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Talkmobile Roaming in 2021: How to activate

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Last update: August 25, 2023
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To turn on your Talkmobile roaming by contacting your Talkmobile help team and to do this contact them on 5888 from your Talkmobile phone (free, no charges) and 0333 304 8064 from another phone or landline and 0044 333 304 8064 from abroad.

Monday to Friday 8am – 7pm

Saturday 9am – 6pm

Sunday 10am – 5pm

(British local time)

What destinations has Talkmobile Roaming

One of the main benefits of joining a Talkmobile SIM only deal is that you are able to have Talkmobile roaming. With Talkmobile roaming you are able to roam to 41 European destinations with your Talkmobile SIM only plan.

Here is the list of Talkmobile Roaming destinations:

Austria Azores Belgium Bulgaria Canary Islands Croatia Cyprus (Excludes Northern Cyprus) Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France French Guiana Germany Gibraltar Greece Guadeloupe Hungary Iceland Italy Latvia

Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Madeira Malta Martinique Monaco Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Republic of Ireland Reunion Romania San Marino Slovakia Slovenia Spain St Pierre & Miquelon Sweden

So, just imagine yourself chilling on the San Sebastian beach in Spain or the fancy a cold brew in Lisbon Portugal but you can show off to your family and friends by posting on social media using your Talkmobile SIM only deal.

Does Talkmobile roaming cost extra

The best part about having a Talkmobile SIM only plan is that you get to have Talkmobile Roaming without having to pay anything extra. Literally whenever you in any of the 41 destinations you can just sue your monthly allowance from your Talkmobile SIM only plan.

Remember with Talkmobile roaming you can take your data, minutes and texts So you can stay active on all social media platforms by using your data allowance and not pay anything extra.

Send a text message to a friend back home in the UK while you're in Denmark and call you're family while your in Belgium without having to pay anything extra but from using you Talkmobile SIM only plan.

What happens if you go over your Talkmobile UK allowance

Just in case you do go over your Talkmobile plan and you need more data, minutes and texts you can find out how to add on more data, minutes and texts by logging into you Talkmobile My Account online for more information.

It is really simple, depending on what Talkmobile plan you are with for example, Talker A or Talker B this will give you a clear description of standard UK calls, UK messages and Internet Usage.

Once you see all the figures than you can make your mind up to invest in having a top up or add on to your monthly allowance while you are on your holiday.

However, if you are managing your Talkmobile plan by regularly checking your Talkmobile My Account than you won't have a problem with using up all your monthly allowance.

Does Talkmobile Roaming have other destinations?

Yes, Talkmobile allows you to roam to other countries but they have an extra cost so for calling and texting there are 7 different zones and for Talkmobile customers it is important to check all the different zones because it has all the different rates for all the countries in each zone.

For example, below is a list of Zone 1 explaining all the different countries that have Talkmobile roaming outside of the 41 destinations included in your Talkmobile SIM only plan.

To check the other zones head to https://talkmobile.co.uk/int-charges

Zone 1 Countries


Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azores, Bahamas, Balearics, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Canary Islands, Chile, China, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France


Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guiana (French dept. of), Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland (Republic of), Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, Madeira, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Mayotte, Mexico, Moldova


Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, US Virgin Islands, USA, Vatican City, Venezuela

Calls to any mobile or landline (per minute, with a 1 minute minimum call charge)19pText messages (per message)6p

Data Talkmobile roaming other countries

For customers who want to use their Talkmobile data in other countries outside the 41 Talkmobile roaming destinations there are 6 Zones that have different rates.

To check all the different zones and their extra charges check the Talkmobile website for more information https://talkmobile.co.uk/roam-charges .

For example, below is Zone 4:

Countries in Zone 4

Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Canada, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey (includes Northern Cyprus), United States

Making calls (per minute)


Receiving calls (per minute)


Sending a text (per message)


Receiving a text (per message)


Sending an MMS (per message)


Data (per MB)


Calls made from Zone 4 are charged per minute with a minimum charge of 1 minute. Any calls received whilst in a Zone 4 country are also charged per minute.

¿Do you think Talkobile Roaming is to expensive? Try out Holafly

If you are travelling outside of Europe, roaming with Talkmobile can be quite expensive, especially if you are planning to use your data plan abroad. That is why other options, such as Holafly fixed price data plans are a great alternative to the carrier's data roaming.

Holafly offers fixed price data plans that can be used almost anywhere, you just need to select the country you are visiting to get a data plan that fits your needs. Unlike Talkmobile roaming fees, with Holalfy you will know how much you will pay on your data plan beforehand, with no surprises on your monthly bill.

To buy an Holafly eSIM card make sure that you have an eSIM compatible smartphone, that is the only thing you need to worry about. Your eSIM will be sent to your email adress, so you do not have to wait for it to arrive, just activate it following the instructions.

Have a worry-free trip with Holafly

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