Martin Lewis: Mobile customers face the return of roaming charges for overseas calls

Martin Lewis urged customers to review their cell phone contracts before traveling abroad as three companies reintroduced roaming charges.

The charges refer to calls to mainland Europe and were reintroduced after the United Kingdom left the European Union.

While many people may have gotten used to not having to pay extra for calls while on vacation, roaming charges can add up and cost quite a bit.

Speaking on ITV on the Martin Lewis Money Show, the host warned that people could be billed £ 2 a day depending on the contract.

He said: “While we are outside the European Union, mobile phone roaming charges for EU travel will be reintroduced. They will charge £ 2 a day to give you your monthly credit – Vodafone, EE and Three – and you can see when they start, January for Vodafone, March for EE and May for three.

“However, this only applies if you extended your contract between July and October or entered between these dates.

“One way to avoid this is if your contract expires, just let it continue without renewing it. The problem with this is of course that you might miss out on a cheaper offer on regular UK calls, but it would prevent you from doing so. ” the roaming, so you’d have to add the numbers. “

However, not all service providers have reintroduced roaming charges. So if you travel often there could be a better deal.

Martin explained, “You could of course switch to O2, which is not on that list, but it could be announced coming in soon, as well as other networks have a Sim for this country, if you go too many you might get a global one Roaming Sim. “


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