Vodafone has silently hiked the prices of its iRoamFree international roaming plans for postpaid users. The iRoamFree plans from Vodafone offer unlimited data and calls in 20 countries, and free incoming and limited data in 46 other countries. Spotted by TelecomTalk, the new changes have been effective since November 15.
Vodafone has four iRoamFree plans, each catering to different needs of users. The basic plan, valid for 24 hours, was priced at Rs 500. However, it has seen a hike of Rs 99, and is now priced at Rs 599. With this plan activated, you get unlimited local and international calling, unlimited incoming calls, and unlimited data for 24 hours. Till you are in the roaming region, and your phone is connected to the cellular network, the plan will keep refreshing every 24 hours.
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The second plan is priced at Rs 2,999, and comes with validity of seven days. The third one is priced at Rs 3,999 and comes with 10 days validity, whereas the last plan is priced at Rs 5,999, and comes with 25 days validity. All these plans have seen a hike of Rs 499, compared to their earlier pricing.
Benefits remain the same as the Rs 599 plan, which includes unlimited calling and data. These benefits are valid in 20 countries including USA, United Kingdom, Singapore, Malaysia, Germany, Thailand, Spain, and New Zealand among others.
In other countries, such as Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Taiwan, Finland, Oman, Hong Kong, Poland, Indonesia, South Korea, and Macau, among others, there is a slight change in benefits. The Rs 599 plan offers 50 minutes outgoings (local + international), 10 SMS free, and 300MB data. The Rs 2,999 plan offers 200 minutes of calling, 25 free SMS, and 2GB data valid for seven days.
In case of the other two plans, the Rs 3,999 plan offers 10 days validity, 300 minutes of calling, 50 free SMS and 3GB data, whereas the Rs 5,999 plan offers 28 days validity, 500 minutes of calling, 100 free SMS, and 5GB data.