December 21, 2011 07:00 ET

How To Avoid Roaming Charges When You Travel

Take Along a SIM Card for International Use

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 21, 2011) -

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The SIM card is the unsung hero of the wireless business. Hidden in your mobile phone, the right SIM card saves you loads of money (65% on an International SIM card) in roaming costs, without a glimmer of recognition, while you are traveling on business, or away on holiday in some exotic location. the online SIM card retailer wants to raise the SIM card's profile. The video "How To Avoid Roaming Charges Using a SIM card" offers comments and travel tips from satisfied customers who extol the travel benefits, peace of mind and roaming cost savings that come from using a SIM card.

"We have all heard roaming charge horror stories, or even worse arrived home to a mobile bill hundreds of dollars higher than expected," explained Doug Johnson, Director of Marketing, "Once a SIM card is tucked into your phone, it's out of sight and out of mind. We think its time to raise the cover, so to speak, on the SIM card and in particular. A traveler can save up to 65% on roaming charges using a international SIM card and up to 97% with in country SIMs like our Mexico SIM Card. The service is post paid, unlike the majority of SIM cards available online, so with you only pay for what you use. Add in our exceptional customer service and, that's why our customers believe SIM cards are not only worth having, but worth talking about."

The customers in the video, Domenic Scuglia, Principal, St Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School, Iain MacMillan, Editor, SKI Canada magazine and Cam Walter, Coordinator of Music Education at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Music are all professionals whose work and personal travel takes them to the US and Europe at least a couple of times a year.

While the prospect of reduced roaming costs is the major benefit, these seasoned travelers also cited:

  • A better dollar value than their phone plans,
  • Convenient flexibility for business, group or personal travel,
  • Great customer service, on-trip support and product ease of use.

This was also borne out by their repeat business and willingness to recommend to family, friends, and associates.

Try the SIM card for yourself and experience the savings. For a limited time, (until December 31, 2011) all SIM cards are free, including the Australia SIM Card, China SIM Card, France SIM Card, German SIM card, Greece SIM Card, Netherlands SIM card, UK SIM Card, USA SIM Card and Switzerland SIM Card. There are no contracts or monthly fees; your phone works upon arrival and there is English language support. You only pay for the calls you make. In many countries, incoming texts are free and offers attractive data packages that make using your smart phone and tablet affordable.

About allows travellers to "Roam Fearlessly," by providing high quality global cellular communications to individuals and corporations looking to reduce costs associated with international roaming. Alliances with international cellular industry leaders such as O2 (UK); TIM Hellas (Greece); China Mobile; and Vodafone (Germany) allow to deliver reliable cellular communications, via a post paid contract free plan. For business and leisure travelers offers a hassle-free experience including value-add features like local-country mobile numbers, North American call forwarding, 24/7 English-language support and more. For further information visit:

About iRoam Mobile Solutions

The parent company of, iRoam was a pioneer in dial up Internet access solutions. The company has evolved as fast as the Internet, and today is a leader in providing three types of mobile device solutions for businesses and consumers: affordable international roaming, security and management.

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