International roaming

International roaming

Do business in 70+ countries for $10 a day.

Get unlimited calls and texts, plus 500MB of data per day (data expires daily based on AEST)to use in eligible countrieswith our $10 International Day Pass. $5 a day in NZ.

Stay in touch with your customers, colleagues and family when you travel – all with your own phone number.

Our $10 a day charge only applies when you make or receive a call, send an SMS or use up to 500MB of mobile data (data expires daily based on AEST). For example, if you go to the USA for seven days and only use your phone for three of those days, you’ll be charged $30.

And if you go over your daily 500MB limit you’ll get an additional 1GB capped at $10, which is valid for 31 days in eligible countries.

Getting international roaming is easy


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an International Day Pass or pay-as-you-go rates.


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International Day Pass

$10 a day in more than 70 countries.
$5 a day in New Zealand. 

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Includes Unlimited talk and text
500MB of data per day

(data expires daily, based on AEST).

If you go over your 500MB, we'll add an additional 1GB
for $10 for use within 31 days.


Pay-as-you-go roaming

If you’re travelling to a country where our International Day Pass isn’t available, you can still use your phone at pay-as-you-go rates.

For pricing and availability

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Available in most countries worldwide.


  1. Where is international roaming available and what are the rates?
    International roaming is available in over 200 countries. Check the countries you’ll be visiting and find out what the rates are with our coverage map.

  2. How do I activate my international roaming?
    If you’re a Small Business customer, you can activate international roaming via the Activate an International Day Pass (Small Business) page.

  3. How can I reduce my phone bill while I’m overseas?
    Try to use Wi-Fi wherever you can. Free Wi-Fi is available at Telstra Air® Fon Spots in over 80 countries – just activate Telstra Air before you leave Australia.

    You can also cancel MessageBank® before your trip so you’re not charged to listen to your messages. While you’re overseas, your voice messages will be converted to texts and sent to you.

    For more tips, visit our help and support page.

  4. Do I need to switch off international roaming when I return home?
    No. You can leave international roaming on in Australia as it only comes into effect while traveling overseas in eligible countries.

  5. I’m having trouble with international roaming. What should I do?
    If you’re experiencing issues with international roaming, try our international roaming troubleshooting tips.

    And if you still need help, you can always contact us.

Got questions about International Roaming?

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If you’ve got questions, there’s a good chance we’ve covered them with our FAQs.

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Support while overseas

Call us between 8am-9pm AEDT on +61 439 125 109 for technical or roaming support while overseas. All calls are toll free if made from a Telstra service.

+61 439 125 109
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