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Press Release | 15 Aug 2018

Vodafone extends cost free roaming to 29 more destinations

Vodafone extends cost free roaming to 29 more destinations

Customers signing up to our Pay monthly Red Entertainment plans can now roam with no extra charges in 29 additional destinations. This means new and upgrading customers can enjoy their home plan abroad with no additional charges in 77 countries worldwide, more destinations than any other UK network

  • Customers can now enjoy cost free roaming in 29 new destinations, including the USA, Canada, South Africa and Australia
  • Vodafone announces it is the only network to include 500 international minutes in a Pay monthly price plan

Customers signing up to our Pay monthly Red Entertainment plans can now roam with no extra charges in 29 additional destinations. This means new and upgrading customers can enjoy their home plan abroad with no additional charges in 77 countries worldwide, more destinations than any other UK network

New and upgrading Red Entertainment customers will enjoy hassle-free roaming in 29 of our most popular Roam-further destinations, as well as Vodafone’s 48 Roam-free destinations as part of our new Global Roaming Plus package.

The 29 destinations include long-haul locations such as USA, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa.  As well as these 77 destinations where no additional charges will apply, customers can also use their home plan in 75 Roam-further destinations from £6 a day.

In addition, Vodafone is now including 500 international minutes to EU destinations in its Red Entertainment plans – the only network to do so as part of a Pay monthly price plan.  This allows customers to call both landlines and mobiles abroad at no extra cost.

In addition to Global Roaming Plus and international minutes, the Red Entertainment plans offer 4G roaming in 137 destinations – more than any other major UK network.  Vodafone also offers full speed roaming on 4G where available on all plans with no data throttling.

And on top of that, Red Entertainment plan customers also have the choice of Amazon Prime Video, Spotify Premium, Sky Sports Mobile TV or a NOW TV Entertainment Pass for the duration of their contract.

Global Roaming Plus and inclusive international minutes to EU countries will be available for new and upgrading Red Entertainment SIM-only customers from 4th September.

To find more about Red Entertainment plans, please visit: https://www.vodafone.co.uk/redentertainment

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Global Roaming Plus destinations include our 48 Roam-free destinations as well as the following 29 Roam-further desitnations:

Albania, Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Canada, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Ghana, Grenada, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Mexico, Monsterrat, Mozambique, Netherland Antilles, New Zealand, South Africa, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent, St Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks and Caicos, UK Virgin Islands, USA.

Full list of our 48 Roam free destinations can be found here: https://www.vodafone.co.uk/cs/groups/public/documents/webcontent/vfcon079682.pdf

EU destinations for international minutes include : Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

The best network for roaming: take your home plan to more destinations & on 4G (where available) compared to other major networks (EE, O2, Three & iD) as of 10th May 2018. Destinations, verification & details at vodafone.co.uk/roaming

More 4G destinations that any other operator: Vodafone offers 137 4G destinations worldwide.

About Vodafone UK

Vodafone UK connects people, businesses and devices to help our customers benefit from digital innovation. Our services span mobile, fixed line connections, home and office broadband and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Having made the UK’s first mobile phone call and sent the first text message, Vodafone has a history as a tech pioneer. In 2018 we made the UK’s first live holographic call using 5G, and were first to start carrying live 5G traffic from a site in Salford, Greater Manchester. We now have 5G in more places than anyone else, with multiple locations now live across the UK and the rest of Europe.

Today we serve more than 18 million mobile and fixed line customers in the UK, with 4G network coverage at 99%.  Our customers voted us the UK’s Best Mobile Network at the 2018 Trusted Reviews Awards – for the second year in a row. To help deliver Gigabit UK, our full-fibre broadband roll-out programme now covers 15 UK towns and cities through partnerships with CityFibre and Openreach.

Connectivity is at the heart of what we do as it gives us a huge opportunity for good. We are using our network, products, talents and technology to help society prosper and respond to significant social and environmental issues.  Our free Digital Parenting magazine is helping families and schools across the UK to navigate the online world safely. Meanwhile, the Vodafone Foundation’s work with researchers at Imperial College is developing personalised cancer treatment using the processing power of smartphones.

We are part of Vodafone Group, one of the world’s largest technology communications companies, with mobile operations in 26 countries, partnerships with mobile networks in 55 more, and fixed broadband operations in 19 markets.  As of 30 September 2019, Vodafone Group had approximately 625 million mobile customers, 27 million fixed broadband customers, and 22 million TV customers – including all of the customers in Vodafone’s joint ventures and associates.

For more information about Vodafone UK, please visit: www.vodafone.co.uk

 

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