Using the internet on your phone overseas

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Vodafone Red Roaming

If you are travelling to the US, NZ, UK or selected destinations in Europe or Asia and have a Vodafone Red plan or Classic plan, you can opt-in to Red Roaming, which lets you use your included minutes, TXT and data for $5 extra per day. You can activate Red Roaming via My Vodafone. If you need assistance from anywhere in the world call us on +61 414 141 414. Find out more about our Red or Classic Plans here.

If you are not on a Red Roaming eligible plan you can switch to a Red or Classic Plan at no charge provided the plan is of the same or higher value, please call us  on +61 414 141 414 if you want to talk about changing Plans.

Find out more about Red Roaming 

 

Roaming Data Add-ons

If you are travelling outside of the US, NZ, UK or selected destinations in Europe or Asia or don’t have Red Roaming and want to use the internet on your phone, we recommend purchasing an Overseas Data Add-on to avoid receiving a large data roaming charge. They're available to use in NZ, selected destinations in Asia, North America, Europe and South Africa. Select the Add-ons that apply to the destinations you’re visiting, then opt-in on the months you need them and opt-out on those you don't.

Data to use in:

New Zealand show

For use on your phone, tablet or mobile broadband modem.

  Included data Monthly cost
Small 500MB $25
Medium 1GB $50
Large 1.5GB $75

 

Asia & North America show

For use on your phone, tablet or mobile broadband modem in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, USA and Canada.
 

  Included data Monthly cost
Small 100MB $30
Medium 250MB $75
Large 500MB $150

 

Europe & South Africa show

For use on your phone, tablet or mobile broadband modem in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and South Africa.
 

  Included data Monthly cost
Small 100MB $50
Medium 250MB $120
Large 500MB $250

 

Premium destinations show

For use on your phone, tablet or mobile broadband modem in Argentina, Brazil, Croatia, Egypt, Fiji, Israel, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

 

  Included data Monthly cost
Small 50MB $60
Medium 100MB $120

 

Roaming Data Add-ons

If you are travelling outside of the US, UK and NZ or don’t have Red Roaming and want to use the internet on your phone, we recommend purchasing an Overseas Data Add-on to avoid receiving a large data roaming charge. They're available to use in NZ, selected destinations in Asia, North America, Europe and South Africa. Select the Add-ons that apply to the destinations you’re visiting, then opt-in on the months you need them and opt-out on those you don't.

Remember that using data while overseas is more expensive than at home. You can use our handy data calculator to work out how much data you might need while roaming. 

Data to use in:

New Zealand show

For use on your phone, tablet or mobile broadband modem.

  Included data Monthly cost
Small 500MB $25
Medium 1GB $50
Large 1.5GB $75

 

Asia & North America show

For use on your phone, tablet or mobile broadband modem in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, USA and Canada.
 

  Included data Monthly cost
Small 100MB $30
Medium 250MB $75
Large 500MB $150

 

Europe & South Africa show

For use on your phone, tablet or mobile broadband modem in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and South Africa.
 

  Included data Monthly cost
Small 100MB $50
Medium 250MB $120
Large 500MB $250

 

Premium destinations show

For use on your phone, tablet or mobile broadband modem in Argentina, Brazil, Croatia, Egypt, Fiji, Israel, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

 

  Included data Monthly cost
Small 50MB $60
Medium 100MB $120

 

How to purchase an Add-on

Call
1555 from your Vodafone mobile
+61414141414 if you are calling from overseas or any other phone

Visit
Find the store that's most convenient for you by using our store locator.  

 

Casual data roaming rates

If you haven’t signed up to Red Roaming or an Overseas Data Add-on, you’ll pay our casual data roaming rate of $10.24/MB.
 

Removing a Data Add-on

Overseas Data Add-ons are recurring. So to avoid being charged for the months you don't need them, you can cancel them via My Vodafone or by calling us on 1555.