How Much Does International Roaming Cost?

Are you worried about your international roaming costs when you travel for business or pleasure? With our international roaming services, you can rest easy knowing that you have fixed and predictable rates for calls, data, and SMSs when you roam on selected Vodafone or Vodacom partner networks. Whether you're travelling to a popular tourist destination or a lesser-known business hub, our international roaming rates are designed to save you money and keep you connected. Before you take your next trip, be sure to check our roaming rates from different international destinations, so you can budget accordingly and make the most of your time abroad. With Vodacom, staying connected doesn't have to come at a high cost

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How to activate International Roaming

To activate International Roaming on a corporate number, download and complete the activation form below. Also attach the required documents and email them to: [email protected]

To activate International Roaming on an individual number, please use any of the options below:

Contract customers Top Up 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.
  • International Roaming is already activated by default.



Other International Roaming Services Include:

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SMS Roamer

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

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Travel Saver

Easily predict and save on your roaming spend with a call rate as low as R2.50/min and data from R2/MB for just R30 per day in selected countries. 

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Data Roaming

Get the widest data coverage on Vodafone Partner Networks globally.

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Travel Data Bundles

Select a 50MB or a 100MB daily bundle available for use in more than 130 countries.


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