Vodafone has announced a new international roaming plan for its customers. Vodafone says its new plan offers 90 percent discount on data and about 64 percent discount on calls while travelling in 45 countries, including the US and the UK. The plan is available for a rental of Rs. 2,499, with validity of 30 days.
As per the plan, Vodafone will charge data for Rs 50/MB while roaming abroad. It's notable the current data rate is Rs 563.2/MB.
Outgoing local and international calls be available at Rs. 25/min and Rs. 50/min respectively. Vodafone will charge Rs. 50/min for incoming calls.
Currently, the rate for outgoing local and international calls on overseas roaming is Rs. 70 per minute and Rs. 140 per minute respectively. Incoming calls are charged at Rs. 70 per minute.
Vodafone's new Rs. 2,499 international roaming plan is in addition to current Rs. 1,499 plan that gives users 60 percent discount on voice, SMS and data services on international roaming. The discount offer is valid for 40 countries, including Australia, France, Italy, Singapore, Switzerland, the U.K. and U.S., on specific partner networks across the globe. Read more about Vodafone's Rs. 1,499 plan here.
“There is an increasing need of customers to remain connected while travelling abroad and our latest international roaming pack enables our customer to do that. It guarantees affordable connectivity for our customers travelling to countries like UK, USA, UAE, Singapore etc. Ensuring quick and hassle-free data access upon arrival, it addresses the needs of diverse customer segments,” says Vivek Mathur, Chief Commercial Officer, Vodafone India.
Source: Hindu Businessline