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Roaming services are not yet available for the plan type selected within the country you selected.

Activate standard roaming

Standard roaming (also called Vodafone World) to use voice, data and SMS while overseas, can be activated by following these options based on which type of plan you have.

Contract customers
  • Activate at least seven days before you leave South Africa
  • Call Customer Care on 082 111, 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 082 111
  • To deactivate, SMS "TRAVELOFF" to 123, or +27 82 123 while abroad
Top Up customers
  • International Roaming is already activated by default

Activate Travel Saver

Travel Saver is a daily subscription service for lowered rates while roaming. The service is only available to Contract customers who've activated basic roaming services.

To activate Travel Saver, simply SMS "Save" to 123.

Please note: You will only be charged daily subscription fees once your device is detected on an international network and therefore you can activate Travel Saver in South Africa and the daily subscription will not be charged.
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