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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.

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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.

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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.

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