Now that the Trans-Tasman travel bubble is in full swing, what better time to dust off your suitcase and visit our neighbours over in beautiful New Zealand. And don’t forget, with Vodafone’s $5 Roaming you can arrive with the best roaming deal around! Use your phone, tablet or mobile broadband plan inclusions for just $5 extra per day and enjoy great value every day, even when you’re overseas.  

Need a reason to roam like a local? Here are our top 5 reasons to book a flight and jump across the ditch.


For those separated from loved ones for the past year, there’s no better reason to jump on a plane and head over to Aotearoa. Reconnecting with friends and family in person feels a bit surreal for a lot of people, but now with the NZ travel bubble open, it can become a reality. And while the origin of the lamington is still up for debate, we know nothing beats a home cooked meal and a hug from someone you love. Don’t have friends or family in NZ? Our Kiwi brothers and sisters are notoriously friendly, so don’t worry, it’ll feel like you do!


Feeling tired? Adjusting to life during COVID-19 has taken a toll on us all, so we get it! New Zealand is the perfect destination for some much-needed R&R. In fact, New Zealand is the third most peaceful country in the world according to the Global Peace Index. It has everything from gorgeous landscapes to quiet coastal towns, from tranquil lakes to billowing green hills. How can you not feel at peace? Relaxation is paramount to managing stress and has a positive effect on our overall health. Return from your trip with a calmer and clearer mind, ready to take on the rest of 2021 with ease.


Does anyone remember how to holiday anymore? After spending the past year with our feet firmly on the ground, most of us are itching to grab our passports and board a flight overseas. Luckily, NZ has more than enough to see and do to cure you of your holiday amnesia. Try visiting the famous mud pools and hissing geysers of Rotorua. Take a guided hike in the spectacular Westland Tai Poutini National Park, where you can marvel at the Franz Josef and Fox glaciers. Hit the slopes of NZ’s ski fields in picturesque Queenstown. Explore middle earth by visiting the Hobbiton movie set from Lord of the Rings. Or island hop across the 144 islands scattered across the Pacific Ocean in The Bay of Islands.  Pair that with being able to use your existing plan’s data whilst you’re there, and you can make everyone back home green with envy with your snaps on social media. Start packing!


It’s been a tough year for a lot of people due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many industries including travel and hospitality have been hit hard as borders were closed and restrictions enforced. Now that restrictions have eased, we have the opportunity to support the travel and hospitality industry, as well as enjoy a wonderful holiday ourselves. Taking advantage of a cheap flight, booking NZ accommodation, making a reservation at a local restaurant, or buying tickets to a tourist attraction, all helps struggling businesses to get back on their feet.  And it’s all too easy to make travel plans when you don’t have to worry about searching for WiFi!

Reap the benefits!

You can do all the above whilst using the same plan you use here in Oz, all for just $5 extra per day. Savour, capture and share every fantastic experience

Find out how you can enjoy great value every day with Vodafone’s $5 Roaming.

Terms and conditions

$5 Roaming
Countries subject to change, see current list and full details. Available to eligible customers. $5 Daily Charge is in addition to minimum monthly spend. For all postpaid 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. Prepaid services need to add a Prepaid Roaming Add-On.  Opt-out at any time, visit My Vodafone or call 1555. All roaming services subject to network availability.

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Andre Moir

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Andre Moir,
Social Media Specialist