4 Reasons Why Globe Roaming is The Perfect Travel Partner

It’s the last thing missing from your next trip out of the country



Borders are finally reopening. Now that the world has better adapted the conditions mid-pandemic, travelers are also better able to satisfy their wanderlust and visit their dream destinations safely. If you yourself are planning to head abroad, securing reliable connectivity is an absolute must. 


Here, we revisit one vital tech and travel essential with Globe roaming (and its many nifty roaming promos). Not yet up to speed on a roaming plan’s benefits? Scroll through to learn the top four.


#1: Flexible Plans for All Subscribers

It’s no secret that traveling can get pricey if you don’t strategically approach budgeting for it. Luckily, on the internet, call and text front, Globe subscribers can cut costs with the help of flexible postpaid roaming plans and prepaid roaming promos.


  • Globe Postpaid Roaming

For starters, postpaid plans like ROAM SURF 399 give you all-day data roaming access for one day. Once you arrive at your destination, all you need to do is turn on your mobile data and tweak your data roaming settings to activate the plan.


If you’re looking to boost your plan with calls and texts, ROAM SURF Plus is also available. Simply activate your ROAM SURF 399 plan and register by texting ROAMSURFPLUS to 8080.


  • Globe Prepaid Roaming

Fortunately, Globe caters to prepaid travelers, too. Instead of signing up for a postpaid plan, prepaid users can cut straight to easily, seamlessly subscribing to promos designed for prepaid customers. Browse and stream wherever you are with these offers:


Promo Code
Inclusions

ROAM SURF 150

  • 24-hour validity

  • 100MB

  • Free 30MB access to GCash

  • To register, text ROAM SURF 150 to 2884 or dial *143# and choose Roaming and International.

  • Subscribers may also avail via the New GlobeOne App.

ROAM SURF 350

  • 72-hour validity

  • 300MB

  • Free 30MB access to GCash

  • To register, text ROAM SURF 350 to 2884 or dial *143# and choose Roaming and International.

  • Subscribers may also avail via the New GlobeOne App.

ROAM SURF 399

  • 24-hour validity

  • 1GB

  • To register, text ROAM SURF 399 to 2884 or dial *143# and choose Roaming and International.

  • Subscribers may also avail via the New GlobeOne App.

ROAM SURF 550

  • 120-hour validity

  • 500MB

  • Free 30MB access to GCash

  • To register, text ROAM SURF 550 to 2884 or dial *143# and choose Roaming and International.

  • Subscribers may also avail via the New GlobeOne App.


#2: Fixed Service Rates

Globe offers fixed rates to make it easy for you to track your spending. Have a quick look at the table ahead to get to know Globe’s affordable rates.


Zone 1: Asia, Middle East, and America
Service
Rates

Making a Call

₱120 per minute

Receiving a Call

₱60 per minute

Sending an SMS

₱20 per 160 characters

Receiving an SMS

FREE

Surfing on mobile

₱3 per 10KB


Zone 2: Europe and Africa
Service
Rates

Making a Call

₱150 per minute

Receiving a Call

₱75 per minute

Sending an SMS

₱25 per 160 characters

Receiving an SMS

FREE

Surfing on mobile

₱5 per 10KB


#3: Strong and Lightning Fast Connectivity

Thanks to partnerships with known networks worldwide, Globe offers fast and reliable connectivity whenever and wherever. Roaming via 2G, 3G and 5G is available through partner providers like T-mobile, AT&T, Hutchison, MobileOne, Optus and many more.


#4: Worldwide Coverage

Globe provides a wide coverage area spanning over 130 countries. This includes popular tourist destinations like Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, the USA, the UK and Australia, just to name a few.


Globe Traveler SIM

If you are looking to visit the Philippines (or perhaps have a friend abroad making a trip over), Globe has some good news, too. With the help of the Traveler SIM, you can explore different parts of the country with ease and stay in the loop thanks to different Traveler SIM packages.


Traveler SIM 300
Traveler SIM 500
Traveler SIM 1000
  • 7-day validity

  • 10GB Data

  • Unli All Net Texts

  • Unli All Net Calls

  • Free GInsure

  • 15-day validity

  • 20GB Data

  • Unli All Net Texts

  • Unli All Net Calls

  • Free GInsure

  • 30-day validity

  • 40GB Data

  • Unli All Net Texts

  • Unli All Net Calls

  • Free GInsure


Traveler SIMs can be acquired at Globe retail partners nationwide or at the arrival areas of the following airports:


  • Manila: Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminals 1, 2 ,3 and 4 

  • Clark: Clark International Airport

  • Davao: Francisco Bangoy International Airport 

  • Kalibo: Kalibo International Airport

  • Cebu: Mactan International Airport

  • Iloilo: Iloilo International Airport



FAQs About Globe Roaming


How can I activate Globe roaming?

Simply turn on your mobile data and check the roaming options. You can find this in your device’s menu options or within the settings.


Is Globe roaming automatic?

With Globe prepaid roaming plans, you can gain connection automatically upon arrival abroad. As mentioned, just make sure to turn on your mobile data and activate roaming in your phone’s settings.


How can I call Globe’s roaming hotline number?

If you need further assistance with your roaming plan, contact Globe’s toll-free hotline number at +63 77301212 or chat with Gie of Globe on Facebook Messenger. 


How can I call international numbers?

Contact international numbers by dialing 12800, followed by the country code, area code, and the recipient’s phone number in that order. Certain numbers may be restricted to corresponding roaming zones depending on your plan.


How can I get active roaming for trips over a month?

If you need to extend your stay abroad and want to keep your roaming subscription, you will need to settle any dues first. Once accomplished, you can register for the plan of your choice using the same process.



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