Jump to navigation
smartphone holiday beach

O2 customers holidaying in Europe can now get unlimited data roaming for £1.99 per day, with the launch of a freshly revamped Travel tariff.

The offer is open to pay-monthly O2 subscribers and will apparently liberate customers from having “to worry about costs or having to rely on access to WiFi networks” and means that they "no longer need switch off their data or leave their mobiles in their hotel room”.

O2 pay as you go customers don’t qualify for the promotion, but are being offered 50MB of data per day in the EU for the same outlay.

The carrier’s new tariff comes after a survey revealed that 14% of British holidaymakers take their handset out of their hotel rooms on day trips, laying bare just how much smartphones are now a part of the modern holiday.

However, almost two thirds of the sample admitted they switch off data for the duration of their holiday for fear of racking up unexpectedly high bills.

Earlier this month, EU regulators cut roaming costs by 50% across The Continent. The cost of a single MB of data is now pegged at a maximum of 16p per MB, down from 36p previously.

Join the conversation

comments powered by Disqus

Stay up to date

  • Google+ Follow uSwitchTech
  • Subscribe to our RSS feed

Latest Comments

  • Tom 9 hours ago Apple iPhone 6 review ios 8 a few teething problems! obviously this writer is in denial or just cant see the web is choka full...
  • Mark 10 hours ago iOS 8.02 doesn’t fix iPhone 6... My Goodness! people clammer scratch and claw there way to the lineup to buy this icrap! mindless drones...
  • Jim Harley 10 hours ago Apple Watch: Five things you... Pebble just announced they're reducing the price of their smartwatch to $99. It's waterproof and has a...

Search news

Categories