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annieupdates
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Using GiffGaff abroad?

Hey,

 

Just wondering how people use giffgaff abroad? Does it cost a lot extra to send texts? I know on o2 when I'm in the states it costs around 50p per text, which was fine because I only used it for emergencies. How much is it with giffgaff?

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Re: Using GiffGaff abroad?

Using giffgaff Abroad:

Calls, Texts and Data used whilst outside of the UK are chargeable from CREDIT and NOT GOODYBAG allowances, so you will need to topup.

Charges can be found under the roaming section of  http://giffgaff.com/index/pricing  
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Re: Using GiffGaff abroad?

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) 35p per minute
Receiving calls (charged in per second increments) 11p per minute
Sending texts 10p 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* £1.50 per MB

*Roaming data charges can build up quickly. If you are concerned about this we recommend setting your handset not to use data whilst abroad. More on roaming settings

Roaming in other countries
Making calls and calling your voicemail (charging in per second increments after the first 30 seconds) £1 per minute
Receiving calls (charged in per minute increments) £1 per minute
Sending texts 30p 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* £5 per MB

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Re: Using GiffGaff abroad?

Where u goin?

Europe costs:
Hi,calls here cost 35p/min to make & 11p/min to receive.Send a text for 10p,free to receive.Data is £1.50/MB.More info giffgaff.com. In emergencies call 112
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Re: Using GiffGaff abroad?

As with other networks ,this will cost you a bomb though 

 

Making calls and calling your voicemail (charging in per second increments after the 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: Using GiffGaff abroad?

roamin rates apply

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Re: Using GiffGaff abroad?

Get a local sim when u go abroad 😄
Much cheaper and turn off roaming
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Re: Using GiffGaff abroad?

Depends where you are I suppose
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Re: Using GiffGaff abroad?

Dont use data, very expensive. Texts in Europe are 10p. That should act as a guide for you :smileyhappy:
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Re: Using GiffGaff abroad?


annieupdates wrote:

Hey,

 

Just wondering how people use giffgaff abroad? Does it cost a lot extra to send texts? I know on o2 when I'm in the states it costs around 50p per text, which was fine because I only used it for emergencies. How much is it with giffgaff?



I was in Italy a week ago,  rates are just like any other network.  The good thing I discovered is that I had excellent reception even in very remote areas including on trains all along every route.

 

RATES:

 

Making calls : 35p/mnt

Recieving cals :11p

sending text : 10p

recieving text : Free

 

Roaming : £1.50/mb  (I advice you to switch data roaming OFF at all time to avoid charges)