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Unlimited International Roaming With Vodafone 'i-RoamFREE'

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After months of struggle to keep up with Reliance Jio and Airtel, Vodafone has finally decided to stand out taking advantage of its international status as it launches 'Vodafone i-RoamFree', an international roaming pack.

The Indian office of the British telecom company said that the "Truly Unlimited International Roaming plan" is aimed at Vodafone customers traveling across Europe.

According to the plan, Vodafone customers traveling overseas (to selected countries) will be able to take advantage of this new plan by simply recharging their phones. The company is offering the roaming pack in multiple affordable price points (From Rs 5,000 for 28 days to Rs 500 for 24 hours).

The plan offers unlimited roaming benefits in selected 18 countries that include countries like the United Kingdom, United States, UAE, Malaysia and Singapore while it also offers the customers to use their phones freely across  42 other countries as well.

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An official press release by the telecom giant said, "In Europe, customers will be able to avail of the benefits of Vodafone i-RoamFree in countries such as Germany, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Turkey, Greece, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania, Hungary, Malta and Albania."

Avneesh Khosla, Vodafone India associate director-consumer business said, "We launched our flagship unlimited international roaming proposition for USA, Singapore and UAE in April, and are now very excited to extend it to these additional destinations. Europe, USA, UAE, Singapore & Malaysia comprise more than 50 per cent of our total roamers and international traffic."

According to the statement, "Vodafone has recently added new countries like Japan, Qatar, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Egypt and more to this pack," where customers can accept calls for free and make calls for Rs 1 per minute.

The customers will also be able to use data at the rate of Rs 1 per MB.

The plan is available for both prepaid and postpaid customers, who can activate 'i-RoamFREE' through the company's app only.