It’s no secret that we Brits love our mobile phones. However, from the moment we leave the UK, our mobile habits undergo a radical transformation which sees many travellers going ‘cold turkey’ from their precious handsets.
Brits are developing ‘mobile-phobia’ when abroad, with more than half (52%) of people admitting they don’t use their phone or tablet outside the UK. Of those who are brave enough to do so, more than a quarter (26%) say they search for the nearest Wi-Fi hotspots to avoid racking up excessive data charges.
It seems that one of the biggest problems for travellers is understanding the rules surrounding using your phone in another country. More than a quarter (26%) of people say they often end up paying out due to a lack of education on how data plans work abroad while a further 15% don’t understand vital terminology such as ‘data roaming’.
However, staying in touch shouldn’t be so complicated. With thousands of Brits travelling abroad every day, there are solutions available to help you keep in contact with loved ones at home. We’re offering you the chance to win a WorldSIM bundle worth £129.99 all you have to do is answer this simple question: