The Kiwi traveller is faced with high roaming charges when visiting their Aussie neighbours across the ditch. It gets even worse when travelling further abroad to Asia, Europe, the USA or South America, Asia.
Of the local New Zealand providers Warehouse Mobile takes the cake, with a whopping $50,000 per GB effective roaming data rate!
|Flexiroam||Yes||$6+ per GB|
$15+ per GB (7 days)
|2degrees||Yes||$30+ per GB|
|Vodafone||Yes||$19+ per GB (7 days)|
|Kogan Mobile||Yes||$11.90 per 700MB (3 days)|
|Warehouse Mobile||Yes||$50,000 per GB|
|Skinny#||Yes||$15+ per GB (7 days)|
|Vocus*||Yes||$15+ per GB (7 days)|
|Digital Island*||Yes||$15 per GB (7 Days)|
|Trustpower*||Yes||$22 per GB (7 Days)|
$19+ per GB (7 days)
$28+ per GB (30 days)
For the savvy Kiwi traveller the best option is to purchase a Flexiroam X Starter Kit.
Skinny Includes: Australia, Argentina, Canada, Puerto Rico, USA, US Virgin Island, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, UK, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, Fiji, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, India, Vietnam, American Samoa, Qatar, Switzerland, South Africa.
Macau, Austria, Brazil, Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Portugal, Netherlands, Hungary, Latvia, Iceland, Egypt, Russia, Mongolia, Belarus, Sri Lanka, Israel, Estonia, Brunei, Mynmar, Sweden, Croatia, Poland, Luxembourg, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Cyprus, Finland, Cambodia, Norway, Malta, Kuwait, Denmark, Bangladesh
Flexiroam X works in New Zealand (and another 160 other countries too!) It is available in three versions:
Microchip SIM "Sticker"