Long distance saver for prepaid users from abroad

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car7san
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I wonder if we can use this add-on, which I see is a 30 day service for 5$. However, I could not find any place where I could know if I could make a call with this service from any of the 200 international countrie to Canada or within the country I am visiting. Did anyone had this experience? How much would it cost, for example if I travel to Costa Rica and I had this plan? Thanks. Carlos

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Telus prepaid does not work for calls made from countries other than Canada, only a Post-paid (monthly) account offers calling when outside Canada.

 

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rc
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I'm assuming you are referring to a prepaid add on, if so the answer is telus mobility prepaid plans do not support international roaming.

 

Telus prepaid plans do not support calling outside of canada.

Lizdk
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Telus Prepaid does not work outside Canada - the add-on is for calling the other countries from within Canada!

Syaoran
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As already mentioned, Telus is well behind the times.  You need a postpaid account to roam in other countries.  However, you can pick up a prepaid SIM from a carrier in the country you are traveling to and use that in your device, if the device is SIM unlocked and compatible with their network.  T-Mobile is always a good option in the US thanks to their band 2, 4, and 12 coverage and domestic roaming policies where you can roam on to AT&T in the few places where T-Mobile doesn't have service, like parts of southern West Virginia.