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Roaming in Turkey: charges and alternatives
GUIDES 25 May 2022

Roaming in Turkey: charges and alternatives

Roaming in Turkey can be a little expensive, as most UK carriers do charge for every call, text or megabyte used by their customers in this destination. While some companies offer especial roaming bundles or add-ons, opting for a roaming SIM card might be the best choice.

Fernando Carrillo
Fernando Carrillo
Roaming in Mexico: data and mobile charges from UK
GUIDES 25 May 2022

Roaming in Mexico: data and mobile charges from UK

Roaming in Mexico is not free for most UK customers, as carriers often offer this service only with special add-ons or charging for every call, text or data used during the stay. Even though some companies allow data capping to cut down roaming expenses, it is best to opt for a local SIM card to use any phone services in the country.

Fernando Carrillo
Fernando Carrillo
Roaming in Japan: mobile and data charges
GUIDES 25 May 2022

Roaming in Japan: mobile and data charges

Roaming in Japan is not included in most UK mobile deals, so buying add-ons or paying extra for data and mobile usage is needed. Even though roaming charges in Japan may vary from carrier to carrier, it is a quite expensive option. Rather than using an UK SIM, sometimes it is best to choose an international SIM card instead.

Fernando Carrillo
Fernando Carrillo
Roaming in USA: what are the charges for data usage?
GUIDES 25 May 2022

Roaming in USA: what are the charges for data usage?

Roaming in the USA lets you keep using your phone during your trip to the United States, thanks to the carrier's roaming partners in North America. However, most UK providers do not let their customers to roam in the USA for free with their mobile deals, this means that roaming charges may apply in some cases. That is why alternatives like an international SIM card are a great option.

Fernando Carrillo
Fernando Carrillo
Data roaming in Europe: are there any charges?
GUIDES 25 May 2022

Data roaming in Europe: are there any charges?

With European roaming you can freely use your data, text and minutes allowance in many destinations across the European Union. However, since 2021, UK operators no longer have to offer free roaming in Europe, that is why some companies are reintroducing roaming charges to their tariffs, like Vodafone or EE.

Fernando Carrillo
Fernando Carrillo
Roaming in Spain: how much does it cost to roam?
GUIDES 25 May 2022

Roaming in Spain: how much does it cost to roam?

Roaming in Spain used to be free, but since the UK left the EU in 2017, some phone companies have reintroduced roaming charges to customers travelling to Spain or any other EU countries. However, these policies vary from customer to customer.

Fernando Carrillo
Fernando Carrillo
The best mobile network provider for data roaming
GUIDES 24 May 2022

The best mobile network provider for data roaming

Data roaming is what gives a SIM only deal the X-factor it needs because it is one of the main benefits that customers can find a lot of value especially for those who want to travel around the EU and not pay extra charges to use their data.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

How to find your PUK Code

Definition of a PUK code and how it works, how you can find your PUK code according to the network you are with and how to unlock your mobile. There is a link to another article on unlocking mobiles by ROAMS.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Choose the best wireless router this year

We compare the wireless routers offered by networks in 2021 and see which is the best. BT, Virgin Media, TalkTalk and Sky Q are included and are judged by features offered, speeds, and performance. Virgin comes out trumps for being an all-rounder in all of the areas

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Roaming after Brexit

Roaming charges may be implemented on the discretion of mobile networks in the UK and the EU. Legislation has been passed to cap charges and prevent customers from crazy roaming bills when they are abroad. Overall, it seems like not much will change.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Wifi Calling

Wifi calling and how it works is described in details, along with a list of all network providers that have wifi calling capability, and which devices may be compatible. External links to the mobile providers’ websites are included.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Cancel mobile contract without paying

Cancelling a mobile contract depends on your network, situation and what the complaint is. We detail how to cancel with the major providers and what the process is for filing a complaint with Ofcom or Resolver. Customers are encouraged to read into their rights and see what applies to their situation.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Should I get mobile phone insurance?

Whether you are always dropping your phone, worried about water damage or simply want peace of mind, mobile insurance is something that you might be considering for your phone. A comparison table with phone numbers, coverage details and prices is included in this article along with some frequently answered questions about claims.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

How many MB data do I really use?

Finding out your data usage may be a daunting prospect, but fear not. This analysis and breakdown of the most popular apps and services’ data usage and comparison of mobile network deals makes it easy. Frequently asked questions about data overcharges, practical quantification of data usage and where to get the deal best suited to you are answered here.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

All you Need to know about Tethering | ROAMS

Tethering is a procedure used to connect a mobile device such as a Laptop, Tablet or mobile phone to the Internet, using a smartphone as a mobile hotspot to create a small localised wireless internet connection. Perfect for those who can’t access WIFI in a pinch or need to work away from home. We cover everything you need to know, from which devices you can use, and the exact process for switching on and off tethering.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

What is an eSim? | ROAMS

Cancelling a mobile or broadband package with EE is simple. It can be done online or over the phone. All of the information needed to find out contract dates, early cancellation fees, steps to take before leaving and how to cancel online and over the phone is detailed and explained.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

How to Switch Mobile Providers | ROAMS

The process of switching mobile providers can be overwhelming, but ROAMS makes it easy. The text covers frequently asked questions, how to check your coverage, how to keep your old number, a list of contact details for all of the major mobile providers in the UK, and information on sim-only deals.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

