Plans

International Roaming Cell Phone Plans

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Pay-As-You-Go International Calling International Long Distance Plan
BETTER VALUE | $3.99/mo.
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Voice per Minute Sending Texts Receiving Texts Data Monthly Fee
Canada Data
(Data Overage Rates per MB: $0.30)
$35/mo. for
125MB of data
Mexico Data
(Data Overage Rates per MB: $0.30)
$35/mo. for
125MB of data
Europe Data
(Data Overage Rates per MB: $0.70)
$35/mo. for
50MB of data
Latin America
(Data Overage Rates per MB: $0.70)
$35/mo. for
50MB of data

Before you travel

  • Contact U.S. Cellular® to validate your handset is currently international roaming capable and if service is available where you are traveling.
  • Locate your handset's network settings for "Global" or "GSM" before travel. If you are unable to locate it, visit your local store or contact Customer Service for further assistance.
  • Add U.S. Cellular's customer care number, +1-865-777-8484, to your contacts to be able to reach us while you travel.
  • Visit U.S. Cellular's website for tips on how to check your voice mail when traveling.

Tips while traveling

  • Change your handset's network settings to "Global" or "GSM" to ensure you are searching for available networks appropriately.
  • Power cycle your phone when entering the country to ensure your phone registers properly.
  • You may need to add a +1 and country code to your contacts' phone numbers when using this service.
Ready to Sign Up? Call: 1-888-944-9400
Cruise Ship
Rates
Voice per Minute Sending Texts Receiving Texts Data
Global Cruise Ship and
Bahamas Roaming Plan
$4/min 80¢ 25¢ $20/MB
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Aruba & Bahamas
$199/min
  • Text and Data roaming are not available.
  • Airtime, overage charges, taxes, long distance, tolls and other charges, restrictions and limitations may apply.
Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands
$199/min
  • Text and Data roaming are available in these areas. Usage charges are based on your plan.
  • Airtime, overage charges, taxes, long distance, and other charges, restrictions and limitations may apply.
Canada
$3/day
surcharge
  • Rates: $3 per day surcharge, plus 99¢/min, in addition to pass-through toll charges from the foreign carrier.
  • Text and Data roaming are not available.
  • Airtime, overage charges, taxes, long distance, and other charges, restrictions and limitations may apply.

Before you travel

  • Contact U.S. Cellular® to validate your handset is currently international roaming capable and if service is available where you are traveling.
  • Add U.S. Cellular's customer care number, +1-888-944-9400, to your contacts to be able to reach us while you travel.
  • Visit U.S. Cellular's website for tips on how to check your voice mail when traveling.
  • Dial *228 before you leave your local area. This will ensure your device's network settings are up-to-date.

Tips while traveling

  • Power cycle your phone when entering the country to ensure your phone registers properly.
  • You may need to add a +1 and country code to your contacts' phone numbers when using this service.

Calling all globetrotters.

Whether you're taking a vacation, traveling for business or studying abroad, stay connected with Global Roaming from U.S. Cellular - now covering over 200 countries. We've got you covered in the middle of anywhere.

Explore options based on your needs:

With Global Roaming rates starting as low as 80¢/min. it's easy and affordable to keep in touch wherever you go.

View Rates
Canada Data
(Data Overage Rates per MB: $0.30)
$35/mo. for
125MB of data
Mexico Data
(Data Overage Rates per MB: $0.30)
$35/mo. for
125MB of data
Europe Data
(Data Overage Rates per MB: $0.70)
$35/mo. for
50MB of data
Latin America
(Data Overage Rates per MB: $0.70)
$35/mo. for
50MB of data

Add data package: Call 1-888-944-9400
* Some restrictions may apply for certain countries. Contact Customer Service for more information.

Global Cruise Ship and Bahamas
Roaming Plan

Frequent sailor? Get our best value and discounted rates
while you explore the seas.

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Will your phone work abroad?

Before you travel

  • Contact U.S. Cellular® to validate your handset is currently international roaming capable and if service is available where you are traveling.
  • Locate your handset's network settings for "Global" or "GSM" before travel. If you are unable to locate it, visit your local store or contact Customer Service for further assistance.
  • Add U.S. Cellular's customer care number, +1-865-777-8484, to your contacts to be able to reach us while you travel.
  • Visit U.S. Cellular's website for tips on how to check your voice mail when traveling.

Tips while traveling

  • Change your handset's network settings to "Global" or "GSM" to ensure you are searching for available networks appropriately.
  • Power cycle your phone when entering the country to ensure your phone registers properly.
  • You may need to add a +1 and country code to your contacts' phone numbers when using this service.

Keeping our Military Connected

U.S. Cellular® is honored to help military personnel stay connected to family and friends while serving our country abroad. As a thank you, Active Duty Military and Veteran customers receive a 15% discount off their calling plan charges on individual and/or family plans. For Shared Connect plans, the 15% discount will apply to the data monthly reoccurring charge only. Contact Customer Service >

U.S. Cellular® Device
Unlocking Policy Learn More >

Global Roaming Options for All Other Phones 

If you don't have a device that is compatible with our Global Roaming Plans, you can still make outgoing calls from certain countries.

Aruba & Bahamas
$199/min
Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands
$199/min
Canada
$3/day
surcharge
+ 99¢/min
View Details *Please Note: Global roaming is not available on Simple Connect plans. Contact Customer Service for more information.
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