Next time you go on holiday to Europe using your phone could be significantly cheaper, as from June 15th EU roaming charges come to an end.
This means the cost of using your phone within the EU will fall as you no longer incur additional roaming charges. You can talk to your friends at home, share your holiday snaps on Facebook and check Google Maps and much more without worrying about unexpected bills. Find out more.
If you are a BT Mobile customer Roam Like Home lets you make calls, send texts and use data in 47 destinations at no extra cost.
What does Roam Like Home include?
When you are in a Roam Like Home country, data use, calls and texts you make to other Roam Like Home countries and back to the UK are included within your monthly allowance.
It’s also free to receive calls and texts when you are roaming in a Roam Like Home zone.
Just like when you are at home, if you go over your monthly call or data allowance, you’ll be charged extra.
Calls and texts from the UK to international destinations are not included and these will be charged at BT Mobile’s standard rate.
What countries are included in Roam Like Home?
Roam Like Home applies to the following countries:
Roaming Zone 1a: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (Incl. Azores & Madeira), Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Vatican City
Roaming Zone 1b: Canary Islands, French Guiana, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Iceland, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Martinique, Mayotte, Norway, Reunion, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin, San Marino, Switzerland
What countries aren’t included in Roam Like Home?
Roam Like Home doesn’t cover using your phone in non-European countries such as Australia, Japan and the US.
Calls, texts and data use outside of the Roam Like Home area are charged at BT Mobile’s usual rate, which you can check in the tariff guide.
What happens if I go over my mobile allowance?
Use up your inclusive minutes, data or texts and you’ll be charged at the same rates as you would be in the UK.
Zone 1a Zone 1b
Calls (per minute) 35p 29.1p
Texts (per message) 12p 10p
Data usage (per MB) 10p 8.3p
Remember as a BT Mobile customer, you get free access to wi-fi hotspots around the world.
How can I keep track of my BT Mobile allowance?
The BT Mobile app has a ‘My allowances’ section shows your used and remaining usage.
The My BT app has recently been updated and lets you view usage for all your BT products, including BT Mobile.
Do I need to do anything to use Roam Like Home?
No, from June 1st if you are on a BT Mobile Pay Monthly or SIM-only plan and have roaming enabled, you’ll be able to enjoy the benefits of Roam Like Home and save money using your phone in Europe.
Find out more about Roam Like Home.