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Calling Abroad Made Cheaper

Compare international network prices

Part of travelling is sorting out the logistics, and mobile phone connection abroad is one of them. Too often people are oblivious to just how much international calls cost and are then smacked with a bill that almost rivals a flight ticket.

With technology advancing at a staggering rate, you’d expect there to be an app that allows you to see how much international calls cost on different networks. Well, luckily for us, now there is. Mobile Unlocked allows you to see the cost of calling and texting the UK whilst abroad.

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Although it is currently limited to only ten countries, all of them are listed among the most popular places for Brits to travel. From the city lights of Italy to the beaches of Spain, sharing your best memories is not only at your fingertips, but now also cheaper and more convenient.

To make it even easier for you, the tool highlights the cheapest network to text and call in green so all you have to do is select the country you’re travelling to and the cost of each network will be displayed. Basically, it saves you time and lots of money when travelling and is definitely something I’ll be using the next time I travel abroad.

You can also see the cost of calls to a land line, how much you are charged when someone calls you, (yes, some networks actually do this) and the cost per MB for internet data. There is also advice about which sim card to get for the best offers and prices. This may mean changing networks for a while, but it will certainly be worth it.

For access to this handy travel tool, visit

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Caelyn Woolward

Caelyn Woolward

Having lived in the same house for 18 years, Caelyn decided it was time to pack her bags and head out an adventure. The trip took her to the tiny place of Grahamstown in South Africa where she majored in Journalism and English at Rhodes University. Fresh out of university and having lived the student life for the last four years, she is slowly adapting to working at Essential Travel under the guidance of senior writers. She finds comfort in the smaller cities of the world nestled away in Europe, Africa and South America.