileyhappy:

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Dialling and calls to voicemail (charged in per second increments after first 30 seconds)£1 per minute
Receiving calls (charged in per minute increments)£1 per minute
Sending texts30p per text
Receiving textsFree
Picture messages (MMS) to a UK mobile16p per MMS
Picture messages (MMS) to any other mobile24p per MMS
Data Roaming*£5 per MB
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Re: Cost to receive calls or texts abroad


zhouzilu83 wrote:
Hi fellow giffgaffers, quick question, do I have to pay anything to receive phone calls or texts abroad? I'm going to China soon, won't use Internet or calls, but will leave my phone on, just in case my friends will call me.
Thanks

Hi zhouzilu83, yes you do have to pay for receiving calls. More information here http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/tkb/articleprintpage/tkb-id/Tips@tkb/article-id/287

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Re: Cost to receive calls or texts abroad

Receiving texts will be free, but it will cost you £1 per minute to receive calls (charged in per minute increments).
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Re: Cost to receive calls or texts abroad

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Re: Cost to receive calls or texts abroad

The only thing that is free is receiving texts
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