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How Can I Save Money On My Smartphone Bill While Traveling Internationally?

How Can I Save Money on My Smartphone Bill When Traveling Internationally?

By: Adam Dachis

Dear Lifehacker,
I’m planning a trip abroad and I want to be able to use my smartphone without racking up an enormous bill. What’s the best way to save money and stay in contact while traveling internationally?
Sincerely,
Frugal Globetrotter

Dear F.G.,
Your smartphone provider loves to charge high rates for international roaming. The charges, to some extent, are understandable because they don’t necessarily have infrastructure where you’re traveling. That said, charges are higher than you want to pay and, in some cases, much higher than they ought to be. With a few adjustments and tricks, you can communicate on the cheap without a problem. Read More »