International Roaming with Woolworths Mobile
Dreaming of your next international trip? Keep your current number and stay connected with family and friends while you’re travelling overseas. Simply add an International roaming Add-on to your existing plan. There is no bill shock, simply add more via the Woolworths Mobile app as you need it.
What is international roaming?
International roaming or ‘global roaming’ is a service that allows you to use your mobile phone overseas. You can continue to make calls, send SMS, and access helpful resources when travelling such as maps and ride-sharing apps. If you have a Woolworths Mobile plan, you can choose one of our International Roaming Add-ons which includes data, calls and SMS that lasts between 1 and 15 days when you’re overseas. By adding international roaming to your plan, you’ll be able to make the most of your trip straight away with access to online maps, travel, messaging and social media apps.
How does international data roaming work!
Data roaming works by extending the coverage of the home operator’s services, allowing you to use your existing phone number within another country. For example, have you ever turned your phone on at an overseas airport to order a taxi and realised that you are already connected to the network? This is because Telstra has a wholesale roaming agreement with the visited mobile operator network. Click here for International roaming - eligible countries. If your Data roaming is already turned on, the connection will happen automatically. Should I turn data roaming off in my own country? No, you don't have to. When you are in your home country, you use mobile data and not data roaming when surfing the internet.
International Roaming Packs
We offer a range of International Roaming Packs to suit your needs. Depending on the length of your trip and the activities in your itinerary, you may need a little bit of data or a lot. Whether you are travelling overseas for a couple of days or jetting off for a while, we’ve got you covered. Check out the breakdown of our International Roaming packs below.
|5 Day |
|10 Day |
|15 Day |
|Voice Calls||30 min||60 min||150 min||240 min|
|SMS||30 SMS||60 SMS||150 SMS||240 SMS|
|Validity Period||1 days||5 days||10 days||15 days|
|Countries||Covers 30 Countries||Covers 67 Countries|
|Eligibility||Available on all plans Prepaid, Long Expiry, SIM Only and Phone Plans||Available on all plans||Available on postpaid plans (SIM Only and Phone Plans)||Available on postpaid plans (SIM Only and Phone Plans)|
Did you know
- All Woolworths Mobile customers can receive SMS when overseas without adding a Roaming add-on, when your phone successfully connects to an eligible roaming operator in one of the Eligible Countries. This means you can still do your banking and get other security verifications while overseas without needing to purchase an add-on.
- To send an SMS, make calls or use data (not on WiFi), you'll need to purchase one of the above International Roaming Add-ons.
- If you already have the Woolworths Mobile app on your phone, you can purchase an add-on at any time.
Log into My Account or the Woolworths Mobile app and select “Add-ons”. Your international data roaming add-on will be available immediately but your day starts the day after you purchase the add-on (from midnight on the day of purchase AEST/AEDT). This means you will have 1, 5, 10 or 15 full days to use that add on, plus the extra hours on the first day you purchase the add-on.
How do I get international roaming on my phone with a Woolworths Mobile plan?
- The charge for the International Roaming add-on will be detailed on your next bill and in My Account.
- You can view your detailed usage via the Woolworths Mobile App or My Account portal.
Still, have questions about international roaming?
What is data roaming?
Also known as international roaming, data roaming occurs when your phone disconnects from your carrier’s network and connects to one overseas.
What does data roaming mean?
Data roaming allows you to continue to send and receive calls and SMS as well as use data whilst overseas. Anytime your phone is connected to a network outside of your country, that’s data roaming.
Does data roaming improve the signal?
Data roaming does not improve the signal from your carrier. The purpose of data roaming is to expand your coverage into areas where your carrier does not have coverage, such as overseas.
Should data roaming be on or off?
When you connect your phone to another mobile network overseas, you will still be billed by your normal provider. Explore your International Roaming options before you go on your trip to avoid bill shock.
How to turn off international roaming?
Go to the Settings section of your mobile phone and within the Mobile Data Options, you will find the option to turn off Data Roaming, also known as International Roaming.
What is the difference between data roaming and mobile data?
Mobile data is what your mobile phone uses when you are in your home country and are connected to your provider’s network. When you leave the country and your phone connects to an overseas network, this is called data roaming.
