Travel Tips

How to Avoid Roaming Fees While Abroad + Win £50 Flight Voucher & More

When I go travelling, I love taking pictures and sharing my adventures with all my friends. But a simple tweet or Instagram post can quickly add up and to be honest I’d rather spend that money on local food treats and nice souvenirs!

So how do I avoid those nasty roaming fees? Well, I usually look for a free Wifi hotspot which is easy in big cities like New York but proves to be a challenge at more secluded locations. If I can’t get access to a hotspot, I usually wait until I’m back home, but that’s not ideal either because I rather share my experience on the go.

Recently, I came across the mobile provider Three that allows you to use your phone allowance like at ‘home’ in several countries including Spain, Italy, France and even Australia and the US. Not all destinations are covered (unfortunately Germany is one of them) though, so it really depends on your travel behaviour, but you could potentially save a lot of money and time looking for a hotspot. 😉

They also did that very cool #makeitright TV ad that definitely got my attention and it makes me smile every time I see it. Check it out here:

Let’s move to the competition…

Thanks to Three, I’m excited to give away a £50 flight voucher that can be used towards your next dream holiday, plus a pre-paid Three SIM card, so you never have to worry about roaming fees again.

How to enter the competition?

To win you simply have to complete the following 2 steps:

Step 1

Log into the Rafflecopter widget with Facebook or your email address and follow the instructions.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Step 2

Tell us how you share your travel adventures with your friends and family. Whether it’s through an app, social media or your personal blog – let us know in the comments section below to be in with a chance of winning.

The competition closes at 23:59 PM on Monday, October 5th 2015, so make sure to enter now!

Best of luck to everyone!

P.S. Please follow me on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to stay tuned.


I’m happy to announce the winner: A big congratulation to Pam – you’ve won the £50 flight voucher. Enjoy and happy travels!

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  • Reply
    5. October 2015 at 7:55 pm

    I share most of my pictures on Instagram on the go because it’s a great way to show friends what I’m up to and I also love the filters that make all pictures look really nice.

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    5. October 2015 at 7:45 pm

    I always share my holiday pictures on Facebook – some when I’m away but most of them when I’m back home once I had a chance to look through them 🙂

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    Christina Hirst
    28. September 2015 at 4:41 pm

    I always upload my holiday pics to Facebook for all my friends and family to have a look (and so they can tag themselves in any of the pictures!)

    I also write up my travels on my blog 🙂

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    21. September 2015 at 5:42 pm

    I usually share pictures from my holidays on Facebook. It would be nice to use a blog though, but I don’t travel enough to keep the blog active.

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    17. September 2015 at 8:53 pm

    I use Instagram and Facebook, and also try to get some printed to put in (actual) photo albums 🙂

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    14. September 2015 at 1:20 pm

    Hi, After each trip, I would normally collage photos from the trip using picture collage app on my phone and then share those photos on social sites such as facebook or instagram. I sometimes create a film using iMovie to put together clips, photos from a holiday and share with my family & friends.

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    8. September 2015 at 8:25 pm

    My favourite tip is: always use Instagram to fix your pictures with filters

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