India' second largest telecommunications service provider, Vodafone India today unveiled its first ever, worry free, unlimited International Roaming proposition for travellers to Europe with its international roaming pack, Vodafone i-RoamFREE.
"Whether it is a business trip or a leisure holiday, international travellers can now easily activate a pack and use their number overseas from the UK and other popular travel destinations of Europe like Germany, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Turkey, Greece, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania, Hungary, Malta, & Albania," said Vodafone in a press statement.
Apart from Europe, travellers can also use unlimited calling and data in USA, UAE, Singapore & Malaysia with the same pack taking the total tally of “Unlimited” Countries to 18. The pack is available at multiple affordable price points ranging from Rs. 5000 for 28 days (which is effectively Rs. 180 per day) to Rs. 500 for every 24 Hours usage. Vodafone prepaid and postpaid consumers can activate the pack through My Vodafone App or on the website www.vodafone.in/ir
Avneesh Khosla, Associate Director – Consumer Business, Vodafone India, said, “We launched our flagship unlimited international roaming proposition for the USA, Singapore and UAE in April, and are now very excited to extend it to these additional destinations. Europe, USA, UAE, Singapore & Malaysia comprise more than 50% of our total roamers and international traffic. With calls and data becoming completely free in these countries, we are eliminating the hassle of carrying local SIM cards or looking out for public WiFi during overseas travel."
"Customers can freely upload photos & videos, look up places on maps, check emails and stay connected back home using their Vodafone number without worrying about high international roaming bills They can remain confidently connected on their existing Vodafone number when they travel and be assured the best of voice and data services,” he added.
Apart from offering unlimited usage in 18 countries, the same pack also allows consumers to use their phones freely across 42 other countries. Vodafone has recently added new countries like Japan, Qatar, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Egypt and more to this pack. In all these countries, subscribers can receive incoming calls for free, make any call for Re. 1/min and browse data at Re. 1/MB only.