Mobile roaming charges – Avoiding the Roaming Rip-Off

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Despite new roaming offerings from national networks thousands of Brits are leaving themselves exposed to expensive international roaming charges. Here’s how to avoid the roaming rip-off. How to avoid data roaming charges In 2017, roaming charges in Europe are set to be scrapped, in a move that will be good news for frequent tra ...

Planning a spring cruise – here’s how to stay in touch at sea

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by 0044 GURU in Advice, Cheap Calls, Uncategorized, News
If you’re planning a leisurely cruise around the Mediterranean or even further afield, such as The Caribbean, then take care when using your mobile phone on board to call or send photos back home to family and friends. Cruise liners now actively promote their own network services available on board for making calls, or using mob ...

Top searched-for holiday destinations

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by 0044 GURU in Data Roaming, Advice, Uncategorized, News
Internet search giant Google has announced the top searched-for holiday destination by UK travellers this year is…Paris. Famous for world-renowned cuisine, architectural icons, chic boutiques and priceless art – not to mention it’s incredibly easy to get to from the UK – it’s no surprise that the iconic French capital has topped ...

Save money on mobile phone costs on holiday

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If you’re heading off on holiday for the half-term Autumn break and don’t want an unexpected mobile roaming bill when you return here are some great tips to help save you money. Using your smartphone or tablet abroad incurs mobile ‘roaming’ charges, where calls and data are channelled through a local network operator and you pay ...

Going to the World Cup? Get a local SIM says Jerome Valcke’s

Of course we’d always recommend purchasing a Brazilian SIM card but ahead of next years football World Cup in Brazil their communications minister has recommended the same! The minister,Jerome Valcke’s recommended that fans leave their mobile phones at home to avoid paying “scorching” international roaming fees, and instead get ...

Stay safe, choose MiFi over WiFi

by 0044 GURU in Advice
Figures released by The Cloud, the Wifi operator owned by BSkyB, bear out the sense that public hotspots have rapidly become an important way for many of us to get online. According to analysts, nine out of 10 tablets sold in the United States are Wifi-only and there is no evidence to suggest the British market is significantly ...

Travel with your tablet

by 0044 GURU in Advice
If you’re planning a trip abroad inevitably your tablet will be making the journey as well. Here are our tips on how to make it a hassle free trip. However before you do anything else make sure your tablet is covered by your travel insurance! Power-Up The first thing to consider is power. If you’re traveling overseas, always pac ...
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