We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

mobile phone

Atherton
8 posts
Save Topic
mobile phone

Hi

I will be travelling with a teenager from Aust to New Zealand in a few weeks. She is feeling her throat will be cut not being able to text her friends affordable. Any suggestions on the cheapest mobile contact to Australia. Appreciate any advice to keep the peace on our trip.

Te Anau
Destination Expert
for South Island, Te Anau
Level Contributor
2,896 posts
34 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: mobile phone

You would need to check if her service providor has an agreement with a NZ providor. (I would be very surprised if they don't). Texts are very cheap betweeen NZ & Aust. We Text our daughter in Aust regularly. Never looked at the price, but the monthly account is never enough to send us into shock, so it can't be too bad.

Of course if she is one of these 5000 texts per month people then it could start to add up.

Christchurch
12 posts
Save Reply
2. Re: mobile phone

Vodafone pricing shows 30c to txt overseas. I would guess Telecom will be same price (sorry, it is sometimes impossible to find things on Telecom's website and I simply give up). You just need to check your mobile phone will roam here. If not, Vodafone offers hiring mobile phones. Don't know if Telecom does too.

3. Re: mobile phone

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 08 October 2009, 15:19