Verizon TravelPass now lets you take your wireless plan in more than 185 countries

Verizon TravelPass now lets you take your wireless plan in more than 185 countries
Verizon’s TravelPass program is not exactly the cheapest way to stay connected while visiting a foreign country, but if you really want to take your wireless plan with you everywhere you go, at least the already long list of supported countries has been further expanded by the nation’s largest mobile carrier.

You can now get the same similar unlimited perks as you do domestically in more than 185 countries worldwide, up from a previous grand total of around 130. The full refreshed list can be seen here, with new additions reportedly including Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.

Apart from Canada and Mexico, where a daily TravelPass costs just $5, using your domestic talk, text, and data allowances in any other foreign territory will set you back $10 per day per line.

You don’t have to do anything special to claim a TravelPass either, as you’ll receive an international welcome text message as soon as you arrive in an eligible country, with the 24-hour clock started when you make or receive a phone call, send a text, or use data.

Another daily fee will be charged if you continue to use Verizon service after the first 24 hours are up, unless you’re an Above Unlimited subscriber. That maxed-out plan starting at $95 a month for a single domestic line includes five complimentary TravelPasses in addition to “premium” unlimited LTE data, HD-quality streaming, and unlimited mobile hotspot.

One last key detail you need to consider before using the Verizon TravelPass service in any of the 185+ countries now supported is that you’re only allowed 0.5 gigs of high speed data consumption a day. Afterwards, your connection will be capped at sluggish 2G rates. Or you can purchase an additional 0.5GB high speed data bucket for an extra $5 in Mexico and Canada or $10 everywhere else. That’s... certainly not ideal.

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2 Comments

1. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

I'm beginning to wonder how they haven't been sued yet. How do you justify, legally, five different "unlimited" plans that are far from it.

2. LAgurl

Posts: 95; Member since: Dec 05, 2018

Finally they got Armenia on the list . When I used it in Russia last month everything worked great with my s9. I always used tmobile before on my Europe travels . But this time I tried Verizon once I got off the plane in Russia I got a message saying to add travel pass once I did . MTS RU came on the left side and I got 4G lte icon . Data ,calls ,texts were great . But 2 days later when I crossed into Armenia . Since it wasn't in the travel pass countries I got a message I will be paying A LOT . And it was roaming on ViVaMTS. And also had a 4G lte icon but I turned off my phone completely because I didn't wanna be charged a lot . .. so next time I go to Armenia I won't have that problem yay .

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