If you’re planning to travel abroad, you’ll definitely want to look at internet, voice, and messaging options for your devices. After all, you’re going to be creating the experiences of a lifetime! You want to stay in touch with family and friends back home, and connect with all the new friends you’ll make while traveling. What about roaming charges? Worried about the expense of calling, messaging and using the internet abroad?
It used to be that you needed voice and texting plans to message and make calls (expensive!). Did you know you can now message and make calls using just an internet connection? This is easy and will save money.
You can use an internet SIM (which provides data only) for voice, messaging, and surfing the web. In fact, you’ve probably sent messages and made calls today using just a data connection. In this post, we’ll talk about:
How To Use An Internet SIM To Make Calls & Message Friends and Family
Using an internet SIM for voice and messaging is simple. With the rise of voice over internet protocol, and instant messaging on the internet, traditional voice and messaging options simply aren’t needed anymore.
Instead, voice and messaging can be completed over the internet, using data. For mobile and tablet devices, voice and messaging is done through apps. Some of these apps come standard on select devices (like iPhones), but we’ll outline the three popular apps that use data for both voice and messaging. Let’s take a look.
Voice Apps That Use Data Only
Below are some of the most popular voice apps that use data. Some of the options have both free and premium accounts. Be sure to checkout their websites to see what works best for you. A link is included to the app store for both iOS and Android.
Messaging Apps That Use Data Only
Below are some of the most popular messaging apps that use data. Some of the options have both free and premium accounts. Be sure to check out their websites to see what works best for you. A link is included to the app store for both iOS and Android.
Using GigSky’s Internet SIM for traveling abroad
If you’re getting ready to travel abroad, remember that all you need is an Internet SIM. Paying for voice and messaging is simply a waste of money. GigSky’s Internet SIM and app provides travelers abroad with the ability to get on-demand data in 90+ countries. To see plans, pricing for our internet SIM, go here.
If you’re using an iPad with WiFi + cellular connectivity, and have an Apple SIM (which is an internet SIM), you can get a GigSky data plan right from your settings.