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jpa
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Using data goodybag in France and Belgium

I frequently go off in my motorhome and use my PC with a giffgaff data goodybag to enable me to use e-mail and browse the internet for places to go and see.  This is a superb service.

 

Shortly I will be going off to France and Belgium for a couple of weeks and was wondering if I can use the same data goodybags and if so how much extra it will cost.  Any information would be most welcome.

paulreds
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Registered: ‎04-04-2012

Re: Using data goodybag in France and Belgium

You cannot use gigabags or goodybags abroad, they are for UK use only.
You will need credit and will be charged roaming rates
bonusball
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Re: Using data goodybag in France and Belgium

Roaming in the EU and other selected countries

If you call from any EU country, Andorra, Croatia, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Iceland, Kosovo, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, San Marino, Serbia, Switzerland, Vatican City.
Making calls and calling your voicemail (charged in per second increments after the first 30 seconds) 28p per minute
Receiving calls (charged in per second increments) 7p per minute
Sending texts 8p per text
Receiving texts Free
Picture messages (MMS) to a UK mobile 16p per MMS
Picture messages (MMS) to any other mobile 24p per MMS
Data Roaming* 69p per MB

morvin
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Re: Using data goodybag in France and Belgium

No. They are UK only.

Check prices here https://giffgaff.com/index/pricing
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lmills
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Re: Using data goodybag in France and Belgium

Gigabags and goodybags are for uk use only. You will need credit aboard. In France data roaming will cost 69p per Mb
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abihussain
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Re: Using data goodybag in France and Belgium

Unfortunately, goodybags will not work abroad, so you will need credit on your account to use giffgaff abroad. It can be quiet expensive too. See here for the pricing guide: http://giffgaff.com/index/pricing
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Re: Using data goodybag in France and Belgium

sorry you cant use this outside uk

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woodyuk
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Registered: ‎05-01-2011

Re: Using data goodybag in France and Belgium

Goodybags and gigabags are UK only.

 

Once you are abroad everything is charged from your credit at whatever the international roaming rate is for that country and so could get very expensive if you use a lot of data.

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Re: Using data goodybag in France and Belgium

you would have to use credits abroad, so in other words day light robbery
top tip - if you ever run out of minutes, buy a calling card :smileyhappy:
midgedog
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Registered: ‎21-07-2012

Re: Using data goodybag in France and Belgium

Goodybags are uk only mate, as has been said.

 

You may be best off buying a sim out there for data usage?  Worth looking into...

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