New Zealand: International Roaming Charges

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!

 MVNO Roaming Data? Cost
Flexiroam Yes $6+ per GB
Spark Yes $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)
Slingshot Yes


$19+ per GB (7 days)

$28+ per GB (30 days)

Compass Mobile Disabled Unknown


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, PortugalNetherlands, 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:

SIM Card

Microchip SIM "Sticker"



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