Are you on the cheapest roaming plan? Using your mobile phone while travelling can be expensive. Complicated roaming fees and high charges mean that prices vary significantly depending on where you are travelling and what network you are on. Calls for the same trip can range in cost from tens of euro to thousands of euro! Unfortunately, the Irish consumer has to be very careful when roaming, be it for leisure or business.
Many people get a device included with their mobile phone contract. However, bundled packages are not the only way to get a phone and, for many, it is better to buy a phone “SIM-free” and choose a contract later.
A SIM-free phone is one which is purchased completely independently of any network operator. While the initial cost of a SIM-free phone can seem daunting, getting your phone in this way has its advantages.
In this post, we list some of the main advantages of SIM-free phones.