Terms and Conditions
Pre-paid, Long Expiry & Starter Packs
÷ $5 discount will apply to the $65 Woolworths Mobile Long Expiry Starter Pack between 00:01am AEST 13 July 2022 and 11:59pm 30 August 2022 AEST. New Starter Pack purchases only, excludes recharges and available online only on mobile.woolworths.com.au. While stocks last. Not available in conjunction with any other offer.
+ $10 discount will apply to the $150 Woolworths Mobile Long Expiry Starter Pack between 00:01am AEST 27 July 2022 and 11:59pm 9 August 2022 AEST. New Starter Pack purchases only, excludes recharges . While stocks last. Not available in conjunction with any other offer.
Phone Plans & SIM Only plans
c $200 discount offer available on Samsung Galaxy S22 5G /S22+ 5G /S22 Ultra 5G handset purchased as a Woolworths Mobile Phone Plan for new or recontracting customers between 4 August 2022 00:01 AM AEST and 10 August 2022 11:59 PM AEST. Discount will be applied to the Handset Payment Plan ("HPP") in equal monthly instalments across the term of the HPP. If the HPP is terminated early prior to the expiration of its term, any discounts not applied prior to termination will be forfeited. Certain applications may require supporting documents to prove eligibility for this offer - if applicable, the documents must be provided within 5 days of request.
d $100 discount offer available on OPPO Find X5 Lite 5G handset purchased as a Woolworths Mobile Phone Plan for new or recontracting customers between 6 July 2022 00:01 AM AEST and 3 August 2022 11:59 PM AEST. Discount will be applied to the Handset Payment Plan ("HPP") in equal monthly instalments across the term of the HPP. If the HPP is terminated early prior to the expiration of its term, any discounts not applied prior to termination will be forfeited. Certain applications may require supporting documents to prove eligibility for this offer - if applicable, the documents must be provided within 5 days of request.
e $10 off each month for 3 months discount offer available to new $35 & $45 SIM Only plan customers, signed up between 3 August 2022 00:01am AEST and 9 August 2022 11:59pm AEST. Offer not available to existing Woolworths Mobile SIM Only customers. Offer not available in conjunction with any other offer.
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Unlocked Phones & Accessories
2 $10 discount offer available to any customer when purchasing a $20 or above Woolworths Mobile Starter Pack with an Aspera F42 handset in the same transaction between 1 Mar 2022 00:01am AEDT to 30 September 2022 11:59pm AEST or while stock lasts. In store offer only, not available online. Not available in conjunction with any other offer.
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≈Get a $20 WISH eGift Card for you and your friend when you refer a new customer to Woolworths Mobile and they activate their service and enter your unique Referral Code within 34 days into the Woolworths Mobile app between 1 November 2021 00:01am AEDT and 12 December 2021 11:59am AEDT. Eligibility requirements apply. Please refer to https://mobile.woolworths.com.au/support/refer-a-friend for full T&Cs.
⌀Up to 5% discount on WISH Gift Cards, Woolworths Supermarket Gift Card, BIG W Store Gift Card, BWS Store Gift Card and Dan Murphy’s Store Gift Card purchased via the Woolworths Gift Cards Portal. Discount amount depends on the type of Gift Card purchased (3% off WISH Gift Cards, 4% off Woolworths Supermarket Gift Card and 5% off BIG W Store, BWS and Dan Murphy’s Gift Cards). Discount will not be applied to the delivery fee if purchasing a physical Gift Card. This offer is available 1 November 2021 00:01am AEDT to 30 December 2022 11:59pm AEST for Woolworths Mobile customers who have registered and can login to the Woolworths Mobile My Account Portal or Woolworths Mobile app. Offer valid on Gift Cards purchased via the Woolworths Gift Cards Portal only. A minimum of $5 and a maximum of $500 can be loaded onto an Gift Card upon purchase. Maximum of 5 Gift Cards per transaction. Woolworths Group Limited ABN 88 000 014 675 is the issuer of the WISH, Woolworths Supermarket, BIG W, BWS and Dan Murphy’s Store Gift Cards. All Gift Cards have no expiry date and are redeemable at participating stores only. For a list of participating stores and full Gift Card Terms and Conditions visit woolworths.com.au/giftcards. Discount will not be applied to purchase of Gift Cards purchased directly through https://giftcards.woolworths.com.au or https://www.woolworthsgiftcardstore.com.au/deal/default.
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