NEW VERIZON WIRELESS GLOBAL DATA PLAN TAKES THE GUESSWORK OUT OF
BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – Summer travel season is just around the corner,
and Verizon Wireless is setting sail with a new, easy-to-understand
Global Data Plan. Starting April 23, the new Verizon Wireless Global
Data Plan offers U.S.-based customers 100 MB of data for $25 a month.
For one low cost, customers can access email, browse the Web and
update social networks while traveling outside the United States in
120 countries and destinations, including all of Europe, South
America, the Caribbean, Mexico and Canada.
Pricing and Availability
With the new Verizon Wireless Global Data Plan, customers can purchase
100 MB of data for $25 a month. Prior to traveling outside the United
States, customers should visit www.verizonwireless.com/global
determine their coverage needs.
·To purchase a Global Data plan, customers are required to have a
domestic data package and international eligibility, which requires
minimum payment history.
·Customers who require more than 100 MB of data while traveling will
receive a notification via text message when an additional 100 MB of
data for $25 has been automatically made available to them once they
exceed their initial allotment.
·Customers traveling to countries not covered under the Global Data
Plan, but within Verizon Wireless global coverage areas, will be
charged at Pay Per Use rates of $0.02 per KB.
Whether traveling to London for the big games this summer or
Oktoberfest in Munich this fall, Verizon Wireless customers with
global calling and data services can make and change hotel
reservations on the fly, call for and download directions to local
attractions and restaurants, and stay in touch with family and friends
back home by sharing pictures via email and social networks.
Verizon Wireless customers planning international getaways can take
advantage of first-class tools and resources to help manage their
wireless travel needs, putting their minds and budgets at ease before
they go and once they arrive:
Verizon Wireless offers a wide range of global-ready devices,
including smartphones, tablets and mobile hotspots. Customers can shop
for global-ready devices at www.verizonwireless.com
"Global Ready" when sorting devices by feature.
Verizon Wireless Trip Planner provides customers information they can
use to plan their travels before they leave home, including details
about global calling, country-specific coverage and device
To help travelers get their wireless bearings, Verizon Wireless greets
travelers to most overseas destinations with a free welcome text
message featuring helpful information for the country they are
visiting, including dialing instructions for calling within and to
phones outside the country; voice, text and data rates; as well as the
ability to reach Verizon Wireless Global Technical Support.
Free Global Data Roaming Usage Alerts help travelers keep an eye on
their wireless usage. Verizon Wireless customers automatically receive
free alerts via text message or email when Global Data Roaming charges
exceed certain thresholds.
Verizon Wireless operates a dedicated, toll-free global support number
that will put customers in touch with one of the company's U.S.-based
support centers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Customers outside
the United States can reach the Global Technical Support Team by
dialing the appropriate exit code for the country they are in and then
908-559-4899 – a free call from their device. Customers may also reach
Global Technical Support free of charge by using the Verizon Wireless
Global Calling Card, provided with their global-ready device, if their
device is not usable.