Doctor's Review: Medicine on the Move

December 14, 2017
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Bye-bye roaming charges

If you’ve ever used your cell phone while travelling, you may know how financially painful roaming charges are. Be prepared before you leave.

Skype (skype.com) and Truphone (truphone.com) offer free phone apps for making cheap international calls using Wi-Fi.

The Vonage Mobile app for Facebook (apps.facebook.com/vonage-talkfree) allows you to make free international calls over Wi-Fi to Facebook friends who also download the app.

This article was accurate when it was published. Please confirm rates and details directly with the companies in question.

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  1. On April 13, 2011, Steve Sullivan said:
    I took my brand new iPhone to Japan. Hardly used it. Cost > $500 for two weeks. A very expensive lesson.

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