How to solve your battery life problems

Does your current phone battery drain too quickly? Is it lasting less long over time? Learn about the reasons why that might be happening, and about some steps you can take to prevent low battery issues. No matter what you do, however, someday it will be time for a new phone. So it’s best to think now about which might be the best battery life phone for you the next time you buy.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

MiFi in the UK: What is it? How does it work? Providers

It may be that you need the internet for multiple devices when out and about, or live rurally or remotely where cable or fibre internet provision is slow or impossible. If so, you might consider using MiFi or satellite broadband. This article looks at what those are, examines their pros and cons, compares them, and assesses providers, packages, and costs.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Broadband without strings: no contract deals

If you find the contract length of most broadband services too restrictive for any reason, you may wish to look into a no-contract broadband arrangement month by month. There are a limited number of providers for such short-term arrangements, but they offer a good range of packages with different prices, speeds, and set-up costs. All offer the fibre mode of delivery with unlimited downloads.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Can you free your phone from any network?

If your phone’s attached to a specific network, you may have to unlock it before you can find a better deal, resell it, or use it overseas. Learn what unlocking is, how to unlock any phone, and how to do it with different UK providers.

Roams UK
Roams UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Refurbished phones as good as new

You might not trust refurbished phones, but have a rethink. They’re becoming ever more trusted and easy to buy, and can give you great savings with peace of mind.

Roams UK
Roams UK
Rollover Data in the UK 2021
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Rollover Data in the UK 2021

This blog is focussed on what data rollover is and why it is? For example, rollover data is one of the best benefits that a pay monthly and pay as you go deal can offer. Also, it gives examples of carriers that offer data roll over.

Roams UK
Roams UK
Best Family mobile plans UK 2021
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Best Family mobile plans UK 2021

This blog is focussed on family mobile plans in the UK and how they can benefit everyone in the UK especially families and friends who want to have discounted family mobile plans and data sharing family mobile plans.

Roams UK
Roams UK
Can I switch networks UK 2021
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Can I switch networks UK 2021

This blog is based on information on how you can switch providers especially about how you can keep your same number when moving into a new provider and also some tips about how you can choose the right deal in your new provider.

Roams UK
Roams UK
5G is the future of the UK network market
GUIDES 17 February 2022

5G is the future of the UK network market

This blog is focussed on what 5G is and what types of mobile network providers offer 5G network in the UK and some important information about how to access 5G network through your phone and the 5G coverage.

Roams UK
Roams UK
Find the best 30-day SIM only deals 2021 UK for you
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Find the best 30-day SIM only deals 2021 UK for you

This blog is based on what makes a good 30-day SIM only plan, it explains the benefits of having a short plan, roaming but most importantly how cheap a 30-day plan is compared to a SIM only deal.

Roams UK
Roams UK
The best data SIM only deals UK for you and your family
GUIDES 17 February 2022

The best data SIM only deals UK for you and your family

Sometimes you don’t need minutes or texts and just rely on data especially in this world now where everything is online. This blog gives you information about how to find the best data SIMs in the UK and provides a few of the top providers that offer the best data SIMs in the UK 2020.

Roams UK
Roams UK
Which Network Provider offers the Cheapest SIM only deals in UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Which Network Provider offers the Cheapest SIM only deals in UK

To find the cheapest deals in the UK you have to look at what mobile network providers offer the cheapest SIM only deals that is right for you and also which 5G SIM only deals have the cheapest deals in the UK for 2020.

Roams UK
Roams UK
What is the best mobile coverage in the UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

What is the best mobile coverage in the UK

this blog is focussed on what is the best coverage in the UK, meaning which mobile network provider offers the best coverage in the UK and also which MVNO has the best coverage and also which network provider and MVNO offers 5G network.

Roams UK
Roams UK
What are the Cheapest and high-quality Unlimited Data SIMs in the UK
GUIDES 17 February 2022

What are the Cheapest and high-quality Unlimited Data SIMs in the UK

This blog is to find why unlimited data sims are important and what are some of the best network providers in the United Kingdom that offer these unlimited data sims.

Roams UK
Roams UK
Find the best 12month SIM only plan UK 2021
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Find the best 12month SIM only plan UK 2021

this blog is focussed on what is the best 12month deals in the UK and it also explains why it is important to find a unlimited data 12month SIM only plan because it offers a lot of benefits for customers.

Roams UK
Roams UK
Pay as you go Deals: what makes a cheap pay as you go deal UK 2021
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Pay as you go Deals: what makes a cheap pay as you go deal UK 2021

this blog is based on the cheapest pay as you go deals in the and gives a few examples of mobile network providers that offer some really cheap pay as you go deals. Also this blog gives a brief insight of the difference between a 30-day contract and a pay as you go deal.

Roams UK
Roams UK
Which is the best mobile network in the UK ?
GUIDES 17 February 2022

Which is the best mobile network in the UK ?

The four major network mobile providers in the United Kingdom are EE, Three, O2 and Vodafone. All four network providers are linked to many MVNO because it provides the network for them. However, the MVNO’s in the UK also have great network and other features that benefit the people in the UK.

Roams UK
Roams UK

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