I Got Hit for $450 in Phone Data Roaming Charges: What I Learned

data roaming charges
data roaming charges

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Travelers who use smartphones like the iPhone and the Google Nexus to check their e-mails or find their location on an online map may be slapped with unlimited charges while traveling in Europe and elsewhere. With millions of Americans now carrying Web-enabled phones, travelers are looking for money-saving tips when it comes to data roaming charges. Follow the easy device tips below to make sure you have no nasty phone bills after your vacation.