Here is an exciting news for Vodafone consumers who cross the Indian border frequently. The company has announced a new international roaming plan for the subscribers. The telco claims that the new plan will offer up to 90% discount on the data usage and 64% discount on voice calls while traveling 45 countries such as U.S. U.K., Australia, France, Italy, Singapore and more.
The international roaming plan available for a rental of Rs 2,499 and it is valid for 30 days. Vodafone will impose a charge of Rs 50/MB while roaming abroad, Rs 25 per minute and Rs 50 per minute for outgoing local and international calls. Also, the users will be charged Rs 50 per minute for the incoming calls.
As for the current international roaming rates are concerned, the outgoing local and international calls are charged Rs 70 per minute and Rs 140 per minute, while the incoming calls cost Rs 70 per minute.
It has to be noted that this new pack will be an add-on to the Rs 1,499 pack launched in 2012 offering 60% discount on international roaming on voice, data and SMS. Hopefully, this new international roaming pack will meet the requirements of the consumers and offer them hassle-free roaming experience.
Announcing the plan, Vivek Mathur, Chief Commercial Officer, Vodafone India said, "At Vodafone, we like to stay closely aligned with customer requirements and constantly work to add value for our customers. 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."