When travelling abroad we want you to savour, capture and share every fantastic experience without worrying about hidden costs or searching for WiFi. Say goodbye to telcos that overcharge you to travel, and hello to Vodafone – the only network with $5 Roaming. With $5 Roaming, you can use your phone, tablet or mobile broadband plan for $5 extra per day in over 100 countries. Our Modem Plans are not eligible for $5 Roaming. These countries may vary, so check our list below before you travel.
If you're on a Vodafone Infinite or Plus Plan, you can only use Max Speed data with $5 Roaming, along with your call and text inclusions. Once Max Speed data is used, $5/GB charge applies. If you're on an Ultra+ Plan, you can use unlimited mobile data on your phone. If you use more than 30GB hotspot data, you'll be charged $5 for each extra 1GB. Max 90 days of $5 Roaming per calendar year. T&C apply.
$5 extra a day
You’ll only be charged $5 extra in addition to your plan fees on days you call, text or use data.
Use your plan overseas
Use the data, talk and text inclusions of your plan while you travel. If you’re on a Vodafone Infinite or Plus, you can only use Max Speed data. If you go over Max Speed data, we’ll automatically add 1GB for $5.
$5 Roaming should be activated already for you. Just switch on your phone in an eligible country. You can check and manage roaming through My Vodafone.
Sign up to an eligible plan with roaming and see the world with Vodafone.
Mobile phone plans
Travelling with a prepaid plan? Check out our Prepaid Roaming Add-ons.
International roaming is the ability to connect your device to a network outside of Australia. Whether you use $5 Roaming, Roaming Add-ons, or Pay-As-You-Go rates, you'll typically be able to use data, send/receive calls and texts, or access other mobile services while overseas.
With Vodafone’s $5 Roaming, you can use Max Speed data, calls and text in over 100 countries for $5 extra a day. Countries may vary. T&C apply. If you’re heading to a country where $5 Roaming is unavailable, you can access our Pay As You Go roaming rates.
$5 Roaming should be activated already for you. You can check by logging into My Vodafone under account settings.
If you signed up to a Red or SIM Only Modem plan after 2 July 2020, you won’t be able to access $5 Roaming.
If you signed up to a Mobile Broadband plan after 12 April 2017, $5 Roaming will be available and already switched on for you.
If you signed up to an eligible Mobile Broadband plan between 31 August 2016 and 12 April 2017, you’ll need to activate $5 Roaming through My Vodafone.
If you signed up to a Tablet or Data Plan, $5 Roaming is available and already switched on for you.
You will be charged the $5 fee only on days you make or receive a call, send a text or use data overseas. The $5 fee will appear on your bill to be paid at the end of the billing period. If you go over data allowance, Additional Data will be charged at $5/GB ($0.005/MB).
If you visit a country where $5 Roaming isn’t available or if your plan isn’t eligible for $5 Roaming, you can still use your service overseas on our Pay As You Go roaming rates.
You can use $5 Roaming for up to 90 days per calendar year.
Countries subject to change, see current list and full details. Available to eligible customers, see terms for details specific to your plan. $5 Daily Charge is in addition to minimum monthly spend and allows you to use your plan’s inclusions in Eligible Countries for $5 per day. For Vodafone Infinite Plan, BYOD, SIM Promo and Plus Plan customers, only Max Speed data allowance can be accessed while $5 Roaming. For all plans, once your included data, Hotspot Data (available on Ultra+ Plans), or Max Speed data (as applicable for your plan) is exhausted, additional data will be automatically added at a charge of $5/GB ($0.005/MB) (“Additional Data”). Additional Data expires at the end of your billing month, is not shareable and can only be used while in $5 Roaming countries. Max 90 days of use in any calendar year. Opt-out at any time, visit My Vodafone or call 1555. All roaming services subject to network availability.
Pay As You Go roaming rates for Postpaid
All International Roaming rates are subject to change – check the rates for the countries you are visiting above before leaving for most current pricing. You will be charged for making or receiving calls; calls are charged per 30 seconds with a $1 minimum charge. For full International Roaming rates, go to our Roaming rates page. To check that you are opted-in to roaming visit My Vodafone or contact Customer Care (by calling 1555 from your Vodafone mobile) before leaving Australia. On most of our plans roaming will already be active. Except for customers using Vodafone $5 Roaming, Pay As You Go Roaming charges are not part of your included value in any Postpaid mobile plan and will be charged on top of your minimum monthly spend. All Vodafone services are subject to network availability, individual device capabilities and limitations of overseas networks. Some Vodafone services such as video calling and PXT may not be available whilst roaming in some countries.
International roaming rates for Prepaid
All International Roaming rates are subject to change – check our Roaming page before leaving for most current pricing. International Roaming charges are deducted from your My Credit balance if you have not purchased a Prepaid Roaming Add-on. Check your plan on our Roaming Rates page for all rates and charges. All Vodafone services are subject to network availability, individual device capabilities and limitations of overseas networks. Some Vodafone services may not be available whilst roaming in some countries.
Prepaid Roaming add-ons
Not for commercial or resale purposes. 1-day ($5 Roaming Add-on), 3-day ($15 Roaming Add-on) or 7-day ($35 Roaming Add-on) expiry after purchase. SIM activation must be completed in Australia. Max 90 days total use per calendar year. Data is deducted in per KB increments. Included data is for use on handsets only. Calls charged in 1 minute increments. All offer end dates, and recharge times are in Australian Eastern Standard or Daylight time (AEST/AEDT). Excludes premium, video, special and overseas free phone numbers. All Vodafone services, including the Vodafone data roaming service is subject to overseas network limitations and availability and individual device capabilities. Some Vodafone services may not be available whilst roaming in some countries. Any unused Data from your Prepaid Roaming Add-on will not contribute to your Data Bank.