International Roaming

How much does International Roaming cost?     

Get fixed, predictable rates for calls, data and SMSs when you travel abroad on holiday or for business. Use your Vodacom SIM card to roam on selected Vodacom or Vodafone partner networks and get discounts on call and data rates!

Check out our roaming rates from different international destinations before you take your next business or holiday trip and save.       

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How to activate International Roaming

Customers with Master Account Holder should request that their MAH contact 082 1940 to activate roaming on their required contract line(s).

Contract customers

  • Activate at least seven days before you leave South Africa

  • Call customer Care on 082 1940, FREE from a vodacom cellphone or SMS 'IRM' to 31050

  • You may be required to pay a deposit

Prepaid customers 

  •  Activate anytime before you leave South Africa

  • To Activate, SMS 'TRAVELON' to 123, or call Customer Care on 082 1940

  • To deactivate, SMS 'TRAVELOFF' to 123 or
    +27 82 123 while abroad

 Top Up customers

  • International Roaming is already activated by default 

Other International Roaming services include: 

SMS Roamer 

Use SMS only for cost-effective communication while travelling outside of South Africa.

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Travel Saver 

 Easily predict and save on your roaming spend.

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Data Roaming 

Get the widest data coverage on Vodafone Partner Networks globally.

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